Monthly Archives: March 2013

CROI plenary: Without focus on MSM epidemic, “an AIDS-free generation is not going to be achievable”

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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—Three decades after the AIDS epidemic was noted first among […]

ART for life looks promising for women of Malawi

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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 — Striking data on early outcomes from 18 months […]

Lusaka study: Starting antiretroviral treatment keep patients coming back

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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 — For years, as the benefits of early treatment […]

Then there were two? Physician researcher presents the very different case of functionally cured toddler

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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 — To put this in perspective, about 70 million […]

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, […]

Sequestration’s losers and winners, a blast from the past, condoms confound, and more . . .

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Sequestration, cutting research funding not smart, say business owners : Funding for medical research, which feeds scientific advances at universities, institutions and businesses across the nation, should not be cut as part of the automatic across the board funding cuts known as sequestration, 45 percent of the business owners responding to Research!America’s survey say. Sequestration, […]