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Back to the future with CD4 testing: Improving HIV care in low- and middle-income countries  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 hours
A practical resource-based public health approach for the rapid initiation of antiretroviral therapy in HIV-infected individuals living in... more
11,500-year-old animal bones in Jordan suggest early dogs helped humans hunt  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 hours
11,500 years ago in what is now northeast Jordan, people began to live alongside dogs and may also have used them for hunting, a new study... more
Review examines what influences HIV-positive patients to stay on antiretroviral drugs in Africa  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
An international team of researchers have carried out a review of the evidence examining what influences people who are HIV positive to... more
Being HIV positive and staying on antiretroviral therapy in Africa  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
An international team of researchers have carried out a review of the evidence examining what influences people who are HIV positive to go to health services and then... more
Study finds specific function of HIV protein that slows down viral spread  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
A study from a Massachusetts General Hospital research team has identified the specific function of a protein found in HIV and related viruses that... more
Clinical evidence firmly confirms the HIV Undetectable = Untransmittable concept  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
In recent years, an overwhelming body of clinical evidence has firmly established the HIV Undetectable = Untransmittable concept as scientifically sound, say officials from the National Institutes of... more
HIV protein function that slows migration of T cells also improves viral survival  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
A new study has identified the specific function of a protein found in HIV and related viruses that, after slowing down viral... more
The science is clear: with HIV, undetectable equals untransmittable  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
An overwhelming body of clinical evidence has firmly established the HIV Undetectable = Untransmittable (U=U) concept as scientifically sound. U=U means that people living with HIV who achieve and maintain... more
Medical News Today: Is there a link between garlic and HIV?  MNT · 5 days
Garlic does have antiviral properties, but can it help people with HIV? In this article, we look at the research, including whether or not it interacts... more
Older people who use hearing aids still report hearing challenges  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A high proportion of older people with hearing aids, especially those with lower incomes, report having trouble hearing and difficulty accessing hearing care services, according to a new... more
Hearing challenges still reported by high proportion of older people with hearing aids  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A high proportion of older people with hearing aids, especially those with lower incomes, report having trouble hearing and difficulty accessing hearing... more
Faulty immune receptor in HIV patients could be reason why many experience complications  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
For HIV patients, treatments that control the infection have come a long way. But many still struggle with a host of other... more
Faulty immune receptor could be reason why many face HIV complications  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Scientists have discovered SLAMF7, an immune receptor, has the ability to tone down the body's immune response when activated on certain white blood cells, called 'monocytes.'... more
Study confirms increased pneumonia risk with prescription opioids  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A study led by researchers at Yale University has shown that taking prescribed opioids increases the risk of pneumonia, irrespective of HIV status. more
New review looks at comprehensive AIDS prevention programs in prisons  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
In the current issue of Family Medicine and Community Health (Volume 6,Number 4, 2018; DOI: https://doi.org/10.15212/FMCH.2018.0118: , Somayeh Zare, Mehdi Kargar, Jeyran Ostovarfar, Mohammad Hossein Kaveh of the... more
The opioid crisis: What we should learn from the AIDS epidemic  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
There are important lessons to be learned from the successes and failures of the AIDS response that could inform our response to the opioid epidemic. Decades... more
Court decision to stop further cuts in 340B reimbursements protects patient care  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The Dec. 27 federal court injunction stopping further cuts in 340B reimbursements for Medicare Part B drugs to some participating hospitals is a critical... more
How to better reach men for HIV testing: A randomized trial on incentives for self-testing  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Providing pregnant women with HIV self-testing kits to pass along to their male partners can boost the partners'... more
Cell size and cell-cycle states play key decision-making role in HIV  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Thanks to the development of antiretroviral drugs, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is considered a manageable chronic disease today. However, if left undiagnosed or untreated, HIV can... more
Study: Reactivation of HIV-infected cells depends on its size and cell cycle  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Thanks to the development of antiretroviral drugs, human immunodeficiency virus is considered a manageable chronic disease today. more
WATCH: New Jersey surgery center possibly exposed thousands of patients to HIV, hepatitis  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Over 3,000 patients of a surgery center in Bergen County, New Jersey, may have been exposed to HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis... more
New approach to destroy HIV reservoirs  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Current HIV treatments need to be taken for life by those infected as antiretroviral therapy is unable to eliminate viral reservoirs lurking in immune cells. Institut Pasteur scientists have identified the characteristics of CD4 T lymphocytes... more
GW researchers receive NIH funding to study causes of high risk of heart disease in HIV patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease are major complications of HIV infection and cannot currently be... more
Medical News Today: How to tell the difference between lice and dandruff  MNT · 4 weeks
Lice and dandruff may look similar but have very different causes and treatments. In this article, learn how to tell them apart with visual... more
Innate immune recognition of glycans targets HIV nanoparticle immunogens to germinal centers  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
In vaccine design, arraying antigens in a multivalent nanoparticle form is often employed, but in vivo mechanisms underlying the enhanced immunity elicited by such... more
ATP-dependent force generation and membrane scission by ESCRT-III and Vps4  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
The endosomal sorting complexes required for transport (ESCRTs) catalyze reverse-topology scission from the inner face of membrane necks in HIV budding, multivesicular endosome biogenesis, cytokinesis, and other pathways.... more
Medical News Today: Can HIV live and spread outside the body?  MNT · 4 weeks
HIV cannot live for long outside the body. Several factors, such as temperature, humidity, and sun exposure, can affect how long the virus can live. Learn... more
AIDS: An approach for targeting HIV reservoirs  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Current HIV treatments need to be taken for life by those infected as antiretroviral therapy is unable to eliminate viral reservoirs lurking in immune cells. Scientists have identified the characteristics of CD4 T lymphocytes... more
Implantable Vagus Nerve Stimulation Device Aids Weight Loss  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
An international team of researchers led by University of Wisconsin-Madison scientists has developed an easily implantable weight-loss device. In lab... more
Uncovering a key mechanism in assembly of Avian Sarcoma Virus, a relative of HIV-1  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers used NMR to detail how the matrix domain of the Avian Sarcoma Virus Gag protein binds to certain phospholipids.... more
Tiny implantable device short-circuits hunger pangs, aids weight loss  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
New battery-free, easily implantable weight-loss devices developed by engineers could offer a promising new weapon for battling the bulge. more
China's win-at-all-costs approach suggests it will follow its own dangerous path in biomedicine  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
The world was shocked by Chinese scientist He Jiankui's recent claim that he'd brought to term twin babies whose genes – inheritable... more
Experimental Vaccine Protects Rhesus Macaques from HIV-Like Infection  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
A study led by researchers from the Scripps Research Institute, the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard Medical School shows that... more
New battery-free, implantable device aids weight loss  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
More than 700 million adults and children worldwide are obese, according to a 2017 study that called the growing number and weight-related health problems a "rising pandemic." more
Medical News Today: How does ART work?  MNT · 4 weeks
HIV medication involves the use of antiretroviral drugs, which suppress viral activity in the body. Learn more about the types and side effects of these drugs here. more
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