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AIDS 2004; Bangkok, Thailand; July 11-16, 2004

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The XV International AIDS Conference
JULY 11-16, 2004

Conference Highlights

MENOPAUSE AND HIV: Exceedingly little is known about the impact of menopause on HIV disease in women, or vice versa. Although much research remains to be done in this area, new data presented at this conference may help healthcare providers better understand the prevalence of symptoms such as nausea, weakness and insomnia in HIV-infected menopausal women. Lisa Hirschhorn, M.D., reports.

HPV INFECTION: Is HPV infection more likely to occur -- and more dangerous when it does -- in HIV-infected gay men than HIV-uninfected gay men? The answer is still unknown, reports Frank Rhame, M.D.

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About This Conference

The XV International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2004) is the world's largest conference devoted to disseminating the latest research and other information on virtually all aspects of the global HIV pandemic, including epidemiology, prevention, treatment, quality of life and public policy. The conference's theme, "Access for All," signifies its organizers' efforts to promote worldwide access to all available HIV/AIDS resources.

The Body's coverage of AIDS 2004 is made possible by unrestricted educational grants from Abbott Laboratories, Boehringer Ingelheim, Gilead Sciences, Inc., GlaxoSmithKline, Roche and Trimeris.

Please note: Knowledge about HIV changes rapidly. Note the date of this summary's publication, and before treating patients or employing any therapies described in these materials, verify all information independently. If you are a patient, please consult a doctor or other medical professional before acting on any of the information presented in this summary. For a complete listing of our most recent conference coverage, click here.

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Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C. Gerald Pierone Jr., M.D.
Frank Rhame, M.D. Paul E. Sax, M.D.
Thanes Vanig, M.D. David Wohl, M.D.
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