(Before May 2001)

from May 2001:

  AZT/3TC Compared to AZT for Preventing Mother-To-Child Transmission:
low rate of transmission, but there were toxicities
with full PDF of study

  Retrospective Observational Study Comparing Efavirenz to Nevirapine and PI Regimens in 800 Patients in Two Clinics in London

  Osteopenia in HIV-infected patients: is it the disease or is it the treatment? &
  Impact of Lipodystrophy & HIV on Sex Behavior
with full PDF report

  Nucleosides (NRTIs) and Reduced Bone Mineral Density (Osteopenia)
     study from Andrew Carr, with full PDF

  Milk Thistle in HCV: Randomized controlled trial of silymarin (milk thistle) treatment in patients with cirrhosis of the liver

  Reports for NATAP from the
Digestive Disease Week Liver Conference
Atlanta, Georgia, May 20-23

  Small Study Suggests HIV Therapy May Reduce HCV Transmission
Written for NATAP by Harvey S. Bartnof, MD

  Methadone Promotes HIV Infection in Cell Culture Studies at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

  Immune Suppression (low CD4s) and Cervical Dysplasia in Women: studies suggest relationship
This and other related articles can be found in our new section devoted to

  Reports for NATAP from the
7th Annual Conference of the British HIV Association (BHIVA)
with Abstractsin PDF format only

  Sexual Risk of HCV Transmission
Hepatitis C virus among high and low risk pregnant women in Dundee: unlinked anonymous testing: another study suggesting sexual risk of transmitting HCV

   Effects of mode of delivery and infant feeding on the risk of mother-to-child transmission of hepatitis C virus
     European Paediatric Hepatitis C Virus Network


   Amantadine+Interferon/Ribivarin in Interferon Non-Responders

   Durability of Sustained Virologic Response: 3 year follow-up

   Entecavir: new Hepatitis B drug in early research

   Assessment of Fatigue and Psychologic Disturbances in Patients with Hepatitis C Virus Infection
     Gastroenterol, May 2001


   New Ribivarin in Research (ICN 17261)

   More on Amantadine in Combination with Interferon and Ribivarin

   Study Finds Aerobic Exercise Can Lead to Subcutaneous Fat Loss in Periphery (lipoatrophy)

   Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma
     with PDF of entire published article attached)

  New Perinatal Guidelines
     in printable PDF format
from the Perinatal HIV Guidelines Working Group Members
Public Health Service Task Force Recommendations for Use of Antiretroviral Drugs in Pregnant HIV-1-Infected Women for Maternal Health and Interventions to Reduce Perinatal HIV-1 Transmission in the United States

  ALT Levels (liver enzymes) Can Be Normal but Liver Disease Can Be Advanced
Reported by Jules Levin