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UM Researchers Find HIV Patients Have Higher Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome

Researchers at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine have discovered that HIV-infected patients being treated with antiretroviral therapy have higher ...

A bad buzz: Men with HIV need fewer drinks to feel effects

By Ziba Kashef - Researchers at Yale and the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System compared the number of drinks that men with HIV ...

HIV prevention messages for high-risk groups should target bars, street corners

HOUSTON – Bars and street corners are ideal venues for broad dissemination of HIV prevention information among drug-using male sex workers and other at-risk populations, according to researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). The research was published today in the American Journal of Public Health. ... Full story

Innovative Prevention Program in East Africa Seeks to Ensure Access to Care for Addicts with HIV

Heroin addiction is a growing problem in Kenya and Tanzania. Both countries are key transit points in the international heroin trade, and in recent years, increasing numbers of people in both countries are becoming addicted. ... Full story

Innovative Prevention Program in East Africa Seeks to Ensure Access to Care for Addicts with HIV

Heroin addiction is a growing problem in Kenya and Tanzania. Both countries are key transit points in the international heroin trade, and in recent years, increasing numbers of people in both countries are becoming addicted. ... Full story

In first human study, new antibody therapy shows promise in suppressing HIV infection

In the first results to emerge from HIV patient trials of a new generation of so-called broadly neutralizing antibodies, Rockefeller University researchers have found the experimental therapy can dramatically reduce the amount of virus present in a patient’s blood. The work, reported this week in Nature, brings fresh optimism to the field of HIV immunotherapy and suggests new strategies for fighting or even preventing HIV infection. ... Full story

In Cabo Verde

Simulation offers policy Rx for curbing HIV ... Full story

HIV spreads like internet malware and should be treated earlier

A new model for HIV progression finds that it spreads in a similar way to some computer worms and predicts that early treatment is key to staving off AIDS. ... Full story

Anti-HIV Antibody Shows Promise in First Human Study

WHAT: A single infusion of an experimental anti-HIV antibody called 3BNC117 resulted in significantly decreased HIV levels that persisted for as long as 28 days in HIV-infected individuals, according to Phase 1 clinical trial findings published online today in Nature. ... Full story

Stanford-led study finds limited mutations involved in transmission of drug-resistant HIV

A multicenter study has identified four key mutations involved in creating strains of drug-resistant HIV, which the researchers say is spreading at a more modest rate than once feared. ... Full story

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