14. HIV Researchers and Advocates Killed in Plane Crash En Route to AIDS Conference

The 2014 International AIDS Conference in Melbourne got off to a somber start in July after several HIV researchers and advocates en route to the meeting were killed on Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, which crashed after being hit by a missile near the Russia-Ukraine border.alt

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IAS 2013: Adolescents with HIV Face Challenges Transitioning to Adulthood [VIDEO]

Worldwide, a growing number of people infected with HIV as infants or young children and treated with antiretroviral therapy for many years are now reaching adulthood and face a challenging transition, researchers reported at the 7th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (IAS 2013) this week in Kuala Lumpur.

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EASL 2012: Boceprevir Improves Cure Rates for HIV/HCV Coinfection but Beware of Drug Interactions

Adding boceprevir (Victrelis) to pegylated interferon and ribavirin for treatment of chronic hepatitis C in people with HIV substantially increased the likelihood of end-of-treatment response and sustained response 12 weeks after completing therapy, researchers reported at the 47th International Liver Congress (EASL 2012) last week in Barcelona.

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AIDS 2012 Conference Program Now Online, Global Village Events Free

The full program for the XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012) was announced this week and is now available online at www.aids2012.org. Abstracts, slides, posters, and webcasts of selected presentations will also added to the website throughout the meeting.alt

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