HIV & AIDS

Results of 'highly significant' HIV transmission study published

A new Liverpool led study, published in The Lancet HIV, addresses an important knowledge gap around the management of women who start HIV treatment in late pregnancy, with the ultimate aim of reducing mother to child transmission ...

HIV & AIDS

Researchers discover how HIV hides from treatment

Even after successful antiretroviral therapy, HIV can hide dormant in a tiny number of immune system cells for decades and re-emerge to threaten the life of its host. Now Yale University researchers have discovered a molecular ...

HIV & AIDS

What people living with HIV need to know about COVID-19

Nearly half of people in the U.S. diagnosed with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, are over 50, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). HIV damages the body's immune system, and interferes with the ...

HIV & AIDS

Immunotherapy combo achieves reservoir shrinkage in HIV model

Stimulating immune cells with two cancer immunotherapies together can shrink the size of the viral "reservoir" in SIV-infected non-human primates treated with antiviral drugs, researchers have concluded. The reservoir includes ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus: Three lessons from the AIDS crisis

As my governor closes all the public schools and public libraries here in Seattle, I'm thinking about 1981—the year when newspapers in New York and Los Angeles reported that a strange new virus was killing healthy young ...

HIV & AIDS

Drinking weakens bones of people living with HIV: study

For people living with HIV, any level of alcohol consumption is associated with lower levels of a protein involved in bone formation, raising the risk of osteoporosis, according to a new study by researchers from the Boston ...

HIV & AIDS

Costs of ART regimens increasing, outpacing inflation

(HealthDay)—Initial regimens recommended for most people with HIV (PWH) are priced above $36,000 per year, with antiretroviral therapy (ART) cost increases exceeding the inflation rate, according to a research letter published ...

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