Five case studies from Uganda showed good responses in children and adolescents receiving raltegravir-based third-line ART.
Virological Response Without Routine Viral Load Monitoring in Children: Results From the ARROW Trial
Reassuring virological outcomes without routine viral load monitoring shown in the ARROW trial but viral rebound greater than 5000 copies/mL should prompt switch to second-line, according to data presented 8th International Workshop on HIV Paediatric...
Daily raltegravir was well tolerated and met pharmacokinetic targets in full term HIV-exposed infants at high risk of infection, in a study presented at the 8th International Workshop on HIV Paediatrics.
To address sex workers' disproportionate HIV burden, John Hopkins researchers worked with community advocates to develop a short dialogue-based intervention integrating violence support with HIV outreach that showed high feasibility and acceptability...
Analysis of 1,238 HIV-positive U.S. women found associations between food insecurity (limited access to nutritional food) and both depressive symptoms and internalized HIV stigma.
Twice-daily oral maraviroc (Selzentry, Celsentri) failed to prevent SIV infection in infant macaques orally exposed to the virus, but the findings do not rule out potential use in human infants.
No Increased Resistance With Once-Daily Dosing of Abacavir and 3TC Than Twice-Daily Dosing in the ARROW Trial
Once-daily dosing of abacavir (ABC) and lamivudine (3TC) was non-inferior to twice-daily dosing in development of viral resistance in the ARROW trial, according to data presented at the 8th International Workshop on HIV Pediatrics.
On behalf of IFARA, Fred Schaich spoke with Ann Chahroudi about the pediatric HIV cure research in infant rhesus macaques that was presented at this year's International AIDS Conference and why no single cure strategy will likely be effective.
For HIV-infected mothers whose immune system is in good health, taking a three-drug antiretroviral regimen during breastfeeding essentially eliminates HIV transmission by breast milk to their infants, according to results from a large clinical trial ...
Where available -- and information is scarce even from resource-rich countries -- data increasingly report very high rates of HIV in transgender people, especially those who have sex with men.