Articles tagged with: Janssen

Implants and injectables: PrEP in the future

published: January, 25, 2017 Written by // Guest Authors - Revolving Door Categories // Social Media, As Prevention , African, Caribbean and Black, Gay Men, Treatment Guidelines -including when to start, Women, Research, International , Treatment, Revolving Door, Guest Authors

Is the future all about implants, or will it offer multiple options for people who want to use PrEP? For AIDSmap.com, Keith Alcorn reports on several developments in PrEP delivery.

Implants and injectables: PrEP in the future

Last month’s announcement that the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will give up to $140 million to a Boston drug device manufacturer to develop an implantable mini-pump to deliver drugs for pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) against HIV infection has focused attention on the future of PrEP. Is the future all about implants, or will it offer multiple options for people who want to use PrEP? Implants and other long-acting drug delivery systems have attracted interest as a means of delivering P

Coinfected with HIV and Hep C? Time to party like it’s 1996

published: March, 23, 2014 Written by // Guest Authors - Revolving Door Categories // Health, Treatment, Living with HIV, Revolving Door, Guest Authors

Benjamin Ryan writes in POZ about much improved treatment options for people living with HIV and HepC

Coinfected with HIV and Hep C? Time to party like it’s 1996

This article first appeared in POZ magazine here.    As hepatitis C treatment undergoes a revolution akin to the introduction of HIV antiretrovirals, the doors are swinging wide open for people coinfected with HIV to be cured of hep C. If you think that having HIV means you can’t be cured of a coinfection with hepatitis C, then think again. If you think the only way to rid yourself of the hepatitis C virus (HCV) and to spare your liver of its damaging consequences is to undergo a year of