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Thirty years, 30 million deaths and 60 million infections after HIV appeared, medical researchers now have the tools to halt the deadly epidemic.
HIV & AIDS Nov 29, 2011 | 3.8 / 5 (6) | 0
For doctors confronting the AIDS epidemic, past ambitions always boiled down to two main goals: prevention, or finding ways to protect people not yet exposed to HIV, through vaccines, safe sex education or other means; and ...
HIV & AIDS Jun 17, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (4) | 3
The HIV Prevention Trials Network 052 study, led by Myron S. Cohen, MD of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been named the 2011 Breakthrough of the Year by the journal Science.
HIV & AIDS Dec 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 3 |
While it may be that some Americans doubt we're related to chimps and other primates, viruses recognize the similarities in our cells.
HIV & AIDS Oct 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1
HIV infections continued to rise in Europe in 2010, but thanks to treatment the number of cases of full-blown AIDS has dramatically declined in recent years, according to a report published Wednesday.
HIV & AIDS Nov 30, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
The Nobel laureate who helped to discover HIV says there is hope for an AIDS cure following recent discoveries, in an interview with AFP ahead of a global conference on the disease.
HIV & AIDS Jul 20, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
International scientists announced Thursday a new push for a cure to AIDS, citing promising research and a three-decade epidemic that is outpacing medications to curb it.
HIV & AIDS Jul 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A swarm of trained rats is on its way to Mozambique to help the country's over-stretched health system detect tuberculosis in patients, officials said Friday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A cure for AIDS remains a distant prospect but a host of drug treatments and other advances have fueled fresh hope that new human immunodeficiency virus infections may some day be halted for good.
HIV & AIDS Jul 15, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1
Brazil said Monday its AIDS epidemic was under control, with a 0.61 percent cut in new cases between 2009 and 2010, although a rise among young homosexuals was a cause for concern.
HIV & AIDS Nov 29, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0