DA leader Helen Zille has once again sparked controversy over her views on HIV and Aids.
Experts say more focus on early treatment rather than waiting for CD4 counts will dramatically reduce viral replication and new infections.
The drug previously showed it can activate hidden HIV in the cells. Now it shows it can activate the virus, making it traceable by the immune system.
While 75% of people who inject drugs live in middle-income countries, funding for Aids prevention for these people is in crisis, experts have warned.
Research suggests that taking HIV medication while CD4 counts are higher than 350 does not reduce mortality in those who are co-infected.
Thandi Modise says she is concerned over reports that intimidation has stopped miners from accessing health services in the platinum belt.
While much has been done to end Aids in Africa, more work by governments is necessary to move forward, particularly in SA.
Although it has been claimed that a nine-month-old baby in California was "cured" from HIV with the use of antiretrovirals, there is still no proof.
A single shot of antiretroviral drugs has protected lab monkeys from HIV for weeks, according to two US trials.
According to a study, the discovery of how a woman's body responded to her HIV infection by making antibodies may hold the clue to a cure for Aids.
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A study has explained that a treatment, described as "radical" by researchers, has not helped cut down tuberculosis infections among SA gold miners.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has partnered with SA institutions to develop new medicines and vaccines for HIV, TB and malaria.
Between 2004 and 2012, the number of new HIV infections have decreased from an estimated 540 000 to 370 000, shows a UNAids report.
Two HIV positive patients, believed to have been cured, have tested positive again but scientists say they are inspired to continue research.
A recent Cape Town AIDS conference showed a shift in the global mood on HIV.
Researchers at a Spanish hospital say they will start trials next year of a therapeutic vaccine for patients who already have HIV.
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Comment by Craig McClure, the chief of HIV and Aids at Unicef.