Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Outcomes similar for COVID-19 in patients with, without HIV

(HealthDay)—Persons with HIV (PWH) hospitalized with COVID-19 have similar outcomes to demographically-matched patients without HIV, according to a study published online June 28 in Clinical Infectious Diseases.

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.

HIV & AIDS

Brain cells can harbor and spread HIV virus to the body

Researchers have found that astrocytes, a type of brain cell can harbor HIV and then spread the virus to immune cells that traffic out of the brain and into other organs. HIV moved from the brain via this route even when ...

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 ...

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