Topics :: HIV treatment

HIV May Be Manageable But It Ain’t Cheap

By John McDonald | Friday Apr 25, 2014
Phil Lauderhill has been HIV positive for 10 years now, but like most people cannot afford to pay for his treatment alone. He relies on the U.S. government’s Ryan White Care Act for his treatment though, like all Americans, he dreams of independence.

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Speak Out About HIV’s 30/30 Project

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Apr 24, 2014
Singers Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are putting their fame to good use, speaking out about the 30/30 Project, which aims to create worldwide healthcare facilities in communities impacted by HIV/AIDS.

In HIVers, Meth Use Causes Faster Progression to AIDS

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Apr 3, 2014
A San Diego study shows that MSM who use methamphetamine had greater T-cell activation and proliferation than nonusers, even though they had an undetectable viral load.

Bailey House Holds Annual Gala & Auction

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Mar 27, 2014
On March 27, Bailey House will hold their 2014 Gala & Auction at Pier 60 at Chelsea Piers in New York City. The Gala will honor the heroism of individuals and organizations that help further the Bailey House mission.

Ask the Doc: A Cure for HIV?

By Demetre Daskalakis | Tuesday Mar 25, 2014
Five years ago, experts would have scoffed at the idea of a cure for HIV. Today, it may be closer than ever.

Merck Moves Doravirine Into Phase 3 Clinical Trials

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Mar 19, 2014
Earlier this month, at the 21st Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI), Merck indicated plans to initiate a Phase 3 clinical trial program for doravirine in combination with ARV therapy in the second half of 2014.

Obama’s HIV Budget Shows Commitment to Domestic Programs

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Mar 18, 2014
President Barack Obama released his domestic budget for HIV prevention and treatment this month, and AIDS service organizations are mostly pleased with the distribution of funds to the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program.

Confab Reveals Prevention Gains

By Liz Highleyman | Saturday Mar 15, 2014
Antiretroviral treatment as prevention, HIV cure research, and new treatments for hepatitis C were among the highlights discussed last week in Boston at the 21st Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections.

Rohingya Dying from Lack of Health Care in Myanmar

By Margie Mason | Friday Mar 14, 2014
Lives have always been at greater risk in Rakhine, the second-poorest state of one of Asia’s poorest countries. The situation is worse away from the Sittwe camps, in isolated and predominantly Muslim northern Rakhine state.

Researchers Closer to a Functional Cure for HIV

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Mar 13, 2014
This year’s Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2014) revealed clinical trial results that a "functional cure" for HIV is one step closer to becoming reality.