February 6, 2013

GSK – ViiV Abandons Lersivirine – An Investigational NNRTI HIV Medication

Dear HIV Community Writer, ViiV Healthcare has taken the decision to stop the development program investigating the non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI), lersivirine.  This is not […]
February 4, 2013

Successful treatment is “as effective as consistent condom use” in reducing HIV transmission

At least, for vaginal sex…(no data on anal sex!) The statement notes that there is now conclusive randomised clinical trial evidence, from the HPTN 052 trial, to […]
February 4, 2013

Recent Studies Show Concerns With The Use of Tenofovir (Viread), Popular Drug in HIV Treatment

Tenofovir impairs enzyme that stops cells aging This study let us know that NRTI drugs, already known for causing the damage to mitochondrial DNA that leads […]