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HIV / AIDS NEWS - Page 15

Living HIV-Positive Individuals Can Now Donate Kidneys
Three medical centers in the United States have now been approved to perform kidney transplants from living HIV-positive donors to HIV-positive recipients. We break down the risks and benefits.
Top Infectious Disease News of the Week—January 14, 2018
Stay up-to-date on the latest infectious disease news by checking out our top 5 articles of the week.
HIV-1 Genetic Diversity Higher in Vaginal Tract Than Blood
University of Western Ontario investigators have found that the genetic diversity of HIV-1 during early infection is greater in the vaginal tract than in the bloodstream.
Teva Pharmaceuticals Announces Launch of Generic HIV Drug
Teva Pharmaceuticals announces an exclusive launch of a generic version of atazanavir capsules for the treatment of HIV.
Top Infectious Disease News of the Week—January 7, 2018
In case you missed them, we've compiled the top 5 articles from this past week.
2 HIV Research Studies You Should Know This Week
A common birth control shot has been linked with increased risk of HIV infection while NIAID investigators have found that putting ART on pause during a clinical trial might not be as detrimental as first thought.
 
Weekly HIV Treatment Is on The Horizon
Investigators from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Lyndra, have developed a drug capsule that could drastically pare down ART to an easier-to-adhere-to weekly regimen.
 
Cancer-Fighting Virus May Also Be Able to Destroy Latent HIV-Infected Cells
A viral therapy developed to target cancer cells, also appears capable of destroying HIV-infected cells.
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