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How climate change is affecting progress in the fight against HIV in Lesotho

How climate change is affecting progress in the fight against HIV in Lesotho
- This is the first paper to link climate shock to an HIV epidemic since antiretroviral drugs became more widely available in sub-Saharan Africa.

Ending HIV transmission by 2030

Ending HIV transmission by 2030
- It dovetails with a similar international goal supported by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), which also seeks to greatly ...

New Study Triggers Concerns Over Use of Molecular HIV Surveillance

New Study Triggers Concerns Over Use of Molecular HIV Surveillance
- A new study published in The Lancet uses molecular surveillance methods to help understand HIV transmission among transgender women in Los ...

HPTN 071 demonstrates community-wide HIV prevention strategy can reduce new infections

HPTN 071 demonstrates community-wide HIV prevention strategy can reduce new infections
- The study examined the impact of a package of HIV prevention interventions on community-level HIV incidence in urban and peri-urban communities ...

HIV prevention study finds universal 'test and treat' approach can reduce new infections

HIV prevention study finds universal 'test and treat' approach can reduce new infections
- New HIV infections declined by 30 percent in southern African communities where health workers conducted house-to-house voluntary HIV testing, ...

Experts tackle major cardiovascular issues in treating patients with HIV

Experts tackle major cardiovascular issues in treating patients with HIV
Since the advent of effective antiretroviral therapy (ART), human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection has become more like a chronic illness.

London patient's' HIV remission brings hope to millions

London patient's' HIV remission brings hope to millions
- Almost three years after receiving bone marrow stem cells from a donor with a rare genetic mutation that resistsHIV infection – and more than 18 ...

A second case of someone probably cured of HIV has been reported

A second case of someone probably cured of HIV has been reported
HIV infection is easy to control but impossible to cure. Or almost impossible. The exception seems to be Timothy Brown, a man often ...