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Bictegravir -- An Emerging Integrase Inhibitor Img
CROI (Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections)

Bictegravir -- An Emerging Integrase Inhibitor

Bictegravir-containing regimens performed well over 48 weeks, with more than 90% of participants achieving a viral load less than 50 copies/mL.

A New Nuke in the Works -- GS-9131 Img
CROI (Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections)

A New Nuke in the Works -- GS-9131

The new nucleoside analogue GS-9131 may be useful as part of regimens for people who have strains of drug-resistant HIV.

The Capsid Inhibitor -- A New Class to Enter Clinical Trials Img
CROI (Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections)

The Capsid Inhibitor -- A New Class to Enter Clinical Trials

A capsid inhibitor could affect three parts of HIV's life cycle and could be used by itself in the prevention of HIV infection. However, much work lies ahead before this drug's developer can be certain about that.

Do Integrase Inhibitors Affect Testosterone Levels in Men? Img
Endocrine/Sexual Dysfunction

Do Integrase Inhibitors Affect Testosterone Levels in Men?

In a small cross-sectional study researchers found a link between the use of integrase inhibitors and the presence of low testosterone, but they may have inadvertently arrived at this conclusion.

British Columbia Researchers Explore Life Expectancy Among HIV-Positive People Img

British Columbia Researchers Explore Life Expectancy Among HIV-Positive People

Researchers found that, overall, while HIV-positive people had increased life expectancy since 1996, it was substantially less than that of the average HIV-negative person of the same gender.

Australian Study Finds HIV Home-Based Test Kits Welcomed by Gay and Bisexual Men Img

Australian Study Finds HIV Home-Based Test Kits Welcomed by Gay and Bisexual Men

In a randomized clinical trial, researchers found that rates of HIV testing doubled among gay and bisexual men who were given self-test kits.

U.S Study Finds Some Barriers to Prescribing HIV Treatment Img

U.S Study Finds Some Barriers to Prescribing HIV Treatment

A recent survey uncovers some barriers that explain why not all patients have been prescribed antiretroviral therapy.

Getting to 90-90-90 Requires Attention to Mental Health Img

Getting to 90-90-90 Requires Attention to Mental Health

Unless mental health issues are regularly screened for and detected, adherence to antiretroviral therapy and maintenance of undetectable viral load can be affected.