HIV & AIDS

Unique HIV reservoirs in elite controllers

Xu Yu, MD, Ragon group leader, recently published a study entitled "Distinct viral reservoirs in individuals with spontaneous control of HIV-1," in Nature. Yu's lab, in collaboration with Ragon group leaders Mathias Lichterfeld, ...

HIV & AIDS

Scientists identify a new potential reservoir of latent HIV

Scientists have long known that even in the face of antiretroviral therapy, some HIV virus remains in infected individuals forever, hiding in small reservoirs of cells of the immune system. When these individuals discontinue ...

HIV & AIDS

Combination therapy targets latent reservoir of HIV

With more than 35 million people worldwide living with the virus and nearly 2 million new cases each year, the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) remains a major global epidemic. Existing antiretroviral drugs do not cure ...

HIV & AIDS

HIV is still growing, even when undetectable in the blood

A team of international scientists led by Northwestern University found that HIV is still replicating in lymphoid tissue, even when it is undetectable in the blood of patients on antiretroviral drugs.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Staph can lurk deep within nose

Scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine have revealed that formerly overlooked sites deep inside the nose may be reservoirs for Staphylococcus aureus, a major bacterial cause of disease.

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