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CROI: Haiti is the source of HIV subtype B

Haiti has the oldest HIV epidemic outside Africa and provided the source for the strain of HIV seen in North America and Europe, according to

Published
02 March 2007
By
Michael Carter
Scientific evidence alone cannot prove liability in criminal HIV transmission cases

A briefing paper published today jointly by NAM and the National AIDS Trust (NAT) explains why criminal investigations of alleged sexual HIV transmission cannot be

Published
28 February 2007
By
Edwin J. Bernard
CROI: Women infected with HIV subtype D progress faster despite same viral load

Analysis of women bar workers from a longstanding longitudinal study in Mombasa, Kenya has found that women infected with HIV subtype D had more than

Published
27 February 2007
By
Gus Cairns
CROI: Tenofovir microbicide stops rectal infection in monkeys better than PrEP

Two-thirds of monkeys treated with a tenofovir-containing rectal microbicide were protected from repeated rectal challenge with a pathogenic variety of SIV, the Fourteenth Conference on

Published
27 February 2007
By
Gus Cairns
HIV surface protein's weak point detected; new lead for antibody-based vaccine?

US scientists say they may have found the site on HIV’s outer coating that would be most vulnerable to antibodies that could neutralise the virus

Published
14 February 2007
By
Keith Alcorn
Selenium supplementation has positive effect on HIV viral load, CD4 counts in randomised study

Daily supplementation with 200μg of selenium daily stabilised viral load and modestly increased CD4 cell counts in both untreated and viremic patients on antiretroviral therapy

Published
23 January 2007
By
Keith Alcorn
Drug resistance test may be 1000 times more sensitive than current HIV resistance assays

An HIV resistance test which can detect one drug resistant virus in a sample of 1,000 virions has been developed by scientists at Duke University,

Published
09 January 2007
By
Keith Alcorn
Gut microbes linked to immune activation, HIV disease progress, may explain long-term CD4 loss

Leakage of microbes from the gut as a result of HIV-related damage to the wall of the gut may be one of the major causes

Published
21 December 2006
By
Keith Alcorn
CD4 cell loss in gut is not restored by HIV treatment, may have long-term consequences

CD4 cells in the wall of the human gut continue to be seriously depeleted even after successful antiretroviral treatment has reduced HIV in the blood

Published
19 December 2006
By
Keith Alcorn
Is HIV causing cardiovascular disease by its own effects on cholesterol?

Provocative findings from a US-Australian research group may force the HIV field to revise its understanding of cardiovascular disease risk in people on antiretroviral treatment.

Published
18 December 2006
By
Keith Alcorn

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