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Women with HIV may have higher breast cancer mortality

Women with HIV may have higher breast cancer mortality
- While prior research in the US and Africa has found that women with HIV do not have higher breast cancer incidence, or likelihood of developing ...

US must fund the Global Fund

US must fund the Global Fund
- Willie Dickerson's letter "Thanks to Tishaura" notes that the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria has saved 27 million lives since its creation in ...

Is A Cure For HIV/AIDS On The Horizon?

Is A Cure For HIV/AIDS On The Horizon?
- A second person appears to be cured of an HIV infection, investigators say. HIV is the virus that causes AIDS. In both cases of long term remission (as ...

Test and Treat' reduces new HIV infections by a third in southern Africa communities

Test and Treat' reduces new HIV infections by a third in southern Africa communities
- New HIV infections in southern Africa could be reduced substantially by offering entire communities voluntary HIV testing, and immediately referring ...

Treating lymphoma with HIV-resistant stem cells “cures” another patient

Treating lymphoma with HIV-resistant stem cells “cures” another patient
- The identification of the HIV virus ultimately led to the development of therapies that specifically target the virus' ability to make new copies of itself.

Man cleared of HIV after bone-marrow transplant

Man cleared of HIV after bone-marrow transplant
- For just the second time since the global AIDS epidemic began, a patient appears to have been cured of infection from HIV–or at least put into ...

Scientists may have cured a man of HIV by injecting him with 'superpower' cells. Here's what it ...

Scientists may have cured a man of HIV by injecting him with 'superpower' cells. Here's what it ...
- Only one other person has been deemed "cured" of AIDS before. He's also a cancer patient who got a stem-cell transplant. HIV/AIDS researchers say ...

HIV patient seemingly cured in second remarkable case, London doctors report

HIV patient seemingly cured in second remarkable case, London doctors report
- A patient who was diagnosed with HIV in 2003 has become the second patient ever known to be cured of the infection that affects close to 37 million ...