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What an Advanced HIV Test Could Mean for the Newly Diagnosed

What an Advanced HIV Test Could Mean for the Newly Diagnosed

When it comes to ending HIV/AIDS, diagnostic tests likely will play as important a role as patient treatments themselves.

 

By: David Heitz

What an Advanced HIV Test Could Mean for the Newly Diagnosed

By: David Heitz
March 17th
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What an Advanced HIV Test Could Mean for the Newly Diagnosed

Why It's So Important to START HIV Treatment Early

Why It's So Important to START HIV Treatment Early

Negative beliefs about antiretrovirals being dangerous or damaging medicines can cause some people to delay treatment until they feel it is “really necessary.”

 

By: Alex Kopel

Why It's So Important to START HIV Treatment Early

By: Alex Kopel
March 17th
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March 17th
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Why It's So Important to START HIV Treatment Early

Choosing the HIV Treatment That Fits Your Life

Choosing the HIV Treatment That Fits Your Life

There are many different HIV meds to choose from. Make sure that you find the one that's right for you.

By: Tyler Curry

Choosing the HIV Treatment That Fits Your Life

By: Tyler Curry
March 16th
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March 16th
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Choosing the HIV Treatment That Fits Your Life

STUDY: HIV Uses "Tiny Molecular Claws" To Penetrate Healthy Cells

STUDY: HIV Uses "Tiny Molecular Claws" To Penetrate Healthy Cells

This new finding, published in the Nature Journal, could lead to novel advancements in treatment. 

By: David Heitz

STUDY: HIV Uses "Tiny Molecular Claws" To Penetrate Healthy Cells

By: David Heitz
February 18th
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February 18th
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STUDY: HIV Uses "Tiny Molecular Claws" To Penetrate Healthy Cells

Using Marijuana to Treat HIV? Absolutely.

Using Marijuana to Treat HIV? Absolutely.

 There has been a lot of talk about whether smoking pot relieves symptoms or even fights HIV. Anecdotally, it is widely believed that it does.

 

 

By: David Heitz

Using Marijuana to Treat HIV? Absolutely.

By: David Heitz
February 9th
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February 9th
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Using Marijuana to Treat HIV? Absolutely.

Study Finds Increase in Drug Resistance to HIV Drug

Study Finds Increase in Drug Resistance to HIV Drug

  A new study released on Friday in the Lancelet suggests that there is an increasing HIV resistance to the antiretroviral drug, Tenofovir, also known as Viread. Tenofovir is an antiviral agent that can reduce HIV viral load and is a popular treatment option for HIV-positive patients. Tenofovir has also been used to treat hepatitis B and is sometimes used as a PrEp treatment. Researchers were also surprised by the study because they thought that Tenofovir would be less prone to drug resistance than other types of treatment options.  “Tenofovir is a critical part of our armamentarium against HIV, so it is extremely concerning to see such a high level of resistance to this drug,” said the author of the study, Dr Ravi
By: Alex Kopel

Study Finds Increase in Drug Resistance to HIV Drug

By: Alex Kopel
January 31st
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Study Finds Increase in Drug Resistance to HIV Drug

BREAKING: An Injectable HIV Treatment Could Be Ready By 2017

BREAKING: An Injectable HIV Treatment Could Be Ready By 2017

CytoDyn Inc. announced that PRO 140 monotherapy has shown “complete viral-load suppression” for well over a year, with some patients approaching 17 months. 

 

By: David Heitz

BREAKING: An Injectable HIV Treatment Could Be Ready By 2017

By: David Heitz
January 26th
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January 26th
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STUDY: Common HIV Drug Linked to Liver Cancer

STUDY: Common HIV Drug Linked to Liver Cancer

 A new and improved version of tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF), also known as Viread, may not have come a moment too soon.

By: David Heitz

STUDY: Common HIV Drug Linked to Liver Cancer

By: David Heitz
January 14th
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January 14th
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STUDY: Common HIV Drug Linked to Liver Cancer

Charlie Sheen is Famous, Not an HIV Expert

Charlie Sheen is Famous, Not an HIV Expert

Sheen is the most famous person living with HIV, but that doesn’t mean he knows something you don't.

By: Tyler Curry

Charlie Sheen is Famous, Not an HIV Expert

By: Tyler Curry
January 13th
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January 13th
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Charlie Sheen is Famous, Not an HIV Expert

Could an Injectable Treatment Change the Lives of People With HIV?

Could an Injectable Treatment Change the Lives of People With HIV?

Taking daily medication doesn't just require a pillbox. It takes a commitment that some people just can't make. 

By: Tyler Curry

Could an Injectable Treatment Change the Lives of People With HIV?

By: Tyler Curry
January 7th
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Could an Injectable Treatment Change the Lives of People With HIV?