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Health News - HIV/AIDS

Cryptococcal meningitis: Symptoms, risk factors, and complications
Cryptococcal meningitis is a fungal infection that usually affects people with a weakened immune system. Learn about the risk factors and complications. (Medical News Today)

Is viremia contagious? What you need to know
Viremia occurs when a virus infects the bloodstream. In this article, learn about the types of viruses, symptoms, causes, and treatment. (Medical News Today)

HIV could be treated with a once-a-week pill
Researchers have created a capsule able to deliver 1 week's worth of HIV drugs in one dose, which offers a much simpler treatment regimen for patients. (Medical News Today)

Coffee could halve death risk for patients with HIV, hepatitis C
Drinking at least three cups of coffee every day could reduce the risk of death by 50 percent for patients infected with both HIV and hepatitis C. (Medical News Today)

Study reveals new clues to how a successful HIV vaccine could work
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have made a discovery that could speed efforts to develop a successful HIV vaccine. (Medical News Today)

Tick saliva may hold potential treatment for reducing HIV-linked heart disease risk
Scientists may have found a clue to why people living with HIV have double the likelihood of developing heart disease. (Medical News Today)

Cancer drug can reactivate HIV: A single drug could attack the virus on two fronts
People living with HIV must take a combination of three or more different drugs every day for the rest of their lives. (Medical News Today)

Single measures of viral load may overestimate HIV suppression status
A review of data reported to the National HIV Surveillance System through June 2016 suggests that a single measure of viral load may overestimate how many persons with HIV infection have durable... (Medical News Today)

GP-based testing for HIV is cost-effective and should be rolled out in local authorities
Offering HIV testing to people at health checks when they register at a new GP surgery in high-prevalence areas is cost-effective and will save lives, according to a study involving over 86,000... (Medical News Today)

HIV prevention dapivirine vaginal ring found safe and acceptable in US adolescent girls
A vaginal ring that researchers are hopeful will be approved as a method for preventing HIV in women was found to be safe and acceptable in teen girls, according to results of a study conducted in... (Medical News Today)

South African child in HIV remission without drugs
A South African child has been in sustained remission of HIV for 8.5 years without therapy, after receiving early treatment in infancy, scientists report. (Medical News Today)

Study points to penile microbiome as a risk factor for HIV in men
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Experimental HIV vaccine regimen is well-tolerated, elicits immune responses
Results from an early-stage clinical trial called APPROACH show that an investigational HIV vaccine regimen was well-tolerated and generated immune responses against HIV in healthy adults. (Medical News Today)

Consistent treatment prevents HIV transmission among gay men
Zero cases of HIV transmission were reported among serodifferent gay men who engaged in unprotected sex over a period of 4 years. HIV treatment is key. (Medical News Today)

HIV: Could new injection work as effectively as daily drugs?
A new, long-acting antiretroviral injection is as effective in managing HIV as daily-dosage oral drugs, a recent clinical trial suggests. (Medical News Today)

Cow antibodies yield important clues for developing a broadly effective AIDS vaccine
Cows are leaving the pasture and entering the field...of HIV vaccine research. (Medical News Today)

The scales have tipped - UNAIDS announces 19.5 million people on life-saving treatment and AIDS-related deaths halved since 2005
UNAIDS has released a new report showing that for the first time the scales have tipped: more than half of all people living with HIV (53%) now have access to HIV treatment and AIDS-related deaths... (Medical News Today)

Heart toxin reveals new insights into HIV-1 integration in T cell genome
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-1 may have evolved to integrate its genetic material into certain immune-cell-activating genes in humans, according to new research published in PLOS Pathogens. (Medical News Today)

HIV infection boosted by seized cell signaling
Research on the fusion stage of HIV concludes that a component of cell membranes facilitates infection, but also provides pathway to blocking transmission. (Medical News Today)

Proteins linked to HIV transmission could actually be beneficial for reproduction
Researchers show that semen amyloids help the human body dispose of excess and defective sperm. (Medical News Today)

Plant compound 'much more effective' than traditional anti-HIV drug
New research finds a plant extract that is much more effective at inhibiting HIV's ability to infect healthy cells than the traditional AZT. (Medical News Today)

Investigational vaccine protected monkeys from HIV-like virus
The vaccine adds three more targets to a human vaccine candidate that showed promise. (Medical News Today)

New test detects latent HIV more accurately, moves closer to cure
Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have come up with a more cost- and time-effective test that detects 'hidden' HIV more accurately. (Medical News Today)

Sorting out HIV
Researchers at EMBL, ESPCI Paris, and the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative have developed a new technique for rapidly sorting HIV viruses, which could lead to more rapid development of a vaccine... (Medical News Today)

Study suggests drug criminalization undermining global HIV/AIDS efforts
The criminalization of drugs is a leading factor in the world's HIV epidemic and a potential barrier to eradicating HIV/AIDS, say researchers who've undertaken a sweeping review of research on laws... (Medical News Today)

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