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Geographic origin of AIDS pandemic identified A study published in the journal Science reveals for the first time where, when and how the AIDS pandemic originated, and how the infection spread to the rest of the world.
Medical News Today | Nov 14, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Traditional healers in Mozambique contribute to HIV care delays If you're a native of rural Mozambique who contracts HIV and becomes symptomatic, before seeking clinical testing and treatment, you'll likely consult a traditional healer.
Medical News Today | Nov 14, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Successful treatments are helping HIV-infected persons achieve similar longevity as those without HIV New research from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health suggests that HIV-infected adults are at a higher risk for developing heart attacks, kidney failure and cancer.
Medical News Today | Nov 14, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
HIV virulence depends on where virus inserts itself in host DNA The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) can insert itself at different locations in the DNA of its human host - and this specific integration site determines how quickly the disease progresses...
Medical News Today | Nov 13, 2014 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Results from studies in chronic hepatitis C patients with HIV-1 co-infection and liver transplant recipients AbbVie has announced results from studies in chronic hepatitis C patients with human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) co-infection (TURQUOISE-I) and liver transplant recipients (CORAL-I) at...
Medical News Today | Nov 13, 2014 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Vaccination leads to decline in pneumococcal disease and antibiotic resistance Reductions in disease among children and adults due to direct and indirect effects of vaccineWits University and the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) released a new study, led...
Medical News Today | Nov 13, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Researchers find a way to deliver HIV drugs to infants through baby formula In a new study, researchers have found a way to attach an antiretroviral drug - Retonavir - to particles in milk, paving the way for HIV drug delivery through a baby formula.
Medical News Today | Nov 12, 2014 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Can HIV be transmitted via manicure instruments? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) lists numerous potential alternative sources of HIV transmission in addition to the known classical modes for acquiring the AIDS virus.
Medical News Today | Nov 12, 2014 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Secure genetic data moves into the fast lane of discovery Take a ride down chromosome highways with a novel web-based platform called GWATCH that allows sharing of private genetic data while maintaining privacy through an ingenious -- and colourful ...
Medical News Today | Nov 12, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Genetically 'editing' human blood stem cells - a possible new approach to treating HIV/AIDS Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI) researchers at Massachusetts General (MGH) and Boston Children's hospitals (BCH) for the first time have used a relatively new gene-editing technique to create what...
Medical News Today | Nov 10, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend