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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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.

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