In the Journals

Newer therapies prevent options for HHV-8 management

September 30, 2013
Human herpesvirus-8 may be overlooked in children because its presentation often differs from that in adults, according to a review published online…

In the Journals

Pediatric HIV otolaryngologic conditions decreased in ART era

September 29, 2013
Otolaryngologic conditions in pediatric patients with HIV have decreased in the post-antiretroviral era, recent data suggest. Researchers from…

In the Journals

Only one-third of eligible children receive ART

August 29, 2013
Despite implementation of a global plan to eliminate pediatric HIV, 210,000 new pediatric infections were added worldwide in 2012, and 230,000…

In the Journals

Early time-limited ART showed better outcomes than deferred therapy

August 26, 2013
Less overall antiretroviral therapy was seen when infants with HIV were treated with early time-limited antiretroviral therapy compared with deferred…

In the Journals

Anti-HIV drugs decreased puberty delay risk in HIV-infected children

August 23, 2013
Antiretroviral drug regimens may protect against puberty delay in children with HIV, according to an NIH press release. “More than 80% of the…

FDA approvals

FDA approves test for detection of HIV-1 antigen, HIV-1/2 antibodies

August 8, 2013
The FDA today approved the first rapid HIV test for detection of HIV-1 p24 antigen and antibodies to HIV-1 and HIV-2 in human serum, plasma, and…

Meeting News Coverage

Social factors increased suicide risk in HIV patients

July 5, 2013
Factors such as having low social support and facing stigma significantly increased risk for suicide in HIV-infected adolescents and adults…

Meeting News Coverage

Social factors increased suicide risk in HIV patients

Infectious Diseases in Children, August 2013
Factors such as having low social support and facing stigma significantly increased risk for suicide in HIV-infected adolescents and adults…

Meeting News Coverage

Finger-stick whole blood collection effective self-test for HIV

Infectious Diseases in Children, August 2013
HIV self-testing was more accurate with finger stick than oral fluid collection, according to findings of a prospective, multicenter study presented…

Meeting News Coverage

Finger-stick whole blood collection effective self-test for HIV

July 3, 2013
HIV self-testing was more accurate with finger stick than oral fluid collection, according to findings of a prospective, multicenter study presented…

In the Journals

AAP policy helps with transitioning HIV-infected youth to adult care

Infectious Diseases in Children, August 2013
HIV-infected children are surviving into adulthood because of antiretroviral therapy, and optimal health care for these patients includes a plan for…

In the Journals

AAP policy helps with transitioning HIV-infected youth to adult care

July 3, 2013
HIV-infected children are surviving into adulthood because of antiretroviral therapy, and optimal health care for these patients includes a plan for…

Meeting News Coverage

Psychosocial support enhanced treatment retention among adolescents receiving ART

July 2, 2013
Specialized psychosocial support interventions significantly improved treatment retention among adolescents on antiretroviral treatment, according to…

Meeting News Coverage

Maraviroc shows promise in HIV-infected children

Infectious Diseases in Children, August 2013
Maraviroc plus optimized background therapy in HIV-infected children appeared well tolerated and effective, according to study results presented at…

Meeting News Coverage

Maraviroc shows promise in HIV-infected children

July 1, 2013
Maraviroc plus optimized background therapy in HIV-infected children appeared well tolerated and effective, according to study results presented at…

Meeting News Coverage

Maraviroc shows promise in HIV-infected children

Infectious Disease News, July 2013
Maraviroc plus optimized background therapy in HIV-infected children appeared well tolerated and effective, according to study results presented at…

In the Journals

Many HIV-infected children in Kenya not told of their status

June 28, 2013
Low rates of children in western Kenya are being informed of their HIV status, according to study findings published in the Journal of the Pediatric

New screening guidelines timely for annual HIV Testing Day

June 27, 2013
June 27 marks the annual National HIV Testing Day, this year with updated screening guidelines from the US Preventive Services Task Force. The…

In the JournalsPerspective

Stevens-Johnson syndrome occurrence associated with nevirapine

June 21, 2013
Stevens-Johnson syndrome was rare in an HIV clinic in Mbabane, Swaziland; however, of those that occurred, 84% were associated with nevirapine…

In the Journals

Kaposi’s sarcoma, lymphoma highest during first year of ART

Infectious Disease News, September 2013
Rates of Kaposi’s sarcoma and lymphoma were highest within the first year of antiretroviral treatment, but after the first year, other…