Category Archives: CROI 2013

20th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections

More data but no firm conclusion on hormonal contraceptives and HIV Infection

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ATLANTA, GA — The thorny issue of the relationship between hormonal contraceptives and HIV infection was highlighted again at this year’s CROI conference by Angela Crook from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. As usual, limited contraceptive options, high rates of maternal and child mortality in African settings, and the role of pregnancy itself […]

IPrEx Findings Hold in Extension Study

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Science Speaks is in Atlanta, Georgia this week and will be live-blogging from the 20th CROI — Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections from Sunday to Wednesday, covering breaking developments from investigators on cure research, new antiretroviral agents, hepatitis, tuberculosis and treatment as prevention. ATLANTA, GA — Robert Grant from University of California at San […]

After VOICE trial, question remains: What were women telling researchers?

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Science Speaks is in Atlanta, Georgia this week and will be live-blogging from the 20th CROI — Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections from Sunday to Wednesday, covering breaking developments from investigators on cure research, new antiretroviral agents, hepatitis, tuberculosis and treatment as prevention. Perhaps at some point what the VOICE trial (Vaginal and Oral […]

CROI: Science progress outpaces politics, policy

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Science Speaks is in Atlanta, Georgia this week and will be live-blogging from the 20th CROI — Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections from Sunday to Wednesday, covering breaking developments from investigators on cure research, new antiretroviral agents, hepatitis, tuberculosis and treatment as prevention. ATLANTA, GA — Here is one of the first signs of […]

CROI: Pre-conference satellite gives sneak preview of WHO ART guidelines

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Science Speaks is in Atlanta, Georgia this week and will be live-blogging from the 20th CROI — Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections from Sunday to Wednesday, covering breaking developments from investigators on cure research, new antiretroviral agents, hepatitis, tuberculosis and treatment as prevention. ATLANTA, GA – Just prior to the opening of CROI 2013, […]