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Battling modern threats to food, land and health with applied evolutionary biology The age of the Anthropocene - the scientific name given to our current geologic age - is dominated by human impacts on our environment. A warming climate. Increased resistance of pathogens and pests.
Medical News Today | Sep 16, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Culturally appropriate HIV prevention interventions needed for Puerto Ricans who inject drugs Study calls for the development of a coordinated, multi-region effort across these locations as an important component in efforts to end the HIV/AIDS epidemicHigher HIV risk behaviors and...
Medical News Today | Sep 15, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Host protein levels correlate with HIV-associated neurocognitive disorder Combination antiretroviral therapy has dramatically increased the life expectancy for HIV-infected patients.
Medical News Today | Sep 12, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
IDSA, HIVMA call for state Medicaid programs to lift hepatitis C prescribing restrictions from ID and HIV doctors At a time when curative treatment is available for hepatitis C (HCV), some state Medicaid programs are instituting harmful barriers to the new HCV treatment, including limiting the availability of...
Medical News Today | Sep 11, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Unusual immune cell needed to prevent oral thrush, Pitt researchers find An unusual kind of immune cell in the tongue appears to play a pivotal role in the prevention of thrush, according to the researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine who...
Medical News Today | Sep 10, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
After 2 years on HIV treatment, survival in South African patients meets or exceeds rates from North America Provided that therapy is started promptly, South Africans with HIV have chances of remaining alive beyond 2 years on antiretroviral therapy (ART) that are comparable to those of North American...
Medical News Today | Sep 9, 2014 6:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
High rates of recreational drug use among HIV-positive gay and bisexual men in the UK strongly linked with condomless sex New research published in The Lancet HIV shows that polydrug use is common among HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM) [1] and is strongly linked to sex without a condom (condomless sex).
Medical News Today | Sep 9, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study shows complexities of reducing HIV rates in Russia Results of a new study conducted in St. Petersburg, Russia, show that decreasing HIV transmission among Russian HIV-infected drinkers will require creative and innovative approaches.
Medical News Today | Sep 8, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
HIV antibody discovered that binds to novel target on virus An NIH-led team of scientists has discovered a new vulnerability in the armor of HIV that a vaccine, other preventive regimen or treatment could exploit.
Medical News Today | Sep 7, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Leaky gut - a source of non-AIDS complications in HIV-positive patients Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is no longer a fatal condition, thanks to newer medications inhibiting the retrovirus, but a puzzling phenomenon has surfaced among these patients ...
Medical News Today | Sep 5, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend