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5th International AIDS Society Conference
IAC 2008 5th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention
Cape Town, South Africa
July 19-22, 2009

Starting & Switching Treatment
July 31, 2009

South African Study: Nurses Comparable to Doctors in Monitoring HIV Management


July 30, 2009

Acyclovir Slows HIV Disease Progression, But Fails to Reduce HIV Transmission


July 27, 2009

Switch From Norvir-Boosted to Unboosted Reyataz Safe and Effective


July 24, 2009

Kaletra Is Better Than Viramune for Kids Exposed to Viramune at Birth


Study Hints That Micronutrient Supplement Might Help HIV-Positive Kids


A Quad NRTI Regimen Fails to Perform


July 23, 2009

HIV Treatment Effective Without Laboratory Monitoring in Southern Africa Study


Viramune Has Similar Efficacy to Reyataz


July 22, 2009

Pediatric Viramune May Still Work as Treatment in Kids Exposed at Birth


Triple-Drug Regimen Works Well for Heavily Treatment-Experienced Patients


Efavirenz Five-Days-On, Two-Off, Works as Well as Continuous Treatment


People on Sustiva Have Less Risk for Treatment Failure Than People on Kaletra


Substantial Single-Year Gains in ARV Access in 2008


July 21, 2009

Isentress Going Strong After Three Years in Treatment Starters


More Than Half Could Need Treatment Within 2 Years of Infection


July 20, 2009

Pediatric HIV: Successes and Challenges


GRACE Shows Similar Treatment Response Rates in Women and Men on Prezista Treatment


CD4 Counts Key to AIDS-Free Survival While on HIV Treatment


Experimental HIV Drugs
July 28, 2009

Once- vs. Twice-Daily Kaletra for Treatment Veterans


July 27, 2009

Two Studies Explore Switch to Boosted Prezista Monotherapy


July 22, 2009

Efavirenz Five-Days-On, Two-Off, Works as Well as Continuous Treatment


July 21, 2009

Selzentry Comparable to Sustiva After 96 Weeks in Treatment Naives


Shionogi-GSK Integrase Inhibitor Shows Promise



Women and HIV
July 28, 2009

Menopause May Occur Earlier in HIV-Positive Women


July 24, 2009

No Transmission and Few Birth Defects in Babies Born to African Mothers on HIV Treatment


July 22, 2009

Mma Bana: Lowest-Ever Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission Rates With Combo Therapy in Botswana


July 20, 2009

GRACE Shows Similar Treatment Response Rates in Women and Men on Prezista Treatment




Infected & Affected
July 22, 2009

Infected & Affected in South Africa
"Infected and Affected: Portraits of a Community Combating Stigma" is a project by photographer Joan L. Brown, which is sponsored by POZ and other organizations. In July 2009, Brown photographed attendees of the 5th IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention Conference in Cape Town, South Africa, as well as visitors to a local HIV pediatric service. (Watch video.)
HIV Transmission & Prevention
July 30, 2009

Acyclovir Slows HIV Disease Progression, But Fails to Reduce HIV Transmission


July 24, 2009

No Transmission and Few Birth Defects in Babies Born to African Mothers on HIV Treatment


July 22, 2009

Mma Bana: Lowest-Ever Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission Rates With Combo Therapy in Botswana


July 21, 2009

Circumcision Protects Insertive MSM Partners



HIV/AIDS Complications
August 3, 2009

New Studies Question Abacavir Role in Heart Attack Risk


July 30, 2009

Perhaps More Lipodystrophy With Sustiva?


July 29, 2009

High Prevalence of Vitamin D Deficiency in HIV-Positive Men


July 28, 2009

Menopause May Occur Earlier in HIV-Positive Women


July 27, 2009

Chronic Stress and Non-AIDS Diseases—Is There a Link?


July 23, 2009

Zinc Supplements Prevent Immune Decline in Chronic Substance Users


Efavirenz, Race Linked to Vitamin D Deficiency


Cancer Rates Are Lower, but Still Present at Higher CD4 Levels


More Than Half of People With HIV Might Have Cognitive Impairment


July 22, 2009

ARV Therapy of Little Benefit in Preventing Anal Cancer


ARV Treatment Eases Cape Town TB Rates


July 21, 2009

ARV Treatment Protects Against Malaria in Ugandan Study


ANAC Members
For members of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC) following our coverage of the 5th IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention, continuing education will be available, upon completing a post-program test, through the ANAC website beginning mid-August.

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