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Luc Montagnier shared a 2008 Nobel Prize for the HIV discovery, but his other views and research became controversial in later years.
Researchers are surprised and concerned that a strain of HIV that is so broadly resistant to treatment even has the capacity to transmit.
Studies have found that weight gain is common after people with HIV begin an antiretroviral in this class.
This PrEP dosing strategy involves taking doses of Truvada only during the days surrounding sex.
Researchers call for greater use of noninvasive measures of fatty liver disease in this population to identify those at risk.
The strain was associated with a high viral load and low CD4 counts before men started treatment.
People who start treatment within nine days, compared with more than 90, may be less likely to be in medical care one year later.
Over $12 million in grants has been awarded to the Wistar Institute to research the links between opioid receptors and immune activation.
On-demand, or 2-1-1, PrEP requires taking only four doses of Truvada during the days surrounding sex.
Traditionally hep C transmits sexually mostly among HIV-positive men who have sex with men.
Researchers followed nearly 10,000 people with hepatitis C, some of whom were treated with direct-acting antivirals.
Researchers believe that hepatitis C is spreading through sex from the HIV-positive population to those who don’t have HIV.
Timothy Brown may have company after a man’s virus went into remission following an HIV-resistant stem cell transplant to treat his cancer.
Other countries already embrace this form of HIV prevention, also known as “on-demand,” “sex-driven” and “intermittent” PrEP.
Many HIV cure trials take participants off antiretrovirals for a period in order to see how well the investigational treatment works.
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