S.Africa to roll out vaginal rings to fight HIV scourge

A "revolutionary" vaginal ring to prevent HIV is soon to be rolled out in South Africa—which has the largest epidemic of the virus in the world, a global financing partnership said on Friday.


Study finds users prefer daily oral PrEP pill despite new options

When PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis), a drug that prevents HIV infection, was first approved by the FDA in 2012, it was a medical breakthrough that promised to drastically reduce HIV transmission. Traditionally, PrEP is administered ...


Advancing care for people with HIV and hepatitis C

A team of researchers across Yale School of Medicine (YSM) and the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA) has published a set of papers on innovations in patient care for those diagnosed with hepatitis ...


Researchers take another big step toward HIV cure

Today, HIV can be managed with medical treatment. However, despite 40 years of intensive research, scientists have not yet succeeded in finding a cure for the disease. People with HIV experience a flare-up of the virus only ...

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