Antiretroviral Drugs

Mind the Gap: Finding New Solutions to Address HIV Among Adolescents

Dr Alvaro Bermejo | Posted 27.01.2015 | UK
Dr Alvaro Bermejo

Above all we need to get much much better at involving young people in decisions and choices about their own health to give them every chance possible to lead healthy, productive and fulfilled lives.

D-day for the Pill for HIV

Gus Cairns | Posted 04.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Gus Cairns

So what just happened is that on 16 October the researchers behind the PROUD trial, in which 545 gay men in England were given daily pills of the anti-HIV medicine Truvada(R) either immediately or after a year's delay, announced that what had been intended as a mere pilot study had been so dramatically successful that they were offering all participants immediate PrEP...

'Cured' HIV Baby Still Has Infection

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK Tech

A Mississippi baby that had reportedly been 'cured' of HIV has been confirmed as still having the virus after traces were found in a routine bloody te...

Dangerouser Sex

Gus Cairns | Posted 13.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Gus Cairns

To those less acqainted with the workings of HIV, and more surprised by the news, you'd think this would be cause for celebration. In the gay community, however, the news was received by many with disbelief ("This is bullshit science" said one) or downright fear

Anti-Gay Laws Imperil Their Countries' Health, Too

Gus Cairns | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK
Gus Cairns

Four years ago it was proven that if you give people HIV drugs and they take them, their chance of infecting someone else falls by at least 96%. It's stupid to drive into hiding the people you may need to treat to continue your fight against AIDS.

AIDS 'Faith Healers' In UK Churches Telling Followers To 'Stop Taking Medication'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.09.2012 | UK

Faith leaders in the UK are telling vulnerable people to stop taking life-saving drugs and their HIV can be cured through prayer in many African commu...

Are Scientists A Step Closer To Curing Asthma?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 20.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle

British scientists are in the midst of developing an anti-viral drug that could protect sufferers from life-threatening symptoms. Researchers from ...

Aids Action 'Woefully Inadequate', Warn Lords

PA | Posted 31.10.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- The priority given to preventing HIV and Aids in the UK is "woefully inadequate" and prevention policies must be stepped up, acco...