Topic: HIV

HIV Not As Infectious Soon After Transmission As Thought

March 17, 2015

People who recently have been infected with HIV may not be as highly infectious as previously believed, a finding that could improve global efforts to prevent HIV transmission and save lives. In particular, the finding bolsters the strategy of treating patients with antiretroviral drugs before the onset of AIDS to prevent transmission.

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Smarter U.S. Prostitution Laws Would Help AIDS Fight

Dec. 1, 2014
Smarter U.S. Prostitution Laws Would Help AIDS Fight

World AIDS Day is Dec. 1 and it provides an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV/AIDS.

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Engineered Immune Cells Resist Infection from HIV and Could Ultimately Replace Drug Therapy

Jan. 24, 2013

Researchers cut and pasted a series of HIV-resistant genes into T cells, specialized immune cells targeted by the virus.

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Policy Brief Calls for Mandatory HIV Tests in State Prisons

Oct. 25, 2012

Routine testing for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) among state prison populations will help reduce the spread of AIDS among the general public, according to a policy brief recently released by the Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis (IUPRA) at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Origami meets public health with the oPAD

June 1, 2012
Origami meets public health with the oPAD