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Blocking PD-1: Progress in HIV Cure Research

Blocking PD-1: Progress in HIV Cure Research

April 23, 2015, by

Blocking a signaling molecule called PD-1 on immune cells is one way researchers are reducing HIV viral load and improving immune system function in monkeys. Find out what role this strategy might play in the search for an HIV cure. Read More

Meth, Crack, Coke & Ecstasy: Effects on HIV Disease Progression

Meth, Crack, Coke & Ecstasy: Effects on HIV Disease Progression

April 20, 2015, by

For the first time, a study investigates whether stimulants lead to poorer health outcomes for people with HIV—independent of antiretroviral use. Read More

Daily Antibiotic Protects Against Chlamydia, Gonorrhea and Syphilis

Daily Antibiotic Protects Against Chlamydia, Gonorrhea and Syphilis

April 13, 2015, by

A small pilot study reveals that a common antibiotic can help men who have sex with men prevent three common STIs. Read More

An “Improved Backbone” for New HIV Regimens Now Under FDA Review

An “Improved Backbone” for New HIV Regimens Now Under FDA Review

April 9, 2015, by

A new version of tenofovir may result in a better-tolerated replacement for Truvada. Read More

PrEP and Drug Resistance: Cause for Concern?

PrEP and Drug Resistance: Cause for Concern?

April 6, 2015, by

A new study examines HIV drug resistance associated with PrEP, and what it could mean as this highly-effective prevention strategy becomes more prevalent. Read More