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UC Clinical Trial Looks at Statins for Heart Patients Living with HIV

CINCINNATI—The University of Cincinnati is part of a multi-center clinical trial focused on determining whether individuals living with HIV infections can take ...

NYU Research Looks at Tourism as a Driver of Illicit Drug Use and HIV Risk in the Dominican Republic

The study seeks to expand the understanding of the availability and usage of drugs in tourism-rich areas which presents barriers to HIV ...

Oral contraception may become renewed option for HIV-positive women

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Contrary to guidelines issued by the World Health Organization, new research has found that HIV-positive women receiving one of the most common forms of drug therapy should be able to use at least some forms of oral contraceptives for birth control. ... Full story

Temple and CHOP to explore eradicating HIV from hiding places in the brain

Temple University and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia have received a joint $4.3 million, four-year grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to investigate new methods to eradicate HIV. ... Full story

Can statin treatment cut cardiovascular risk in HIV-infected patients?

Mass. General-led study will test preventive effects and investigate underlying mechanisms ... Full story

South African 'Mentor Mothers' lower HIV infection rates among pregnant women

UCLA study shows that community-based interventions are effective ... Full story

A new dent in HIV-1's armor

Salk scientists identify a promising target for HIV/AIDS treatment ... Full story

Study Follows HIV-infected Women into Their ‘Golden’ Years

How well do individuals diagnosed decades ago with HIV manage their disease as they age? ... Full story

Study models ways to cut Mexico’s HIV rates

A new study projects that increasing condom use or antiretroviral therapy for Mexico City’s male sex workers would produce a significant advance against the HIV epidemic by reducing the rate of infections among the sex workers’ partners. ... Full story

Antiretroviral Therapy Benefits HIV-infected Stimulant Users, UCSF Study Shows

New clinical research from UC San Francisco shows that 341 HIV-infected men who reported using stimulants such as methamphetamine or cocaine derived life-saving benefits from being on antiretroviral therapy that were comparable to those of HIV-infected men who do not use stimulants. ... Full story

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