IOM report outlines core indicators of HIV clinical care

March 21, 2012
The Institute of Medicine has issued a report identifying the core indicators related to continuous HIV clinical care and access to supportive…

Timing of ART failed to affect neurodevelopmental outcomes in children

March 12, 2012
There were no differences in neurodevelopmental outcomes among children who had deferred antiretroviral therapy compared with children who…

Circumcision program reduced HIV acquisition in non-Muslim men

March 9, 2012
A circumcision program in Rakai, Uganda reduced HIV acquisition in non-Muslim men over four years, according to researchers from Johns Hopkins…

Microbial translocation linked to immune activation in HIV-infected children

February 22, 2012
Gut microbial translocation persisted after control of HIV replication and was associated directly or indirectly with generalized immune…

Microbial translocation linked to immune activation in HIV-infected children

Infectious Disease News, March 2012
Gut microbial translocation persisted after control of HIV replication and was associated directly or indirectly with generalized immune…

Cash transfers decreased HIV, HSV-2 risk of school-aged Malawian females

Infectious Diseases in Children, April 2012
A program that provided cash transfers to unmarried school-aged females and their parents in Malawi decreased the risk for HIV and herpes simplex…

FDA approves formulations of tenofovir for HIV-infected children

January 23, 2012
The FDA has approved updated labeling for tenofovir disoproxil fumarate to include dosing information for the treatment of HIV-1 infection in…

Elimination of infant HIV in Zimbabwe associated with better access to antiretroviral medication, continued usage

January 16, 2012
Eradicating new infant HIV infections in Zimbabwe will require improved access to antiretroviral medications and support to help HIV-infected…

FDA approves drug for pediatric HIV

December 22, 2011
The FDA approved today a drug for use as treatment for HIV-1 infection in children and adolescents. The agency approved raltegravir (Isentress…

FDA approves first HIV/AIDS vaccine for human clinical trials

December 21, 2011
The FDA has approved the first preventive HIV vaccine to begin human clinical trials in January, according to a press release from the University…

Officials reflect on the effect of HIV on World AIDS Day

December 1, 2011
Today marks World AIDS Day, and in conjunction with this year's theme — “Leading with Science, Uniting for Action” — the CDC…

Clinton establishes goal of AIDS-free generation

November 11, 2011
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton called on the world to work together with the United States to achieve the goal of an AIDS-free…

Intervention aims to reduce HIV rates in Hispanic youth

November 10, 2011
An intervention that focused on positive parenting and reducing sexual risk behaviors may make a dent in the HIV rates in Hispanic populations…

AAP recommends routine HIV screening in adolescents who live in areas with high disease rates

October 31, 2011
Adolescents who live in areas with high HIV prevalence rates should be routinely screened by age 18 years, according to a new policy statement…

Meeting News Coverage

Checklist may provide clue to underlying immune conditions

October 15, 2011
BOSTON — Making the diagnosis of underlying immunodeficiency can be a challenge, particularly in those patients who may be too young to…

Guidelines urged for children with HIV and high cholesterol levels

August 16, 2011
Children with HIV have “additional challenges” that should be addressed with formal practice guidelines, according to an editorial published…

NIH to fund new grants for HIV research

July 12, 2011
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases of the NIH announced it will fund 5-year grants to three HIV research teams for a total…

HAART effective in reducing pediatric mortality, even in resource-limited settings

June 15, 2011
Initiating highly active antiretroviral therapy early markedly improved the survival of children infected with HIV, even in an area with limited…

NIAID director comments on HIV Vaccine Awareness Day

May 18, 2011
A safe and effective HIV vaccine may be possible, according to a statement from Anthony S. Fauci, MD, director of the National Institute of…

Analysis of HIV antibodies provides further insight into immune escape, potential vaccine

May 17, 2011
Antibody-dependent cellular cytotoxicity antibodies applied pressure on the HIV virus but failed to recognize the concurrent HIV sequence in a…