Children could point the way to new HIV treatments
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Children with HIV who can resist the disease progressing could point the way to new treatments for HIV infection that are more widely applicable to infected adults and children alike, an international team of researchers ...
Broadly neutralizing HIV antibodies pave the way for vaccine
Sep 26, 2016
A small number of people infected with HIV produce antibodies with an amazing effect: Not only are the antibodies directed against the own virus strain, but also against different sub-types of HIV that circulate worldwide. ...
New insights into latent HIV infections
Sep 26, 2016
In spite of ever more effective therapies, HIV keeps managing to survive in the body. A comprehensive project conducted by the Austrian Science Fund FWF has clarified the molecular processes which contribute to this effect. ...
Social support intervention helps those living with HIV/AIDS
Sep 23, 2016
(HealthDay)—A social support intervention can improve social support and quality of life (QOL) for individuals living with HIV/AIDS, according to a study published online Sept. 20 in the Journal of Clinical Nursing.
Researchers find a potential signature of cognitive function impairment in people living with HIV
Sep 20, 2016
UH researchers have identified a unique epigenetic footprint in specific types of immune cells from blood that can identify individuals with HIV that have a range of impairments in cognitive function.
Targeting dormant HIV
Sep 19, 2016
Discovery of a novel, advanced technique to identify the rare cells where human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) hides in patients taking antiretroviral therapy (ART). This is an important step forward in the search for a HIV/AIDS ...
Trudeau, Gates raise billions for AIDS, TB and malaria fight
Sep 17, 2016
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Saturday that a record $12.9 billion has been raised for The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria over the next three years.
At Canada conference, $13 billion sought for anti-AIDS fight
Sep 15, 2016
International donors gather in Montreal this weekend with a goal of raising another $13 billion for the fight to eradicate AIDS and two other major deadly diseases—tuberculosis and malaria—by 2030.
Study explores potency of antibodies to combat HIV infection
Sep 15, 2016
Rutgers' New Jersey Medical School's Clinical Research Center (NJMS-CRC) is participating as a clinical trial site in a novel study that could signal a new way of protecting people from developing HIV infection, the virus ...
Despite chronic pain, South Africans with HIV-related pain are surprisingly active
Sep 13, 2016
When one thinks about chronic conditions that are commonly painful, HIV doesn't typically spring to mind. However, more than 50% of HIV-positive individuals experience a painful condition like headache, chest pain or neuropathy, ...