HIV & AIDS

Researchers make first steps toward a cure for HIV

Researchers have developed a way to pull HIV out of the latent reservoir making the virus visible to the immune system and providing the potential to be killed by treatment.

Medications

An HIV drug you only take twice a year?

Scientists are reporting an early step toward an HIV drug that could potentially be taken only a couple of times per year.

HIV & AIDS

Existing drugs may limit damage caused by HIV

Yale researchers have identified four drugs that may help minimize the long-term health effects of HIV infection, they report June 23 in the Journal of Clinical Investigation.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Microbiome therapy protects against recurrent bacterial vaginosis

A product containing healthy vaginal bacteria has proved effective against recurrent bacterial vaginosis (BV), an extremely common vaginal infection that is associated with preterm birth, HIV infection and problems with in ...

Medical research

Regulatory hurdles make HIV research less effective, experts say

A regulatory conundrum faces researchers trying to slow the spread of HIV among minors. Sometimes those researchers need consent from parents, a requirement that can leave some of the most endangered minors out of the picture.

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 ...

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