AIDS drugs prevent sexual transmission of HIV in gay men

A European study published in the Lancet medical journal has concluded that transmission to sexual partners does not occur when someone with HIV is on antiretroviral therapy (ART) and their virus is suppressed. The study was conducted 1,000 gay male couples who had sex without condoms where one partner had HIV and was taking anti-retroviral… Continue reading AIDS drugs prevent sexual transmission of HIV in gay men

London patient may be second in the world to be cured of HIV

An HIV-positive man in Britain has become the second known adult worldwide to be cleared of the HIV virus. He had received a bone marrow transplant from an HIV resistant donor. The donor had a genetic mutation known as ‘CCR5 delta 32’, which confers resistance to HIV. The first person to be cleared of HIV… Continue reading London patient may be second in the world to be cured of HIV