News tagged with antiretroviral drugs
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(AP) The Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved the first drug shown to reduce the risk of HIV infection, the latest milestone in the 30-year battle against the virus that causes AIDS.
HIV & AIDS Jul 16, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Various trials examining the use of anti-retroviral drugs in healthy heterosexuals as a way to prevent HIV have shown drastically different results, research showed Wednesday.
HIV & AIDS Jul 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
People at high risk of HIV infection can reduce their risk of acquiring the disease by taking antiretroviral drugs, according to Cochrane researchers. In an update of a systematic review first published in 2009, the researchers ...
HIV & AIDS Jul 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New once-daily 'Quad' pill for HIV is safe, effective alternative to traditional antiretroviral regimens
A new once-daily pill combining three antiretrovirals and a booster molecule is a safe and effective alternative to two widely used drug regimens for newly diagnosed HIV-positive adults who have had no previous treatment. ...
HIV & AIDS Jun 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists on Sunday said they had found a key piece in the puzzle as to why a tiny minority of individuals infected with HIV have a natural ability to fight off the deadly AIDS virus.
HIV & AIDS Jun 10, 2012 | 4.6 / 5 (17) | 1
In early results of a large-scale randomized study published in 2010 and led by researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, giving daily antiretroviral drugs (ART) to HIV-infected moms ...
HIV & AIDS Apr 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A study in this week's PLoS Medicine suggests that when people are first infected with HIV (primary HIV infection), temporary treatment with antiretroviral drugs (cART) for 24 weeks can delay the need to restart treatment during ...
HIV & AIDS Mar 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Fenway Health have found that highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) does not completely suppress HIV in the semen of sexually active HIV-infected men ...
HIV & AIDS Mar 27, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
A team of researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have successfully flushed latent HIV infection from hiding, with a drug used to treat certain types of lymphoma.
HIV & AIDS Mar 08, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 0
A gel formulation of the antiretroviral drug tenofovir designed specifically for rectal use was found safe and acceptable, according to a Phase I clinical study led by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded Microbicide ...
HIV & AIDS Mar 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
International funding cuts threaten to deepen an HIV crisis in Myanmar, where tens of thousands of people are denied lifesaving treatment, an aid agency said Wednesday.
HIV & AIDS Feb 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- Business and social media leaders teamed up Friday to tackle the transmission of HIV from mothers to babies, saying the medicine and the money are largely in place, and with the right organizational skills they can ...
HIV & AIDS Jan 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- The emergence of fake and poor quality anti-malarial drugs could dash hopes of controlling malaria in Africa, warn experts writing in the Malaria Journal. Millions of lives could be put ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- For children and adolescents with HIV infection, the recent Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of the use of raltegravir, an antiretroviral drug that slows the spread of HIV infection, offers ...
HIV & AIDS Jan 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The HIV Prevention Trials Network 052 study, led by Myron S. Cohen, MD of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been named the 2011 Breakthrough of the Year by the journal Science.
HIV & AIDS Dec 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 3 |