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Treatment of HIV patients co-infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) with an anti-retroviral drug therapy not only tackles HIV, but also reduces HCV replication.
The HIV-1 virus has proved to be tenacious, inserting its genome permanently into its victims' DNA, forcing patients to take a lifelong drug regimen to control the virus and prevent a fresh attack.
MELBOURNE, Australia, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Announced at the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, the agreement seeks to increase access
GENEVA, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MPP forges first agreement with a Chinese manufacturer Desano; and with Cipla, Mylan and Micro Labs; Extends Collaborations
New research on HIV transmission shows that viral fitness is an important basis of a "genetic bottleneck" imposed every time a new person is infected.
The Mississippi infant believed to have been cured of HIV following an extended remission now once again has “detectable levels” of the AIDS-causing virus in her blood.
HIV-infected people diagnosed with cancer are two to four times more likely to go untreated for their cancer compared to uninfected cancer patients.
HIV and its transmission has long been associated with injecting drug use, where hypodermic syringes are used to administer illicit drugs.
While bringing new drugs to market is important for increasing life expectancy in younger people with HIV, lowering the toxicity of those drugs may have an even greater health impact on all HIV patients.
OAKLAND, Calif., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A 15-year study found that HIV-positive individuals had a 40 percent increased risk of ischemic stroke, however stroke rates were nearly the same
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), a lentivirus, causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) which is a condition in humans were the immune system begins to fail, leading to life-threatening opportunistic infections. Infection is transferred through bodily fluids where HIV is present as both free virus particles and within infected immune cells. The four most common routes of infection are unsafe sex, contaminated needles, breast milk, and transmission from an infected mother to her...