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 ...


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.


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 ...


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 ...

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