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…

In the Journals

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

June 17, 2013
Rates of Kaposi’s sarcoma and lymphoma were highest within the first year of antiretroviral treatment, but after the first year, other…

In the JournalsPerspective

PrEP effective in injection drug users

June 12, 2013
Prophylactic treatment with tenofovir disoproxil fumarate reduced the incidence of HIV infection among injection drug users, according to data…

In the Journals

Efavirenz-based therapy produced less virologic failure in HIV-infected children

May 3, 2013
Efavirenz-based antiretroviral regimens were associated with less virological failure in HIV-infected children than nevirapine-based antiretroviral…

Breaking News

USPSTF recommends population-wide HIV screening

April 30, 2013
The US Preventive Services Task Force has recommended that all adolescents and adults aged 15 to 65 years be screened for HIV infection. The new…

In the Journals

Long-term combination ART cardioprotective in children, adolescents

April 23, 2013
Long-term use of highly active antiretroviral therapy for HIV-infected children and adolescents appears to be cardioprotective, according to study…

ART more effective than NRTI-only regimens for children, adolescents

April 16, 2013
Using only nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors did not offer the same duration of protection or benefits as pediatric patients treated with…

Meeting News Coverage

Perinatally acquired HIV patients require more health information, services

March 14, 2013
Sexual and reproductive information and services provided by HIV health care providers for adolescents and young adults with perinatally acquired HIV…

Meeting News CoveragePerspective

‘Option B+’ program in Malawi increased access to ART for women

March 5, 2013
ATLANTA — Malawi’s expansion of its antiretroviral therapy public health initiative to include a test-and-treat program for all…

Meeting News Coverage

Youth with HIV at increased risk for atherosclerosis

Infectious Disease News, January 2013
New data from a multicenter study show that the risk for atherosclerosis appears to be 2.5-fold higher in children and adolescents with HIV…

Meeting News Coverage

Youth with HIV at increased risk for atherosclerosis

December 6, 2012
New data from a multicenter study show that the risk for atherosclerosis appears to be 2.5-fold higher in children and adolescents with HIV…

In the JournalsPerspective

Many adolescents with perinatal HIV infection engage in unprotected sex

Infectious Disease News, December 2012
Numerous young patients who have perinatal HIV infection engage in risky sexual behaviors when they become sexually active, according to recent data…

Progress stymied in reducing HIV-related risk behaviors among students

Infectious Disease News, September 2012
The prevalence of high school students engaging in sexual intercourse decreased significantly from 1991 to 2011, but it did not change…

Meeting News CoveragePerspective

Adolescents with HIV at risk for being lost to follow-up after 18th birthday

July 30, 2012
Youth with HIV have an increased risk for being lost to follow-up after the age of 18 years, according to data from a poster presented at the XIX…

Meeting News CoveragePerspective

Slight risk for PTD identified in girls receiving tenofovir

July 27, 2012
Female pediatric patients who were exposed to tenofovir for more than 1 year had an increased risk for proximal tubular dysfunction, according to a…

Meeting News CoveragePerspectivePublication Exclusive

Measles linked to temporary immunosuppression in children with HIV

Infectious Diseases in Children, August 2012
WASHINGTON — Measles infection resulted in temporary but significant immunosuppression in children and adolescents with HIV who were taking…

Meeting News Coverage

HIV testing rates increased among young MSM

Infectious Disease News, August 2012
From 1994 to 2008, HIV testing increased significantly among men aged 18 to 29 years who have sex with men, according to data presented at the XIX…

Meeting News Coverage

Peripheral neuropathy prevalent among children taking ART in South Africa

July 24, 2012
WASHINGTON — Peripheral neuropathy appears to be common among rural South African children with HIV who are currently taking antiretroviral…

Meeting News Coverage

Partner communication linked to higher rates of HIV testing in teens

May 2, 2012
BOSTON — Communication between sexually active partners about HIV was associated with higher rates of HIV testing, and fear of testing may be…