HIV/AIDS

Exposure to HIV, Treatment Before Birth Linked to Obesity Later in Life

March 25, 2019

Teens and young adults who were exposed to HIV and antiretroviral therapy before birth but are HIV-negative themselves are at increased risk of obesity and asthma-like symptoms, according to research to be presented Saturday, March 23 at ENDO 2019, the Endocrine Society's annual meeting in New Or

HIV “Cure” Still Rare and Requires Caution, Expert Says

March 7, 2019

The news this week about a patient being cured of HIV infection is a hopeful one, yet this news should be met with caution. It also requires an explanation when it comes to treating HIV universally and seeking a cure. This is the message of Roy T.

A Step Closer to an HIV Cure

March 6, 2019

Scientists found no rebound of HIV in two patients who stopped taking their HIV medication after they received stem cell transplants for a hematological [blood] disease. Both patients underwent stem cell transplantation as part of their cancer treatment.

Latest Anti-retroviral Drug Regimens Provide 'Lazarus Effect' for HIV Patients

February 28, 2019

Treatment of the HIV/AIDS epidemic has seen remarkable advancements with the advent of the latest anti-retroviral drug therapy and powerful tools to test for drug resistance, making the infection almost "undetectable" in patients who strictly comply with their medication therapy, a just-published

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