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Study finds better definition of homelessness may help minimize HIV risk Being homeless puts people at greater risk of HIV infection than those with stable housing, but targeting services to reduce risk behaviors is often complicated by fuzzy definitions of homelessness.
Medical News Today | Aug 23, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
HIV: Newly discovered component could lead to more effective drugs Scientists have uncovered a feature that HIV uses to infect cells while avoiding immune system detection. This finding could lead to improved treatments.
Medical News Today | Aug 14, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Patients with TB and HIV should receive prompt coordinated treatment for both conditions Tuberculosis (TB) is a leading killer of people with HIV, and providing therapy for both illnesses simultaneously saves lives - according to new guidelines on the treatment of drug-susceptible TB...
Medical News Today | Aug 12, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
HIV is not a super-spreader of drug-resistant tuberculosis While the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) pandemic fuels tuberculosis (TB) outbreaks, it does not drive the development and transmission of multidrug-resistance in TB patients as previously...
Medical News Today | Aug 11, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Early antiretroviral therapy dramatically reduces HIV DNA set point A team of researchers, led by Drs. Merlin Robb and Jintanat Ananworanich of the U.S.
Medical News Today | Aug 3, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
People who produce powerful HIV antibodies have specific immunological profile Scientists hope that new findings about variations in HIV antibody profiles may help in the search for a successful vaccine to prevent the disease.
Medical News Today | Jul 31, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Maternal HIV status may disrupt normal microbiome development in uninfected infants A study led by researchers at The Saban Research Institute of Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) suggests that maternal HIV infection influences the microbiome of their HIV-uninfected infants.
Medical News Today | Jul 28, 2016 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
First diagnosed case of Alzheimer's disease in HIV-positive individual presented at AAIC The first case of Alzheimer's disease diagnosed in an HIV-positive individual will be presented in a poster session at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2016 in Toronto July 27.
Medical News Today | Jul 26, 2016 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Finding hidden reservoirs of the AIDS virus that can be targeted for eradication Scientists at the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research have developed a faster, more accurate way of pinpointing minute pockets of the AIDS virus that can hide out in infected tissue...
Medical News Today | Jul 25, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Chimp-carried HIV strains can be transferred to humans, study confirms Researchers from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln confirm that strains of chimp-carried SIVs can infect human cells and subsequently mutate.
Medical News Today | Jul 25, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend