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AIDS - HIV News

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Having HIV and chronic HBV/HCV coinfection may increase cancer risk In HIV-infected patients receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART), chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) coinfection is associated with an increased risk for non-Hodgkin's...
Medical News Today | Oct 18, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
International 15-year study shows most dominant HIV subtype is also 'wimpiest' An international study 15 years in the making has shown that it's 'survival of the wimpiest' among subtypes and strains when it comes to understanding the spread of HIV/AIDS around the world, a...
Medical News Today | Oct 18, 2016 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New antibody therapy permanently blocks SIV infection An international research team has developed an effective treatment strategy against the HIV-like Simian Immunodeficiency Virus (SIV) in rhesus macaquesAccording to the WHO, around 36 million...
Medical News Today | Oct 17, 2016 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cells infected by HIV defend themselves, research at Ghent University shows T cells, important in the immune system, defend themselves when infected by HIV (human immunodeficiency virus).
Medical News Today | Oct 5, 2016 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Retroviral diseases: Children who keep HIV in check Some HIV-infected - and untreated - children do not develop AIDS. A new study shows that they control the virus in a different way from the few infected adults who remain disease-free, and sheds...
Medical News Today | Oct 5, 2016 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Age-specific strategies are needed when caring for older individuals with HIV A new article highlights the differences between older and younger adults living with HIV, and offers age-specific strategies on how to provide care.
Medical News Today | Oct 5, 2016 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Broadly neutralizing HIV antibodies pave the way for vaccine A small number of people infected with HIV produce antibodies with an amazing effect: Not only are the antibodies directed against the own virus strain, but also against different sub-types of HIV...
Medical News Today | Sep 29, 2016 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Breastfeeding and transmission of antiretroviral drugs When taken by breastfeeding mothers, the antiretroviral drugs tenofovir and emtricitabine appear to be present at low concentrations in breast milk and in the bloodstream of their infants.
Medical News Today | Sep 28, 2016 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
HIV vaccine steps closer with new insights into broadly neutralizing antibodies Scientists discover three factors common to HIV-infected people with broadly neutralizing antibodies that may be useful for vaccine development.
Medical News Today | Sep 27, 2016 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
HIV: New, powerful technique finds dormant virus hiding in rare cells Scientists have discovered a highly accurate way to find and reactivate dormant HIV hiding in rare cells in patients on antiretroviral therapy.
Medical News Today | Sep 20, 2016 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend