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2-Drug ART -- Paddling Against the 3-Drug Current: A Top HIV Clinical Development of 2016 Img

2-Drug ART -- Paddling Against the 3-Drug Current: A Top HIV Clinical Development of 2016

Top 10 Clinical Developments of 20161. Donald Trump6. Return of the Antibodies2. Switch Frenzy7. Is an Unexpected Low HIV RNA Level Real?3. 2-Drug ART8. Dolutegravir and the Central Nervous System4. Is HIV PrEP at a Tipping Point?9. TAF in Hepatitis ...

Is HIV PrEP at a Tipping Point?: A Top HIV Clinical Development of 2016 Img

Is HIV PrEP at a Tipping Point?: A Top HIV Clinical Development of 2016

Top 10 Clinical Developments of 20161. Donald Trump6. Return of the Antibodies2. Switch Frenzy7. Is an Unexpected Low HIV RNA Level Real?3. 2-Drug ART8. Dolutegravir and the Central Nervous System4. Is HIV PrEP at a Tipping Point?9. TAF in Hepatitis ...

Return of the Antibodies: A Top HIV Clinical Development of 2016 Img

Return of the Antibodies: A Top HIV Clinical Development of 2016

Top 10 Clinical Developments of 20161. Donald Trump6. Return of the Antibodies2. Switch Frenzy7. Is an Unexpected Low HIV RNA Level Real?3. 2-Drug ART8. Dolutegravir and the Central Nervous System4. Is HIV PrEP at a Tipping Point?9. TAF in Hepatitis ...

TAF for Hepatitis B?: A Top HIV Clinical Development of 2016 Img

TAF for Hepatitis B?: A Top HIV Clinical Development of 2016

Top 10 Clinical Developments of 20161. Donald Trump6. Return of the Antibodies2. Switch Frenzy7. Is an Unexpected Low HIV RNA Level Real?3. 2-Drug ART8. Dolutegravir and the Central Nervous System4. Is HIV PrEP at a Tipping Point?9. TAF in Hepatitis ...

Tenofovir Alafenamide Fumarate (TAF) Is FDA Approved: A Top HIV Clinical Development of 2015 Img

Tenofovir Alafenamide Fumarate (TAF) Is FDA Approved: A Top HIV Clinical Development of 2015

Just as Google, Facebook, and Apple have become a ubiquitous part of daily life, tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) is practically unavoidable in the treatment of HIV infection. And, like these tech behemoths, TDF emerged on a scene that was desolat...

Dolutegravir Minimalism: A Top HIV Clinical Development of 2015 Img

Dolutegravir Minimalism: A Top HIV Clinical Development of 2015

If the characters on Mad Men had won the dolutegravir (Tivicay, DTG) account, they might have pitched something along the lines of, "Dolutegravir: the tolerability of an integrase but, the barrier to resistance of a boosted protease inhibitor." Or ma...

Long-Acting HIV Treatment Is No Longer a Long Shot: A Top HIV Clinical Development of 2015 Img

Long-Acting HIV Treatment Is No Longer a Long Shot: A Top HIV Clinical Development of 2015

When first proposed, the concept of long-acting injectable antiretroviral therapy (ART) met with a good measure of skepticism from HIV providers who had difficulty seeing the value of a treatment involving needles and clinic visits every two months o...

Hepatitis C Cures in HIV/HCV Coinfection: A Top HIV Clinical Development of 2015 Img
Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C Cures in HIV/HCV Coinfection: A Top HIV Clinical Development of 2015

Few advances in HIV medicine since the advent of combination antiretroviral therapy (ART) can compete in significance with the new highly effective and tolerable cures for hepatitis C (HCV) infection. With up to a third of people living with HIV also...

Evidence Against Accelerated Aging Among People Living With HIV: A Top HIV Clinical Development of 2015 Img
Older Adults (Ages 50+)

Evidence Against Accelerated Aging Among People Living With HIV: A Top HIV Clinical Development of 2015

The pace of aging for people living with HIV has been a major topic of discussion among HIV researchers and thus a major cause of worry for many HIV-positive patients. Reports concluding that HIV infection causes a quickening of our built-in obsolesc...

Adverse Childhood Events and Risk for HIV: A Top HIV Clinical Development of 2015 Img
Children (Ages 0-17)

Adverse Childhood Events and Risk for HIV: A Top HIV Clinical Development of 2015

If your HIV clinic is anything like mine, not a small number of the patients have major health challenges. Depression, anxiety, substance abuse, pack-a-day smoking habits, obesity, risky sex, domestic violence -- these turn up on my patients' problem...