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Finding hidden reservoirs of the AIDS virus that can be targeted for eradication Scientists at the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research have developed a faster, more accurate way of pinpointing minute pockets of the AIDS virus that can hide out in infected tissue...
Medical News Today | Jul 25, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Chimp-carried HIV strains can be transferred to humans, study confirms Researchers from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln confirm that strains of chimp-carried SIVs can infect human cells and subsequently mutate.
Medical News Today | Jul 25, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How new HIV drugs lock virus in immaturity A new type of HIV drug currently being tested works in an unusual way, scientists in the Molecular Medicine Partnership Unit, a collaboration between EMBL and Heidelberg University Hospital, have...
Medical News Today | Jul 19, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New HIV infections stagnating at 2.5 million a year worldwide Between 2005 and 2015, rate of new HIV infections increased in 74 countries.
Medical News Today | Jul 19, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
HIV therapy for breastfeeding mothers can virtually eliminate transmission to babies For HIV-infected mothers whose immune system is in good health, taking a three-drug antiretroviral regimen during breastfeeding essentially eliminates HIV transmission by breast milk to their...
Medical News Today | Jul 19, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cancer-fighting gene immunotherapy shows promise as treatment for HIV Artificial receptors kill cells infected with the virus that causes AIDS, UCLA study finds.
Medical News Today | Jul 19, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mass imprisonment of drug users driving global epidemics of HIV, hepatitis, and tuberculosis The War on Drugs, mass incarceration of drug users, and the failure to provide proven harm reduction and treatment strategies has led to high levels of HIV, tuberculosis, and hepatitis B and C...
Medical News Today | Jul 15, 2016 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Treatment targets HIV's last hiding place Genetically engineered protein helps immune system see and kill cells containing dormant HIV.UK scientists may have found a way to destroy HIV's last refuge.
Medical News Today | Jul 15, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Interventions do not improve viral suppression among hospitalized patients with HIV infection and substance use In a study appearing in the July 12 issue of JAMA, an HIV/AIDS theme issue, Lisa R. Metsch, Ph.D.
Medical News Today | Jul 13, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study examines risk of HIV transmission from condomless sex with virologically suppressed HIV-infected individuals Among nearly 900 serodifferent (one partner is HIV-positive, one is HIV-negative) heterosexual and men who have sex with men couples in which the HIV-positive partner was using suppressive...
Medical News Today | Jul 13, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend