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Acne drug prevents HIV breakout (w/ Video)

Johns Hopkins scientists have found that a safe and inexpensive antibiotic in use since the 1970s for treating acne effectively targets infected immune cells in which HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, lies dormant and prevents ...

dateMar 19, 2010 in HIV & AIDS
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Report: Transplant may have cured man of AIDS

A very unusual blood transplant appears to have cured an American man living in Berlin of infection with the AIDS virus, but doctors say the approach is not practical for wide use. The man, who is in his 40s, had a blood ...

dateDec 15, 2010 in HIV & AIDS
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Why Some Monkeys Don't Get AIDS

(PhysOrg.com) -- Two studies published this month in the Journal of Clinical Investigation provide a significant advance in understanding how some species of monkeys such as sooty mangabeys and African green monkeys avoid ...

dateDec 03, 2009 in HIV & AIDS
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Premature aging seen as issue for AIDS survivors

(AP) -- Having survived the first and worst years of the AIDS epidemic, when he was losing three friends to the disease in a day and undergoing every primitive, toxic treatment that then existed, Peter Greene is grateful ...

dateJun 11, 2011 in HIV & AIDS
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