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Broadly neutralizing HIV antibodies pave the way for vaccine

A small number of people infected with HIV produce antibodies with an amazing effect: Not only are the antibodies directed against the ...

Study suggests additional benefits to HIV-prevention therapy

The anti-HIV drug Truvada has been shown to be very effective at preventing new infections when taken by people at high risk ...

AMP Study Explores Potency of Antibodies to Combat HIV Infection

Rutgers' New Jersey Medical School's Clinical Research Center (NJMS-CRC) is participating as a clinical trial site in a novel study that could signal a new way of protecting people from developing HIV infection, the virus that causes AIDS ... Full story

Gut bacteria affect immune recovery in HIV patients, study finds

An international study coordinated by Spanish research institutes has found that gut bacteria also play their role in the immune recovery of HIV patients. ... Full story

‘Putting prevention in their pockets’

UB-developed smartphone app may help improve antiretroviral therapy adherence among people living with HIV ... Full story

Study finds better definition of homelessness may help minimize HIV risk

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Being homeless puts people at greater risk of HIV infection than those with stable housing, but targeting services to reduce risk behaviors is often complicated by fuzzy definitions of homelessness. ... Full story

CD4/CD8 Ratio a Predictor of Heart Disease in HIV-Infected Patients

New Rochelle, NY —The ratio of CD4 to CD8 T cells in the blood—a marker of immune system health and associated with mortality risk in ... Full story

New antibody drug continues to show promise for treatment of HIV

Great strides have been made in recent years to develop treatment options for HIV, and the disease can now be controlled with anti-retroviral drugs. But a cure remains elusive and current medications have limitations: they must be taken daily, for life, and can cause long-term complications. ... Full story

New HIV infections stagnating at 2.5 million a year worldwide

Rate of new infections increased in 74 countries over past decade, raising significant challenges to ending the AIDS pandemic. ... Full story

Researchers Discuss Challenges, Successes of HIV Cure Research in Science

A better understanding of HIV latency is the key to eradicating the virus researchers at the University of North Carolina and partner institutions write in a perspective in the journal Science. ... Full story

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