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Providers with pediatric, adolescent training increased engagement in HIV care

March 28, 2014
Engagement in care for adolescents with HIV could be increased with the availability of providers who have pediatric or adolescent training…

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Community outreach program targeted adolescents at high risk for HIV

March 28, 2014
A clinical care and community outreach program, Health and Education Alternatives for Teens, successfully assessed an at-risk demographic of…

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Program improved communication between parents and children with HIV

March 27, 2014
An intervention program focused on improving quality of life among adolescents helped communication between parents and adolescents with HIV, which…

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Adolescent medicine subspecialists may increase quality of care at HIV clinics

March 27, 2014
Many different providers often care for youth with HIV, although a significantly low percentage have received adolescent medicine subspecialty…

Meeting News Coverage

Perception of desire to conceive lowered condom use among blacks

March 26, 2014
The desire to conceive a child may be driving the low rates of condom use among young black males, despite sexually transmitted infection and HIV…

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STI project boosts screening rates among adolescents

March 26, 2014
The implementation of the Bronx Ongoing Pediatric Screening project, which targets sexually transmitted infections, improved screening rates among…

In the Journals

Adolescents born with HIV at increased risk for CVD

March 10, 2014
Adolescents who contracted HIV perinatally have a significantly heightened aggregate risk for atherosclerotic CVD, according to findings from the…

Meeting News Coverage

Initial response to chemotherapy predicted favorable prognoses in HIV-associated lymphomas

March 6, 2014
HIV-related lymphomas in patients with perinatally acquired HIV exhibited favorable prognoses for those who responded to initial treatment with…

In the Journals

Adolescents with perinatal HIV at greater risk for low immunity to measles

February 24, 2014
Adolescents and young adults with perinatal HIV have significantly low rates of measles immunity, despite prior vaccination, according to study…

Institution Notes

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles awarded $17 million NIH grant for HIV research

February 23, 2014
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases recently awarded $17 million to Grace Aldrovandi, MD, CM, principal investigator at The…

In the Journals

Adolescents, young adults with HIV more likely to delay treatment

February 12, 2014
Nearly half of teenagers and young adults with HIV delay treatment until their disease has advanced, according to recent study findings published in…

Industry News

Europe approves dolutegravir for HIV patients

January 23, 2014
The European Commission recently approved the integrase inhibitor dolutegravir for use in combination therapy for the treatment of adults and…

In the Journals

Imatinib active in AIDS-related Kaposi’s sarcoma

January 23, 2014
Imatinib demonstrated activity and appeared well tolerated in patients with AIDS-related Kaposi’s sarcoma, according to results of a phase 2…

In the JournalsPerspective

More young people started ART after 2009 guidelines change

January 22, 2014
Data from a multicenter study suggest that there was an uptake in recently changed antiretroviral therapy guidelines among adolescents and young…

In the Journals

Partner communication, commitment influenced HIV testing in adolescents

November 25, 2013
Partner communication about HIV and being in a committed relationship influenced inner-city adolescents to get tested for the disease, according to…

Meeting News Coverage

Elevated immune activation levels linked to increased HIV seroconversion

October 20, 2013
BRUSSELS — High levels of immune activation were associated with an increased probability of HIV seroconversion, according to a presenter here…

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Cenicriviroc yielded similar effectiveness, fewer adverse events than efavirenz in HIV

October 19, 2013
BRUSSELS — The dual CCR5/CCR2 inhibitor cenicriviroc was associated with higher rates of virologic success and fewer adverse events vs…

Meeting News CoveragePerspective

Diclofenac, tenofovir combination may increase acute kidney injury risk

October 18, 2013
BRUSSELS — Drug-to-drug interaction caused by diclofenac could increase tenofovir-associated nephrotoxicity and should be prescribed with…

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Microbicide adherence biomarkers, patient uptake challenges focus of symposium

October 17, 2013
BRUSSELS — Ongoing microbicide safety and efficacy trials should assess key vaginal microbiome bacteria and products should prohibit epithelial…

In the Journals

HIV vaccine not efficacious

October 8, 2013
An investigational HIV vaccine was not successful at reducing the rate of HIV acquisition among a high-risk population group, according to data…