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Needle exchanges can prevent more HIV outbreaks like one in Indiana In New England Journal of Medicine, two experts make case for lifting federal funding bans for such programs to protect health of IV drug usersCongress needs to immediately lift the ban on...
Medical News Today | Jun 25, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
PrEP data links anti-HIV immune response to reduce chance of infection Research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that some individuals exposed to HIV-1, but who remain uninfected, have a certain pattern of virus-specific immune...
Medical News Today | Jun 23, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UCLA research offers more evidence for possible link between cocaine use and HIV infection New UCLA research offers further evidence that cocaine use disrupts the immune system, making people who use it more likely to become infected with HIV.
Medical News Today | Jun 22, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
PrEP is not linked to greater risk for depression A new paper out of the iPrEx study--a randomized, placebo-controlled trial of daily oral HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in men and transgender women who have sex with men--reported no link...
Medical News Today | Jun 22, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Scripps team lays 'spectacular' foundations for HIV vaccine Researchers at The Scripps Institute report preliminary success in designing a component for a potential HIV vaccine based on immunogens, rather than a deactivated virus.
Medical News Today | Jun 19, 2015 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Have HIV vaccines been missing a step? Pre-clinical evidence in Cell & Science paper trio The nature of HIV to mutate as soon as it enters its host has been a major frustration for HIV vaccine researchers.
Medical News Today | Jun 19, 2015 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sequential immunizations could be the key to HIV vaccine The immune response could be guided, stepwise, to develop a special class of HIV-fighting antibodies, experiments suggestAs part of experiments intended to guide the immune system toward the...
Medical News Today | Jun 19, 2015 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New model to study HIV latency in brain cells Over 35 million people worldwide are currently infected by HIV. Antiviral therapies can keep the virus from multiplying.
Medical News Today | Jun 19, 2015 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Scientists show AIDS vaccine candidate successfully 'primes' immune system New research led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) and The Rockefeller University shows in mice that an experimental vaccine...
Medical News Today | Jun 19, 2015 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Genetic changes identified that make HIV elusive to drugs For the first time, researchers have identified two locations where slight differences in human immunodeficiency virus genetic code can change the way the virus infects cells.
Medical News Today | Jun 18, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend