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Enzyme may reduce risk of cardiovascular disease caused by HIV medications According to the World Health Organization, approximately 37 million people are living with HIV. Antiviral medications are used to control the disease and prevent its progression to AIDS.
Medical News Today | Mar 29, 2016 2:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Most individuals harbor B cells sensitive to HIV-fighting immunogen Researchers have identified a relatively potent immunogen that could be harnessed to induce the immune system to target HIV.
Medical News Today | Mar 28, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
More ancient viruses lurk in our DNA than we thought One whole endogenous retrovirus genome -- and bits of 17 others -- were spotted in a study of 2,500 human genomes.Think your DNA is all human? Think again.
Medical News Today | Mar 23, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Long-acting injectable protects against vaginal HIV transmission Vaginal transmission accounts for the majority of new HIV infections worldwide.
Medical News Today | Mar 22, 2016 12:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Giving antibodies to infant macaques exposed to an HIV-like virus could clear infection Nature Medicine study is the first to show antibodies administered within one day of exposure can clear a nonhuman primate virus similar to HIV.
Medical News Today | Mar 22, 2016 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Stanford chemists develop an ultra-sensitive test for cancers, HIV A common theme in medicine is that detecting a disease early on can lead to more effective treatments.
Medical News Today | Mar 21, 2016 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
High viral load in HIV-infected individuals underlies innate immune cell dysfunction Individuals infected with HIV exhibit both severe immune deficiency and aberrant inflammation, resulting in susceptibility to secondary infection as the disease progresses.
Medical News Today | Mar 18, 2016 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Homosexuality as common in Uganda as in other countries The results are based on a survey with nearly 3,000 participating students in south-western Uganda.
Medical News Today | Mar 18, 2016 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How HIV infection increases the risk of tuberculosis One in three people world-wide are thought to be infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb), but most remain well because their immune system keeps the pathogen in check.
Medical News Today | Mar 17, 2016 6:00 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