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We are proud to announce the first Nordic HIV Conference to be held in Stockholm, Hotel Hilton Slussen, October 2-3, 2014. It will be a 1½-day meeting, from lunch Thursday to afternoon Friday. The sight hivnordic.se...

2,413 intravenous drug users in Bangkok Thailand were included in a randomized placebo controlled trial of tenofovir to prevent HIV infection. All participants received risk reduction and adherence counseling. HIV-testing was performed once a month. 50 participants...

An FDA alert about the risk of Hepatitis B reactivation with the use of rixumitab and ofatumumab was recently issued. In patients with prior Hepatitis B eactivation may occur causing fulminant hepatitis, hepatic failure and death. It is recommended that all patients...

In a meta analysis of the protective effect of coffee on HCC development it was concluded that coffee does protect. The studies were either case control or cohort studies. Original English language articles from 1966 to September 2012 were included in the analysis....

Treatment naïve HIV positive Cambodian patients with tuberculosis and CD4 count below 200 were randomized to early initiation of ART after start of tb-therapy (within 2 weeks) or late initiation (8 weeks). All patients were evaluated for the occurrence of IRIS. Of...

In an “NRTI sparing” study patients on stable therapy with atazanavir/r with 2 NRTI and viral load below 50 copies/ml for at least 24 weeks were randomized to continued unchanged therapy or monotherapy with atazanavir/r. Viral failure was defined as two consecutive...

Treatment naïve patients without baseline resistance mutations were randomized to treatment with either a traditional combination of lopinavir/r together with 2 NRTI or to lopinavir/r together with lamuvidine. The study was designed as a non-inferiority study. After...

In a study from Buenos Aires 80 HIV positive patients with cryptococcal meningitis were studied with lumbar punctures on day 0, 3 and 5. High intracranial pressure (HICP) was defined as a pressure above 250 mm H2O. Repeated lumbar percutaneous drainage of CSF was...

The cancer incidence in 10,197 Swedish patients with hepatitis B infection was compared to the population without hepatitis B. Besides hepatocellular carcinoma seven other cancers were increased in the HBV-infected patients. The overall Standard Incidence Rate (SIR...

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