How much ‘PrEP-resistant’ HIV is out there?

  Gus Cairns A study presented at the recent 25th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2018) aims to quantify how many people with HIV there might be in the community who both have a detectable HIV viral load and also have significant resistance to tenofovir and emtricitabine, the two drugs currently used in […]

List of countries by HIV/AIDS adult prevalence rate

The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which causes AIDS, varies in prevalence from nation to nation. Listed here are the prevalence rates among adults in various countries, based on data from various sources, largely the CIA World Factbook. As of 2015, it is estimated that there are 36.7 million people worldwide infected with HIV. The HIV […]

Improving Outcomes in HPV- and HIV-Related Cervical Cancer

Scientific evidence has shown links among HIV, human papillomavirus (HPV), and cervical cancer.1 Subsequently, UNAIDS and the World Health Organization have called for leveraging the synergies between these conditions to improve patient outcomes by developing integrated approaches that address HIV, child and adolescent health, sexual and reproductive health and rights, gender equality, and cancer and primary […]

Anxiety and depression block 10 to15%

Anxiety and depression “block” 10-15% of Italians every day, a top Italian psychologist and therapist said Friday. The two conditions “result in Italians being less efficient socially, on their jobs and in personal relations,” said Federico Zanon, vice president of the Psychologists’ Welfare Agency (ENPAP).  

CROI 2018

BOSTON — Improved treatment, reduction in long-term complications, and the elimination of disparities in HIV prevention and outcomes will be in the spotlight at the upcoming Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) 2018. Although there are unlikely to be any massive data presentations at the meeting, the combined power of numerous smaller trials is […]

CROI 2018 Boston – 4-7 March

CROI, sponsored by the International Antiviral Society-USA, provides top researchers from around the world the opportunity to share their latest clinical findings and best research methods for HIV/AIDS and related infectious diseases. About 4,000 scientists, researchers, clinicians and students attend the conference each year, with nearly half traveling from countries outside the United States, according […]

HIV Cure ?

It’s been decades since the discovery of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Ever since its discovery, researchers have been working tirelessly to figure out the characteristics and inner workings of the virus to find a cure. A definite, traditional cure has not yet been established, even though researchers and scientists consider two specific, yet expansive, […]