Invasion of the deadly fungus

The first description of disease due to Aspergillus was in the air sacs and lungs of a jackdaw in 1815,…

New strain of HIV found

For the first time in almost two decades, a team of scientists has detected a new strain of HIV. HIV has several…

The 3 stages of HIV

Without treatment, people with AIDS typically survive about 3 years.

How to manage an HIV-positive patient

In SA, many citizens are affected by HIV/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome and access to treatment, fairness in the workplace and the…

The fight against HIV

The Southern African HIV Clinicians Society (SAHCS) recently published their new antiretroviral therapy (ART) guidelines for adults with HIV/AIDS.

A first for southern Africa: HSRC MSM study

HIV risk and transmission among male-male partnerships continues to be inadequately studied in many countries and under-represented in national HIV…

OST reduces risk of HIV infection

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), injecting illicit drugs is a major risk factor for the acquisition and transmission…

Burden of HIV-associated Cryptococcal meningitis

Cryptococcus is the most common cause of meningitis in adults living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa. Estimates of national, regional,…