Structured Treatment Interruption: Important Controlled Trial in Monkeys
The first randomized controlled test of structured treatment interruption found that certain immune responses helped maintain an undetectable viral load during the interruptions -- at least in this study with monkeys. Later, when treatment was permanently discontinued, the animals with intermittent drug treatment did better than those that had been on continuous antiretrovirals.
New Report on World AIDS Epidemic
The United Nations released its annual AIDS report shortly before World AIDS Day (December 1). It is the best information anywhere on what is happening with the epidemic around the world.
Answering the AIDS Denialists: Is AIDS Real?
This article looks at theories that say AIDS does not exist, or is not a new disease but only a collection of old ones -- and explains some of the history behind earlier changes in the official definition of AIDS in the U.S., changes which caused some public confusion.
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