The addition of steroids to tuberculosis (TB) therapy can offer anti-inflammatory benefit to patients with tuberculous pericarditis, a rare cardiac manifestation of TB.
A laboratory study led by scientists from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), lends further weight to the potential effectiveness of ...
Puerto Rico has one of the highest HIV rates in the United States, primarily from drug users sharing needles. To help prevent HIV infections, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln sociologist is using his expertise ...
HIV infection is linked to a significantly lower risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS), indicates observational research published online in the Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery & Psychiatry.
After decades on the front lines of the HIV pandemic, Max Essex has seen his share of both setbacks and victories.
Soon, protection from HIV infection could be as simple as inserting a medicated, disappearing fabric minutes before having sex.
Forced mutations doom HIV: New study reveals how a potential HIV drug exacts its toll on viral populations
Fifteen years ago, MIT professor John Essigmann and colleagues from the University of Washington had a novel idea for an HIV drug. They thought if they could induce the virus to mutate uncontrollably, they could force it ...
Nestled among the bars and strip clubs of Sydney's Kings Cross is a service which not only saves lives, but continues the pragmatic approach which prevented a HIV epidemic among drug-users in Australia.
July has been a particularly trying month for HIV/AIDS researchers as they mourned the loss of colleagues killed in a militant attack and received new reports of the virus' remarkable tenacity.
Scrapping laws that ban sex work would slash the number of HIV infections over the next decade, according to a study presented at the world AIDS forum on Tuesday.
The elusive quest for an HIV cure received a boost at the world AIDS conference Tuesday as scientists said they had forced the virus out of a hiding place where it had lurked after being suppressed by drugs.
The rate of HIV diagnoses in the United States has dropped more than 30 percent over the past decade, but is on the rise among certain gay men, researchers said Saturday.
Scientists on Saturday vowed to press ahead with their quest for a cure for AIDS, despite losing a veteran colleague and suffering a setback in research.
Practices used in policing injection drug users in Russia might contribute to HIV transmission and overdose mortality.
A novel intravaginal ring implanted with anti-retroviral drug tablets, or pods, demonstrated sustained and controlled drug release and safety over 28 days, according to a paper published ahead of print in Antimicrobial Ag ...