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June 28, 2013
Trial of PrEP in Drug Users Called Into Question
Advocacy groups have lambasted the recent trial that found a 49 percent risk reduction among drug users taking an antiretroviral to prevent HIV infection.  
June 27, 2013
Most San Franciscans With AIDS Are Now 50 or Older
In San Francisco, over half of those who have been diagnosed with AIDS are 50 years old or above.
June 26, 2013
Altered Testing Methods Can ID HIV Earlier, May Help in Prevention
A revised HIV testing algorithm can identify acute infections that would otherwise fall under the radar.
June 25, 2013
Access to Meds to Treat Drug Addiction Is Vastly Limited
Because of restrictions of Medicaid programs and insurance companies, medications to treat addiction to opiates are often inaccessible.
June 24, 2013
Treating Sex Workers for STIs Lowers HIV in Pregnant Women
Treating sexually transmitted infections among female sex workers in India reduces HIV and syphilis rates in pregnant women in the general population.
June 21, 2013
HPV Vaccine Halves Infection Rate Among Teen Girls
The human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine reduced by half the prevalence of the most insidious strains of the sexually transmitted virus among teenage girls.
June 20, 2013
Younger People With HIV Are Less Connected to Care
Disparities in access to care among younger people living with HIV signal a need to better target this group with both testing and optimum care strategies.
June 18, 2013
Ambivalence About Generic Meds Reigns in the UK
UK people with HIV understand the financial benefits of shifting to generic therapies, and are also concerned about efficacy, pill burden and side effects.
Global Report on Treatment as Prevention Urges Local Planning
Programs using antiretrovirals to curb the spread of HIV need to be carefully modified to work in synch with the needs of each local culture.
June 17, 2013
Viruses in Hot Springs Use Similar Line of Attack as HIV
The process by which viruses, including HIV, hijack cellular proteins is parallel to that found in viruses infecting organisms that grow in volcanic hot springs.
June 14, 2013
Early Treatment May Do More Harm Than Good in Poor Regions
While U.S. treatment guidelines recommend universal HIV treatment, the benefits of such a policy may not outweigh the costs in resource-poor global areas.
June 13, 2013
Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Protects Drug Users Against HIV
Giving an antiretroviral to HIV-negative injection drug users, a practice known as pre-exposure prophylaxis, reduces by half their risk of acquiring the virus.
June 12, 2013
Starting HIV Meds When CD4s Are Low Raises Cancer Risk
A new study has shed important light on the timing and patterns of cancer diagnoses after antiretroviral treatment is begun.
June 11, 2013
Transgender People With HIV Are Doing Better in Care
Transgender people with HIV are as likely to remain in care, receive HIV therapy and to reach viral suppression as other people living with the virus.  
June 10, 2013
Lack of Food Raises Risk of Death in Drug Users With HIV
Injection drug users with HIV who lack access to proper nourishment have a raised mortality risk compared with those who are eating well.
June 07, 2013
HIV Superinfection: More Questions Than Answers
Studies have reported HIV superinfection incidence rates of between 0 and 7.7 percent per year, but understanding of the phenomenon is hazy.
June 06, 2013
Success on HIV Therapy Means Normal Mortality Risk
People with HIV who are taking antiretrovirals, have an undetectable viral load and a CD4 count of at least 500 appear to have no increased risk of death.
June 05, 2013
Method HIV Uses to Kill Human Cells Is Revealed
Researchers have made the long-elusive discovery of the precise mechanism HIV uses to kill human immune cells.
June 04, 2013
New York Museum Chronicles Early Days of AIDS in the City
On June 7, the New-York Historical Society will launch a new exhibition titled AIDS in New York: The First Five Years.
June 03, 2013
Gays in Care Identify HIV Earlier, Treat It at Higher Rates
Gay men who maintain a link to primary health care tend to diagnose HIV infections sooner after exposure and are more likely to suppress the virus within a year.
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