Where are HIV diagnoses made?
May 11, 2018
In the first study to comprehensively describe where people are diagnosed with HIV in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, investigators found that an increasing proportion of HIV diagnoses are being made outside of sexual ...
Discovery of how HIV hedges its bets opens the door to new therapies
May 10, 2018
A stem cell is one with infinite possibilities. So, for decades, scientists have puzzled over how the cell chooses to keep being a stem cell and continue dividing, or specialize into a specific cell type, like a heart or ...
Researcher identifies barriers impacting PrEP use among Latino gay and bisexual men
May 09, 2018
A new study led by a UTSA researcher examines the social perceptions of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), a medication to prevent HIV, among gay and bisexual men in Texas.
Team invents universal antibody drug for HIV-1 prevention and immunotherapy
May 08, 2018
A research team led by scientists at AIDS Institute and Department of Microbiology, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine of The University of Hong Kong (HKU) invents a universal antibody drug against HIV/AIDS. By engineering a ...
By 2030, prostate and lung cancers expected to be most common cancers among HIV population
May 07, 2018
Despite declines in cancer incidence rates among HIV-infected people, cancer will remain a significant concern as this patient population ages. By 2030, prostate and lung cancers are projected to be the most common cancers ...
Researchers find link between crystal methamphetamine and immune changes in HIV
May 04, 2018
A researcher at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has found that the use of stimulants, such as methamphetamine, can negatively affect the health of HIV-positive persons even when they are adhering to medical ...
In southern Mozambique, one out of three people diagnosed with HIV do not disclose their status
May 03, 2018
Almost 40 percent of people previously diagnosed with HIV do not disclose their HIV status during diagnosis campaigns, leading to unnecessary retesting. In addition to wasting valuable resources, this phenomenon can distort ...
Study provides insight into making a mobile app to encourage routine HIV testing
May 02, 2018
A mobile app that aims to encourage getting tested for HIV on a regular basis among men who have sex with men should include an HIV test location finder and help them track their sexual activities, according to research by ...
Study challenges 'shock and kill' approach to eliminating HIV
May 01, 2018
Researchers have provided new insight into the cellular processes behind the 'shock and kill' approach to curing HIV, which they say challenges the effectiveness of the treatment.
State-of-the-art HIV drug could curb HIV transmission, improve survival in India
Apr 30, 2018
An HIV treatment regimen already widely used in North America and Europe would likely increase the life expectancy of people living with HIV in India by nearly three years and reduce the number of new HIV infections by 23 ...