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Down the Road: New Drugs, New Treatment Strategies and Other Changes Coming Your Way Img

Down the Road: New Drugs, New Treatment Strategies and Other Changes Coming Your Way

What's on the horizon for HIV treatment? Here's a look at the HIV drug pipeline from 2017 to 2021.

Real or Not? HIV Cure in Animals Using CRISPR Gene Editing Img
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Real or Not? HIV Cure in Animals Using CRISPR Gene Editing

You may have heard about the "HIV cure with gene editing in animals" story. Here's some help making sense of the story, including what's true or not, and what to get excited about.

Q&A: Ask the Experts

Switching to dual therapy

Hi Dr Young I am a 39 year old man from the UK and have been positive since 2006. I have been on therapy since 2009, starting with a combination of nevirapine and truvada. Unfortunately this combination failed to reduce my viral load to undetectable...

Q&A: Ask the Experts

Regimin (dosage) - 2-drug treatment with EFV/3TC

Dear Dr Young, First, thank you and all at The Body for keeping me sane and healthy. I have read the site since my diagnosis in 2009 and my subsequent long recuperation process. I am now healthy, undetectable and take my meds on time everyday. I have...

Back to the Future: A New HIV Medication Offers Hope to Those Who've Exhausted Their Options Img
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Back to the Future: A New HIV Medication Offers Hope to Those Who've Exhausted Their Options

In a way, the story of ibalizumab is a time travel tale back to 1994, before any protease inhibitor drugs were approved.

An Overview of Racivir Img

An Overview of Racivir

_The study of PSI-5004 has been discontinued. See page 3 in this document** for details:

As of January 9, 2017, this record is no longer being maintained._**

Other Names: (+)/(-)-FTC, PSI-5004, RCV Drug Class: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhib...

People With Multidrug-Resistant HIV Can Now Start Treatment on the Experimental Drug Ibalizumab Img
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People With Multidrug-Resistant HIV Can Now Start Treatment on the Experimental Drug Ibalizumab

For the small percentage of HIV patients struggling with drug resistance, an expanded access program for a new injectable treatment might be the answer.

An Overview of Fostemsavir (Piperazine) Img

An Overview of Fostemsavir (Piperazine)

Other Names: BMS-663068, GSK3684934, fostemsavir tromethamine, prodrug of BMS-626529, prodrug of GSK2616713, prodrug of temsavir Drug Class: Entry Inhibitor Registry Number: 864953-29-7 (CAS) Chemical Name: Piperazine, 1-benzoyl-4-((4-methoxy-7-(3-me...

HIV Activists Seek to Accelerate Development of Immune Enhancing Therapies for Immunologic Non-Responders Img
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HIV Activists Seek to Accelerate Development of Immune Enhancing Therapies for Immunologic Non-Responders

A coalition of HIV/AIDS activists are calling for renewed attention to HIV-positive people termed immunologic non-responders.

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Why Are HIV Groups Charging Gilead With Bad Behavior in New PrEP Trial?

"Gilead is not following the accepted standard for community engagement in its new pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) trial," write Anna Forbes and Marc-André LeBlanc, explaining that concern is inspired, in part, by controversies in earlier PrEP trials...