Sweet Heart

A statin challenges the drug interaction status quo by Chael Needle LifeGuide Maintaining appropriate levels of lipids (fats or fat-like substances in the blood)—“good” cholesterol (HDL-C),...

Developing Doravirine

LifeGuide Running Into Options An NNRTI candidate seeks to keep on track to expand therapies by Chael Needle In this next-generation era of anti-HIV meds, research and development...

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...

Heart Break in Melbourne

LifeGuide Heart Break in Melbourne Cardiovascular disease studies focus on assessment, management & treatment by Jeannie Wraight Cardiovascular disease (CVD) has become a leading cause of illness and...

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...

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...

Barriers to Treatment Use

LifeGuide Opening Doors A new survey uncovers barriers to treatment by Chael Needle There’s an old chestnut that goes something like this: People won’t make a change...

Skin Cancers Revisited

Sun Blocked A new study examines non-melanoma skin cancers & HIV by Chael Needle In the pre-HAART era, an AIDS diagnosis or even an HIV-positive diagnosis illuminated...

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...

Old Concept, New Hope

LifeGuide Therapeutic Vaccines May Change the Treatment Landscape for the Better by Jeannie Gibbs Clinical development of HIV therapeutic vaccine candidate, Vacc-4x, will continue after further...

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We Need to Bring Immune-Based HIV Therapies Off of the Sidelines

Dreaming of the Cells We Had We Need to Bring Immune-Based Therapies Off of the Sidelines by Jeannie Wraight For most people living with HIV, antiretrovirals (ARVs)...