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  • Types of HIV tests
    Detecting HIV diagnostic antibodies with DNA nanomachines
    HIV / AIDS News From Medical News Today | 6 hours ago

    A nanoscale machine composed of synthetic DNA can be used for the rapid, sensitive and low-cost diagnosis of many diseases, including HIV.

  • Ageing and HIV
    Frailty, "Precarious" Status, and Comorbidities Linked in Large French Cohort
    NATAP | 9 hours ago

    Two thirds of an older French HIV group met criteria for frailty or prefrailty, and half met criteria for "precarious" socioeconomic status in a 509-person prospective analysis [1]. Multivariate analysis linked frailty and 2 or more comorbidities to precariousness, defined by the EPICES (Evaluation of Deprivation and Inequalities in Health Examination Centers) score.

  • PrEP
    PrEP: The Pathway to Global Access
    TAG | 9 hours ago

    Regulatory filing and review delays keep Truvada as pre-exposure prophylaxis out of reach of those who need it most.

  • New and experimental hepatitis C treatment
    U.S. FDA Grants Priority Review For Daklinza (daclatasvir) sNDAs
    Bristol-Myers Squibb | 9 hours ago

    Three applications are under review for Daklinza in combination with sofosbuvir with or without ribavirin to treat chronic hepatitis C patients with decompensated cirrhosis, post-liver transplant recurrence of HCV, and coinfection with HIV-1.

  • Global health initiatives
    U.S. pledges $4 billion to Global Fund, pushes for reform
    Science Speaks | 9 hours ago

    In a much anticipated announcement during the Replenishment Conference in New York on Monday and Tuesday this week, the Obama Administration revealed a $4 billion pledge to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria over the next three years.

  • Hepatitis C treatment
    Rising death rates and burden of liver disease requires urgent hepatitis C treatment in people who inject or have injected drugs
    Kirby Institute press release | 9 hours ago

    Treating hepatitis C in people who inject drugs is the most cost effective way to address the sharp increase in liver disease and death resulting from hepatitis C infection, new research presented at a conference in Sydney today reveals.

  • HIV and criminal law
    Who’s the Poz? Danny Pintauro and the HIV Blame Game
    Gay News Network | 9 hours ago

    Recently, Who’s the Boss? child star Danny Pintauro disclosed to Oprah the world that he was HIV+. While Pintauro’s act of disclosing his status should be universally applauded, the message he brings with it warrants a little more scrutiny.

  • Young people
    WHO and UNAIDS launch new standards to improve adolescent care
    UNAIDS press release | 10 hours ago

    New Global Standards for quality health-care services for adolescents developed by the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNAIDS aim to help countries improve the quality of adolescent health care.

  • Access to medicines and treatment
    Trade deal is big win for big pharma, health rights advocates say
    Al Jazeera | 06 October 2015

    Trans-Pacific Partnership criticized for blocking access to life-saving drugs by protecting companies' exclusives

  • The search for a cure
    The Cure For HIV Is Not Around the Corner
    Poz | 06 October 2015

    Headlines are by their nature reductive, in part because journalists’ efforts to lure readers often subvert nuance or specificity in the text.

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