Long-Acting PrEP Injection Prevents Anal Simian HIV Transmission
A long-acting, injectable version of the antiretroviral dolutegravir prevented rectal transmission of simian HIV (SHIV) in eight macaques.
Increased Cytokine Levels in Semen May Aid in HIV Transmission
The study’s authors speculate that IL-7, along with other cytokines, may be a key factor in determining rates of HIV transmission.
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Treatment as Prevention: Not as Simple as It Sounds
For many of us, the concerns about “treatment as prevention” (using drugs before or after exposure to HIV to prevent infection by the virus as opposed to using drugs after infection to stop it from progressing) isn’t about whether or not it is effective on an individual basis in preventing HIV transmission. It is.
Read more of Sean Strub’s blog : http://blogs.poz.com/sean/archives/2012/11/treatment_as_prevention.html