News tagged with antiretrovirals
Among people recently infected with HIV, immediate antiretroviral therapy (ART) appears preferable to deferring treatment, according to a new study published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases and now available online ...
HIV & AIDS Dec 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 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 new study uses a mathematical model to predict the potential impact of expanding treatment to discordant couples on controlling the global HIV epidemic-- in these couples one partner has HIV infection and the other does ...
HIV & AIDS Oct 18, 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
One of the key decisions faced by people living with HIV, and by their health-care providers, is when to start treatment.
HIV & AIDS Sep 26, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College and GHESKIO (Groupe Haitien d'Etude du Sarcome de Kaposi et des Infections Opportunistes) have shown that early treatment of HIV not only saves lives but is also cost-effective. ...
HIV & AIDS Sep 21, 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
Scientists have now provided revolutionary tools to roll back HIV but only a major funding boost, supported especially by emerging giant economies, will determine the outcome, experts say.
HIV & AIDS Jul 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A landmark study by the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS (BC-CfE) and the University of British Columbia (UBC) shows that patients in Africa receiving combination antiretroviral therapy (cART) for HIV can expect to live ...
HIV & AIDS Jul 18, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 2
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