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Cholesterol metabolism in immune cells linked to HIV progression, may lead to new therapy Enhanced cholesterol metabolism in certain immune cells may help some people infected with HIV naturally control disease progression, according to new research from the University of Pittsburgh...
Medical News Today | Jul 20, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
HIV uses the immune system's own tools to suppress it Canadian scientists make a significant discovery on HIV persistenceA Canadian research team at the IRCM in Montreal, led by molecular virologist Eric A.
Medical News Today | Jul 17, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Host genetics played a role in vaccine efficacy in the RV144 HIV vaccine trial New findings published July 15 in the journal Science Translational Medicine show that host genetics played a role in protection against HIV infection in the landmark RV144 vaccine trial conducted in...
Medical News Today | Jul 16, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
An AIDS-free generation is 15 years away, according to new report A new report has revealed HIV/AIDS may be fully eradicated by 2030. United Nations 'Millennium Development Goals' set 15 years ago have been achieved 9 months ahead of schedule.
Medical News Today | Jul 15, 2015 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UNAIDS announces that the goal of 15 million people on life-saving HIV treatment by 2015 has been met nine months ahead of schedule The AIDS targets of MDG 6 - halting and reversing the spread of HIV - have been achieved and exceeded, according to a new report released today by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS...
Medical News Today | Jul 14, 2015 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Neutralizing antibodies investigated for HIV vaccine Two studies published this month explore the importance of neutralizing antibodies for HIV/Aids vaccine. Researchers focus on superinfected and cell-to-cell transmission.
Medical News Today | Jul 11, 2015 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Genetic differences may help explain inconsistent effectiveness of anti-HIV drug Study reveals likely differences in processing among individuals, areas of the bodyResearch with human tissue and cells suggests that genetic variations, in addition to failure to comply with...
Medical News Today | Jul 10, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Early HIV treatment improves survival in some patients with newly diagnosed TB Starting anti-HIV treatment within two weeks of the diagnosis of tuberculosis, or TB, improved survival among patients with both infections who had very low immune-cell counts, according to an...
Medical News Today | Jul 10, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Money spent on community-based HIV prevention translates into treatment savings Every $1 spent on community-based HIV prevention programs in Ontario saves $5 in treatment costs, a new study has foundThe programs have prevented more than 16,000 people from becoming infected...
Medical News Today | Jul 9, 2015 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Scripps research-designed drug candidate significantly reduces HIV reactivation rate AIDS study points to 'functional cure'HIV-infected patients remain on antiretroviral therapy for life because the virus survives over the long-term in infected dormant cells.
Medical News Today | Jul 9, 2015 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend