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HIV testing to become routine in innovative Coventry GP pilot HIV testing in Coventry (UK) is to become a routine part of registering with a GP at ten surgeries across the city, which has the highest prevalence of the condition in the West Midlands.
Medical News Today | Jun 17, 2015 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Vitamin D status related to immune response to HIV-1 Vitamin D plays an important part in the human immune response and deficiency can leave individuals less able to fight infections like HIV-1.
Medical News Today | Jun 16, 2015 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
20 year report on needle and syringe program attendees in Australia The number of young Australians injecting drugs has declined over 20 years, heroin and methamphetamine remain the two most commonly reported drugs last injected, and transmission of HIV related to...
Medical News Today | Jun 16, 2015 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Dendritic cells of elite controllers able to recognize, mount defense against HIV Investigators from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard have added another piece to the puzzle of how a small group of individuals known as elite...
Medical News Today | Jun 12, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The role of dendritic cells in keeping HIV in check without drugs Elite controllers (EC) are a small group of HIV-infected individuals who are able to suppress the virus in the absence of antiretroviral therapy.
Medical News Today | Jun 11, 2015 6:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
First-ever observation of the native capside of a retrovirus Uruguayan scientists make an exciting discovery by determining the 3D structure of the native capsid of a retrovirus similar to HIVBovine leukemia virus (BLV) is an infectious disease that...
Medical News Today | Jun 10, 2015 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
MIPT physicists develop ultrasensitive nanomechanical biosensor It can analyze the chemical composition of substances and detect biological objects, such as viral disease markers, which appear when the immune system responds to incurable or hard-to-cure diseases...
Medical News Today | Jun 10, 2015 1:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The health effects of homophobia Gay and bisexual men living in European countries with strong attitudes and policies against homosexuality are far less likely to use HIV-prevention services, test for HIV, and discuss their...
Medical News Today | Jun 9, 2015 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Transgender HIV-infected women in US have poorer disease control and unmet basic needs A new CDC study that combines 3 years of data to produce nationally representative estimates characterizing HIV-infected adults receiving care in the U.S.
Medical News Today | Jun 9, 2015 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Cats pass disease to wildlife, even in remote areas Researchers tracking the spread of Toxoplasma gondii -- a parasite that reproduces only in cats but sickens and kills many other animals -- have found infected wildlife throughout a 1,500-acre (600-hectare) natural area in central Illinois.
Science Daily | May 12, 2011 8:19 PM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend