AIDS

What are the treatments for addiction?

Addictive disorders are a group of disorders that can cause physical and psychological damage. Receiving treatment is essential for breaking the cycle of addiction. However, as a chronic disease, addiction is difficult to treat and requires on-going care. In the United States, around 8.1 percent of the population, or 21.7 million people, either need or […]

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 […]

Biktarvy approved for the treatment of HIV-1 infection

Biktarvy approved for the treatment of HIV-1 infection The FDA has approved Biktarvy a once-daily single-tablet regimen for the treatment of HIV-1 infection… Gilead Sciences, Inc. has announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Biktarvy (bictegravir 50mg,emtricitabine 200mg/tenofovir alafenamide 25mg; BIC/FTC/TAF), a once-daily single-tablet regimen (STR) for the treatment of HIV-1 infection. […]