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High rates of smoking in people with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa

Having HIV is associated with a greater likelihood of cigarette smoking and using smokeless tobacco, according to research conducted in 25 sub-Saharan African countries and published in Nicotine and Tobacco Research.  After taking into account other factors associated...

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Two new doravirine pills approved in US

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved two new products containing the next-generation non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor doravirine. These products are also under review by the European Medicines Agency.Produced by Merck/MSD, Pifeltro is a...

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Peer support is crucial for many people living with HIV

Participants described a number of challenges of growing older with HIV. These included uncertainty about the impact of HIV on the ageing process and anxiety about future care needs. Many participants felt a sense of loss over disruptions to the lives and social roles...

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