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Raltegravir-Based Third-Line ART in Children and Adolescents Img

Raltegravir-Based Third-Line ART in Children and Adolescents

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 Img

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...

Raltegravir in HIV-Exposed Neonates Img

Raltegravir in HIV-Exposed Neonates

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.

For Women Who Trade Sex, a Brief Intervention That Addresses Violence and Reduces HIV Risk Img

For Women Who Trade Sex, a Brief Intervention That Addresses Violence and Reduces HIV Risk

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...

Food Insecurity Tied to Stigma and Depression in U.S. Women Living With HIV Img

Food Insecurity Tied to Stigma and Depression in U.S. Women Living With HIV

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.

Maraviroc Fails to Block SIV Infection in Orally Exposed Infant Macaques Img

Maraviroc Fails to Block SIV Infection in Orally Exposed Infant Macaques

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 Img

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.

Pediatric HIV Cure Studied in Infant Monkeys Img

Pediatric HIV Cure Studied in Infant Monkeys

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.

HIV Therapy for Breastfeeding Mothers Can Virtually Eliminate Transmission to Babies Img

HIV Therapy for Breastfeeding Mothers Can Virtually Eliminate Transmission to Babies

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 ...

HIV and Transgender Issues at AIDS 2014 Img

HIV and Transgender Issues at AIDS 2014

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.