News tagged with hiv drug resistance
As Kenyan citizens negotiated the tensions following the March 4 nationwide elections, memories of the violence that followed the December 2007 vote weighed heavily for many reasons. Among those in any nation ...
HIV & AIDS Mar 12, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
What do cancer cells, weeds, and pathogens have in common? They all evolve resistance to the treatments that are supposed to eliminate them. However, researchers developing the next generation of antibiotics, herbicides, ...
Other Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In Ethiopia, where more than 1.2 million people are infected with HIV, disclosure of infection by patients is important in the fight against the disease. A new study led by a Brown sociology researcher investigates HIV-positive ...
HIV & AIDS Jan 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The newly appointed deputy chief of the United Nations HIV-fighting program, Brazilian Luiz Loures, hailed his own country's achievements in the fight against the deadly global epidemic in an interview published Saturday.
HIV & AIDS Dec 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Investigating the genetic footprint that drug resistance causes in HIV, researchers in Europe have discovered that compensatory polymorphisms enable resistant viruses to survive. Presented in the journal ...
HIV & AIDS Oct 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Drug resistance is a major problem when treating infections. This problem is multiplied when the infection, like HIV-1, is chronic. New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal Retrovirology has examined the ge ...
HIV & AIDS Oct 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A novel approach to discover the first new tuberculosis (TB) combination drug regimen cleared a major hurdle when Phase II clinical trial results found it could kill more than 99 percent of patients' TB bacteria within two ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jul 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists call for increased surveillance as study assessing HIV drug resistance shows rising rates in Africa
New research published online first in the Lancet suggests that drug-resistant HIV has been increasing in parts of Sub-Saharan Africa since the roll-out of antiretroviral therapy nearly a decade ago.
HIV & AIDS Jul 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Mozambique on Saturday launched a Brazilian funded pharmaceutical plant that will make anti-retroviral drugs to battle the HIV/AIDS scourge in the southern African country.
HIV & AIDS Jul 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
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.
HIV & AIDS Jul 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New once-daily 'Quad' pill for HIV is safe, effective alternative to traditional antiretroviral regimens
A new once-daily pill combining three antiretrovirals and a booster molecule is a safe and effective alternative to two widely used drug regimens for newly diagnosed HIV-positive adults who have had no previous treatment. ...
HIV & AIDS Jun 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In a critical step that may lead to more effective HIV treatments, Harvard scientists have found that, in a small number of HIV patients, pre-existing mutations in the virus can cause it to develop resistance to the drugs ...
HIV & AIDS Jun 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
HIV superinfection, when a person with HIV could acquire a second, new strain of HIV, may occur as often as initial HIV infection in the general population in Uganda, a study suggests.
HIV & AIDS Jun 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A team of researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have successfully flushed latent HIV infection from hiding, with a drug used to treat certain types of lymphoma.
HIV & AIDS Mar 08, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (5) | 0
Using human immune system cells in the lab, AIDS experts at Johns Hopkins have figured out a way to kill off latent forms of HIV that hide in infected T cells long after antiretroviral therapy has successfully stalled viral ...
Immunology Mar 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |