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Most Important HIV Research Reports from CROI 2015

From Jules Levin: perhaps the biggest stories out of CROI from my perspective are the development of 2 new HIV therapies – the new attachment inhibitor & the new maturation inhibitors, as well as the safety & efficacy of TAF, and an important message out of

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Cost Effectiveness of Current HIV Cure Approaches

Published: November 14, 2014 DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0113031 Abstract Background We examined efficacy, toxicity, relapse, cost, and quality-of-life thresholds of hypothetical HIV cure interventions that would make them cost-effective compared to life-long antiretroviral therapy (ART). Methods We used a computer simulation model

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Demystifying HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis

Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis or PrEP is an HIV prevention strategy where an HIV negative person takes a daily pill to reduce their risk of contracting HIV. It’s important to note that PrEP is not the same as PEP or Post-Exposure Prophylaxis,

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