One of the main goals of Life4me+ — is to prevent new cases of HIV and other STIs, hepatitis C and tuberculosis.

The app helps to establish anonym communication between physicians and HIV-positive people. It allows you to conveniently organize your medication intake timetable and set concealed and personalized reminders.

Sales started (PRODUCT) RED smartphones iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus

Today on the official portal of Apple will begin selling a special line (PRODUCT) RED smartphones iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. The red color of the product used by the brand means that part of the proceeds from its sale will be channeled to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, ...

9 April 10:11

Organ donation between HIV-positive people is gradually becoming more common

At the clinic of Duke University in North Caroline, USA, the first liver transplant from an HIV-positive donor was performed to a recipient with the same HIV status. This was the first such operation in southeast USA.

5 April 19:31

Phase I of HIV vaccine trial begins

This month Phase I of a clinical trial begins to test the safety of vaccine that can prevent HIV infection. The trial will take place on four different sites in the United States. During the research, the ability of the vaccine to mount an immune response against HIV will ...

4 April 07:14

Hornet is a leader in HIV prevention messaging amongst social networks for gay and bisexual men

This week, the global social network for gay and bisexual men, Hornet, issued a statement that it was one of the first, six years ago, to introduce the promotion of HIV testing amongst its users - "Know Your Status". Since this time, there have been 50 million interactions ...

3 April 07:01

South Africa: Rates of HIV infection among women are higher than in men, because fewer men are on treatment

South African scientists at the recent Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI2018) suggested that the extremely high prevalence of HIV infection in women may be due to the fact that women are more likely to be diagnosed and start antiretroviral therapy ...

30 March 05:53

Grindr app will remind you about HIV testing

The world's largest dating application for gays and bisexual men will complement its software with reminders about the HIV tests. Grindr expects to send users notifications about HIV testing every three to six months, simultaneously indicating the nearest testing point.

28 March 15:39

CHMP recommended that the European Commission approve the antiretroviral drug Juluca

The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) recommended that the European Commission approve the combined dolutegravir/rilpivirin (brand name: Juluca) ARV-drug with a fixed dosage (50 mg and 25 mg, respectively) for once-daily administration.

27 March 07:09

Cats can aid development of antiviral drugs for people living with HIV

HIV and the feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) are similar in structure and action, but the latter has features that allow it to be resistant to certain HIV drugs. This phenomenon of resistance has been studied by scientists in order to develop a drug for multidrug-resistant ...

21 March 15:19

The rate of HIV spread in Russia reached a maximum

According to the Ministry of Health, 88,600 new HIV cases were registered 2017 in Russia, and according to the other Russian authority Rospotrebnadzor (ed. “authority of epidemiology”), 104,400 cases. The difference between the two authorities was always present, since they ...

20 March 11:10

A step forward to the vaccine against HIV

Science is moving forward, and scientists are coming closer to the solution of the mystery of the 21st century - the vaccine against HIV. This time they modified the antibodies and increased their ability to neutralize HIV-1. New modified Tri-NAb antibodies are now capable ...

15 March 10:39