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In the mid-90s with the advent of the first antiretroviral (AVR) drug combination therapies, Kaposi’s sarcoma (KS) lesions and lipodystrophy (wasting away of body fat) rapidly faded from public consciousness as signs of HIV infection.
We know we have asked you to do a lot over the last several months. You have faithfully called Congress time and again to tell them to #KillTheBill. We thank you! We know that you
“Probiotic supplementation improved the physical and immunological integrity of the intestinal mucosal barrier in HIV-1-positive patients being treated with antiretroviral therapy, according to new research. The researchers sought to evaluate the effects of a
Gilead presented some data about a new capsid formation inhibitor (GS-CA1), a total new drug class that looks incredibly powerful in vitro (6) [ CROI: Discovery of Novel Potent HIV Capsid Inhibitors with Long-Acting Potential.]
Nelson Vergel (PowerUSA.org) moderates a webcast with two leading HIV Cure research activists: Richard Jeffreys and Robert Reinhard. They update us on progress made after a cure was possible for Timothy Brown, the only person
No one can deny that many patients can now suppress their HIV with effective antiretrovirals (ARVs) that cause fewer side effects. However, a vulnerable and often forgotten minority of people are still struggling with multi-drug