News and Features
Updated HHS Pediatric Antiretroviral Treatment Guidelines Released
The HHS Panel on Antiretroviral Therapy and Medical Management of HIV-Infected Children announces the release of the updated Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in Pediatric HIV Infection.
For a complete preview of key updates to the guidelines, please see What's New in the Guidelines. Additions and revisions are also highlighted in yellow throughout the text and tables of the guidelines.
To view or download the guidelines, go to the Pediatric Guidelines section of AIDSinfo. Separate PDF files of the tables or recommendations can also be downloaded from the page.
Your Feedback Is Welcome
Feedback on the latest revisions to the Guidelines for the Use of Antiretroviral Agents in Pediatric HIV Infection is welcome. Please send your comments with the subject line “Comments on Pediatric Antiretroviral Treatment Guidelines” to ContactUs@aidsinfo.nih.gov by February 26, 2014.
infoSIDA Featured on the “Bienvenidos a América” Radio Show
infoSIDA, the Spanish-language companion website to AIDSinfo, is featured on the “Bienvenidos a América” radio program. This radio show is designed to introduce infoSIDA to a national audience, with a focus on new immigrants to the United States. The show is produced by Hispanic Communications Network and can be heard on radio stations across the United States. Check your local stations for times or listen online.
infoSIDA provides Spanish-language HIV/AIDS resources to the Hispanic/Latino community in an easy-to-use format, while utilizing culturally appropriate and relevant language. The infoSIDA full and mobile websites provide information on HIV/AIDS clinical trials, HIV-related drugs, and the latest HIV/AIDS news.
On Friday, February 14, at 1 p.m. ET, the Hispanic Communications Network will be hosting a “Tweet Up” to share and discuss infoSIDA’s resources. Follow or join the conversation on Twitter by using the hashtag #infoSIDA2014.
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For more information, view the National Library of Medicine news release.
Recent HIV/AIDS News from FDA and NIAID
News from FDA
- February 3, 2014: Approval of Generic Version of Lamivudine and Zidovudine Tablets, 150 mg/300 mg
For more information, view the AIDSinfo patient fact sheet on Combivir.
News from NIAID
- February 11, 2014: NIH-Funded Researchers Use Antibody Treatment to Protect Humanized Mice from HIV
- February 5, 2014: Durable End to AIDS Will Require HIV Vaccine Development
- February 5, 2014: NIH Seeks Public-Private Proposals for HIV Cure Research: 5-Year Awards Could Total Up to $56 Million
- February 3, 2014: NIH Scientists Find Mechanism That Helps HIV Evade Antibodies, Stabilize Key Proteins
- February 3, 2014: NIH Study Describes New Method for Tracking T Cells in HIV Patients