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Resistance to key HIV drug 'concerningly common' HIV drug resistance to tenofovir, an antiretroviral drug vital to most modern HIV treatment and prevention strategies, is surprisingly and worryingly common according to a large study led by UCL...
Medical News Today | Jan 29, 2016 12:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
HIV replenishes viral reservoirs during therapy A new study challenges the idea HIV is dormant when it persists in lymphoid tissue during therapy - it finds the virus replicates, moves around and evolves in this reservoir.
Medical News Today | Jan 28, 2016 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Most commonly used TB test fails to accurately diagnose pregnant HIV positive women New research finds that the most commonly used test for tuberculosis fails to accurately diagnose TB in up to 50 percent of pregnant women who are HIV+.
Medical News Today | Jan 26, 2016 6:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Scientists overcome missing data to demonstrate ART effectiveness in HIV-infected infants Successfully accounting for gaps in data could help scientists understand how to develop better treatment strategies that can be initiated shortly after birth.
Medical News Today | Jan 25, 2016 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pre-exposure prophylaxis, used to prevent HIV, found to be as safe as aspirin Pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, is the first medicine approved by the Food and Drug Administration that has been shown to be effective for preventing HIV infection.
Medical News Today | Jan 20, 2016 5:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Can we improve acceptance of HIV testing? How you offer patients an HIV test has a significant impact on the likelihood of them accepting tests, finds a study published by The BMJ.
Medical News Today | Jan 20, 2016 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Synthetic biologists use bacterial superglue for faster vaccine development An interdisciplinary team of Oxford University researchers has devised a new technique to speed up the development of novel vaccines.Many vaccines are based around virus-like particles (VLPs).
Medical News Today | Jan 20, 2016 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Yahoo! News | Jan 18, 2016 05:24 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Scientists uncover how part of a protein helps primates fight HIV The discovery could provide a target for future anti-HIV gene therapy.Scientists have uncovered part of a protein found in humans and other primates that can help us fight off HIV.
Medical News Today | Jan 15, 2016 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Preventing HIV infection with prophylactic drugs important to reversing HIV epidemic among men who have sex with men in the UK The use of antiretroviral therapy (ART) taken as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)1 could lead to a marked decline in HIV incidence - the annual rate of infection - among men who have sex with men...
Medical News Today | Jan 14, 2016 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend