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Early stage research in six people, reported at the Aids 2014 conference , shows that low-dose chemotherapy can awaken the virus.
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Knowing you are loved -- no matter what -- can make a world of difference to those living with HIV/AIDS and battling hurtful stigmas associated with the virus.
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A new study suggests that HIV patients with a higher level of a particular biomarker, or a measurable indicator found in the blood, may respond more favourably to an experimental immune activating vaccine.
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New diagnoses of HIV infections each year have fallen by a third in the United States over the past decade, giving hope the epidemic is slowing at least in some parts of the world.
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Cheerful screams, squeaks and laughter from children welcome you to Nyumbani Children's Home located in the verdant suburb of Karen in Kenya's capital, Nairobi.
19 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun
Thanks to the incredible combined power of treatments like anti-retroviral drugs and widespread use of harm-reduction services, mortality rates and new infections of HIV/AIDS are finally beginning to decline worldwide.
Scientists on Saturday vowed to press ahead with their quest for a cure for AIDS, despite losing a veteran colleague and suffering a setback in research.
HIV is also known as the human immunodeficiency virus. It is the virus that can cause AIDS.
With widespread numbers of HIV patients in treatment, researchers and advocates are talking at this week's International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia, about finally reversing the pandemic.
Gilead Sciences Inc.'s Solvadi, controversial because of its price, helps cure hepatitis C in people with HIV, according to researchers who say the drug has the potential to limit a top cause of death in these patients.
Even though HIV is now classified as a manageable chronic illness, these children are being shunned and literally left to die on the street or in orphanages.
Victorian Health Minister David Davis has announced the government will amend Section 19A of the state's Crimes Act, which currently criminalises the transmission of HIV specifically, to ensure it is non-discriminatory.
The issue is being released early to coincide with the International AIDS Conference.
The annual rate of diagnosis with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, fell by a third in the United States between 2002 and 2011, researchers reported on Saturday.
Among adults in the African country of Malawi offered HIV self-testing, optional home initiation of care compared with standard HIV care resulted in a significant increase in the proportion of adults initiating antiretroviral therapy, according to a study in the July 23/30 issue of JAMA , a theme issue on HIV/AIDS.
Among heterosexual African couples in which the male was HIV positive and the female was not, receipt of antiretroviral pre-exposure preventive therapy did not result in significant differences in pregnancy incidence, birth outcomes, and infant growth compared to females who received placebo, according to a study in the July 23/30 issue of JAMA , a ... (more)
In Malawi, almost a third of new HIV cases occur in women under the age of 30, in part because of traditional coming-of-age ceremonies that introduce young girls to sex, according to AIDS activists.
Updated: Mon Jul 21, 2014 11:43 pm
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