News tagged with aids virus

Pioneering research shows drug can purge dormant HIV

Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have published pioneering research showing that a drug used to treat certain types of lymphoma was able to dislodge hidden virus in patients receiving treatment ...

Jul 25, 2012
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AIDS conference opens Sunday at key turning point

The world's largest AIDS conference returned to the U.S. on Sunday with a plea against complacency at a time when the epidemic is at a critical turning point. "We can start to end AIDS," one expert said.

Jul 23, 2012
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Scientists urge fresh push for AIDS cure

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.

Jul 19, 2012
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HIV drug resistance creeps higher: WHO

Drug resistance to HIV medicines has been creeping higher in parts of Africa and Asia but is not steep enough to cause alarm, said a survey released by the World Health Organization on Wednesday.

Jul 18, 2012
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Hopes high as AIDS conference returns to US

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.

Jul 15, 2012
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FDA panel backs first rapid, take home HIV test

(AP) -- A panel of HIV specialists is recommending that U.S. regulators approve the first over-the-counter HIV test designed to quickly return a result in the privacy of a person's own home, a new option which could expand ...

May 15, 2012
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