29 July 2015, 5:00 pm
Three different interferon-free regimens – sofosbuvir/ledipasvir, AbbVie's 3D regimen and grazoprevir/elbasvir – were well-tolerated and cured more than 90% of participants with HIV and HCV co-infection in three clinical trials, confirming that HIV-positive people can respond as well as HIV-negative people to modern hepatitis C treatment, according to a set of reports presented at the


29 July 2015, 4:00 pm
Maternal and infant antiretroviral therapy (ART) intensification is very effective in preventing HIV transmission during labour and birth in pregnant women with HIV in Thailand who present late for care (with less than eight weeks of standard ART), Marc Lallemant told the Eighth International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (IAS 2015)


29 July 2015, 12:10 pm
Hormonal contraceptive methods are highly effective in reducing the risk of pregnancy in women living with HIV whether on antiretroviral therapy (ART) or not, according to an evaluation involving over 5000 women, Maria Pyra told participants at the Eighth International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention (IAS 2015) in Vancouver, Canada, last


29 July 2015, 10:10 am
People with HIV and HCV co-infection, with liver cirrhosis, who achieve sustained virological response (SVR) and experience an improvement in liver fibrosis are less likely to develop liver disease complications or die from liver-related causes – and in some cases fibrosis regression is beneficial even in the absence of a cure – according to a


28 July 2015, 11:30 am
People who switch from the current version of tenofovir to tenofovir alafenamide (TAF) – a new formulation that reaches higher levels in HIV-infected cells – maintained undetectable viral load and saw improvements in liver function biomarkers and bone density, according to a pair of studies presented at the Eighth International AIDS Society Conference on


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