Monday, August 1, 2016
The Pulse on Global Trials by Matthew Howes
In the 1980s, HIV was a death sentence. Today, three decades later, clinical research has produced therapeutic breakthroughs that have turned HIV into a chronic yet manageable disease. Drugs that approach the disease from different angles, in combination with each other, are able to reduce viral load—the amount of virus in the body—to levels that are undetectable.