Use of HIV Preexposure Prophylaxis May Increase Use of Primary Care

A new study reveals that patients who use PrEP (Pre-exposure Prophylaxis ), a combination of the antiretroviral medications emtricitabine and tenofovir called Truvada, to...

Janssen Announces FDA Approval of SYMTUZA

The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced on July 18, 2018 that the U.S. FDA has approved the use of SYMTUZA, the...

TANGO Study Starts

In February 2018, ViiV Healthcare announced the start of a forty-eight-week phase III study designed to determine whether adults with HIV-1 who have achieved...

Immunochemical Engineering of Cell Surfaces: A Conversation with Dr. Jia Xie

Countdown Researcher Jia Xie discusses a cutting-edge treatment in development by Dann Dulin Block HIV by using the body’s own immune cells? Is it truly possible?! Well, such...

FDA Approves First Two-Drug Once-Daily Single-Pill HIV Regimen

On November 21, 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first-ever two-drug once-daily single-pill regimen for the maintenance treatment of adults...

AMBER Study: Phase 3 Symtuza Results

At the 16th European AIDS Conference in Milan, Italy, on October 25, 2017, Janssen Pharmaceutica, NV announced the results of its Phase 3 AMBER...

Undetectable = Untransmittable Reconfirmed by New Study, Embraced at IAS 2017

A newly completed study of 358 serodiscordant gay couples has not found a single case of HIV transmission in 16,889 acts of condomless anal...

CDC Announces: More people with HIV have the virus under control

On July 26, 2017, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new data on the nation’s progress in HIV testing and treatment, showing...

SMYD2 & the HIV Reservoir

Shock Value Research on SMYD2 shows potential to wake up the HIV reservoir by Chael Needle HIV latency—where HIV hides out in reservoirs, dormant and beyond the...

Restoring Immune Balance

Chronic inflammation means the immune system is imbalanced—a natural immune response has persisted, or immune regulation is not working properly. Research has shown that...

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