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A disease in remission? New hope in the quest to cure HIV

A disease in remission? New hope in the quest to cure HIV
- He has been free of HIV infection for 18 months after undergoing a .... a million people in South Africa and Zambia — the world's most extensive HIV ...

Pilot study empowers Kenyan women living with HIV to have children

Pilot study empowers Kenyan women living with HIV to have children
- In sub-Saharan Africa, women disproportionately represent the majority of new HIV infections. HIV status doesn't change people's reproductive ...

There is life after HIV, there is love

There is life after HIV, there is love
- Mandisa Dukashe was nervous before she took an HIV test in 2002. As a nursing student in South Africa, where more than 4 ...

Rate of sudden arrhythmic death higher in patients with HIV

Rate of sudden arrhythmic death higher in patients with HIV
- Rate of sudden arrhythmic death higher in patients with HIV ... previously reported on the risk for presumed sudden cardiac death in patients with HIV.

Bit by Bit, Scientists Gain Ground on AIDS

Bit by Bit, Scientists Gain Ground on AIDS
- The unnamed “London patient” — the second person apparently cured of H.I.V. — earned all the headlines. But other research released this week at ...

Doctors might have found a cure for HIV. But is it worse than the disease?

Doctors might have found a cure for HIV. But is it worse than the disease?
- Since news broke this week that a second HIV-positive patient was cured of the virus that causes AIDS, four people asked Dr. Ray Martins if they could ...

HIV in the United States: Getting to Zero Transmissions by 2030.

HIV in the United States: Getting to Zero Transmissions by 2030.
- This Viewpoint discusses 3 challenges that need to be overcome to meet the new US goal of reducing HIV transmissions to zero by 2030: prevention ...

Researchers Report High Rate of Viral Suppression Among People New to HIV Care

Researchers Report High Rate of Viral Suppression Among People New to HIV Care
- NIH-Funded Study Reflects Advances in HIV Care, but Gaps Remain. Eighty-six percent of individuals who entered HIV care soon after diagnosis ...