An international research collaboration has found the cancer immunotherapy treatment, pembrolizumab, can reverse HIV latency, the ability for the virus to 'hide' inside cells of people living with HIV on antiretroviral therapy, ...
Jan 26, 2022
Twenty years' worth of surveys suggest that nearly one in ten sexually active men in 35 countries in sub-Saharan Africa have been clients of sex workers, and these men are about 50 percent more likely to be living with human ...
Jan 25, 2022
About a fifth of young sexual minority males and transgender females are estimated to be engaging in transactional, or survival sex, according to results of a new survey study by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers. The findings, ...
Jan 25, 2022
While most people living with HIV have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, younger and Black individuals are hesitant to get vaccinated and have lower vaccination rates, according to a new study by Rutgers ...
Jan 21, 2022
State laws in the US that require medical doctors (MDs) to determine which medications a nurse practitioner (NP) or physician assistant (PA) can prescribe, and under what conditions, may limit the number of patients who use ...
Jan 21, 2022
New UCLA-led research in mice suggests that adding a certain type of tomato concentrate to the diet can reduce the intestinal inflammation that is associated with HIV. Left untreated, intestinal inflammation can accelerate ...
Jan 11, 2022
Marijuana use among individuals who are pregnant or postpartum and living with HIV increased from 2007 to 2019, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in JAMA Network Open.
Jan 05, 2022
Some people diagnosed with HIV are able to eradicate the virus without antiretroviral medications or even stem cell transplants, possessing the ability to naturally suppress the virus and achieve a medically verifiable cure.
Dec 31, 2021 feature
Researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health found marked decreases in orphanhood particularly double orphanhood, among adolescents in Rakai, Uganda, corresponding with the availability of antiretroviral ...
Dec 30, 2021
A team of researchers at the Chinese Academy of Medical Science has found that a fatty molecule they created worked effectively against a monkey version of HIV. In their paper published in the journal Cell, the group describes ...
Dec 23, 2021 report
(HealthDay)—The first injection drug to prevent HIV infection was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday.
Dec 21, 2021
Researchers with the Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience at the University of Rochester are studying how the brain puts the 'brakes' on behavior. That may be different in individuals recovering from cocaine addiction and ...
Dec 21, 2021
(HealthDay)—In a clinical report published online Dec. 20 in Pediatrics, recommendations are presented for addressing HIV testing and preexposure and postexposure HIV prophylaxis in adolescents and young adults.
Dec 20, 2021
What do all the microbes living rent-free in your gut have to do with disease risk? Perhaps a lot.
Dec 19, 2021
About 38 million people worldwide are living with AIDS. Pharmaceutical treatments can keep the disease in check, but a vaccine remains elusive despite decades of concerted effort. However, a recent discovery at the Duke Human ...
Dec 16, 2021
HIV replication in the human body requires that specific viral RNAs be packaged into progeny virus particles. A new study has found how a small difference in the RNA sequence can allow the viral RNA to be packaged for replication, ...
Dec 15, 2021
A new study found that during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic people living with HIV were less likely to die from COVID than persons without HIV. Hospitalized patients with HIV and COVID were less likely to require ...
Dec 14, 2021
People with HIV are at higher risk of developing heart failure than people without HIV, a new study found.
Dec 13, 2021