News tagged with hiv drugs

HIV drug resistance creeps higher: WHO

Drug resistance to HIV medicines has been creeping higher in parts of Africa and Asia but is not steep enough to cause alarm, said a survey released by the World Health Organization on Wednesday.

Jul 18, 2012
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HIV drugs reach 8 million in needy countries

More than eight million people -- a record number in low- and middle-income countries -- are now taking antiretroviral drugs to treat HIV, according to data released Wednesday by UNAIDS.

Jul 18, 2012
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End of AIDS pandemic in sight: US expert

Three decades into the AIDS pandemic an end to new infections is in sight, according to Anthony Fauci, director of the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

Jul 18, 2012
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US approves first pill to help prevent HIV

(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.

Jul 16, 2012
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