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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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.