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110, 2018

Antibody clinical trial sends HIV into hiding for months

A new antibody treatment could send HIV into hiding for months at a time, making the virus easier to manage(Credit: Krisdog/Depositphotos)   HIV is a life sentence, but while the disease [...]

110, 2018

Ministry of health to conduct survey on HIV/AIDS, hepatitis

Dr Gallican Rwibasira, the RPHIA study coordinator. Marie-Anne Dushimimana. The Ministry of Health will soon conduct the Rwanda Population HIV Impact Assessment (RPHIA) survey to get fresh numbers on HIV/AIDS [...]

110, 2018

Canada’s recreational cannabis market could hold key to future medicines

Research and development at leading Canadian cannabis companies could refocus approaches to medical treatment The legalized cannabis market in Canada could hasten western adoption of plant-based medicines, opening up new [...]

110, 2018

HIV in Indigenous women: Underlying causes and unsuccessful resources

Tina Nash smiles for a photo on April 18 in one of the therapy rooms at the Sheldon M. Chumir Health Centre with the Indigenous Mental Health Program. Photo by [...]

2709, 2018

Loneliness associated with poorer cognitive function, mental health and physical health in older people with HIV

Loneliness in older HIV-positive adults is associated with reduced cognitive function as well as poorer mental and physical health, according to Canadian research presented to the recent Aging and HIV [...]

2709, 2018

Celebrities and Other Famous People with HIV

HIV/AIDS has been around for many years now. Initially, there were many myths concerning this condition and how it is transmitted, but not anymore as scientific research has gone into [...]

2709, 2018

Older age and baseline kidney function, not ARV choice, are key risk factors for chronic kidney disease in people with HIV in Australian cohort

Older age and lower baseline kidney function are the only significant risk factors for the development of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in HIV-positive adults, investigators from Australia report in AIDS. No antiretroviral (ARV) [...]

2709, 2018

The Immigration Debate and HIV/AIDS: Public Health Watch

“Build the wall!” “Reunite the families!” Regardless of where you stand on the immigration debate, it’s likely you hope that the issue doesn’t seep into other aspects of American life [...]

2609, 2018

Peer support is crucial for many people living with HIV

Social support from peers living with HIV is of a different nature to the support received from people who do not have that direct, lived experience of the challenges of [...]

2609, 2018

Ageing with HIV: ‘Stigma will kill you before the disease’

PHOTO: New statistics show people with HIV now have a "near normal" life expectancy, but it's still unclear what challenges the virus brings to an ageing population. (ABC Coffs Coast: Meghna Bali) [...]