Lack of basic living needs severely undercuts HIV medication advancements for homeless and impoverished men, according to a University of California San Francisco (UCSF) statement. Over a period of six years, researchers followed 288 HIV-positive and homeless or unstably housed individuals without steady food, clothing and hygiene. Scientists found that the benefits of HIV medication delivery were diminished when basic subsistence needs could not be fully met.

To read the UCSF statement, click here.