The latest international news, analysis and features on the HIV epidemic from AVERT. Share your views and expertise with your peers in the comments box below the articles.
New research shows that food insecurity can impact treatment outcomes for people living with HIV and hepatitis C (HCV) co-infection.
A new low-cost, low-tech method for predicting an adult’s risk of developing tuberculosis (TB) could represent a major step forward for TB prevention.
Although the risk of developing cancer is decreasing for people living with HIV as antiretroviral treatment (ART) improves, it remains higher for certain cancers – and as ART expands, this burden is expected to grow.
The proportion of people affected by the leading cause of death for people living with HIV, tuberculosis, is on the rise in Europe.
Gay men living with HIV are 37 times more likely to develop anal cancer than HIV-negative gay men, but a lack of guidelines means these men don’t get screened.
Expanding access to treatment for people living with HIV is shown to decrease tuberculosis (TB) incidence – but it is not the silver bullet.
Study in South Africa and Burkina Faso shows that simple HPV screening could help save lives in places with limited health infrastructure.
Kenya becomes first country in the world to introduce child-friendly tuberculosis (TB) medicine. It is hoped that the roll-out of this medication will drastically reduce the number of child TB deaths in the country.
Doctors at Georgetown University in the USA have reported the first diagnosed case of Alzheimer’s disease in a person living with HIV. It was previously thought that HIV-related inflammation in the brain may prevent amyloid deposition – one of the likely causes of Alzheimer’s disease.