HIV & AIDS

New high-cost HIV prevention drug: 'Better' isn't worth it

A newly approved drug for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is unlikely to confer any discernible health benefit over generic alternatives and may undermine efforts to expand access to HIV prevention for the nation's most ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Scientists discover how superbugs hide from their host

New research led by the University of Sheffield has discovered how a hospital superbug evades the immune system to cause infection – paving the way for new treatments.

HIV & AIDS

Pillar of HIV prevention (PrEP)—how to implement

A pillar of the federal government's plans to fight the HIV epidemic is PrEP: pre-exposure prophylaxis. For someone who is HIV-negative but at risk of becoming infected, this means taking anti-retroviral drugs before possible ...

HIV & AIDS

AIDS in key dates

AIDS emerged as a mysterious disease in the 1980s to spread across the world and claim millions of lives. For only the second time a patient has now been found in long-term remission—and most likely cured—from HIV, the ...

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