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Infant circumcision can be safely performed in rural Africa A new study indicates that early infant circumcision, which helps to prevent HIV transmission later in life, can be safely performed in rural Uganda.
Medical News Today | Sep 9, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Gut bacteria metabolism impacts immune recovery in HIV-infected individuals, study finds An international study coordinated by Spanish research institutes has found that gut bacteria also play their role in the immune recovery of HIV patients.
Medical News Today | Sep 6, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
HIV-infected adults with depression have increased risk for heart attack Among more than 26,000 human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected adults, those with major depressive disorder (MDD) were more likely to experience a heart attack than those without MDD, according...
Medical News Today | Aug 25, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study finds better definition of homelessness may help minimize HIV risk Being homeless puts people at greater risk of HIV infection than those with stable housing, but targeting services to reduce risk behaviors is often complicated by fuzzy definitions of homelessness.
Medical News Today | Aug 23, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
HIV: Newly discovered component could lead to more effective drugs Scientists have uncovered a feature that HIV uses to infect cells while avoiding immune system detection. This finding could lead to improved treatments.
Medical News Today | Aug 14, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Patients with TB and HIV should receive prompt coordinated treatment for both conditions Tuberculosis (TB) is a leading killer of people with HIV, and providing therapy for both illnesses simultaneously saves lives - according to new guidelines on the treatment of drug-susceptible TB...
Medical News Today | Aug 12, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
HIV is not a super-spreader of drug-resistant tuberculosis While the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) pandemic fuels tuberculosis (TB) outbreaks, it does not drive the development and transmission of multidrug-resistance in TB patients as previously...
Medical News Today | Aug 11, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Early antiretroviral therapy dramatically reduces HIV DNA set point A team of researchers, led by Drs. Merlin Robb and Jintanat Ananworanich of the U.S.
Medical News Today | Aug 3, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
People who produce powerful HIV antibodies have specific immunological profile Scientists hope that new findings about variations in HIV antibody profiles may help in the search for a successful vaccine to prevent the disease.
Medical News Today | Jul 31, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Maternal HIV status may disrupt normal microbiome development in uninfected infants A study led by researchers at The Saban Research Institute of Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) suggests that maternal HIV infection influences the microbiome of their HIV-uninfected infants.
Medical News Today | Jul 28, 2016 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend