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(AP)—Health officials say 1 in 5 new HIV infections occur in a tiny segment of the population—young men who are gay or bisexual.
HIV & AIDS Nov 27, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Each year the flu puts more than 200,000 Americans in the hospital and causes anywhere from 3,000 to 49,000 deaths. With the exception of the H1N1 flu (also called swine flu) in 2009, most of these deaths ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 27, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 1
Twenty percent of young people born with HIV in the United States don't know they're infected when they have sex for the first time, according to a new study released Friday.
HIV & AIDS Nov 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Having HIV/AIDS is no longer a death sentence, but it's still a lifelong illness that requires an expensive daily cocktail of drugs—and it means tolerating those drugs' side effects and ...
Immunology Nov 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 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
Sub-Saharan Africa is likely to see a more than 200 percent increase in the number of older people living with HIV in the next 30 years, thanks to improvements in lifesaving treatment, experts said Thursday.
HIV & AIDS Oct 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Brazil is using an indigenous language for the first in a campaign aimed at curbing violence against women and the spread of HIV.
HIV & AIDS Oct 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Drugs streamed into Health Canada's accelerated review process are more likely to be withdrawn from the market or earn a serious safety warning than those that undergo the standard review, according to a recent paper out ...
Medications Oct 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—People who inject drugs (PWID) can significantly reduce their risk of HIV infection with the use of opiate substitution treatments such as methadone, as suggested by an international team ...
HIV & AIDS Oct 05, 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 sugar-loving protein drives the growth of Kaposi sarcoma (KS) tumors, according to a study published on October 1st in The Journal of Experimental Medicine. Interfering with these sugary interactions inhibited growth of Kap ...
Cancer Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The way the body metabolizes a commonly prescribed anti-retroviral drug that is used long term by patients infected with HIV may contribute to cognitive impairment by damaging nerve cells, a new Johns Hopkins research suggests.
HIV & AIDS Sep 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A Florida State University researcher is on a mission to explore the gene-controlling effects of addictive drugs in pursuit of new HIV treatments.
HIV & AIDS Sep 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Several large clinical trials have demonstrated that a daily oral dose of one or two antiretroviral drugs used to treat HIV infection can prevent infection in an approach known as pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP. The level ...
HIV & AIDS Sep 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
New research from an international team of HIV/AIDS experts has reaffirmed the effectiveness of Truvada—the first and only medication approved by the FDA for HIV prevention. Led by Gladstone Investigator Robert Grant, MD, ...
HIV & AIDS Sep 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |