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Why the immune system fails to kill HIV Our immune system contains CD8+ T cells which protect us from various diseases such as cancer and viruses.
Medical News Today | Jul 21, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Homeless and unstably housed women in San Francisco suffer high rates of violence New research from UC San Francisco found that 60 percent of the city's homeless and unstably housed women who are HIV-infected or at high risk to become infected have endured a recent experience of...
Medical News Today | Jul 21, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Annual HIV diagnosis rates have 'decreased by more than 30%' From 2002-2011, the annual HIV diagnosis rate decreased by more than 30%, according to CDC data. However, rising rates of HIV are detected in some groups, particularly young men.
Medical News Today | Jul 20, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Growth hormone analog shows potential for reducing risk of fatty liver disease in HIV-infected patients In a preliminary study, HIV-infected patients with excess abdominal fat who received the growth hormone-releasing hormone analog tesamorelin for 6 months experienced modest reductions in liver fat...
Medical News Today | Jul 19, 2014 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Combination treatment for hepatitis C associated with favorable response among patients with HIV HIV-infected patients also infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV) who received a combination of the medications sofosbuvir plus ribavirin had high rates of sustained HCV virologic response 12 weeks...
Medical News Today | Jul 19, 2014 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Offering option of initial HIV care at home increases use of antiretroviral therapy Among adults in the African country of Malawi offered HIV self-testing, optional home initiation of care compared with standard HIV care resulted in a significant increase in the proportion of...
Medical News Today | Jul 19, 2014 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study examines effect on pregnancy of receiving antiretroviral therapy for prevention of HIV Among heterosexual African couples in which the male was HIV positive and the female was not, receipt of antiretroviral pre-exposure preventive (PrEP) therapy did not result in significant...
Medical News Today | Jul 19, 2014 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UNAIDS report shows that 19 million of the 35 million people living with HIV today do not know that they have the virus A new report by UNAIDS shows that 19 million of the 35 million people living with HIV globally do not know their HIV-positive status.
Medical News Today | Jul 18, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Decrease in HIV death rates from some causes HIV-positive adults in high-income countries face a reduced risk of death from AIDS-related causes, cardiovascular disease and liver disease, compared with a decade ago.
Medical News Today | Jul 18, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New study reveals widespread support for rapid HIV testing in dental surgeries More than 80 per cent of oral health patients are willing to receive rapid HIV-testing in dental settings, which could help reduce the spread of the HIV according to a groundbreaking study revealed...
Medical News Today | Jul 17, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend