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New therapeutic vaccine approach in non-human primates shows potential as functional cure for HIV-1 Janssen Vaccines & Prevention B.V., one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, has announced results of a new study published in Nature which points to a potential new...
Medical News Today | Nov 15, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Patients with HIV now live about as long as their uninfected peers Patients receiving optimal care for HIV infection can expect to live about as long as those who are uninfected, according to an updated analysis being published in Annals of Internal Medicine.
Medical News Today | Nov 15, 2016 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
HIV test performed on USB stick Scientists have developed a type of HIV test on a USB stick.The device, created by scientists at Imperial College London and DNA Electronics, uses a drop of blood to detect HIV, and then...
Medical News Today | Nov 11, 2016 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Classroom-based sex education programmes largely ineffectual, but incentives to stay at school can help A global review of school-based interventions for preventing HIV, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and pregnancy in adolescents shows sex education programmes have no impact in lowering...
Medical News Today | Nov 10, 2016 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Giving women HIV self-tests promotes male partner testing Providing pregnant and postpartum women in sub-Saharan Africa with multiple HIV self-tests can make it more likely their male partners will be tested for HIV compared to a standard approach of...
Medical News Today | Nov 8, 2016 7:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sexual transmission of HIV and the law: Caution advised The criminal justice system should exercise caution in prosecuting for the transmission of HIV by considering the rapidly evolving science of the virus, say a number of leading clinicians and...
Medical News Today | Nov 7, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Smoking more hazardous for HIV patients than the virus itself Smoking may reduce life expectancy for HIV patients more than the HIV itself does. Researchers call for new strategies to help people with HIV to quit.
Medical News Today | Nov 3, 2016 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Research reveals accidental making of 'Patient Zero' myth during 1980s AIDS crisis A combination of historical and genetic research reveals the error and hype that led to the coining of the term 'Patient Zero' and the blaming of one man for the spread of HIV across North America.
Medical News Today | Oct 27, 2016 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New nanomedicine approach aims to improve HIV drug therapies New research led by the University of Liverpool aims to improve the administration and availability of drug therapies to HIV patients through the use of nanotechnology.
Medical News Today | Oct 24, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Modified HIV-1 virus can integrate into genome of parasitic flatworm Genetic manipulation of parasite that causes schistosomiasis could pave road to new treatments.
Medical News Today | Oct 21, 2016 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend