Jul 15, 2014
Many People With HIV Could Switch to Newer, Safer Regimens
A majority of people taking antiretrovirals to treat HIV could switch to newer regimens with improved side effect profiles, according to an analysis of Australians living with the virus, aidsmap reports.
HIV and Hepatitis
HIV Detected in Mississippi Baby Who Appeared Cured
A child in Mississippi who had undetectable HIV viral load for more than 2 years off antiretroviral treatment and was heralded as a rare case of "functional cure" has been found to still be infected with the virus, researchers announced this week, tempering optimism about one cure research approach.
HIV treatment in children
Lopinavir/ritonavir or 3TC proved equally protective as infant prophylaxis against HIV infection during 12 months of breastfeeding, Dr Chipepo Kankasa, presenting on behalf of the ANRS 12174 trial, told participants at the 21st Conference on Retroviruses and ... Dosing errors are "exceedingly" common when adults are preparing paediatric doses of ... (more)
China Digital Times
GSK "Dodged Millions" in China Drug Tax Scam
A Chinese state-run newspaper has accused British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline Plc of evading at least 100 million yuan in taxes, adding to pressure on the firm which is already struggling with graft charges against executives.