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January 4, 2010

Year in Review 2009: HIV/AIDS Clinical Care

"Each year, the physician-editors of Journal Watch AIDS Clinical Care offer their perspective on the year's most important stories in HIV medicine. In reviewing these stories for 2009, one is struck by a remarkable sense of progress in the field, especially in prevention. ... Although there is a relative lack of novel new agents in development, the reason behind this shortage is only positive — our currently available therapies are more effective than ever, so much so that treatment guidelines are moving in the direction of recommending therapy for virtually everyone with HIV infection."

Read more in Journal Watch, January 4, 2010.

Comment: The publishers of the New England Journal of Medicine also publish Journal Watch, and offer 10 articles reviewing HIV in 2009, free for anyone (most Journal Watch articles require a subscription). The links to these 10 articles are included in the one above.

Also, Journal Watch published a similar review of 2009 advances in psychiatry, including depression, and how to stay healthy. The first article, with links to the others, is at