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Naltrexone implant more effective in reducing relapses in HIV patients with opioid addiction  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
When patients with HIV who are also battling opioid dependence go without addiction treatment, they are more likely to stop taking their... more
Naltrexone implant helps HIV patients with opioid dependence prevent relapse  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
A new study shows that a naltrexone implant placed under the skin was more effective at helping HIV-positive patients with an opioid addiction reduce relapse and have better... more
Wildlife tourism may negatively affect African elephants' behavior  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Increasing numbers of tourists are interested in observing wildlife such as African elephants, and income generated from tourism potentially aids in the protection of animals and their habitats. However, a new study... more
Wildlife tourism may negatively affect African elephants' behavior  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Increasing numbers of tourists are interested in observing wildlife such as African elephants, and income generated from tourism potentially aids in the protection of animals and their habitats. However, a new Journal... more
Sustainable pellet production saving lives  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
The world needs more efficient energy systems based on renewable raw material, an equation not easily solved. At Karlstad University, research and education are in progress to find sustainable energy systems, for instance, through a project in which... more
Democracy linked to global health gains in low-, middle-income countries  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A new study suggests that a better way to measure the role of democracy in public health is to examine the causes of adult mortality, such as noncommunicable... more
Concurrent cuts undermine administration budget proposal  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The White House budget proposal for 2020 recommends increases to the domestic HIV programs at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Health Resources and Services Administration and Indian Health Services that will be... more
Collaboration enables investigation of the origin of heavy elements  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A team of experts in atomic physics, nuclear fusion, and astronomy has computed high-accuracy atomic data for analyzing light from a kilonova, a birth place of heavy elements. They found... more
Largest ever HIV prevention study delivers sobering message  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Mixed results of aggressive treatment to curb new infections suggest “ending AIDS” will be harder than expected more
Study finds high rate of viral suppression among people new to HIV care  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Eighty-six percent of individuals who entered HIV care soon after diagnosis maintained viral suppression after 48 weeks during a clinical trial conducted... more
The 'London Patient' goes into HIV remission: Here's what that means  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
The 'London Patient' saw his HIV go into remission after receiving a bone marrow transplant in which the blood had a mutation that did not allow... more
High rate of viral suppression among people new to HIV care  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Eighty-six percent of individuals who entered HIV care soon after diagnosis maintained viral suppression after 48 weeks during a clinical trial. Participants in the clinical trial,... more
Monthly shots control HIV as well as pills in 2 big studies  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Studies find monthly shots of HIV drugs worked as well as daily pills to control the virus that causes AIDS more
HIV patients diagnosed with tuberculosis more likely to die within 10 years, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Among people with HIV in Latin America, those diagnosed with tuberculosis at an initial clinic visit were about twice as... more
Johns Hopkins researchers to present latest findings on TB and HIV at CROI 2019  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers are attending the annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, where they are sharing their latest... more
Could a Third Person Be Cured of HIV?  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
On the heels of the news that a U.K. man may be cured of HIV comes the announcement that a man in Germany may also be HIV-free thanks to a similar treatment. more
New hepatitis C cases down by almost 70 percent in HIV-positive men in London  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
New cases of hepatitis C amongst HIV-positive men in London have fallen by nearly 70 percent in recent years. The... more
Scientists move one step closer to a HIV cure  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Scientists found no rebound of HIV in two patients who stopped taking their HIV medication after they received stem cell transplants for a hematological [blood] disease. Both patients underwent stem... more
Researchers to examine how sexual trauma increases HIV risk in women  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The link between sexual violence and HIV risk is well-known, extensively documented through behavioral research. But there is growing evidence that sexual trauma also poses a... more
Second man cured of HIV  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A London is now free of HIV/AIDS after a stem cell transplant therapy. This is the second such case after the first case of cured HIV in Berlin. more
London man seems to be free of HIV in second such case  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
London man appears to be free of the AIDS virus after a stem cell transplant, the second such success more
How Much Is Today's HIV Research Centered Around The Search For A Cure?  NPR · 3 weeks
For the second time ever, a man's HIV infection has been sent into remission. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Rowena Johnston,... more
HIV remission achieved in second patient  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A second person has experienced sustained remission from HIV-1 after ceasing treatment, reports a new article. The case report comes ten years after the first such case, known as the 'Berlin Patient.' more
2nd ever HIV patient in remission after transplant: Doctors  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
A British man who previously tested positive for HIV has shown no trace of the virus that causes AIDs since receiving a stem cell transplant more than a year ago. more
A Second Person May Be Cured of HIV  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
A man in the United Kingdom may be the second person ever to be cured of HIV. more
A second HIV patient has gone into remission after a stem cell transplant  SCIENCE-NEWS · 3 weeks
A second person with HIV has gone into remission after receiving blood stem cells from a donor unable to make a protein... more
British man with HIV becomes second person ever to enter remission  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A man in Britain has become the second person in the world to be cleared of HIV after receiving a stem cell transplant from an HIV-resistant... more
'Test and Treat' reduces new HIV infections by a third in southern Africa communities  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Results from largest ever HIV prevention trial suggest strategy could make a significant contribution to controlling epidemic. more
London man is 2nd patient to be free of HIV after transplant  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
London man appears to be free of the AIDS virus after a stem cell transplant, the second such success more
Researchers uncover new facets of HIV's 'arms race' with human defense system  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A new study reveals details about the evolutionary contest between HIV and the human immune system that could one day improve treatment. more
London Patient Cleared Of HIV  NPR · 3 weeks
Doctors in London say they've successfully treated an HIV patient, but the treatment is dangerous and expensive. The news comes 12 years after a different patient was declared cured of AIDS. more
WATCH: Man possibly cured of HIV: Report  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
The findings in the journal Nature say the anonymous patient went into long-term remission from HIV during the process of a bone marrow transplant to treat cancer in 2016. more
Up-to-date guidance for clinicians to treat HIV-related cardiovascular disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Since the advent of effective antiretroviral therapy, human immunodeficiency virus infection has become more like a chronic illness. more
Second man seems to be free of AIDS virus after transplant  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
London man appears to be free of the AIDS virus after a stem cell transplant, the second such success more
Has a second person with HIV been cured?  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
“London patient” also has long-term disappearance of virus after stem cell transplant more
Research shows how common fungus gets the flexibility to live in different host environments  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The fungus Candida albicans is found in the gastrointestinal tract of about half of healthy adults with little if any... more
Custom-made proteins could result in antibodies that fight HIV  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Researchers have developed a new method for the creation of custom-made proteins that can bypass the protective coating of the HIV virus. more
'Mutation hotspot' allows common fungus to adapt to different host environments  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The fungus Candida albicans is found in the gastrointestinal tract of about half of healthy adults with little if any effect, yet it also causes an... more
11th IAS Conference on HIV Science to take place at Messe Berlin in 2021  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Berlin is the host city of the 11th IAS Conference on HIV Science, the International AIDS Society announced today. The... more
Latest anti-retroviral drug therapies offer powerful solution for HIV infection-associated frailty  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Treatment of the HIV/AIDS epidemic has seen remarkable advancements with the advent of the latest anti-retroviral drug therapy and powerful tools to test for drug resistance,... more
Latest anti-retroviral drug regimens provide 'Lazarus Effect' for HIV patients  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Frailty related to HIV infection 'is rapidly becoming a specter of the past' and today it 'is possible to control HIV infection in all patients,' according to a... more
Custom-designed proteins may help generate antibodies to inhibit HIV infection  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A new way to create proteins that can sneak through HIV's protective coating may be a step toward understanding the key components needed for developing a vaccine for... more
Custom-made proteins may help create antibodies to fight HIV  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Using computational modeling, a team of researchers has designed and created proteins that mimicked different surface features of HIV. After being immunized with the proteins, rabbits developed antibodies that were... more
Innovative online intervention tool shows promise in preventing HIV  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
More than 67 percent of all new HIV infections in the United States in 2016 occurred as a result of transmission through sexual contact among men who have sex with men (MSM). more
Five international leaders appointed as Co-Chairs for HIVR4P 2020  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The International AIDS Society, secretariat for the 4th biennial HIV Research for Prevention (HIVR4P 2020) conference, has announced the appointment of five international leaders in HIV prevention research, implementation and... more
Cancer patients' HIV status should not affect their treatment  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
New articles published in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, note that there is no medical justification to deny optimal cancer therapy to individuals with HIV. more
Study: New HIV infections could be reduced by up to 67% in the next decade  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
New HIV infections in the United States could be substantially reduced by up to 67 percent by 2030... more
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