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September 2, 2015

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September 2, 2015

Provision of HIV Treatment Can Be Cost-Saving for Companies in High Prevalence Settings

Sep. 1, 2015 — In settings with a high prevalence of HIV, such as South Africa, provision of antiretroviral therapy programs in the workplace can be cost saving for companies due to reductions in healthcare costs, ... read more

Examining Service Delivery, Patient Outcomes in Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program

Aug. 31, 2015 — Outpatient human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) health care facilities funded by the federal Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program were more likely to provide case management, mental health, substance abuse and ... read more

HIV Testing Among Older Adults Is Declining, Despite CDC Recommendation

Aug. 26, 2015 — In 2006 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended that most doctors should automatically screen all their patients, including older adults, for HIV even if they don't exhibit ... read more

Aug. 18, 2015 — A multifaceted farming intervention can reduce food insecurity while improving HIV outcomes in patients in Kenya, according to a randomized, controlled ... read more

Study Suggests Ontario Nearing UN Targets to Help End AIDS Epidemic

Aug. 13, 2015 — A new study suggests Ontario is nearing ambitious United Nations targets for ending the AIDS epidemics. By 2020, 90 per cent of all people living with HIV should know their HIV status, 90 per cent of ... read more

Large Percentage of Youth With HIV May Lack Immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella

Aug. 13, 2015 — Between one-third and one-half of individuals in the United States who were infected with HIV around the time of birth may not have sufficient immunity to ward off measles, mumps, and rubella -- even ... read more

Aug. 12, 2015 — Researchers are a step closer to developing drug targets for Toxoplasmosis, after gaining insight into its unique feeding behavior. Toxoplasma gondii is estimated to chronically infect nearly ... read more

Aug. 12, 2015 — Retroviruses, such as HIV, are tricky to treat. They go through a multistage process to produce infectious particles. The viruses that are released from infected cells are initially in an immature ... read more

Hepatitis C Infection May Fuel Heart Risk

Aug. 11, 2015 — People infected with the hepatitis C virus are at risk for liver damage, but the results of a new study now show the infection may also spell heart ... read more

Research Advances Potential for Test and Vaccine for Genital and Oral Herpes

Aug. 11, 2015 — Findings from a pair of new studies could speed up the development of a universally accurate diagnostic test for human herpes simplex viruses, according to researchers. The work may also lead to the ... read more

SIV Shrugs Off Antibodies in Vaccinated Monkeys

Aug. 11, 2015 — Experimental vaccines can protect a majority of monkeys from repeated challenge with SIV. But when the virus does get through, it's not clear whether vaccine-induced antibodies were exerting any ... read more

Aug. 11, 2015 — Re-exposure to chickenpox virus boosts immunity to shingles for a tenth of the time previously thought. So although vaccination increases shingles cases in 31-40 year olds, in the longer term the ... read more

Opioid Use and Sexual Violence Among Drug-Using Young Adults in NYC

Aug. 4, 2015 — New research seeks to identify the potential role of drug use in increasing risk of sexual violence among young adult opioid users in New York City, and to identify the specific social and contextual ... read more

HIV Grows Despite Treatment, Study Finds

Aug. 4, 2015 — HIV can continue to grow in patients who are thought to be responding well to treatment, according to research. During treatment for HIV the virus hides in blood cells that are responsible for the ... read more

July 30, 2015 — Follicular helper Tcells (TFH cells), a rare type of immune cell that is essential for inducing a strong and lasting antibody response to viruses and other microbes, have garnered intense interest in ... read more

HVTN 505 Vaccine Induced Antibodies Nonspecific for HIV

July 30, 2015 — A new study helps explain why the candidate vaccine used in the HVTN 505 clinical trial was not protective against HIV infection despite robustly inducing anti-HIV antibodies: the vaccine stimulated ... read more

Waking Up HIV

July 30, 2015 — Highly active anti-retroviral therapy has helped millions survive the human immunodeficiency virus. Unfortunately, HIV has a built-in survival mechanism, creating reservoirs of latent, inactive virus ... read more

American Report Highlights Priorities to Help States Achieve National HIV/AIDS Strategy Goals

July 30, 2015 — A set of recommendations has been released by experts for how states across the US can improve HIV prevention and care outcomes in an effort to achieve the goals identified within the National ... read more

Improved Survival of HIV Patients Facilitates Heart Disease Research

July 27, 2015 — The improved survival rate of HIV patients in sub-Saharan Africa due to effective treatment programs is increasing the ability of researchers in Africa to study the impacts of cardiovascular disease ... read more

July 27, 2015 — Scientific experiments with the herpesvirus such as the one that causes Marek's disease in poultry have confirmed, for the first time, the highly controversial theory that some vaccines could ... read more

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