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Updated Antiretroviral Therapy Guidelines Emphasize Benefits of Early HIV Treatment

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has updated itsGuidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in HIV-1-Infected Adults and Adolescents to reflect findings from the START and TEMPRANO trials demonstrating the clinical benefits of early initiation of antiretroviral therapy (ART) with a pre-treatment CD4 T-cell count above 500 cells/mm3.

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WHO Issues Recommendations on Linkage to Care, Retention to Help Bring HIV Treatment to All

The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued new recommendations on how to organize services in order to promote linkage to care and retention in care as part of its new guidelines recommending antiretroviral treatment for all adults and adolescents diagnosed with HIV.

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Coverage of the 15th European AIDS Conference

HIVandHepatitis.com coverage of the 15th European AIDS Conference, sponsored by the European AIDS Clinical Society (EACS), October 21-14, 2015, in Barcelona.

Conference highlights include antiretroviral therapy and treatment strategies, new European HIV treatment guidelines, HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), and treatment for hepatitis C.

Full listing by topic

15th European AIDS Conference website

10/28/15

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Genvoya Pill with Tenofovir Alafenamide Added to Recommended HIV Regimens

The Department of Health and Human (DHHS) Panel on Antiretroviral Guidelines for Adults and Adolescents has added the recently approved Genvoya single-tablet regimen containing elvitegravir and the new tenofovir alafenamide to its list of recommended regimens for initial HIV treatment.

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EACS 2015: With EACS Release, All International HIV Treatment Guidelines Agree on When to Start

The new European AIDS Clinical Society (EACS) Guidelines, released last week at the15th European AIDS Conference in Barcelona, bring Europe into line with the rest of the world by recommending HIV treatment upon diagnosis for all patients. This is the first time since 2006 that all international guidelines have agreed on their "when to start" recommendations.

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