Topics :: HIV treatment

In HIVers, Meth Use Causes Faster Progression to AIDS

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Apr 3, 2014
A San Diego study shows that MSM who use methamphetamine had greater T-cell activation and proliferation than nonusers, even though they had an undetectable viral load.

Bailey House Holds Annual Gala & Auction

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Mar 27, 2014
On March 27, Bailey House will hold their 2014 Gala & Auction at Pier 60 at Chelsea Piers in New York City. The Gala will honor the heroism of individuals and organizations that help further the Bailey House mission.

Ask the Doc: A Cure for HIV?

By Demetre Daskalakis | Tuesday Mar 25, 2014
Five years ago, experts would have scoffed at the idea of a cure for HIV. Today, it may be closer than ever.

Merck Moves Doravirine Into Phase 3 Clinical Trials

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Mar 19, 2014
Earlier this month, at the 21st Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI), Merck indicated plans to initiate a Phase 3 clinical trial program for doravirine in combination with ARV therapy in the second half of 2014.

Obama’s HIV Budget Shows Commitment to Domestic Programs

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Mar 18, 2014
President Barack Obama released his domestic budget for HIV prevention and treatment this month, and AIDS service organizations are mostly pleased with the distribution of funds to the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program.

Confab Reveals Prevention Gains

By Liz Highleyman | Saturday Mar 15, 2014
Antiretroviral treatment as prevention, HIV cure research, and new treatments for hepatitis C were among the highlights discussed last week in Boston at the 21st Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections.

Rohingya Dying from Lack of Health Care in Myanmar

By Margie Mason | Friday Mar 14, 2014
Lives have always been at greater risk in Rakhine, the second-poorest state of one of Asia’s poorest countries. The situation is worse away from the Sittwe camps, in isolated and predominantly Muslim northern Rakhine state.

Researchers Closer to a Functional Cure for HIV

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Mar 13, 2014
This year’s Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2014) revealed clinical trial results that a "functional cure" for HIV is one step closer to becoming reality.

AIDS Orgs Commend Gov. Cuomo’s Move to Keep PLWHAs Housed & Fed

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Mar 12, 2014
As budget cuts continue to take a hit on New York City AIDS Service Organizations, two local groups applaud efforts by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to ensure that people living with HIV/AIDS aren’t homeless or hungry.

Key Findings on HIV from the 2014 CROI

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Mar 12, 2014
HIV researchers from across the globe came together in Boston last week from March 3-6 for the annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI). Here are some key findings.