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FDA approves diagnostic test to differentiate between types of HIV infection The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the Bio-Rad BioPlex 2200 HIV Ag-Ab assay, the first FDA-approved diagnostic that differentiates between HIV-1 antibodies, HIV-2 antibodies, and...
Medical News Today | Jul 24, 2015 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Stanford researchers link HIV susceptibility to little-understood immune cell class High diversity among certain cells that help fight viruses and tumors is strongly associated with the likelihood of subsequent infection by HIV, Stanford University School of Medicine researchers...
Medical News Today | Jul 23, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Screening in pregnancy key to eliminating mother-to-child HIV transmission Canada has almost eliminated mother-to-child HIV transmission, known as vertical transmission, in recent years by ensuring that all women have the opportunity to be screened for HIV in pregnancy and...
Medical News Today | Jul 23, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New drug combination treats hepatitis C patients also infected with HIV Roughly 20 to 30 percent of patients with hepatitis C virus (HCV) are also infected with human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV).
Medical News Today | Jul 23, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Federal charges including hate crimes for accused shooter The man accused of killing nine black church members last month in Charleston, South Carolina, was indicted Wednesday on 33 federal counts, including hate crimes, firearms violations and obstructing the practice of religion, which could include the death
Yahoo! News | Jul 22, 2015 7:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Early antiretroviral therapy prevents non-AIDS outcomes in HIV-infected people, study New findings illustrate manifold benefit of therapyStarting antiretroviral therapy early not only prevents serious AIDS-related diseases, but also prevents the onset of cancer, cardiovascular...
Medical News Today | Jul 22, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Dr. Fauci at IAS 2015: Comprehensive global prevention can end HIV/AIDS pandemic Although much progress has been made in combating the global HIV/AIDS pandemic, to halt new infections and end the pandemic, a combination of non-vaccine and vaccine prevention modalities will be...
Medical News Today | Jul 22, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cash transfers conditional on schooling do not prevent HIV among young South African women A Phase III, individually randomized trial has found conditional cash transfers for school attendance did not reduce the risk of HIV among high-school aged women in South Africa, investigators from...
Medical News Today | Jul 22, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
HIV treatment has social and socioeconomic benefits, as well as improved health: Study New research shows that HIV treatment for illicit drug users improves their social and socioeconomic wellbeing as well as their health.
Medical News Today | Jul 22, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Young South African women can adhere to daily PrEP regimen as HIV prevention, study finds Men in Bangkok, Harlem also successful in taking daily doseA clinical study funded by the National Institutes of Health has found that young, single black women in South Africa adhered to a daily...
Medical News Today | Jul 22, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend