News tagged with antiretroviral drugs
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The prominent US journal Science on Thursday retracted a 2009 report linking a mouse retrovirus to chronic fatigue syndrome after it was disproved by researchers earlier this year.
Medical research Dec 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
The worldwide AIDS epidemic makes research on HIV, the disease processes it induces, and potential HIV therapies among the most critical in biomedical science. Furthermore, the basic biology of HIV infections ...
HIV & AIDS Dec 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists have found the 'key' that HIV uses to enter our cells' nuclei, allowing it to disable the immune system and cause AIDS The finding, published today in the open access journal PLoS Pathogens, provides a potential new ta ...
HIV & AIDS Dec 08, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(AP) -- President Barack Obama is renewing the U.S. commitment to ending AIDS Thursday, setting new goals for getting more people access to life-saving drugs and boosting spending on treatment in the U.S. by $50 million ...
HIV & AIDS Dec 01, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
China is due to hold its first AIDS Walk -- a fundraising walkathon already popular in the US -- on the Great Wall, organisers said Wednesday, as the nation steps up its fight against the disease.
HIV & AIDS Nov 30, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Nearly three quarters of the 1.2 million Americans with HIV do not have their infection under control, raising the risk of death from AIDS and transmission to others, said a US study on Tuesday.
HIV & AIDS Nov 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A large-scale clinical trial evaluating whether daily use of an oral tablet or vaginal gel containing antiretroviral drugs can prevent HIV infection in women is being modified because an interim review found that the study ...
HIV & AIDS Sep 28, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Just a few years ago, anyone who talked of a cure for the AIDS virus would in all likelihood have met with a sad, ironic smile.
HIV & AIDS Jul 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at a world AIDS conference Monday stood up to cheer a trial proving that early use of drugs to treat HIV all but eliminates the risk of transmitting the killer virus through heterosexual intercourse.
HIV & AIDS Jul 18, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- The head of the United Nations AIDS program called Sunday for an increase in access to drugs that help treat or prevent the spread of the disease, saying it is "morally wrong" to keep millions of ...
HIV & AIDS Jul 18, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Swaziland's government has run out of money to send its cancer patients to neighboring South Africa for treatment, and a spokeswoman said Thursday the tiny impoverished kingdom does not have any government hospitals ...
Cancer Jun 30, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
In a recent clinical trial, nonHIV-infected individuals who used the antiretroviral drug Truvada on a daily basis cut their risk of becoming infected with HIV by 44 percent.
HIV & AIDS Jun 03, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
When one partner in a couple is infected with HIV and the other is not, treatment with antiretroviral drugs can dramatically lower the chances of the infected partner passing along the disease to his or her mate, a new evidence ...
HIV & AIDS May 11, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
If HIV-infected adults in San Francisco began taking antiretroviral treatments as soon as they were diagnosed, the rate of new HIV infections among men who have sex with men would be cut by almost 6o percent over five years, ...
HIV & AIDS Apr 13, 2011 | not rated yet | 1