The 21st Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2014) this week in Boston featured updates related to various aspects of the search for a cure for HIV.
No cases of linked HIV transmission were seen during 44,500 condomless sex acts by more than 750 heterosexual and gay couples, according to findings from the PARTNER study presented this week at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2014).
The opening day of the 21st Conference on Rtroviruses and Opportuistic Infections (CROI 2014) featured a press conference on advances in the treatment of hepatitis C, with a focus on how new drugs may be used in the real world, given barriers such as high cost and a shortage of experienced medical providers.
HIVandHepatitis.com coverage of the 64th Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD 2013) in Boston, November 1-5, 2013.
Conference highlights include treatment for hepatitis B and C, new direct-acting HCV drugs, interferon-free hepatitis C therapy, management of liver disease complications, HIV/HBV and HIV/HCV coinfection, and prevention and treatment of hepatocellular carcioma.