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Researchers launch hunt for people who control HIV without drugs

An international appeal is underway to find people who are controlling HIV at very low viral load levels without any medication in order to learn

Published
17 August 2006
By
Keith Alcorn
Persistence of infection with HPV linked to the individual's, and the virus's region of origin

Infection with “high-risk” strains of the genital and anal wart virus (human papilloma virus, or HPV) persists longer in individuals whose racial origin is the

Published
02 August 2006
By
Michael Carter
Uninfected CD4 T-cells ‘eat themselves’ when they contact HIV proteins

CD4 T-cells that are not infected with HIV can be killed by contact with the virus’ envelope protein, according to a cell culture study published

Published
01 August 2006
By
Christopher Gadd
Severity of NRTI-mediated mitochondrial toxicity differs in blood and fat cells

Damage to the mitochondria caused by the nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs) varies according to tissue type, Australian researchers report in the 1st August edition

Published
01 August 2006
By
Christopher Gadd
Reservoirs of HIV in gut tissue continue to replicate, even with successful HIV therapy

HIV continues to replicate in gut tissue even if potent anti-HIV therapy is effectively controlling virus in the blood, according to a study in the

Published
29 July 2006
By
Adam Legge
HIV dementia associated with specific HIV genetic profile found in brain, not blood

HIV in the blood and central nervous system (CNS) of the same individual can differ significantly, according to US researchers writing in the August edition

Published
27 July 2006
By
Adam Legge
Neuropathy less likely in carriers of haemochromatosis gene

Patients carrying the gene that causes haemochromatosis have a reduced risk of developing peripheral neuropathy while taking antiretroviral therapy, according to a genetic study in

Published
25 July 2006
By
Christopher Gadd
Study finds why circumcision reduces female-to-male HIV transmission

An Australian study has found that male HIV infection may occur through infection of cells on the inner surface of the foreskin and the fraenulum

Published
24 July 2006
By
Christopher Gadd
What's happening in HIV vaccine research?

Three doctors from Seattle have written a review article in the 15th August edition of Clinical Infectious Diseases, summarising the state of play in HIV

Published
17 July 2006
By
Christopher Gadd
AmfAR funds 'bold' viral eradication studies

The American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR) have announced that they are funding a dozen different studies that explore the eradication of HIV from the

Published
04 July 2006
By
Edwin J. Bernard

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