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Study: HIV therapy could be contributing to syphilis outbreak Drugs used to treat HIV could affect how the body responds to syphilis, inadvertently contributing to a current outbreak, a new study suggests.
Medical News Today | 16 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
New insight into role of cell protein in learning ability and AIDS-related dementia Researchers from the University of California (UCLA) and Cardiff University have made a breakthrough in the understanding of AIDS-related dementia, discovering the role of a neuron protein which...
Medical News Today | 16 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
CDC guidelines for HIV prevention regimen may not go far enough, study suggests A new study from the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health suggests modifying federal health guidelines related to the use of pre-exposure prophylaxis to prevent HIV transmission because current...
Medical News Today | Jan 11, 2017 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
HIV risk influenced by specific vaginal bacteria Researchers have identified specific bacteria in the female genital tract that may increase a woman's susceptibility to HIV by fourfold.
Medical News Today | Jan 11, 2017 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Obama will support Obamacare repeal if GOP produces a better plan The outgoing presidents comments come as the Republican-controlled Congress took steps this week to repeal the law.
Yahoo! News | Jan 6, 2017 5:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
CRISPR screening identifies potential HIV treatment targets Investigators from the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard have used the revolutionary new gene-editing technology CRISPR-Cas9 to identify three...
Medical News Today | Dec 21, 2016 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Penn study finds link between HIV treatment and neuronal degeneration Antiretroviral drugs have been life-changing therapies for HIV patients, but they can have significant side effects.
Medical News Today | Dec 20, 2016 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
West African HIV-2 prevalence associated with lower historical male circumcision rates Cities with substantial uncircumcised populations in 1950 tended to have higher HIV-2 prevalence from 1985.
Medical News Today | Dec 8, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Shock and kill' strategy for curing HIV may endanger patients' brains Combination drug treatments have become successful at long-term control of HIV infection, but the goal of totally wiping out the virus and curing patients has so far been stymied by HIV's ability...
Medical News Today | Dec 7, 2016 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
HIV transmission from mother-to-child at all time low in UK and Ireland The number of mothers passing the HIV virus to their babies has fallen to a new record low in the UK and Ireland thanks to the very high take-up of antenatal HIV screening and treatment which...
Medical News Today | Dec 5, 2016 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend