A Smart + Strong Site
Subscribe to:
POZ magazine

Back to home » Treatment News » Top Stories

October 24, 2014
GlaxoSmithKline Eyes an IPO for HIV-Focused ViiV Healthcare
Pharma giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) might plan an initial public offering (IPO) of a minority stake in ViiV Healthcare, which makes new HIV meds Tivicay and Triumeq.
October 23, 2014
More Than 4 Million People Over 50 Are Living With HIV Worldwide
Out of 35 million people living with HIV around the world, an estimated 4.2 million are older than 50.
October 22, 2014
Core-Antigen Tests Reliably Detect Acute Hep C in People With HIV
Using hepatitis C core-antigen testing to screen for acute cases among HIV-positive people is reliable and saves resources compared with PCR testing.
New HIV Drug Resistance Test Works With Undetectable Viral Load
LabCorp and Monogram Biosciences have developed a new test to detect HIV resistance mutations to antiretrovirals. Unlike previous tests, this one works even when an individual has a very low or undetectable viral load.
October 21, 2014
High Efficacy for PrEP Among Gay Men in English Study
Interim results of an English study of PrEP among gay and bi men and transgender women have shown high efficacy in preventing HIV.
October 20, 2014
STIs and HIV Are on the Rise in London Gay Men
Gay and bisexual men in London, England, are in the middle of rising twin epidemics of HIV and sexually transmitted infections.
October 17, 2014
Program Ups Viral Suppression Rates and Retention in HIV Care
A comprehensive care program used in New York City improves HIV-positive people’s retention in care and their rate of viral suppression.
October 16, 2014
Has Treatment Access Changed HIV Stigma in Uganda?
Perceived HIV stigma has risen in Uganda in recent years, while expressed attitudes toward people living with the virus have improved.
October 15, 2014
Coffee, Even Decaf, May Promote Liver Health
Drinking coffee, whether decaffeinated or regular, is linked to healthier levels on tests indicating liver function.
HIV Meds Can Benefit Positive Gay Meth and Cocaine Users
HIV-positive gay men and who use stimulants such as methamphetamine or cocaine can benefit significantly from HIV treatment.
October 14, 2014
HIV Can Infect Entire Female Reproductive Tract
HIV can apparently infect cells throughout the entire female reproductive tract, according to primate research.
October 13, 2014
Only 44 Percent of HIV-Diagnosed Latinos Are on Treatment
Less than half of all Latinos diagnosed with HIV are receiving antiretroviral treatment, according to the CDC.
October 10, 2014
Sustiva (Efavirenz)-Free First-Line HIV Regimens Work Well
A trio of Sustiva (efavirenz)-free combinations of antiretrovirals each worked well as a first-line treatment for HIV, although there were differences in tolerability.
October 09, 2014
New Technologies Provide Real-Time View of HIV on the Prowl
A new imaging technique has allowed researchers to observe the “dance” HIV undergoes as it prepares to infect a cell, an advancement that may open doors for developing new ways of preventing infection.
October 08, 2014
People With HIV and Kidney Problems Should Avoid Viread (Tenofovir)
While antiretroviral therapy is beneficial for HIV-positive people with reduced kidney function, they should not take Viread (tenofovir).
October 07, 2014
HIV Rebounds in Second Child Thought to Be Cured
Echoing the disappointment of the “Mississippi baby” case, a second child's virus has rebounded  after he was suspected to be functionally cured of HIV.
October 06, 2014
HIV Likely Spread Out of Kinshasa, the Congo, in 1920s
A new study argues that HIV initially spread from its more localized origins in central Africa out of Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Herbals and Supplements May Cause Liver Damage, Even Death
Herbals and dietary supplements (HDS) may be more dangerous to the liver than bodybuilding HDS or medications.
October 03, 2014
Gay Men, With or Without HIV, May Benefit From HPV Vaccine
Forty-seven percent of HIV-positive gay men and 64 percent of HIV-negative gay men in an Irish study would benefit from the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine
October 02, 2014
HIV May Replicate in Spinal Fluid Even After Years of Treatment
Low levels of HIV may still replicate in cerebrospinal fluid even when the viral load is undetectable in both the CSF and the plasma and after an individual has been treated with antiretrovirals for up to a decade.
October 01, 2014
Failed Pediatric HIV Vaccines May Offer Protection After All
Vaccines that have previously failed to demonstrate efficacy in preventing pediatric HIV transmission may work after all, thanks to insights gained from subsequent vaccine research.
Most Popular Stories
Undetectable Viral Load Essentially Eliminates Transmission Risk in Straight Couples
FDA Approves New Single-Tablet HIV Regimen, Triumeq
Life Expectancy for Young People With HIV Is Nearly Normal
A 15-Year Jump in Life Expectancy for People With HIV
Scientists Devise Method of Snipping HIV From Immune Cells
Monkey HIV Vaccine Success Opens Door for Human Trials
HIV Combo Pill Less Toxic Thanks to New Form of Tenofovir
Most Popular Lessons
Aging & HIV
The HIV Life Cycle
Herpes Simplex Virus
Syphilis & Neurosyphilis
Treatments for Opportunistic Infections (OIs)
What is AIDS & HIV?

October 2014
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014
January 2014
December 2013
November 2013
October 2013
September 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
April 2013
March 2013
February 2013
January 2013
December 2012
November 2012
October 2012
September 2012
August 2012
July 2012
June 2012
May 2012
April 2012
March 2012
February 2012
January 2012
December 2011
November 2011
October 2011
September 2011
August 2011
July 2011
June 2011
May 2011
April 2011
March 2011
February 2011
January 2011
December 2010
November 2010
October 2010
September 2010
August 2010
July 2010
June 2010
May 2010
April 2010
March 2010
February 2010
January 2010
December 2009
November 2009
October 2009
September 2009
August 2009
July 2009
June 2009
May 2009
April 2009
March 2009
February 2009
January 2009
December 2008
November 2008
October 2008
September 2008
August 2008
July 2008
June 2008
May 2008
April 2008
March 2008
February 2008
January 2008
December 2007
November 2007
October 2007
September 2007
August 2007
July 2007
June 2007
May 2007
April 2007
March 2007
February 2007
January 2007
December 2006
November 2006
October 2006
September 2006
August 2006
July 2006
June 2006
May 2006
April 2006
February 2006
October 2005

Quick Links
About HIV and AIDS
The Cure
Lab Tests
Clinical Trials
HIV Meds
Starting Treatment
Switching Treatment
Drug Resistance
Side Effects
Hepatitis & HIV
Women & Children
Fact Sheets
Treatment News
Community Forums
Conference Coverage
Health Services Directory
POZ Magazine

    South Orange County

    Delray Beach

    New York

Click here to join POZ Personals!
Conference Coverage

XX International AIDS Conference
(AIDS 2014)
Melbourne, Australia
July 20 - 25, 2014

21st Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections
(CROI 2014)
Boston, MA
March 3 - 7, 2014

7th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention
(IAS 2013)
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
June 30 - July 3, 2013

more conference coverage

[ about AIDSmeds | AIDSmeds advisory board | our staff | advertising policy | advertise/contact us]
© 2014 Smart + Strong. All Rights Reserved. Terms of use and Your privacy.
Smart + Strong® is a registered trademark of CDM Publishing, LLC.