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2014-02-04 11:58:44

A team of researchers has reported a novel method for tracking CD4+ T cells in people infected with HIV.

2014-02-04 11:29:24

Nearly half of HIV-infected teenagers and young adults forego timely treatment, delaying care until their disease has advanced, which puts them at risk for dangerous infections and long-term complications.

2014-01-09 08:27:16

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan, Inc.

2013-10-30 10:08:05

Although younger children with HIV are at high risk of disease progression if not treated, new research published this week in PLOS Medicine indicates that they have good potential for achieving high CD4 counts (a measure of a type of white blood cell that correlates with immune function) in later life provided antiretroviral therapy (ART) is initiated according to current treatment guidelines.

2013-10-02 12:46:56

In many ways, the spread of HIV has been fueled by substance abuse.

2013-09-30 15:48:15

Cocaine use may increase one's vulnerability to HIV infection.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.