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HIV Establishes Reservoir Within Three Days in Monkeys

Beginning six months of treatment within two days following infection prevented viral rebound in at least some animals in a recent study.

Published
01 January 2019
From
Poz
Should we be concerned some gay men are buying antibiotics online for STIs?

A leading online provider of PrEP also sells the antibiotic doxycycline - but why are people buying it and why are health organizations concerned?

Published
28 December 2018
From
Gay Star News
What's New in the U.S. HIV Clinical Guidelines

We walk you through the most recent updates to official guidelines issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on the treatment and care of HIV.

Published
21 December 2018
From
TheBody.com
AIDS - an approach for targeting HIV reservoirs

(Institut Pasteur) Current HIV treatments need to be taken for life by those infected as antiretroviral therapy is unable to eliminate viral reservoirs lurking in immune cells. Institut Pasteur scientists have identified the characteristics of CD4 T lymphocytes that are preferentially infected by the virus. Thanks to metabolic activity inhibitors, the researchers have managed to destroy these infected cells, or 'reservoirs', ex vivo. Their findings were published in the journal Cell Metabolism on Dec. 20, 2018.

Published
20 December 2018
From
Eurekalert Medicine & Health
The HIV/AIDS Activists Transformed Genetic Engineering

Over the past decade, a group of HIV activists has helped pioneer gene therapy.

Published
20 December 2018
From
The Atlantic
Top 10 HIV Clinical Developments of 2018

It's the beginning of the end. Not in some apocalyptic way, but rather in how we think about the prevention and management of HIV.

Published
20 December 2018
From
The Body Pro
The Lisbon Patient: Meet the man living with HIV who's about to turn 100

Referred to in a soon-to-be published case study as “The Lisbon Patient,” Miguel -- which is not his real name -- is also the oldest documented person with HIV in the world.

Published
18 December 2018
From
CTV
Resistance to second-line ARTs increasing in South Africa

An increasing number of HIV patients in the Western Cape and other parts of South Africa are experiencing resistance to second-line antiretroviral therapy (ART). The Star reports that this was revealed by the fifth South African National HIV Prevalence, Incidence, Behaviour and Communication Survey conducted last year by the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC). The survey found resistance to ARVs in 27.4% of the respondents who were not virally suppressed.

Published
14 December 2018
From
Medical Brief
Trump quietly shuts down HIV cure research to appease the religious right

Scientists are speaking out against a directive by the Trump administration that has shut down research into a cure for HIV. A scientist who was supposed to supply mice that have been modified with human fetal tissue for an HIV study emailed researchers that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) “has directed me to discontinue procuring fetal tissue.”

Published
12 December 2018
From
LGBTQ Nation
How HIV Physicians Can Better Treat an Aging Population

A research team has sought to address the critical lack of treatment guidelines for addressing HIV’s complex effects on aging.

Published
12 December 2018
From
Poz

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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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