In clinical trials called Sword 1 and Sword 2, researchers testing a combination of dolutegravir/rilpivirine (Juluca) found it to be effective and tolerable.
Despite overwhelming support for starting treatment immediately for everyone living with HIV, there are still many obstacles to treatment access. We asked some HIV experts and community members what it would take to provide HIV treatment for everybody …
"Modern ART is likely to retain viral suppression with significantly less than 100% adherence," Simon Collins writes. "The results might therefore reduce anxiety associated with missed occasional missed doses in someone who otherwise has a good histo...
Birth Weight and Preterm Delivery Outcomes of Vertically vs Non-Vertically Infected HIV-Positive Pregnant Women
Uninfected infants born to vertically infected HIV-positive women might be at greater risk for lower birth weight than those born to non-vertically infected women, according to findings from the largest cohort of pregnant women to date.
A prospective South African study looked at rates of optical complications and associations with HIV status and time on ART, and found conditions affecting the external eye, anterior chamber or posterior chamber, but not the neuro-ophthalmic segment,...
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...
Tenofovir-Containing ART Reduces Bone Mineral Density in Breast-Feeding Women: Results From IMPAACT P1084s
Tenofovir DF-containing ART decreases bone mineral density in HIV-positive, breast-feeding women, according to findings presented at the 8th International Workshop on HIV Paediatrics.
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.
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