European AIDS Clinical Society

Healio brings you the highlights from European AIDS Clinical Society. Refer back to this page often for the latest news, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.
Meeting News Coverage

HIV infection duration, low CD4 count influence myocardial infarction

October 27, 2015
The duration of HIV infection and CD4+ T-cell counts may both be independently associated with a patient’s risk for myocardial infarctions…
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Current HIV replication independently associated with TB

October 26, 2015
Recent data presented at the European AIDS Conference showed a significant correlation between ongoing HIV replication and tuberculosis. “HIV…
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General public correctly administers, interprets HIV self-test

October 26, 2015
A whole blood HIV self-test was predominantly handled and interpreted correctly when used in the general public, according to data presented at the…
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CD4/CD8 ratio restoration low, associated with early treatment

October 23, 2015
Only half of HIV-infected patients who received combined ART for at least 2 years achieved adequate CD4/CD8 ratios, according to data presented at…
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Mortality rate for children with HIV decreased in the Netherlands

October 27, 2013
BRUSSELS — Undetectable HIV viral loads in children have increased over the years; however, there is a low mortality rate in the Netherlands…
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Risk equation model for HIV-positive patients accurately predicted CVD

October 26, 2013
BRUSSELS — An updated equation used to measure the risk for cardiovascular disease in patients with HIV was developed by researchers, according…
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Once-daily dose of raltegravir suppressed HIV viremia

October 25, 2013
BRUSSELS — A once-daily dose of 800 mg raltegravir maintained virological suppression among patients receiving HIV treatment, researchers…
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Low BMD, age increased fracture risk in adults with HIV

Infectious Disease News, November 2013
BRUSSELS — Low bone mineral density and increasing age are significant factors in the increased risk for incident fractures in adults with HIV…
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Low BMD, age increased fracture risk in adults with HIV

October 24, 2013
BRUSSELS — Low bone mineral density and increasing age are significant factors in the increased risk for incident fractures in adults with HIV…
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HIV outbreak linked to change in injectable drug use pattern

October 23, 2013
BRUSSELS — A large-scale outbreak of HIV among injectable drug users in Tel Aviv was directly associated with a transition from heroin to a…