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High rates of recreational drug use among HIV-positive gay and bisexual men in the UK strongly linked with condomless sex New research published in The Lancet HIV shows that polydrug use is common among HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM) [1] and is strongly linked to sex without a condom (condomless sex).
Medical News Today | Sep 9, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study shows complexities of reducing HIV rates in Russia Results of a new study conducted in St. Petersburg, Russia, show that decreasing HIV transmission among Russian HIV-infected drinkers will require creative and innovative approaches.
Medical News Today | Sep 8, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
HIV antibody discovered that binds to novel target on virus An NIH-led team of scientists has discovered a new vulnerability in the armor of HIV that a vaccine, other preventive regimen or treatment could exploit.
Medical News Today | Sep 7, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Leaky gut - a source of non-AIDS complications in HIV-positive patients Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is no longer a fatal condition, thanks to newer medications inhibiting the retrovirus, but a puzzling phenomenon has surfaced among these patients ...
Medical News Today | Sep 5, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Researchers track harmful immune reactions in the brain, suggest reason why HIV patients develop dementia Since the introduction of the combination anti-retroviral therapy (cART) in the mid-90s, the life expectancy of HIV patients has significantly improved.
Medical News Today | Sep 5, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
HIV drug plus blood vessel growth-blockers could halt breast cancer metastasis Breast cancer cells can lay the groundwork for their own spread throughout the body by coaxing cells within lymphatic vessels to send out tumor-welcoming signals, according to a new report by Johns...
Medical News Today | Sep 5, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Inflammatory response in early HIV breaks down intestinal lining, but help may come from friendly bacteria Researchers at UC Davis have made some surprising discoveries about the body's initial responses to HIV infection.
Medical News Today | Sep 3, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Potentially protective immune response from new analysis of old HIV vaccines Applying the benefit of hindsight, researchers at Duke Medicine have reanalyzed the findings of two historic pediatric HIV vaccine trials with encouraging results.
Medical News Today | Sep 2, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Semi-soft vaginal drug-delivery suppository could limit spread of HIV, AIDS A unique method for delivering compounds that could positively impact the global battle against HIV and AIDS may be possible, thanks to researchers in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.
Medical News Today | Sep 1, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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