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15 October 2019

HIV treatment for over 60s – switching drugs could improve bone and kidney health

Switching from an antiretroviral treatment (ART) regimen containing tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF) to a single-tablet regimen containing elvitegravir, cobicistat, emtricitabine and tenofovir alafenamide (ECETA) can improve bone density and kidney safety in those aged 60 and above, new study finds.

01 October 2019

Social platforms can help communicate sexual health messages to gay men

New study supports the use of dating apps and social media to communicate sexual health information to gay men in England.