Fighting HIV on multiple fronts might lead to vaccine
Sep 20, 2017
A combination antibody strategy could be the key to halting the spread of HIV, according to results from two promising animal studies.
Three-in-one antibody protects monkeys from HIV-like virus
Sep 20, 2017
A three-pronged antibody made in the laboratory protected monkeys from infection with two strains of SHIV, a monkey form of HIV, better than individual natural antibodies from which the engineered antibody is derived, researchers ...
Computational modeling of drug resistance to guide treatment decisions for HIV patients
Sep 20, 2017
A bioinformatic examination of HIV mutations documented in clinics could help guide the selection of antiretroviral therapies.
Five African countries approach control of their HIV epidemics
Sep 19, 2017
Data released today from the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) show that the HIV epidemic is coming under control in Lesotho. These results add to prior PEPFAR-supported Population-based HIV Impact ...
HIV-AIDS: Following your gut
Sep 18, 2017
Researchers at the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM) have discovered a way to slow viral replication in the gastrointestinal tract of people infected by HIV-AIDS.
Chronic pain common in people living with HIV
Sep 14, 2017
Because ongoing pain is a significant problem that affects 39 to 85 percent of people living with HIV, everyone with the infection should be assessed for chronic pain, recommend guidelines released by the HIV Medicine Association ...
New recommendations aim to help pregnant women with HIV make informed choices
Sep 11, 2017
New recommendations on antiretroviral drugs for pregnant women living with HIV can help women make more informed choices about benefits and harms, say a panel of international experts in The BMJ today.
Gay male immigrants may be at higher risk of HIV exposure in Europe
Aug 31, 2017
Gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM) often are motivated to embark on new lives in supportive countries to escape oppression and experience freedoms unavailable in their home countries. However, a recent ...
Study finds cutbacks in foreign aid for HIV treatment would cause great harm
Aug 30, 2017
Proposed reductions in U.S. foreign aid would have a devastating impact on HIV treatment and prevention programs in countries receiving such aid, an international team of investigators reports. In their paper published online ...
Cancer drug can reactivate HIV
Aug 24, 2017
People living with HIV must take a combination of three or more different drugs every day for the rest of their lives. Unfortunately, by following this strict treatment plan, they can suffer from side effects ranging from ...