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[Research Articles] Immune correlates of the Thai RV144 HIV vaccine regimen in South Africa  Science Magazine · 10 hours
One of the most successful HIV vaccines to date, the RV144 vaccine tested in Thailand, demonstrated correlates of protection including... more
Appeals court asked to halt discharge of Airmen with HIV  ABC NEWS · 12 hours
Lawyers for two Air Force members who are HIV-positive have urged a federal appeals court to uphold an injunction that prevents the Trump administration from continuing with discharge... more
Alarming number of heart infections tied to opioid epidemic  SCIENCE DAILY · 16 hours
As the nationwide opioid epidemic continues, more young people are developing a life-threatening heart infection that can result from drug abuse. It predominantly affects young, white, poor men who also... more
Nanoscale syringe-like bacterial structures could be used to deliver novel drugs  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
By scraping tubeworms off the bottom of boats in the San Diego harbor to study them, San Diego State University researchers discovered that a beneficial bacterium... more
Drug-sparing HIV regimens have become new standards of care, says GlobalData  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Reductions in pill burden and dosing, improvements in safety and tolerability, and increased barriers to resistance have changed HIV management. more
Starting HIV treatment in ERs may be key to ending HIV spread worldwide  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Researchers say they have evidence that hospital emergency departments (EDs) worldwide may be key strategic settings for curbing the spread of HIV... more
Medical News Today: Hearing aids lower the chance of dementia, depression, and falling  MNT · 3 days
A recent study concludes that wearing hearing aids is associated with later onset of dementia and a reduced risk of anxiety, depression,... more
Editing away cancer and HIV in China: win or lose?  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Scientists in China recently edited out the CCR5 gene from a patient with HIV's stem cells, but the research has sparked ethical debate. more
Texas Biomed researchers pinpoint important mechanism behind TB/HIV co-infection  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Tuberculosis and HIV - two of the world's deadliest infectious diseases - are far worse when they occur together. Now, Texas Biomedical Research Institute researchers have pinpointed an important mechanism... more
Why HIV patients are more likely to develop tuberculosis  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Tuberculosis and HIV -- two of the world's deadliest infectious diseases -- are far worse when they occur together. Now researchers have pinpointed an important mechanism at work in this... more
Scientists attempt to cure HIV using CRISPR, with varying results  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Scientists have used the gene-editing technology CRISPR in an attempt to cure a person infected with HIV, with some success. more
Chinese Scientists Tried to Treat HIV Using CRISPR  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
Scientists in China have attempted to use CRISPR gene-editing technology to treat a patient with HIV. more
CRISPR Gene-Editing May Offer Path To Cure For HIV, First Published Report Shows  NPR · 1 week
Researchers safely used CRISPR gene-editing techniques in a patient with HIV. The research provides evidence the approach may be promising for treating... more
Prenatal HIV exposure linked to decreased infant immunity  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Scientists have provided concrete evidence linking the specific immune responses in HIV-negative babies to the HIV-positive status of their mothers. more
Infant model of HIV opens new avenues for research  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers have developed an animal model to test HIV infection and therapies in infants, allowing them to develop biomarkers to predict viral rebound after antiretroviral therapy (ART) interruption. The simian-human... more
Hearing aid use linked to lower risks of dementia, depression and falls  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Use of hearing aids was linked with lower risks of being diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, dementia, depression, anxiety, and injurious falls in an analysis... more
Lack of therapeutic efficacy of an antibody to {alpha}4{beta}7 in SIVmac251-infected rhesus macaques  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Sustained virologic control of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) infection after discontinuation of antiretroviral therapy (ART) is a major goal of... more
Study highlights impact of helping sex-ed students master HIV, pregnancy prevention lessons  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Just because students ace their tests in health class doesn't mean they will remember and use lessons about preventing pregnancy and HIV infection when... more
Hearing aids linked to lower risk of dementia, depression and falls  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Older adults who get a hearing aid for a newly diagnosed hearing loss have a lower risk of being diagnosed with dementia, depression or anxiety for... more
Human adenovirus type 26 uses sialic acid-bearing glycans as a primary cell entry receptor  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Adenoviruses are clinically important agents. They cause respiratory distress, gastroenteritis, and epidemic keratoconjunctivitis. As non-enveloped, double-stranded DNA viruses, they are... more
HIV diagnoses fall to lowest level since 2000  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The number of new HIV diagnoses in the UK has fallen to a record low since 2000, according to a new report by Public Health England. more
GN Hearing launches a suite of new custom-crafted hearing aids  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
GN Hearing, the global leader in hearing aid connectivity, today launched a suite of new custom-crafted hearing aids. more
Danish-American researchers find new way to treat chronic inflammation  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Researchers from Aarhus University Hospital and Aarhus University in Denmark in collaboration with researchers from Colorado in the United States have found a new way to treat the inflammation involved... more
New ways of developing treatment of chronic inflammation  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers have found a new way to treat the inflammation involved in chronic diseases such as psoriasis, asthma and HIV. A group of transmitter substances (cytokines) in the immune system, the so-called... more
High-tech gel aids delivery of drugs  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Drugs that help prevent the formation of unwanted or harmful proteins are currently being developed to treat a number of diseases, including cancer. The drugs are based on small interfering RNA, or siRNA, which are pieces... more
High-tech gel aids delivery of drugs  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Drugs that help prevent the formation of unwanted or harmful proteins are currently being developed to treat a number of diseases, including cancer. The drugs are based on small interfering RNA, or siRNA, which are pieces... more
Sticker makes nanoscale light manipulation easier to manufacture  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Human pathogens, such as HIV and viruses causing respiratory tract infection, have molecular fingerprints that are difficult to distinguish. To better detect these pathogens, sensors in diagnostic tools need to manipulate light... more
Needle stick injuries are common and can transmit many blood-borne pathogens  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Needle stick injuries (NSIs) can transmit more than 20 blood-borne pathogens, including HIV, hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV) and, more rarely, malaria, human... more
Here's how early humans evaded immunodeficiency viruses  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
The cryoEM structure of a simian immunodeficiency virus protein bound to primate proteins shows how a mutation in early humans allowed our ancestors to escape infection while monkeys and apes did not. SIV's Nef... more
Heavy drinking and HIV don't mix, study finds  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
A new study finds that heavy alcohol consumption (three drinks or more/day for women and four drinks or more/day for men) is linked to alterations in immune function among people with HIV. more
Repeated semen exposure promotes host resistance to infection in preclinical HIV model  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Contrary to the long-held view that semen can only act as a way to transmit HIV-1 from men to women, scientists found that frequent... more
Medical News Today: What chronic illnesses are people with HIV more likely to experience?  MNT · 4 weeks
An 'umbrella review of meta-analyses of observational studies' zooms in on the conditions that people living with HIV are at... more
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