UNC to create and test injectable long-acting implant to prevent HIV/AIDS
Mar 24, 2017
Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have received a three-year, $1.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop a new implantable drug delivery system for long-lasting HIV-prevention.
New program aims to quell fears and improve health for people with HIV
Mar 22, 2017
Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine are hoping that the power of the Internet – and compelling personal experiences – will help reach people with HIV who are neglecting their health because of ...
Vaccine, improved treatment are keys to control of a surging HIV pandemic
Mar 20, 2017
Development and widespread use of a vaccine that's even partially effective against HIV, along with more progress toward diagnosis and treatment, offer the best hopes for turning the corner on a global pandemic that's still ...
Scientists zoom in on AIDS virus hideout
Mar 15, 2017
French scientists said Wednesday they had found a way to pinpoint elusive white blood cells which provide a hideout for the AIDS virus in people taking anti-HIV drugs.
Researchers map pathways to protective antibodies for an HIV vaccine
Mar 15, 2017
A Duke Health-led research team has described both the pathway of HIV protective antibody development and a synthetic HIV outer envelope mimic that has the potential to induce the antibodies with vaccination.
Early intervention with new treatment enables durable control of HIV-like virus in monkeys
Mar 13, 2017
There are more than 25 drugs to control HIV, yet the virus remains one of the world's biggest health problems. One of the many challenges with existing therapies is that a dormant version of the virus is always lurking in ...
Women more likely to take part in clinical trials they discover through peers
Mar 10, 2017
Women are often underrepresented in HIV clinical trials, making it difficult to decipher the relevance of findings and whether they are applicable to all.
Researchers increase HIV treatment success rates by almost 18 percent
Mar 03, 2017
Researchers have been successful in increasing HIV treatment success rates by almost 18 percent.
Gaps identified in HIV care continuum research
Feb 20, 2017
Research on the continuum of HIV care must be improved and benchmarked against an integrated, comprehensive framework in order to make strides against the HIV epidemic, according to researchers at the Rollins School of Public ...
Tanzania stops 40 health centers from offering AIDS services
Feb 17, 2017
Tanzania's government has stopped 40 privately run health centers from providing AIDS-related services, accusing them of catering to homosexuals in a country where gay sex is criminalized.