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Adenovirus-based T-cell vaccine prevents AIDS in monkeys, offering fresh hope for approach

An adenovirus-based vaccine prevented six out of six monkeys from developing an animal equivalent of AIDS, according to findings published this month in Nature. The

Published
11 November 2008
By
Keith Alcorn
Study shows how vaccine may have increased risk of HIV infection

French and Swiss scientists may have uncovered the mechanism that caused participants in the STEP trial of Merck’s HIV vaccine to become infected with HIV

Published
03 November 2008
By
Keith Alcorn
Can we create ‘elite controllers’?

Is combination immunotherapy the future? ask Edwin J Bernard and Derek Thaczuk

Published
01 November 2008
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Raltegravir resistance patterns becoming clearer

Raltegravir may act against HIV in a manner quite distinct from existing antiretrovirals, allowing for the drug to remain effective against HIV for a period

Published
28 October 2008
By
Derek Thaczuk
Prebiotics may improve gut health, immune system function, UK conference hears

A prebiotic supplement consisting of simple sugars produced from lactose, chicory, and citrus fruit has been found to improve gut health, which in turn significantly

Published
20 October 2008
By
Edwin J. Bernard
Nobel prize awarded to French discoverers of HIV

The French scientists who discovered HIV have been awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine. The prize will be shared with the researcher who linked human

Published
06 October 2008
By
Michael Carter
Herpes drug has direct anti-HIV effect, could offer cheap addition to antiretroviral therapy for developing world

Aciclovir, a drug commonly used in the treatment of genital herpes, also suppresses HIV activity in cells already infected with herpes viruses, researchers from the

Published
11 September 2008
By
Keith Alcorn
Microbicide and PrEP potential for anal sex explored further in monkey studies

In animal studies, microbicide gels and oral pre-exposure prophylaxis with antiretroviral drugs appear to provide protection against anal exposure to the monkey equivalent of HIV,

Published
05 September 2008
By
Gus Cairns
Fibrosis linked to rapid loss of gut CD4 cells after HIV infection

Rapid and extensive deposition of fibrous tissue called collagen in the lymphatic tissue of the gut during HIV infection has been linked to the dramatic

Published
05 September 2008
By
David McLay
Systematic review unable to confirm or deny Swiss statement on infection risk with undetectable viral load

A systematic review of studies of serodiscordant couples where the HIV-positive partner was on antiretroviral treatment could neither confirm not disprove the recent Swiss declaration

Published
08 August 2008
By
Edwin J. Bernard

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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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