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Surprising diversity of antibody family provides clues for HIV vaccine design Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have described how a single family of antibodies that broadly neutralizes different strains of HIV has evolved remarkably diverse structures to...
Medical News Today | Sep 26, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
HIV: radiation exposure before stem cell transplant 'may not have cured Berlin patient' The 'Berlin patient' is the only human thought to have been cured of HIV. Now, a new study looks at the potential mechanisms behind this cure using monkeys.
Medical News Today | Sep 26, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
For malaria prevention during pregnancy, mefloquine will not replace sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine In this issue of PLOS Medicine, Clara Menendez from the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), Spain, and colleagues report results from two large randomized controlled trials conducted in...
Medical News Today | Sep 25, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Vectored immunoprophylaxis: a new way to prevent the spread of devastating diseases For decades, researchers have tried to develop broadly effective vaccines to prevent the spread of illnesses such as HIV, malaria, and tuberculosis.
Medical News Today | Sep 23, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Premature deaths could be reduced by 40% over next 20 years New research published in The Lancet suggests that, with sustained international efforts, the number of premature deaths could be reduced by 40% over the next two decades (2010-2030), halving...
Medical News Today | Sep 22, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
In some HIV sufferers, the immune system does not fight off the virus but tolerates the pathogen A research team headed by ETH Zurich has now determined how strongly patients differ in their tolerance and upon which factors it depends.
Medical News Today | Sep 22, 2014 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New report calls for dignity and rights in family planning programmes for women living with HIV in Cameroon, Nigeria and Zambia As world leaders gather for a special UN session[i] on 22 September to assess progress made to achieve universal access to sexual and reproductive health and rights, a new report highlights ongoing...
Medical News Today | Sep 19, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
HIVMA/IDSA guidelines: Antiretroviral therapies are beneficial for HIV patients with kidney problems Antiretroviral therapy (ART) is beneficial for the 5 to 10 percent of HIV-infected patients with reduced kidney function, although tenofovir - the most widely prescribed medication - should be...
Medical News Today | Sep 18, 2014 09:00 AM [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
Deportation Tied to Higher HIV Risk for Men Injecting Drugs HealthDay - WEDNESDAY, July 30 (HealthDay News) -- The odds of HIV infectionincrease fourfold for male injection drug users who were deported toTijuana from the United States compared to non-deportees in the Mexicanborder city, a new study reports.
Yahoo! News | Jul 31, 2008 03:47 AM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend