Latest by Gareth Hardy
Researchers investigated using the combined ledipasvir/sofosbuvir for only six weeks in a small group of HIV-positive people diagnosed with acute hepatitis C.
A study investigated whether the baseline epidemiology of HPV infection in young HIV-positive MSM may help guide primary and secondary prevention strategies.
Anal cancer is a serious issue in people with HIV even after long term ART. Charles Lacey from University of York discussed approaches to prevent HPV associated anal cancer in HIV-positive people.
A review of the treatment information services provided by HIV i-Base and their use over the last year.
A UK study reviewed the prevalence of non-alcohol fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, which is secondary to NAFLD, in the general population and in HIV-positive people, as well as the increasing incidence of obesity.
Some interesting immunological results suggest that macrophages in the lungs of HIV-positive people may be impaired, even after viral suppression on ART.
Chronic hepatitis B infection affects 350 million people worldwide and causes more than 600,000 deaths per year. Despite the prevalence of this virus, it is still poorly understood. Several challenges include achieving a cure, understanding the natur...
Alcohol may affect HIV-positive people differently and be an independent factor related to all cause mortality, according to a paper from one of the largest U.S. cohort studies.
Results published in the journal Nature reveal that in chronic HIV infection the latent reservoir is almost entirely composed of viral sequences that have evolved escape mutations against cytotoxic T lymphocytes (CTL).
Smoking may double the risk of mortality for HIV-positive people according to results from a large collaborative HIV cohort study of people who have been on antiretroviral therapy for more than one year.