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Well-controlled HIV was not associated with the march toward liver cirrhosis among those with hep C in a large trial.
CD4 and viral load monitoring instruments are also underused.
Having a job and other factors associated with masculinity, as well as being healthy, were linked with less stigma in a small recent study.
The benefit is seen among with those with normal ALT levels, an indicator of liver health.
Campbell Foundation funds nontraditional avenues of research.
The European Commission has approved Truvada as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).
A considerable proportion of those offered the HIV prevention method went on Truvada when offered it before, during or after pregnancy.
A side effect of some HIV meds, lipodystrophy results in a redistribution of fat.
However, it is not yet possible to prove causality between marijuana use and poorer mental or social quality of life.
Danish biotech company Genmab’s so-called bispecific antibody could expand Gilead’s HIV treatment portfolio
Infection with the roundworm Wuchereria bancrofti more than doubles the risk of HIV in adolescents and young adults in Tanzania.
The risk is highest for those with viral hepatitis and HIV.
Lesbian, gay and bisexual teenagers also contemplate suicide and take drugs at high rates.
Scientists have discovered pores in the virus’s shell that open to suck in the building blocks it needs to copy its genetic material.
NYC HIV expert signs consensus statement on the prevention benefits of HIV treatment.
Risk factors include knowledge of HIV and educational attainment.