23:06 | 22nd April 2019

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US HIV Rates Among Gay Men Higher in South

More than a quarter of gay and bisexual men in some cities and states in the South are living with H.I.V., according to a new study — a far higher rate than in the country as a whole.

Are We One Step Closer to a Cure For HIV?

Scientists have managed to remove DNA of the HIV virus from living tissue for the first time in a breakthrough that could lead to an outright cure.

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New HIV Vaccine To Be Trialled In South Africa

An experimental HIV vaccine that's worked better than anything else tried so far is going to be tested in South Africa, U.S. health officials said Wednesday.

NICE recommends unrestricted access to 'Victrelis'®▼

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) in the UK has issued a Final Appraisal Determination (FAD) recommending the use of 'Victrelis'® (boceprevir) in combination with peginterferon alfa and ribavirin ('dual therapy') as an option for the treatment of genotype 1 chronic hepatitis C