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Liver

Low Incidence of Liver-Related Deaths in HIV-Positive People Without HBV and/or HCV Coinfection

This anlaysis from the D:A:D study highlights that the risk of liver failure in HIV positive patients is almost entirely driven by coinfection with HBV and/or HCV rather than ART toxicity in HIV monoinfection.

Kovari and colleagues from the Data Col...

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Conference Coverage

Towards an HIV Cure: Early Developments Reported at IAS, Part 2

Part one of this article was published in July/August HTB.

The announcement of the IAS Towards an HIV Cure scientific strategy at the 3rd IAS pre-conference symposium, held this year from 20-21 July, gave a new emphasis to advances in the field of c...

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Neurocognitive

Increased Incidence of Ischemic Stroke Amongst HIV-Positive Cohort

A retrospective analysis performed by Felicia Chow and colleagues published in the 1st August issue of the Journal of AIDS showed a significant increase in the incidence of ischemic strokes within an HIV positive cohort compared to HIV negative contr...

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Discord Controllers: Characterizing a New Viremic Controller Phenotype

The results from this study suggest more evidence for the role of immune activation in disease progression, including in the subset of patients who experience decline of CD4+ T cells yet maintain low plasma RNA-loads.

Groves and colleagues from Quee...

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Towards an HIV Cure: Early Developments in the Field

After the announcement of the IAS Towards an HIV Cure scientific strategy at this third IAS pre-conference symposium, held this year from 20-21 July, any advances in the field of cure research will come under a new emphasis.

This strategy outlines t...