News related to Atripla (Efavirenz / Emtricitabine / Tenofovir) and/or conditions it is approved for
During pregnancy and the postpartum period women at greater risk of HIV infection
Source: HIV / AIDS News From Medical News Today [2014.02.27]
Women living in world regions where HIV infection is common are at high risk of acquiring HIV infection during pregnancy and the postpartum period, according to a study by US researchers published in this week's PLOS Medicine.
Baby "Cured" of HIV Infection
Source: MedicineNet nevirapine Specialty [2013.04.03]
Title: Baby "Cured" of HIV Infection
Category: Doctor's & Expert's views on Symptoms
Created: 4/3/2013 6:12:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 4/3/2013 6:12:53 PM
Marijuana may protect the immune system against HIV and slow disease progression
Source: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs News From Medical News Today [2014.02.21]
New evidence that chronic intake of THC, the primary psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, can protect critical immune tissue in the gut from the damaging effects of HIV infection is reported in AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers. The article is available on the AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses website.
Center for Black Equity and Pitt Public Health announce HIV research project
Source: HIV / AIDS News From Medical News Today [2014.02.11]
The Center for Black Equity and the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health are partnering on a new research project to study reasons for increased risk of HIV infection among African-American men who have sex with men (MSM).The project, funded by a $3.
HIV leaders urge comprehensive ART coverage for 50,000 patients
Source: Health Insurance / Medical Insurance News From Medical News Today [2014.02.10]
In 2014 an estimated 23,000 people with HIV infection will obtain private health insurance coverage through the Affordable Care Act's marketplaces and more than 26,000 will gain access to Medicaid coverage (a number that would nearly double to 50,000 if all states expanded Medicaid).