AGS-004 Immunotherapy

Treatment Horizons by Chael Needle Fully Personalized An immunotherapy candidate stimulates T-cell responses via patient-specific antigens Previous studies have established immunotherapy candidate AGS-004, both as a single...

The Road Ahead

LifeGuide Treatment Horizons The Road Ahead New candidates hold promise for ARV therapy & therapeutic vaccines by Mariel Selbovitz, MPH The 54th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy...

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...

Status Update

LifeGuide Based in San Diego, a prevention model aims to reach everyone Everybody should be tested for HIV. That message is the basis for Lead...

Speed Test

An antigen and antibody combo assay zeroes in on acute infection Treatment Horizons by Chael Needle The diagnosis of acute HIV infection, when the virus is...

Treatment as Prevention

LifeGuide A community perspective on PrEP delves into its pros & cons by Jeannie Gibbs Post-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is the provision of antiretrovirals (ARVs) to HIV-negative...

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...

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...

Women’s HIV Program: Empowerment Is Treatment

Undetectable is a worthy goal, no doubt about it. A suppressed viral load very often means the individual living with HIV is adherent to...

Fat Chance

A Treatment for Lipodystrophy-Related Excessive Abdominal Fat Comes of Age by Chael Needle HIV-associated lipodystrophy, abnormalities in metabolism and/or distribution of fat in those living with...

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