Daily Archives: October 17, 2016

Global burden of disease report shows gains made from HIV response, work that remains to respond to infectious disease

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Global life expectancy has increased by 10.2 years since 1980, with the most marked increases occurring over the past decade in Sub-Saharan Africa, where the expansion of antiretroviral therapy and prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV activities have expanded life expectancy by more than ten years in countries with the highest HIV burdens. Zimbabwe in […]

HIVR4P 2016: Live from Chicago

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CHICAGO – As the quest of new biomedical tools and interventions to prevent HIV infection and illness continues, Science Speaks is in Chicago this week covering the HIV Research For Prevention — HIVR4P 2016 — Conference. The conference promises news of developments in HIV treatment as prevention, pre-exposure prophylaxis, circumcision (or, as they say here, TasP, […]