Top 10 HIV/AIDS-Related Clinical Developments of 2011 (December 1, 2011)
David Alain Wohl, M.D., on HIV treatment as prevention; the dawning of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), but with women absent; the concept of "viremia copy-years"; the impact of race and gender on HIV treatment outcomes; setbacks for two treatment approaches involving Isentress; new hepatitis C therapies; a new once-daily HIV pill; the rising rates of HIV among black MSM; and what comes after "test and treat."
B-Tripla and a Bluey on Bondi Beach: A Blog Entry by Bob Frascino, M.D. (April 7, 2011)
"[Bronzed Aussie Surfer Dude:] It's been like a century since we've had a new HIV drug. What's up with that? Dr. Bob: Well, in reality it's been three years since the last new antiretrovirals hit the market. But I agree three years is a bit of a dry spell. The good news is that a new NNRTI is on its way to pharmacy shelves very soon."
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