News tagged with aids virus

Researchers criticize AIDS spending, stigma

(AP) -- Nearly 3 million lives have been saved by HIV/AIDS treatment but scare resources are being misspent and stigma is still keeping the most vulnerable from seeking help, according to a new book by researchers commissioned ...

Feb 03, 2011
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Spanish doctors unveil promising AIDS vaccine

Spanish researchers announced Tuesday they have developed an AIDS vaccine which cuts the viral load by a significant amount in most patients although they cautioned it is still not enough as a treatment.

Feb 01, 2011
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New AIDS cases fall by one fifth in a decade: UN

The number of new cases of HIV/AIDS has dropped by about one-fifth over the past decade but millions of people are still missing out on major progress in prevention and treatment, the UN said Tuesday.

Nov 23, 2010
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AIDS patients hurt by South African strike

(AP) -- Doctors and activists say AIDS patients aren't getting treated because of a nationwide strike in South Africa, the country with the highest incidence of the virus that causes AIDS.

Aug 25, 2010
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A cure for HIV could be all in the 'mix'

Current HIV treatments do not eradicate HIV from host cells but rather inhibit virus replication and delay the onset of AIDS. However, a new research published in BioMed Central's open access journal, AIDS Research & Therapy descri ...

Aug 18, 2010
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HIV's sugar coating offers new vaccine approach

(PhysOrg.com) -- Oxford research suggests the chains of sugar molecules, or carbohydrates, that cover the outside of the highly variable HIV virus remain constant, are different from those found on human cells, ...

Jul 20, 2010
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