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January 29, 2015
FDA Approves HIV Combo Pill Prezcobix (Darunavir/Cobicistat)
The FDA has approved the combination tablet Prezcobix (darunavir/cobicistat) to treat HIV in combination with other antiretrovirals (ARVs) among both treatment-naive and treatment-experienced people who do not have resistance to darunavir.
FDA Approves Evotaz (Atazanavir/Cobicistat) to Treat HIV
The FDA has approved the combination tablet Evotaz (atazanavir/cobicistat) to be used in combination with other antiretrovirals to treat HIV-1 in adults.
January 28, 2015
Study Buoys HIV Discrimination Claims Against Obamacare Plans
Insurers offering Obamacare plans that set HIV drug cost-sharing levels in the top tier be doing so to discriminate against HIV-positive people.
January 27, 2015
Primate Studies Raise Hope of Eventual Quarterly Injected PrEP
Injections of a long-acting PrEP showed high efficacy in preventing vaginal acquisition of HIV-like virus among monkeys.
January 26, 2015
Pregnant Women With Hep C Have 6% Chance of Passing Virus to Baby
Pregnant women with hepatitis C have an estimated 5.8 percent risk of transmitting the virus to their unborn child, a risk that more than doubles if they are coinfected with HIV.
Rare Ocular Syphilis Strikes Six, Blinding Two, in Washington State
Washington State health officials have reported a cluster of rare syphilis infections of the eyes — detected in six people, two of them stricken blind.
January 23, 2015
Researchers Uncover a Likely Reason Why HIV Vaccines Backfire
A reason some failed HIV vaccines increased the risk of acquiring the virus appears to be that they led to greater levels of the immune cells HIV targets.
January 22, 2015
Immune Cells Can Be Manipulated to Kill HIV-Infected Reservoir Cells
It is possible to “boost” certain immune cells to enable them to kill HIV-infected reservoir cells that have been awakened from their dormant state, at least in a laboratory setting and in mice.
January 21, 2015
Gum Disease Can Lead Dormant HIV to Replicate
The byproducts of bacteria in gum disease can awaken dormant HIV-infected cells, causing the virus to replicate.
January 20, 2015
With Proper Care, People With HIV May Erase Raised Heart Attack Risk
The higher risk of heart attack among people living with HIV may be greatly reduced and even eliminated through HIV treatment and proper attention to traditional cardiovascular disease risk factors.
January 16, 2015
HIV-Positive Southerners Have Higher Death Rates
Americans living in the South have lower five-year survival rates after an HIV or AIDS diagnosis when compared with the overall U.S. HIV population.
January 15, 2015
While Rare, Drug Resistance After Contracting HIV on PrEP Can Occur
For the first time, a study has shown that, although rare, resistance to Truvada can develop if someone contracts HIV while taking the drug as PrEP.
January 14, 2015
Gay Men’s Ability to Predict Having Sex Has Implications for PrEP Dosing
Men who have sex with men are very good at predicting if they will not have sex the next day, but not so accurate at anticipating whether they will.
January 13, 2015
Only 1 Confirmed Case of Occupational HIV Acquisition Since 1999
Only a single health care worker was confirmed to have acquired HIV on the job between 2000 and 2013, according to the CDC.
January 12, 2015
People on HIV Treatment Double Their Risk of Death By Smoking
Smoking doubles the risk of death among people taking antiretrovirals for HIV.
FDA OKs Roche’s Triple RNA Test for HIV, Hep B and Hep C
The FDA has approved the first nucleic acid test to simultaneously detect HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C.
January 09, 2015
New Antibiotic Offers Hope Against Drug-Resistant Bacteria
A newly discovered antibiotic has proven highly effective against drug-resistant pathogens in animal studies and cell cultures.
January 08, 2015
Elite Controllers Hospitalized More Often Than Those Treated For HIV
Elite controllers, who are able to fully suppress their HIV infection without antiretrovirals, are hospitalized more often than people on HIV treatment.
January 07, 2015
First Year After HIV Infection Is Key Window for Treatment Start
Waiting to start HIV treatment until 12 months after the estimated date of seroconversion decreases the likelihood of restoring the immune system.
January 06, 2015
CDC Vastly Expands 'Prevention With Positives' Guidelines
The CDC has has revised and greatly expanded guidelines addressing HIV prevention strategies for people living with the virus.
January 05, 2015
HIV May Be Linked to Hearing Loss
A recent study has found that people living with HIV have poorer low- and high-frequency hearing than HIV-negative individuals.
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