Mother’s Milk

Could breast milk possibly be protective against HIV? by Chael Needle The benefits of breastfeeding in resource-poor countries while mothers and infants are on differently tailored...

Smart Body Art

Do tattoos & piercings carry an increased HCV risk? by Larry Buhl In the U.S., an estimated thirty-six percent of people under thirty have tattoos, according...

Have Some Guts

Is there more benefit to probiotics than we thought? by Jeannie Wraight Probiotics are live microorganisms that help to preserve the good bacteria and balance of...

Drug+Drug

HIV/HCV drug interaction updates from CROI by Larry Buhl Several panels from CROI 2012 showed drug-drug interactions between new direct-acting antiviral agents for hepatitis C (HCV) and...

Preventative HIV Vaccine

Express Lane A Vaccine Candidate Seeks to Prevent—Not Just Control—HIV Infection by Chael Needle Preventative HIV vaccine research has taken another step. The candidate, a granulocyte-macrophage colony stimulating factor...

Direct Acting Antiretrovirals

Awareness Is Key What You Need to Know About the Side Effect Profiles of New HCV Antiretrovirals by Larry Buhl By all accounts, adding the new direct-acting...

First Line

A treatment for advanced HIV-associated Kaposi’s sarcoma is relaunched by Chael Needle Newly acquired by Galen from Gilead Sciences, DaunoXome (daunorubicin citrate liposome injection) is an...

Old Dog, New Trick

When it comes to diarrhea, oral rehydration is a neglected but effective therapy by Mariel Selbovitz, MPH [WELLNESS WATCH} Diarrhea is one of the most annoying and...

A Shot in the Dark

Therapeutic Vaccine Research Toward a Functional Cure Shows Promise by Jeannie Wraight Until recently, therapeutic vaccines and immune-based therapies (IBTs) were all but shunned by the...

Blocking the Entrance

Entry inhibitors usher in a new phase of hep C research by Larry Buhl Future therapy for hepatitis C infection may include a variety of drugs...

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