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October 9, 2002
How do HIV-entry inhibitors like T-20 (enfuvirtide, Fuzeon) work, and why are doctors so excited about their potential? Dr. Paul Sax explains.
Read through the rest of our expert coverage of the 42nd Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents! Our ICAAC 2002 home page provides a fully searchable, browseable rundown of all the major HIV/AIDS news from last month's conference in San Diego.long-term nonprogressors" -- individuals whose HIV infections haven't worsened despite never taking HAART -- are able to control HIV. epidemic in Asia threatens to become the largest in the world," said Dr. Peter Piot, Executive Director of UNAIDS. "The question is no longer whether Asia will have a major epidemic, but rather how massive it will be." HIV-positive people with diabetes -- but could the drug also increase a person's risk of developing lactic acidosis? The Center for AIDS fills us in. reduced-price anti-HIV medications destined for Africa's poor, shipping the drugs to Europe instead and selling them at marked-up prices, investigators say. It's believed that as many as 3 million antiretroviral doses meant for impoverished Africans never made it to their destinations. resources for people in the Houston area. Candlelight Memorial Poster Contest. online survey and get your own personal adherence score. Are you a 7, sticking to your meds better than fingers to Krazy Glue? Or are you a 1 -- unable to take your meds even if someone poured them down your throat with a funnel? Coca-Cola announced it will spend up to $5 million a year to fund HIV/AIDS treatment for its African workers. more money being spent to feel you up at airports than is being spent to find an AIDS vaccine. Which would make you the safest?" Search For a Cure director David Scondras discusses the recent ICAAC conference and its focus on bioterrorism. resurgence in risky sexual activity. HIV-positive people on dialysis need much lower doses of 3TC (lamivudine, Epivir) than are normally required. Planning for World AIDS Day 2002? Check out our comprehensive section for loads of ideas.
Report on Adherence From the XIV International AIDS Conference in Barcelona
HIV, AIDS Spreading Rapidly in Eastern Europe
Unrecognized HIV Infection, Risk Behaviors, and Perceptions of Risk Among Young Black Men Who Have Sex With Men -- Six U.S. Cities, 1994-1998
Clinical Pathway Lectures