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Using a newly developed laboratory model of three types of brain cells, scientists reveal how HIV infection -- as well as the drugs that treat it -- can... more
Newly developed laboratory model helps reveal how HIV infection affects the brain  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Though many negative repercussions of human immunodeficiency virus infection can be mitigated with the use of antiretroviral therapy, one area where medical advances haven't... more
Just add salt to enhance the spatial resolution of single-molecule Raman spectroscopy  nanowerk · 2 days
A thin substrate of sodium chloride aids the spectroscopic resolution of single-molecule vibrations. more
Missing link in coronavirus jump from bats to humans could be pangolins, not snakes  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
As scientists scramble to learn more about the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, two recent studies of the virus' genome reached controversial conclusions:... more
Engineers find ankle exoskeleton aids running  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Researchers find that a motorized device that attaches around the ankle and foot can drastically reduce the energy cost of running. more
Lipid aids healing of scratches on the cornea  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A species of a lipid that naturally helps skin injuries heal appears to also aid repair of common corneal injuries, even when other conditions, like diabetes, make healing difficult, scientists report. more
Lab antibody, antiviral research aids COVID-19 response  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists are contributing to the global fight against COVID-19 by combining artificial intelligence/machine learning, bioinformatics and supercomputing to help discover candidates for new antibodies and pharmaceutical drugs to combat... more
Lopinavir and ritonavir drug combo tested in severe COVID-19  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Researchers from China and the United Kingdom have collaborated to conduct a clinical trial looking at the efficacy of a combination of two anti-HIV drugs lopinavir and ritonavir to combat... more
Scientists proposed a way of producing water-soluble fullerene compounds for medicine  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Scientists from the Skoltech Center for Energy Science and Technology (CEST) and the Institute for Problems of Chemical Physics of Russian Academy of Sciences in collaboration... more
Scientists propose a way of producing water-soluble fullerene compounds for medicine  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Researchers developed a single-step method to obtain water-soluble fullerene compounds with remarkable biological properties, such as the ability to effectively suppress the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). more
Immunotherapy combination can shrink viral reservoir in HIV model  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Stimulating immune cells with two cancer immunotherapies together can shrink the size of the viral "reservoir" in SIV-infected non-human primates treated with antiviral drugs, researchers have concluded. more
Georgia moves closer to major overhaul of HIV criminal law  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Georgia lawmakers are advancing legislation that would dramatically overhaul a state law that makes it a crime for people to have sex without first disclosing they have HIV more
Newer antiretroviral drugs may be the safest, most effective HIV treatment during pregnancy  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The antiretroviral drugs dolutegravir and emtricitabine/tenofovir alafenamide fumarate (DTG+FTC/TAF) may comprise the safest and most effective HIV treatment regimen currently available during... more
Second Patient Cured of HIV, Researchers Say  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
A study of the ‘London patient’ — the second HIV patient to undergo stem cell transplantation from donors with a HIV-resistant gene... more
Second patient has been cured of HIV, study suggests  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A study of the second HIV patient to undergo successful stem cell transplantation from donors with a HIV-resistant gene, finds that there was no active viral infection in the patient's... more
The second person cured from HIV goes public  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
In the 1980s and early 1990s, the outbreak of HIV and AIDS swept across the globe. Today, more than 70 million people have been infected with HIV, and about 35 million have... more
Study reports second ever case of a patient to be cured of HIV  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A study of the second HIV patient to undergo successful stem cell transplantation from donors with a HIV-resistant gene, finds that there... more
PrEP drug levels found to lower among pregnant African adolescent girls and young women  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Among African adolescent girls and young women who took HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) daily, levels of the PrEP drug tenofovir... more
Simple method to prevent HIV greatly increases viral suppression in South Africa, Uganda  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
In parts of Africa, where the rate of HIV is high, researchers found that using mobile vans to dispense antiretroviral treatment and... more
Washington Legislature ease penalties for HIV exposure  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
The Washington Legislature has approved a bill that reduces the crime of intentionally exposing a sexual partner to HIV from a felony to a misdemeanor more
Researchers detect a novel cause of acquired lipodystrophy  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is mostly diagnosed in overweight and obese people. However, severe forms of NAFLD can also be detected in rare genetic diseases such as lipodystrophy or in patients... more
Alcohol Consumption Weakens Bones of People Living with HIV  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
For people living with HIV, any level of alcohol consumption is associated with lower levels of a protein involved in bone formation, raising the risk of osteoporosis, according to a... more
Role culture plays in feeling sick  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Scientists think that a person's values may shape views on ''socially appropriate sickness.'' This has implications for how individuals may take more action in dealing with illness rather than spreading further disease. According to the researchers,... more
HHS removed images of condoms from HIV/AIDS awareness fliers  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The Department of Health and Human Services stripped from a government website HIV/AIDS educational material that featured condoms, calling the images "unapproved," according to official correspondence obtained by Kaiser Health... more
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