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New HIV strains spread slowly
9 February, 2015
New research in PLOS Computational Biology explains why the global mixing of different HIV strains occurs slowly.
Smartphone dongle developed to test for HIV and syphilis
6 February, 2015
A dongle that can be plugged in to a smartphone and has the ability to test for both HIV and syphilis has been developed by researchers at Colombia University.
New guidelines for osteoporosis treatment for people living with HIV
4 February, 2015
New guidelines recommend that screening for bone fracture risk should be a routine part of HIV care.
Home-based counseling and testing effective in diagnosis but not in treatment
2 February, 2015
Home-based counseling and testing in a rural area of Kenya has been proven to be effective in diagnosing people, but not for linking people to medical services.
US health insurers discriminate with high ARV prices
30 January, 2015
People living with HIV (PLHIV) on some plans are paying on average $3000 more than PLHIV on other plans.
Involving women living with HIV in their own care
28 January, 2015
A newly released report by the Salamander Trust calls for the involvement of women living with HIV to improve the care they receive.
Taiwan lifts travel ban for people living with HIV
26 January, 2015
Taiwan has lifted the ban on entry, stay and residence of foreigners living with HIV
People living with HIV in Peru protest against high treatment prices
23 January, 2015
US pharmaceutical company Brystol-Myers-Squibb has monopoly on the provision of antiretroviral treatment in Peru, driving treatment prices over the top.