HIV & AIDS

Increasing the potency of HIV-battling proteins

If one is good, two can sometimes be better. Researchers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have certainly found this to be the case when it comes to a small HIV-fighting protein.

Jul 29, 2011
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Gay men divided over use of HIV prevention drug

A drug hailed as a lifesaver for many people infected by HIV is at the heart of a rancorous debate among gay men, AIDS activists and health professionals over its potential for protecting uninfected men who engage in gay ...

Apr 06, 2014
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Researchers identify HIV-inhibiting mechanism

Researchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have discovered a long-sought cellular factor that works to inhibit HIV infection of myeloid cells, a subset of white blood cells that display antigens and ...

Jun 29, 2011
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Study: Gates project spared 100K Indians from HIV

(AP) -- An estimated 100,000 people in India may have escaped HIV infection over five years thanks to one of the world's biggest prevention programs, an encouraging sign that targeting high-risk groups remains vital even ...

Oct 11, 2011
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Elusive secret of HIV long-term immunity

Scientists have discovered a critical new clue about why some people are able to control the HIV virus long term without taking antiviral drugs. The finding may be useful in shortening drug treatment for everyone else with ...

Oct 16, 2013
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Australia: Biggest jump in HIV in 20 years

The number of newly diagnosed cases of HIV infection in Australia continues to rise, having increased by ten per cent in 2012 to reach 1253, the largest number in 20 years, according to the latest national ...

Oct 21, 2013
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