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Monkeys develop AIDS twice as fast if `binge drinking`

Heavy drinking can accelerate time to AIDS among rhesus macaques infected with simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV), researchers from Louisiana State University report in the October

Published
25 September 2006
By
Keith Alcorn
HIV-positive patients have increased risk of side-effects to key drugs used to treat opportunistic infections

Drugs used to treat PCP pneumonia and tuberculosis, the most common AIDS-defining illnesses, are significantly more likely to cause adverse reactions in HIV-positive patients than

Published
21 September 2006
By
Michael Carter
Just a few infected cells can transmit HIV

Research on monkeys has found that as few as seven cells productively infected with HIV may be able to establish an infection via sex (Kaizu). The

Published
19 September 2006
By
Gus Cairns
Pre-exposure prophylaxis may need large doses to work

Two studies of the use of tenofovir (Viread) as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to prevent HIV infection in monkeys have both come out with rather disappointing

Published
19 September 2006
By
Gus Cairns
Alphabet of prevention technologies expanding, but no 'magical solution'

Dr Ramjee outlined a number of approaches to HIV prevention that have been in use over the past two decades. These include the use of

Published
23 August 2006
By
Edwin J. Bernard
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

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