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Zero HIV Infections When PrEP Is Taken 4 or More Times a Week Img

Zero HIV Infections When PrEP Is Taken 4 or More Times a Week

Open-label study reveals strong interest in PrEP among men and transgender women who have sex with men, as well as high levels of effectiveness with less than perfect adherence.

From Pragmatic to Profound, It's All Powerful: Snapshots as AIDS 2014 Begins to Close Img

From Pragmatic to Profound, It's All Powerful: Snapshots as AIDS 2014 Begins to Close

The conference, which opened with loss and determination to persevere -- begins to close, as delegates share the last round of studies, strategies and stories of struggle before returning to the comfort or challenges of home.

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Tenofovir Prophylaxis for Neonates

HPTN 057 is a prospective phase I trial of the PK and safety of tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) in HIV-positive pregnant women in labour and their neonates.

The trial was designed when the question of alternative strategies to intrapartum/neonat...

Landmark HIV Treatment-as-Prevention Study Demonstrates Additional Health Benefits, Cost-Effectiveness Img

Landmark HIV Treatment-as-Prevention Study Demonstrates Additional Health Benefits, Cost-Effectiveness

HPTN 051 ain't just about prevention: The study best known for finding that HIV treatment could reduce the risk of transmission by as much as 96 percent has also found a host of health benefits for the HIVer who begins treatment early.

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Study Finds PrEP Is Safe in Gay and Bi Men

Animal studies have suggested that antiretroviral drugs taken before exposure to HIV may prevent infection. One pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) candidate, proved safe in a new CDC study presented Friday at the 18th International AIDS Conference in Vi...

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Get Prepared for PrEP: "Treatment as Prevention" Moves Ahead

Get Prepared for PrEP: 'Treatment as Prevention' Moves Ahead

Vienna, Austria -- What if you could use a product -- and not a condom -- to prevent getting infected with HIV? That may feel like a fantasy, but it's actually edging closer to reality.

A...

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Preliminary Results From First Safety Study of Daily Tenofovir for HIV Prevention Among MSM Find No Significant Concerns

Preliminary analyses from the first study to examine the clinical and behavioral safety of tenofovir taken daily for HIV prevention among gay and bisexual men suggest no significant safety concerns. A prior study in Ghana, Nigeria and Cameroon found ...

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Exploring Combination Prevention: the Way Forward

For every two people who start on HIV treatment, five are newly infected. With the need to focus on HIV prevention becoming ever more acute, how can those at risk of contracting HIV be targeted to produce impact? What can we scale up? How to bring co...

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CDC Study Finds Immune System Benefits of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for Animals Infected With the Monkey Form of HIV While Taking These Drugs

CDC Analysis Presented at the XVIII International AIDS Conference in Vienna, Austria: Oral Presentation: Kersh, et al., Oral PrEP during mucosal SHIV infection reduces viremia, preserves CD4 counts, and raises potent T cell responses

Pre-exposure pr...

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Use of Antiretrovirals for Prevention: PrEP, PEP and ART

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For more information on this session, including access to speaker presentations, please see the conference Programme-at-a-Glance.

Despite years of prevention efforts, HIV incidence has been inadequately controlled and the HIV/AIDS...