Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researcher discusses the urgent need for effective Ebola treatments

The current ebolavirus outbreak in central Africa's Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) ranks as the second largest and second deadliest in history: more than 600 cases and more than 370 deaths as of January 6, according ...

HIV & AIDS

Gender, race, and HIV therapy: Insights from the GRACE study

Enrollment of women in clinical trials of new anti-HIV drugs is extremely low, representing only about 15% of all treatment-experienced patients. For women of color it is even lower. Why women, and especially women of color, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Experimental drug may work against hepatitis C

(HealthDay)—An experimental therapy for hepatitis C—a "silent killer" linked to liver cancer and cirrhosis—has shown promise in tamping down virus levels in early trials.

HIV & AIDS

HIV 'cure' in infancy, caution experts

AIDS experts cautioned Monday against hype of a cure after doctors in the United States suppressed HIV in a child born with the virus by administering a potent drug cocktail shortly after birth.

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