It's heartening that two new men have been "cured" of HIV, but they won't dismantle the stigma or pharmaceutical greed that HIV-positive people deal with every day.
People living with HIV who belong to marginalized communities and have faced discriminatory or unwelcome behaviour at public health centres, have a reason to cheer.
This study was conducted in North America and the European Union, in cities/sites with high HIV incidence, researchers noted.
Marrazzo noted “the incredible increase in incidence” of syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia, and focused on three main topics
A combination of two long-acting injectable anti-HIV drugs taken once monthly had a very low rate of treatment failure and a favourable safety profile,
When taken daily, emtricitabine/tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (F/TDF) for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) has a high success rate of preventing HIV infection.
Now, thanks to a joint effort by multiple arms of the US Department of Health and Human Services, he’s making headway.
Scientists have long tried to duplicate the procedure that led to the first long-term remission 12 years ago. With the so-called London patient, they seem to have succeeded.
Over the past few years, digital technologies, big data and artificial intelligence (AI) have emerged as a significant force in the response to HIV.
Short-term investments pertaining to the distribution of PrEP are expected to result in long-term cost-savings and promote significant health benefits following its introduction in Germany, according to a new modelling study.
Angra dos Reis encourages use of condoms during carnival
Although homosexuality is no longer classified as an illness in Germany, some therapists still try to "cure" gays and lesbians. LGBT activists have fought for a ban on such practices, and have met with success.