HIV

Should Gilead Be Worried About This New Monthly HIV Medication?

The devil is in the undisclosed details.<p><b>Gilead Sciences</b> (NASDAQ:GILD) has seen quite a bit of competition in the hepatitis C (HCV) space, but now …

Johnson & Johnson

The final frontier in the fight against Aids? There is still one region where HIV infection rates are on the rise

Four years ago global leaders announced bold plans to wipe out Aids by 2030.<p>Huge global progress has been made in tackling an epidemic which has claimed over 35 million lives since the 1980s. But there’s one region in the world where infection rates from the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) – the …

Public Health

A Synopsis Of The HIV Market

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Business

Trans Women Can Safely Take PrEP Medication, Study Shows

Results of a recent study presented at the international AIDS conference provide some good news to the community of transgender women: PrEP does not …

Transwomen

Todd Gloria sponsors statewide resolution to declare Aug.16 as "PrEP and PEP Awareness Day"

Assemblymember Todd Gloria (D-San Diego) wants Californians to know there are new medications that can substantially slow the spread of HIV. There …

LGBTQI

Ibalizumab in Multidrug-Resistant HIV — Accepting Uncertainty

The FDA has recommended a streamlined trial design for assessing drugs’ safety and efficacy in patients with multidrug-resistant HIV infection, and …

Medicine

Engineered rice makes anti-HIV extract

Extracts from transgenic rice plants could help stop the spread of HIV, according to new research.<p>Researchers successfully developed a transgenic …

Health

New Drug of Last Resort Tackles Resistant HIV

Immunotherapy

Kenya:About 300,000 Young People Are Living With HIV/Aids

MombasaThe National Aids Control Council on Wednesday raised concerns over the increasing number of young people and children in Kenya who are HIV …

Public Health

Monthly HIV injection could replace daily cocktail of pills

HIV patients taking a cocktail of pills each day to manage the disease may soon be able to switch to a monthly injection following successful trials.<p>Currently most people infected with HIV take a combination of three or more tablets per day to prevent the virus replicating and triggering Aids.<p>But …

Science

Gilead Skids On HIV Rivalry As Second Exec In A Month Plans Exit

<b>Gilead Sciences</b> (GILD) toppled Wednesday after rival <b>GlaxoSmithKline</b> (GSK) reported positive results for its HIV treatment and following Gilead's …

Business

Man ordered to tell police before having sex infects two women with HIV

A man who has been told to tell police if he wants to have sex with someone has admitted infecting two women with HIV.<p>Aaron Sutcliffe, 29, today …

Crime

First, do harm reduction

Australia's aggressive efforts to stop HIV's spread via injecting drugs averted a catastrophe.<p>Shortly after a test for HIV came to market in 1985, …

Public Health

HIV outreach worker assaulted on home visit in Dhule

A female outreach worker from Shirpur in Dhule was slapped several times by an HIV patient when she paid a home visit hoping to motivate him to start …

Mumbai

Long-acting injection boosts hopes for GSK's HIV business

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The GSK logo is seen on top of GSK Asia House in Singapore<p>LONDON (Reuters) - A long-acting injection developed by …

Infectious Diseases

HIV drug research in Wales to cut infection risk

<b>A new study into a "game-changing" drugs to prevent HIV infections hopes to pinpoint ways to make them even more effective.</b><p>The drugs - known as PrEP - have been proven to reduce the chance of acquiring an HIV infection by 86%.<p>Nearly 400 people have been taking part in a three-year trial of the …

Cardiff University

BC-CfE Guidelines

Primary Care<p>There has been a significant decrease in the morbidity and mortality of HIV-positive individuals in the province of British Columbia …

Public Health

News of Note—GeoVax, Inovio, BiondVax and more

Here is some other vaccine news of note for the week.

Prenatal Development

New HIV therapy reduces virus, boosts immunity in drug-resistant patients

A new HIV drug reduced viral replication and increased immune cells in individuals with advanced, drug-resistant HIV infection. Used in combination …

Replication

AIDS Worker Says Pipes Could Help Canadian Province With Highest HIV Rates

An AIDS support worker is calling on the province of Saskatchewan to make pipes more available to drug users as a means to decrease HIV rates.Jason …

Public Health

This intervention reduces drinking in men with HIV

A simple intervention using a technique called “motivational interviewing” during routine HIV care can have strong and lasting effects in terms of …

Public Health

Faith and Hope

Language(s): English<p>Summary/Historical Context<p>Naziah Ali and Sangeeta Lal produced Faith and Hope during a workshop in Fiji in 2006. The programme …

Unesco

J&J's long-acting injectable two-drug regimen successful in late-stage HIV study

Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) unit Janssen Pharmaceutical announces positive topline results from a Phase 3 clinical trial, ATLAS, evaluating a …

Johnson & Johnson

Nature News Special : Vaccines

Vaccines<p>Vaccines are responsible for some of the world's greatest public health triumphs. In the past decade, vaccines against leading killer …

Public Health

Medical male circumcision: is the HIV prevention claim wrong?

Men who reported being circumcised in hospital through voluntary medical male circumcision when older had an HIV prevalence rate of 31%, meaning that …

Business (South Africa)

You Won't Believe What Vendors in Zimbabwe Are Doing With Condoms

You Won't Believe What Vendors in Zimbabwe Are Doing With CondomsIf you thought the only way condoms could be used is for protection during sex, …

Condoms

‘Why law to prevent discrimination against HIV patients not notified?’

The Delhi High Court on Monday asked the Centre why it has not yet notified the law to prevent discrimination against HIV and AIDS patients despite …

Judiciary

Dosing underway in study of Inovio's HIV vaccine

The first patient has been dosed in a Phase 1/2 clinical trial evaluating Inovio Pharmaceuticals' (NYSEMKT:INO) PENNVAX-GP's ability to enhance the …

Business

During HIV infection, antibody can block B cells from fighting pathogens

Media Advisory<p>Monday, August 13, 2018<p>NIH scientists suspect process aims to curb immune-system hyperactivity.<p>What<p>For the first time, scientists have …

Immunotherapy

“Investigation showed that the man escaped from a prison in Port Harcourt sometime last year and embarked on a defilement spree. More than five underage persons were reportedly defiled and infected with HIV," the source stated.

A dismissed Police officer from Cross River State has committed suicide after being accused of defiling and infecting a nine-year-old girl, and five …

Crime