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Featured HTB: issue 12 online: DTG and preconception, AIDS 2018 and more

Contents online PDF of this issue Subscribe by email This HTB leads with a special report by Polly Clayden into the response to the recent safety alerts concerning dolutegravir (DTG) and its use preconception and a related article on balancing …

Featured HIV pipeline 2018: new drugs in development 

Simon Collins, HIV i-Base This is the second year that i-Base has produced the HIV pipeline review as part of our Fit for Purpose report on HIV treatment optimisation. Two versions will be available: 1. The full version reports key …

PrEP – a pocket guide (2018)

Pocket PrEP is an A7-sized guide to PrEP in the UK. It is an introduction to how PrEP works and buying PrEP online. Download pocket PrEP – PDF (400 Kb) Order free printed copies More pocket ART pages PrEP stands for pre-exposure prophylaxis. It is …

HTB: issue 11 online (29 June 2018): darunavir/cobicistat alert, PK reports and more

Contents online PDF of this issue Subscribe by email This issue of HTB starts with a treatment alert stating that cobicistat boosted darunavir is contraindicated in pregnant women. This is based on significantly reduced plasma levels of darunavir and cobicistat …

HTB: issue 10 online (08 June 2018): DTG alert, PK reports and more

Darunavir and heart disease, a controversial review of PrEP, albuvirtide approved in China…

HTB: issue 9 online (21 May 2018): DTG alert and BHIVA/BASHH reports

Contents online PDF of this issue Subscribe by email This issue of HTB leads with worrying reports of a potential signal of neural tube defects in four women taking dolutegravir at the time of conception. Importantly, there is no signal …

Featured U=U: Undetectable = Untransmittable

New Q&A on U=U… Has your doctor talked to you yet?

Questions about U=U: what, when, who, why….?

The following questions provide more information about why an undetectable viral load stops HIV transmission (U=U). What is U=U? U=U is an abbreviation for: Undetectable = Untransmittable It means that someone with an undetectable HIV viral load on HIV treatment …

HTB: issue 8 online (1 May 2018): special BHIVA/BASHH conference issue

4th BHIVA/BASHH conference in Edinburgh… access to services, new guidelines, standards of care, WeLoveKissing…

Featured Modern ART for Africa…

New resources with Treatment Action Campaign on modern ART in Africa…

HTB: issue 7 online (16 April 2018): (Another) special CROI issue

Third set of reports from CROI: pregnancy, adolescent care, drug interactions and side effects…

HTB: issue 6 online (30 March 2018): Special CROI issue

CROI reports: ibalizumab, pregnancy and review cure studies

HTB: issue 5 online (14 March 2018): Special CROI issue

CROI reports: bictegravir, PrEP and TB reports, plus cure-related research

Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2018)

First reports: cure studies, new drugs for PrEP and HIV, breaking news for TB care…

HTB: issue 4 online (23 February 2018)

Looking ahead to CROI 2018, global use of dolutegravir, challenges of being transgender and positive…

HTB: issue 3 online (09 February 2018)

New drug approvals, HIV and pregnancy, guidelines and online resources…

London clinic to prescribe generic PrEP privately at £55 for 30 tablets

Simon Collins, HIV i-Base On 10 February 2018, the sexual health clinic at 56 Dean Street in Soho launched a new programme that will provide generic tenofovir DF/emtricitabine, the dual pill that protects against HIV. This will use private prescriptions in …

Featured i-Base 2018 appeal: we need your help…

£4.50 or £9.00 each month will support services this year…

Featured HTB: issue 2 online (22 January 2018)

UK HIV statistics, IMPACT PrEP trial, US guidelines drop use of “HIV infected”…

New format HTB: issue 1 online (05 January 2018)

Best of 2017 review, Sadiq Khan signs London to end AIDS, drug resistance and early ART – register now…

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