Daily Archives: July 20, 2015

IAS 2015: While “game-changing,” START trial draws “line in the sand” and sets “time a’ ticking” to stop preventable illnesses and death, calls for action are accompanied by questions of impact of inequities, obstacles

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Study also showed that most commonly used measure — CD4 count does not give accurate projection of illness risk VANCOUVER, Canada – Mostly, the findings of the START trial, detailed in a session here today give rise to words of unbridled vindication and ambition. With that they have also brought a challenge. Showing more than double […]

IAS 2015: Tuberculosis and poor implementation of proven interventions threaten people with HIV and TB

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VANCOUVER, Canada – Isoniazid preventive therapy is as effective in staving off tuberculosis as preemptively treating patients with HIV for tuberculosis, research results released here this morning showed. The findings came in one of a series of presentations this morning highlighting challenges posed by tuberculosis to the lives and well-being of people living with HIV, and failures to use proven […]