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HIV battle must focus on hard-hit streets

In U.S. cities, it’s not just what you do, but also your address that can determine whether you will get HIV and whether you...

Transplant drugs may help wipe out persistent HIV infections

New research suggests that drugs commonly used to prevent organ rejection after transplantation may also be helpful for combating HIV. The findings, which are...

HIV-infected men at increased risk for heart disease

The buildup of soft plaque in arteries that nourish the heart is more common and extensive in HIV-infected men than HIV-uninfected men, independent of...

Twitter ‘big data’ can be used to monitor HIV and drug-related...

Studying link between HIV, drug use could help prevention, detection efforts Real-time social media like Twitter could be used to track HIV incidence and drug-related...

Youth born with HIV may have higher heart disease risk

Nearly half of adolescents who have had HIV since birth may be at increased risk for cardiovascular disease — including heart attack and stroke...

AIDS drug kills off HPV virus that causes cervical cancer

A commonly-used HIV drug has been shown to kill-off the human papilloma virus (HPV) that leads to cervical cancer in a world-first clinical trial...

Method for Delivering HIV-Fighting Antibodies Proven Even More Promising

In 2011, biologists at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) demonstrated a highly effective method for delivering HIV-fighting antibodies to mice—a treatment that protected the mice...

A Detailed Look at HIV in Action

The human intestinal tract, or gut, is best known for its role in digestion. But this collection of organs also plays a prominent role...

NIH research network finds many youth have high levels of HIV

More than 30 percent of young males who had sex with other males and who were subsequently enrolled in a government treatment and research...

HIV-1 accessory protein helps induce metabolic defects

The wily human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-1) has another trick up its sleeve, one that can disrupt cellular metabolism and raise the risk of heart...

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