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

This is the second special edition of HTB to focus on reports from CROI 2018.

Other positive news included that statins might reduce risk of some cancers and that reductions in bone mineral density on ART (irrespective of drug choice), seems to stabilise after the first year.

One study, a retrospective analysis from data that is at least ten years old, quantified just how women were much more likely to become HIV positive during at the end of pregnancy or post partum, than at other times.

A small pharmacology study provided reassuring results on dolutegravir levels during pregnancy.

Plus an overview of cure studies that includes new studies about treatment interruptions as part of cure research.

See also the reviews by Richard Jefferys later in this issue for more discussion.If you missed the previous HTB issue, those first reports are still online.

And stay tuned for further news in April. CROI is a conference that keeps on giving…

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