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Half of African-Americans may need increased dose of HIV drug: simple genetic test predicts dosage needed Many African-Americans may not be getting effective doses of the HIV drug maraviroc, a new study from Johns Hopkins suggests.
Medical News Today | Aug 31, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Strategy to achieve sustained HIV remission shows promise A laboratory study led by scientists from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), lends further weight to the potential...
Medical News Today | Aug 29, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
HIV cure failure in Mississippi baby 'the beginning of a new chapter' Last month, we reported that HIV had returned in a child believed to have been cured of the infection. Although disappointing, researchers say a lot can be learned from the case.
Medical News Today | Aug 29, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
PLOS launches Visceral Leishmaniasis-HIV Collection People who are infected both with HIV and the Leishmania parasite get ill more often and are less susceptible to medicines.
Medical News Today | Aug 28, 2014 6:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Insufficient stocks of sterile gloves, eyewear, in hospitals dealing with HIV, Ebola and other bloodborne infections Health care workers in some of the world's poorest countries lack basic equipment to shield them from HIV and other bloodborne infections during surgical and other procedures, new research from the...
Medical News Today | Aug 28, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Discovery of protein's ability to inhibit HIV release may lead to future antivirus therapies A family of proteins that promotes virus entry into cells also has the ability to block the release of HIV and other viruses, University of Missouri researchers have found.
Medical News Today | Aug 28, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Three tree species found to host fungus deadly to AIDS patients Researchers have pinpointed the environmental source of fungal infections that have been sickening HIV/AIDS patients in Southern California for decades. It literally grows on trees.
Medical News Today | Aug 25, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
PrEP HIV prevention popular for men in intimate relationships with other men Many HIV-negative gay or bisexual men in steady relationships with other HIV-negative men don't always use condoms out of a desire for intimacy.
Medical News Today | Aug 21, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Non-communicable diseases in the era of effective HIV treatment As effective treatments for HIV become more widely available in low- and middle-income countries, there's an urgent need to assess and manage health risks in the growing number of people living with...
Medical News Today | Aug 16, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Discovery of mutation in HIV antibodies offers hope for HIV vaccine development In a scientific discovery that has significant implications for HIV vaccine development, collaborators at the Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Duke University School of Medicine have...
Medical News Today | Aug 15, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend