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HIV re-emerges in `Mississippi baby`

HIV re-emerges in `Mississippi baby`

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 10:14

Dashing the hopes of the scientists that doctors may have found a way to cure young children of HIV, a baby girl thought to have been cured of the dreaded virus, has now been detected with the return of the it in her blood.

Using novel intravaginal ring prevents HIV

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 15:29

A new study has found that when a novel intravaginal ring is implanted with anti-retroviral drug tablets or pods, it demonstrates sustained and controlled drug release and safety over 28 days from HIV.

New method to make latent HIV reveal itself identified

Last Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014, 09:40

Researchers have identified a new way to make latent HIV reveal itself, which could help overcome one of the biggest obstacles to finding a cure for HIV infection.

Soy sauce molecule may help treat drug-resistant HIV

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 06, 2014, 17:51

A molecule, used to enhance the flavour in soy sauce, can help develop compounds that are 70 times more potent than Tenofovir, a first-line HIV drug therapy, scientists say.

Potent new anti-HIV proteins found in Australian coral reefs

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 19:24

Researchers have found a new class of proteins capable of blocking the HIV virus from penetrating T-cells, which has raised hope that the proteins could be adapted for use in gels or sexual lubricants to provide a potent barrier against HIV infection.

Need to address Hepatitis C, drug use: Experts

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 09:12

There was an urgent need to address issues like Hepatitis-C and adolescent drug use to prevent spread of HIV/AIDS, experts said Tuesday.

Low cholesterol in immune cells tied to slow HIV progression

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 15:42

People infected with HIV whose immune cells have low cholesterol levels experience much slower disease progression, even without medication, according to a new research.

HIV patients 50 times more likely to develop TB

Last Updated: Sunday, March 23, 2014, 18:23

People infected with HIV have more chances of getting infected with tuberculosis - often fatally - and should get themselves tested in time as it can be cured if diagnosed early, experts said.

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