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New research explains how HIV avoids getting ZAPped  SCIENCE DAILY · 14 hours
Humans have evolved dynamic defense mechanisms against the viruses that seek to infect our bodies -- proteins that specialize in identifying, capturing and destroying the genetic material that viruses try to sneak... more
New research explains how HIV avoids getting ZAPped  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Humans have evolved dynamic defense mechanisms against the viruses that seek to infect our bodies—proteins that specialize in identifying, capturing and destroying the genetic material that viruses try to sneak into our... more
Affordable Care Act improves insurance coverage for people with HIV, cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
A recent study reveals that, for people living with both HIV and cancer (PLWHC), implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) improved insurance... more
Synthetic DNA technology applied as a novel strategy for delivery of anti-HIV antibodies  nanowerk · 3 days
Synthetic DNA-encoded monoclonal antibodies (DMAbs) allow for in vivo production of broadly neutralizing antibodies in preclinical studies. more
DNA technology as a novel strategy for delivery of anti-HIV antibodies  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Scientists applied synthetic DNA-based technology to drive in vivo production of broadly neutralizing anti-HIV antibodies in small and large-animal models, providing proof of concept for a... more
New vaccine strategy shows promise against HIV  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
A collaborative team of scientists has made a successful proof-of-principle demonstration of an advanced HIV vaccine strategy--an approach that may also work in protecting people from an array of other deadly infectious diseases. more
Modified CRISPR gene editing tool could improve therapies for HIV, sickle cell disease  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
City of Hope researchers may have found a way to sharpen the fastest, cheapest and most accurate gene editing technique, CRISPR-Cas9, so... more
New strain of HIV discovered and sequenced  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Researchers have for the first time in twenty years come upon a new strain of HIV or Human Immunodeficiency Virus. This strain is a part of the Group M type of HIV-1. HIV-1 is... more
New model could predict response of HIV-infected individuals to cancer immunotherapy  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
A group of researchers at UPF and the Marchuk Institute of Numerical Mathematics in Moscow, Russia, have designed a mathematical model to predict the response of... more
Potential side effects increase in children with use of common reflux aids, study shows  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) -- such as Prilosec, Protonix and Nexium, have long been one of the most prescribed medications... more
Virus characteristics predict HIV treatment efficacy with antibody treatment  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Current HIV-1 therapies have been proven to be highly effective in slowing the progression of the virus in the body with only minimal side effects. The daily antiretroviral therapy (ART)... more
HIV-1 virus characteristics can predict treatment efficacy with specific antibody treatment  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Current HIV-1 therapies have been proven to be highly effective in slowing the progression of the virus in the body with only minimal side effects. more
Medical and socioeconomic factors may hinder employability of people with HIV/AIDS  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
People living with HIV/AIDS may face discrimination in employers' hiring practices. A study published in the American Journal of Industrial Medicine found that medical and socioeconomic... more
HIV increases the prevalence of early menopause, shows study  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
Thanks to medical advancements, HIV-positive women now have a longer life expectancy, exposing them to numerous midlife health issues such as menopause. more
Plant-based meals are heart-healthy, popular with students  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Vegan school lunches contain triple the amount of heart-healthy fiber found in standard entrées, according to a new case study published in The Journal of Child Nutrition & Management. Fiber is an important nutrient that not... more
Addressing perceived stigma about taking HIV medication can help women at risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Stigma is an important contributor to the continued HIV epidemic in the United States. While pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is a medication that can be... more
New printer creates extremely realistic colorful holograms  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Researchers have developed a new printer that produces digital 3-D holograms with an unprecedented level of detail and realistic color. The new printer could be used to make high-resolution color recreations of objects or... more
New printer creates extremely realistic colorful holograms  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers have developed a new printer that produces digital 3D holograms with an unprecedented level of detail and realistic color. The new printer could be used to make high-resolution color recreations of objects or... more
Correlates of HIV risk associated with decrease in disease transmission, study confirms  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Immune responses that are associated with a decreased risk of infection are called correlates of protection. more
A generalized HIV vaccine design strategy for priming of broadly neutralizing antibody responses  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Vaccine induction of broadly neutralizing antibodies (bnAbs) to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) remains a major challenge. Germline-targeting immunogens hold promise for initiating... more
HIV drug stops Zika infection, strategy could halt infections caused by related viruses  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers report that a drug used in the treatment of HIV also suppresses Zika virus infection. In cell and animal models, they... more
Rilpivirine drug used for HIV treatment also suppresses Zika virus infection  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Like an adjustable wrench that becomes the "go-to" tool because it is effective and can be used for a variety of purposes, an existing drug that... more
[Focus] Multiple roles for HIV broadly neutralizing antibodies  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Potent broadly neutralizing antibodies may be used to treat or prevent HIV and to help guide HIV vaccine design. more
Behavioral, social, and biomedical strategies essential to end HIV epidemic in the US  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
To end the HIV epidemic in the United States, the use of behavioral and social science research-;combined with biomedical strategies-;is essential, according... more
Using whole-genome sequencing for early identification and containment of AMR pathogens  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A study published today examines the evolutionary and epidemiologic history of an epidemic strain of extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB) -- called LAM4/KZN. This strain was first... more
Horrifying HIV epidemic in Pakistani town children due to syringe reuse  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Allegations abound in this small Pakistani town of Ratodero, in the province of Sindh. Stung by poverty, pediatricians, barbers and dentists alike brave the risk of... more
Racial bias in health care software aids whites over blacks  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
A new study finds a widely used software program that affects millions of patients is flawed by unintentional racial bias more
Scientists adapt CAR-T immunotherapy to target the HIV latent reservoir  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Scientists describe a new way of attacking cells infected by HIV. The work showcases a novel version of CAR-T, the technology known for its recent successes in fighting... more
Optimal implementation of existing, new interventions essential to end HIV pandemic  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Optimal implementation of existing HIV prevention and treatment tools and continued development of new interventions are essential to ending the HIV pandemic, National Institutes of Health... more
ConvertibleCAR immunotherapy can be used to attack HIV latent reservoir  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A team of Gladstone scientists and their partners at Xyphos Biosciences, Inc. describe a new way of attacking cells infected by HIV in this week's issue of the... more
Electrical stimulation aids in spinal fusion  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Spine surgeons in the U.S. perform more than 400,000 spinal fusions each year as a way to ease back pain and prevent vertebrae in the spine from wiggling around and doing more damage. However, reports estimate... more
Direct current stimulation device aids in spinal fusion procedure  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Spine surgeons in the U.S. perform more than 400,000 spinal fusions each year as a way to ease back pain and prevent vertebrae in the spine from wiggling around and... more
New collaboration aims to develop gene-based cures for sickle cell disease and HIV  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
The National Institutes of Health plans to invest at least $100 million over the next four years toward an audacious goal: develop... more
Can Gene Therapy Cure HIV? US Gov't. Is Banking $100 Million On It.  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
The NIH wants to cure HIV and sickle cell disease with gene therapies, and will invest $100 million over the next four... more
Researchers assess accuracy of lateral flow urine LAM test in detecting TB in HIV-positive people  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Tuberculosis (TB) causes more deaths in people living with HIV than any other disease, with more than 300,000... more
EPFL and Mass. Eye and Ear researchers are developing highly elastic hearing implants  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Close to half a million people around the world suffer from a serious hearing impairment. In some cases, they can find relief... more
Temple researchers win NIH grant to study HIV-related neuroinflammation in context of opioid addiction  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The National Institutes of Health has awarded a Temple research team a 5-year, $3.27 million grant to study neuroinflammation following... more
Targeting CCR5 trafficking to inhibit HIV-1 infection  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
Using a cell-based assay monitoring differential protein transport in the secretory pathway coupled to high-content screening, we have identified three molecules that specifically reduce the delivery of the major co-receptor for HIV-1, CCR5, to... more
Sleep DownUnder 2019 hosts leading experts to reveal latest snooze secrets  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Kiwifruit, cannabis, tongue implants and smartphone apps are among the latest sleep aids in the spotlight at an international sleep conference to be held in Sydney... more
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