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New Hepatitis C Rx Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new hepatitis C medication.
HIV Has a New Treatment
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Descovy (emtricitabine, tenofovir alafenamide) to treat human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
This Rx Might Help Prevent HIV
An ounce of prevention is a good thing when it comes to HIV infection.
Smallest Single-Tablet HIV Rx Approved
Sometimes treatments for big diseases come in small packages.
Why Safe Sex Could Protect You From Zika
Zika is primarily spread by mosquitoes. But that may not be the only way to contract the virus.
On World AIDS Day, CDC Urges HIV Prevention Pill
Dec. 1 is World AIDS Day. And this year's theme is "The Time to Act Is Now."
Are Hep C Drugs Worth the Cost?
Newly developed drugs to treat hepatitis C infection can cost upward of $100,000 for a full course of treatment. Do the benefits of these drugs outweigh the costs?
A Potential Cure for Hep C Infection
A pill is causing quite a stir after it was suggested as a potential cure for hepatitis C.
A One-Step Test to Detect Hep C
Testing patients for hepatitis C infection might have just gotten a whole lot easier.
A New Treatment Option for HIV in Kids
In the fight against human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), one treatment may be safer than previously thought.