News tagged with virus infection
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After being infected with simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) in a laboratory study, rhesus macaques that had more of a certain type of immune cell in their gut than others had much lower levels of the virus in their blood, ...
HIV & AIDS May 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Herpes and other viruses that attack the nervous system may thrive by disrupting cell function in order to hijack a neuron's internal transportation network and spread to other cells.
Medical research May 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A team of researchers led by the University of North Carolina School of Medicine has demonstrated that latency develops soon after infection and slows when antiretroviral therapy is given.
HIV & AIDS May 30, 2012 | 3.5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
The expanded use of antiretrovirals, potent drugs used to treat retroviral infections such as human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), has been linked to significant decreases in hospital mortality rates among severely ill HIV-positive(HIV+) ...
HIV & AIDS May 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The number of viral infections during infancy is not associated with wheezing later in childhood, according to a new study from researchers in the Netherlands. While viral illnesses with wheezing in infancy predicted wheezing ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Among viruses, human papilloma virus (HPV) stands out: with more than 180 distinct isotypes or variations catalogued to date, it presents an extremely difficult target for broad-range treatments. And while ...
Cancer May 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- A new portable tool to detect dengue virus-infected mosquitoes will help reduce the likelihood of human infections around the world.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- A pill to prevent HIV infection is already being given to some healthy people, but without government approval, it remains out of reach and too costly for many who need it.
HIV & AIDS May 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A long-term follow-up analysis of participants in the Step Study, an international HIV-vaccine trial, has confirmed that certain subgroups of male study participants were at higher risk of becoming infected after receiving ...
HIV & AIDS May 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
There's a high rate of depression among patients with hepatitis C, but a standard treatment for the disease includes a drug, interferon, that can cause depression.
Medications May 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new understanding of the initial interactions of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) and dendritic cells is described by Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) researchers in a study currently featured in the ...
HIV & AIDS Apr 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Scientists from the University of Southampton and Synairgen, a respiratory drug development company spun out from the University, can announce positive data from its Phase II clinical trial, into the effectiveness of the ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 19, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Drs. Beatrice Hahn and Frank Kirchoff led an international research effort to understand what adaptations allow a chimpanzee strain of SIV to replicate in human tissues.
HIV & AIDS Apr 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Up until now the causes of the development of chronic lymphatic leukaemia, the most common form of cancer of the blood in Europe, have been unknown. At present a cure is not possible. A research group at the ...
Cancer Apr 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
To the surprise of investigating researchers, an animal model of Epstein Barr virus protected lupus-prone mice against development of the autoimmune disease. Earlier work had suggested that EBV might promote the development ...
Immunology Apr 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |