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Video: Action needed to reduce CVD risks in HIV patients

February 28, 2015

SEATTLE — Steven Grinspoon, MD, of the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, gives an overview of his CROI 2015 plenary session discussing the growing risk of cardiovascular disease in patients with HIV.

Along with reviewing available data, Grinspoon describes promising treatments in need of further testing and calls for more examination of the increasingly concerning comorbidity.

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Repeat testing necessary to detect HIV among infants receiving ART via breast-feeding

February 27, 2015
SEATTLE — WHO recommendations for HIV testing 6 weeks after breast-feeding cessation may need to be re-evaluated, as study findings presented at CROI 2015 suggest…
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Delayed HCV therapy may increase liver-related deaths

February 27, 2015
SEATTLE — Deferring treatment for hepatitis C virus infection 1 year or more after diagnosis or until evidence of advanced liver disease may increase liver-related…
Severe fibrosis, cirrhosis prevalent in birth cohort of HCV patients Meeting News Coverage

Severe fibrosis, cirrhosis prevalent in birth cohort of HCV patients

February 27, 2015
SEATTLE — Many adults with hepatitis C virus born between 1945 and 1965 had severe fibrosis or cirrhosis, according to data presented at CROI 2015.“Our…

ACIP confirms recommendation for annual influenza vaccination

February 27, 2015
In a unanimous decision, the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices supported the recommendation that all people aged 6 months and older be vaccinated…
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Regimen Selection in HIV: Considering New Options to Optimize Outcomes

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Gilead Sciences Medical Affairs.

More than two decades into the antiretroviral therapy (ART) era, there are numerous options for HIV treatment. The goal…
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Video: Highlights in cancer and HIV treatments at CROI 2015

February 27, 2015
Infectious Disease News Editorial Board member Paul Volberding, MD, reviews HIV and cancer treatment data presented…
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Advances in Pharmacokinetic Enhancers in HIV Treatment: What You Need to Know to Optimize Outcomes

Advances in Pharmacokinetic Enhancers in HIV Treatment: What You Need to Know to Optimize Outcomes

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Bristol-Myers Squibb.

Protease inhibitors (PIs) have played an instrumental role in decreasing mortality andmorbidity among HIV-infected…
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