By Matthew Mientka | May 18, 2013 05:29 PM EDT
A new study shows that being HIV positive diminish the effectiveness of a liver transplant to treat hepatocellular carcinoma.
By Christie Rizk | May 02, 2013 11:32 AM EDT
In a new study, researchers suggest THC-like compounds may have a weakening effect on HIV infection.
By Ashik Siddique | Apr 22, 2013 05:47 PM EDT
Highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) may protect the heart function of children and adolescents born with HIV, suggests a new study on the effects of the combination anti-HIV drugs.
By Makini Brice | Jan 30, 2013 08:47 PM EST
The idea that viruses could be used for treatment has been around since the middle of the 20th Century.
By Makini Brice | Jan 25, 2013 05:52 PM EST
Researchers from the University of Washington in Seattle have discovered that HIV’s origin can be traced back 5 to 12 million years.
By Makini Brice | Jan 16, 2013 02:57 PM EST
The discovery could provide a cure for genetic illnesses and HIV.
By Christine Hsu | Jan 15, 2013 11:15 AM EST
Researchers found that if all eligible patients started or switched to a mostly generic regimen, the U.S. could save up to $920 million in just the first year.
By Makini Brice | Jan 03, 2013 03:17 PM EST
Researchers focus on cytotoxic T-cells which can recognize the markings of a cancer cell and attack them immediately.
By Amber Moore | Nov 12, 2012 10:48 AM EST
About 20 percent of teens don't know about their positive HIV status when they engage in sexual activities for the first time.
By Amber Moore | Oct 29, 2012 10:19 AM EDT
Scientists have developed a sensor that can help physicians detect early stages of diseases even before severe symptoms begin.
By Nikki Tucker | Oct 09, 2012 12:47 PM EDT
In recent years, social media has become a widely used forum to reach a massive amount of people. Now health experts believe with the help of social media outreach they will be able to encourage condom use among young adults.
By Amber Moore | Oct 06, 2012 11:07 AM EDT
Opiate substitution therapy offers replacement drugs like methadone or buprenorphine to illicit drug users.
By Christine Hsu | Oct 05, 2012 04:43 PM EDT
The rise in anal cancer cases in the U.S. between 1980 and 2005 was significantly influenced by HIV infections in men, but not women, according to a new study.
By Christine Hsu | Oct 01, 2012 12:35 PM EDT
A new deadlier strain of Salmonella is spreading across Africa by "taking advantage" of the ongoing HIV epidemic, according to a new study that provides the first evidence that the human immunodeficiency virus might be allowing new pathogens to evolve in HIV patients.
By Amber Moore | Sep 28, 2012 10:11 AM EDT
A drug used to treat HIV patients can slow down memory and cause damage to the neuron network in the brain, says a new study.