Category Archives: HIV

HIV antibody therapy looks promising

A new study of the effects of a new antibody treatment suggests it may offer a long-term solution for the control of HIV. There is no doubt that antiretroviral therapy (ART) for HIV has transformed what used to be a … Continue reading

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HIV infection associated with premature aging

While combination antiretroviral therapy can enable people with HIV to enjoy many more years of life than they might previously have expected, the same patients appear to be prone to losing an average of 5 years of life due to … Continue reading

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HIV replenishes viral reservoirs during therapy

When HIV infects the body, it establishes a key foothold in lymphoid tissue and can persist there, despite potent therapy. But HIV is not dormant in this viral reservoir; the virus continues to replicate, move between tissue compartments and evolve … Continue reading

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HPV Vaccine Uptake is Highest Among Girls in High Poverty, Hispanic Communities

Human papillomavirus (HPV) causes most cases of cervical cancer and a large proportion of vaginal, vulvar, anal, penile, and oropharyngeal cancers. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommend girls and boys ages 11 and 12 receive three doses … Continue reading

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