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2012-07-24 23:17:46

An AIDS Conference in Washington D.C. on Tuesday gave hope in the search for finding a cure for the disease that caused nearly 30 million deaths since the 1980s.

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2011-06-05 09:05:00

An HIV-positive American has become an icon for the potential end of a disease that has claimed the lives of countless millions.

2011-03-16 08:17:49

In the years since the AIDS epidemic began, it has become clear that there is substantial variation in the way that individuals respond to HIV infection.

2011-03-14 16:18:19

Elevated levels of p21, a protein best known as a cancer fighter, may be involved in the ability of a few individuals to control HIV infection with their immune system alone.

2011-03-14 16:15:38

In the years since the AIDS epidemic began, it has become clear that there is substantial variation in the way that individuals respond to HIV infection.

2011-02-25 12:57:27

Although untreated HIV infection eventually results in immunodeficiency (AIDS), a small group of people infected with the virus, called elite suppressors (0.5 percent of all HIV-infected individuals), are naturally able to control infection in the absence of antiretroviral therapy, or HAART.

2010-06-02 09:04:00

TUCSON, Ariz., June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The idea of early detection and cure is appealing. But if the test is unreliable, and the treatment itself harmful, universal testing can do more harm than good.

2010-04-05 09:36:51

Scientists at Duke University Medical Center have identified a set of naturally occurring antibodies that can block one of the key ways the AIDS virus gains entry into certain blood cells.

2010-02-25 09:01:45

HIV/AIDS remains one of the world's most significant public health challenges, particularly in developing countries.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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