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Tenofovir Reduces HIV Infections in Injection Drug Users
Source: Medscape HIV/AIDS Headlines [2013.06.12]
Preexposure prophylaxis with tenofovir disoproxil fumarate nearly halved (48.9%) HIV infection rates in injection drug users compared with placebo.
Medscape Medical News
Baby "Cured" of HIV Infection
Source: MedicineNet Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV, AIDS) 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
Antiretroviral Drug Reduces Risk Of Contracting HIV Among Injection Drug Users
Source: HIV / AIDS News From Medical News Today [2013.06.13]
Researchers have found that people who inject drugs could reduce their risk of HIV infection by nearly half if they take daily tablets of an antiretroviral drug called tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (tenofovir). This was the first trial to evaluate whether preventative treatment with HIV drugs could prevent HIV infection among people who inject drugs. Jonathan Mermin, M.D...
New Method Provides Significant Improvement In The Detection Of HIV Antibodies
Source: HIV / AIDS News From Medical News Today [2013.05.28]
Detection of HIV antibodies is used to diagnose HIV infection and monitor trials of experimental HIV/AIDS vaccines. New, more sensitive detection systems being developed use microspheres to capture HIV antibodies and can measure even small amounts of multiple antibodies at one time...