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Injectable HIV medications must be practical and affordable, conference hears

HIV treatment advances in the last decade were dominated by potent integrase inhibitors and single-tablet regimens, but the next decade promises to be an era of long-acting products, Professor Diane Havlir said at a panel discussion at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2021) last week. While attention is currently focused on injectable… Read More »

Study of injectable PrEP reports the best efficacy seen yet for any form of PrEP in women

HPTN 084 study finds significantly lower adherence in women taking daily PrEP pills A second study of an injectable HIV drug used to prevent HIV has had its randomised phase stopped early after it became clear that giving women a two-monthly injection of a prevention drug resulted in nearly nine times fewer infections than giving… Read More »

Long-acting injectable multi-drug implant shows promise for HIV prevention and treatment

A new study published today in Nature Communications shows a promising alternative for those who have to take a daily pill regimen. Targeting HIV treatment and prevention, researchers across multiple departments at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill collaborated on a seven-year study in animals to make a better injectable drug implant that… Read More »