More than 15 percent of new HIV infections occur in children. Without treatment, only 65 percent of HIV-infected children will live until their first birthday, and fewer than half will make it to the age of ...
HIV & AIDS Jun 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
Are women willing to use a vaginal gel to protect themselves against HIV infection? Researchers at The Miriam Hospital say that is the million dollar question when it comes to developing products known as microbicides that ...
HIV & AIDS Apr 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A gel formulation of the antiretroviral drug tenofovir designed specifically for rectal use was found safe and acceptable, according to a Phase I clinical study led by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded Microbicide ...
HIV & AIDS Mar 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Business and social media leaders teamed up Friday to tackle the transmission of HIV from mothers to babies, saying the medicine and the money are largely in place, and with the right organizational skills they can ...
HIV & AIDS Jan 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
While global attention to HIV/AIDS remains strong, a lack of focus on prevention strategies is stonewalling health experts in many developing nations, specifically in the Caribbean.
HIV & AIDS Jan 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The level of HIV-1 in the blood of an HIV-infected partner is the single most important factor influencing risk of sexual transmission to an uninfected partner, according to a multinational study of heterosexual couples in ...
HIV & AIDS Jan 12, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
The HIV Prevention Trials Network 052 study, led by Myron S. Cohen, MD of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been named the 2011 Breakthrough of the Year by the journal Science.
HIV & AIDS Dec 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 3 |
Routine criminal prosecutions for not disclosing HIV status should be abolished, write three HIV/AIDS experts in an article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
HIV & AIDS Dec 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 7
HIV infections continued to rise in Europe in 2010, but thanks to treatment the number of cases of full-blown AIDS has dramatically declined in recent years, according to a report published Wednesday.
HIV & AIDS Nov 30, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
In a major setback for AIDS prevention research, a clinical trial of a new vaginal gel supposed to reduce HIV infections has been suspended after studies showed it to be ineffective.
HIV & AIDS Nov 27, 2011 | not rated yet | 2
Could engineered fatty particles help prevent AIDS? Liposomes block HIV infection in early tests; could be a cost-effective preventive for developing countries
HIV & AIDS Sep 19, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Breast milk antibody both neutralizes human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and kills HIV-infected cells, according to a paper in the September 2011 issue of the Journal of Virology.
HIV & AIDS Sep 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
HIV epidemics are emerging in several countries in the Middle East and North Africa among men who have sex with men, a term that encompasses gay, non-gay identified homosexual men, and transgendered and bisexual men.
HIV & AIDS Aug 03, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 9
UK regulators have approved Europe's first clinical trial of a monoclonal antibody produced from genetically modified plants. This landmark decision sets the stage for the testing, in humans, of an anti-HIV product made from ...
Other Jul 21, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
The more than 2.7 million new HIV infections recorded per year leave little doubt that the HIV/AIDS epidemic continues to spread globally. That's why there's the need for safe, inexpensive and effective drugs to successfully ...
HIV & AIDS May 18, 2011 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |