Category Archives: HIV/AIDS

A bargain too! Analysis shows early HIV treatment provides good economic value, along with health and transmission prevention

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The landmark HPTN 052 study, which proved in 2011 that treating HIV also prevents transmission of the virus, continues to be the gift that keeps on giving, with data from the multi-site trial now showing that early treatment is cost-effective as well, results of a just-released analysis reported in the New England Journal of Medicine […]

Rights activist’s trial raises issues behind Zambia’s HIV fight

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The trial of Zambian HIV and human rights activist Paul Kasonkomona on charges stemming from his appearance on television talk show resumed Tuesday as scheduled, but was stalled by a slight glitch, according to a news report, “after attempts to play a recording of the television programme in court as part of the evidence failed.” […]

From coast to coast, Dr. Mike Cohen presses the case for immediate HIV treatment

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In the middle of the first week of the U.S. government shutdown, the meeting of the Scientific Advisory Board for the President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS relief was a respite from the void, as clinicians and researchers discussed the unmet needs of adolescents, men who have sex with men, people who inject drugs, and people […]