HIV

Don't Compare Kyrie Irving To Magic Johnson

The new anti-vax talking point goes something like this: It’s hypocritical not to let Kyrie Irving play ball because he won’t get the coronavirus vaccine when Magic Johnson played in the NBA when he had...
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Metabolic Restoration In Hiv-infected Patients As A Therapeutic Approach

Medical researchers have shown that optimizing the energy metabolism of key cells enables people with HIV-1 to better defend themselves against the virus.
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Solving Mystery Of Rare Cancers Directly Caused By Hiv

For nearly a decade, scientists have known that HIV integrates itself into genes in cells that have the potential to cause cancer. And when this happens in animals with other retroviruses, those animals often develop cancer. But, perplexingly and...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Virus, Genetics

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Who Honors Henrietta Lacks, A Black American Whose Cells Were Taken Without Consent And Used In...

Henrietta Lacks’s "immortal" cells have been used to develop the polio vaccine, medications for HIV/AIDS and in vital research for covid-19, the WHO said.
Related topics: HIV Vaccine, Vaccines, Medical Research, AIDS, Virus

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Hiv/aids Vaccine Underscores Need For Better Health Access

“HIV has been a blessing in my life.” Lola was a 48-year-old woman living in Denver when I interviewed her in 2002 about her HIV-positive diagnosis. She said the diagnosis improved her life in important ways; she had received income and...
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Here's Why 2022 Could Be A Huge Year For Glaxosmithkline

Since the first report of AIDS in 1981, the scientific community has been working tirelessly to develop therapies for AIDS, as well as preventative treatments for the initial stages, HIV.HIV specialist ViiV Healthcare is majority-owned by...
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Shout It From The Rooftops: Undetectable = Untransmittable!

A not-so-secret fact about HIV and how physicians can make sure their patients know about it. Medscape Blogs
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Glaxo (gsk) Eyes Nod For Triumeq Expanded Use In Pediatric Hiv

GlaxoSmithKline’s GSK HIV subsidiary, ViiV Healthcare announced that a regulatory application has been filed with the FDA to seek approval for expanded use of its HIV drug Triumeq in younger children with HIV.Glaxo’s regulatory...
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Professor Collaborates On $3.1 Million Grant To Address Hiv In African American/black And Latinx...

A new $3.1-million, four-year grant co-led by faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York could help African American and Latinx youth living with HIV.
Related topics: Virus, African-American, Binghamton University, Medical Research

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Gene Found In Monkeys And Mice Could Work As A New Type Of Antiviral To Block Hiv, Ebola, And Other...

A nationwide team of researchers has determined how a genetic mutation found in mice and monkeys interferes with viruses such as HIV and Ebola. They say the finding could eventually lead to the development of medical interventions in humans.
Related topics: Genetics, Virus, Ebola, Virology, Medical Research

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Glaxo's (gsk) Long-acting Drug Nda Gets Priority Tag For Prep

GlaxoSmithKline plc’s GSK HIV subsidiary, ViiV Healthcare announced that the FDA has granted priority review to its new drug application (NDA) for a long-acting injectable HIV regimen, cabotegravir. The NDA is seeking approval of cabotegravir...
Related topics: Food And Drug Administration, GlaxoSmithKline, Virus

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Setting Global Diabetes Targets Could Save Lives

(MedPage Today) -- Setting global targets for treating diabetes in lower-income countries, similar to the targets set for HIV/AIDS, would save lives and decrease medical care costs, researchers said. An analysis of data on over 23,000 patients...
Related topics: Diabetes, AIDS, Virus, Medical Research

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Researchers Use Exosome-based Strategy To Block Hiv In Mice

In a new study supported by the National Institutes of Health, researchers used exosomes, tiny nanoparticles capable of being taken up by cells, to deliver novel protein into the cells of mice infected with HIV. The protein attached to HIVs’...
Related topics: Medical Research, Virus, Proteins, Genetics

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The Pandemic Disrupted Sex Ed When Students Needed It Most

Sex education in the US left much to be desired long before 2020. States have wildly different mandates around what's covered, from only requiring HIV education to emphasizing abstinence to prohibitions around covering LGBTQ topics. Some states...
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Proteins That Outwit Emerging And Re-emerging Viruses

A family of proteins best known for their role in diminishing HIV infectivity may have the goods to outwit other emerging and re-emerging viruses, scientists have found. The key to their newly discovered power: enhancing the signals sent within...
Related topics: Proteins, Virus, Virology, Medical Research

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My Patient Had Declined The Covid Vaccine ... Every. Single. Time.

(MedPage Today) -- I currently work part-time at a local HIV clinic in Atlanta. Our patient population is predominantly Black and uninsured, and sometimes ensuring their access to good care and antiretroviral treatment (ART) is more challenging...
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How Black Women Have Fought The Hiv Epidemic For Decades

It was people like Rashidah Abdul-Khabeer, PhD, a Black Muslim nurse in a headscarf who spent the early 1980s going to bars for gay Black men, teaching them to put condoms on with their teeth. WebMD Health News
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Realigned Us Hiv Panel Works To Rebuild Community Bridges

Of the 20 members of the President's Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS, 10 are Black Americans, reflecting the disproportionate impact HIV has had on Black communities. WebMD Health News
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Which Pediatric Research Is Overfunded By Nih?

(MedPage Today) -- Some pediatric research areas, such as congenital birth defects and HIV/AIDS, were disproportionately overfunded by the NIH in recent years relative to their disease burden in the U.S., according to a cross-sectional study....
Related topics: Medical Research, AIDS, Virus

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Proteins That Outwit Emerging And Re-emerging Viruses

A family of proteins best known for their role in diminishing HIV infectivity may have the goods to outwit other emerging and re-emerging viruses, scientists have found.
Related topics: Proteins, Virus, Virology

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