HIV in the News

Published on: November 25, 2015
The CDC has estimated that 1.2 million Americans are candidates for Truvada as PrEP and should be counseled about the HIV prevention method.
Published on: November 24, 2015
France has become the first country outside of the United States to approve use of Truvada as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to prevent HIV.
Published on: November 24, 2015
The anti-alcoholism drug Antabuse (disulfiram) prompts cells latently infected with HIV to replicate, a finding that could contribute to a strategy for curing the virus.
Published on: November 20, 2015
The introduction of antiretroviral treatment in South Africa in the mid-2000s reversed what had been a steadily rising AIDS-related death rate in that hard-hit nation.
Published on: November 20, 2015
Daklinza (daclatasvir) and Sovaldi (sofosbuvir) more effectively cures hepatitis C among those coinfected with HIV than does Sovaldi and ribavirin.
Published on: November 19, 2015
Discussions about safer sex between parents and their adolescent children have a modest but significant effect on safer sex practices among teens.
Published on: November 18, 2015
A New York Times map detailing the varying rates of uninsured people shows striking similarities to the distribution of people living with HIV in the United States.
Published on: November 17, 2015
Men may acquire hepatitis C virus sexually from the rectums of HIV/HCV-coinfected men even when there is no blood present.
Published on: November 17, 2015
Hepatitis C acquisition among HIV-positive European gay and bi men has steadily increased during the past 25 years, although trends vary by region, with evidence of a recent leveling-off effect in Western Europe.
Published on: November 16, 2015
The U.S. sexually transmitted infection epidemic is expanding, in some cases at an “alarming rate,” according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).