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Are some subtypes of HIV more likely to cause neuroAIDS than others?

Differences in the genetic make-up of some HIV subtypes (or clades, such as HIV-1C, which is most prevalent in southern Africa and India) could affect

Published
18 May 2007
By
Theo Smart
HIV dementia: why might some viruses cause more problems than others?

Researchers are beginning to identify specific differences in HIV that change the risk of neurological complications, including some that may help in predicting the emergence

Published
18 May 2007
By
Theo Smart
Elimination of HIV from body within eight years if treatment starts just after infection, predict US researchers; sceptics disagree

American researchers are suggesting that commencing antiretroviral treatment soon after infection with HIV could eradicate the infection within eight years. Their study, which involved seven

Published
17 May 2007
By
Michael Carter
HIV eradication unlikely following bone marrow transplantation

The first published report of the HIV eradication potential of a bone marrow transplant in an individual on highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) has concluded

Published
24 April 2007
By
Edwin J. Bernard
Discovery of an HIV inhibitor in human blood points to new type of fusion inhibitor

German scientists have discovered a protein in human blood that can block HIV entry into immune system cells, potentially offering a new type of HIV

Published
20 April 2007
By
Keith Alcorn
Speed of viral load decline is a sign of more effective antiretroviral regimen

A substudy of a large clinical trial has shown that viral load declined more quickly in people treated with AZT, 3TC and efavirenz (Sustiva) than

Published
18 April 2007
By
Derek Thaczuk
New light on the “New York patient”: `super-bug` fears were exaggerated by media

In early 2005, a gay New York City man was reported to have been infected with an extremely virulent, multi-drug-class-resistant (MDR) strain of HIV, causing

Published
10 April 2007
By
Derek Thaczuk
Green tea has anti-HIV effect in test tube

An ingredient in green tea may reduce HIV binding to human CD4 cells by approximately 40% within an hour of drinking two to three cups

Published
28 March 2007
By
Keith Alcorn
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

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