HIV & AIDS

Saliva HIV test passes the grade

A saliva test used to diagnose the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), is comparable in accuracy to the traditional blood test, according to a new study led by the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre ...

Jan 24, 2012
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Diabetes drug safe for HIV patients, study finds

(Medical Xpress)—People with HIV have an elevated risk of heart attacks, diabetes and insulin problems. To compound matters, there are not many drug options to prevent those secondary problems because of ...

Mar 15, 2013
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HIV patient nutrition more vital than once assumed

Roughly 25 million Africans live with HIV, many of who now have access to antiretroviral drugs (ARVs). Among their side effects, ARVs can cause patients to put on weight. Subsequently, attention paid to malnutrition ...

May 15, 2014
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HIV research: A long view on a small virus

(Medical Xpress) -- Halfway down a long corridor in the middle of UCSF Medical Center, a white-coated Jay Levy, MD, paused recently to reflect on HIV — a disease that has defined a generation, continues ...

Jul 12, 2012
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