Vitamin E can safely treat fatty liver in people with HIV

Vitamin E can safely and effectively treat a type of fatty liver disease common in people with HIV, a new small study shows.

McGill University | Feb. 14, 2020 | futurity
~3 mins   

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HIV-fighting antibodies may lead to new vaccine

The right kind of antibodies can mobilize into a fighting force that can take on HIV, researchers report. The new work could lead to an HIV vaccine.

Sarah Avery-Duke | Dec. 6, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine antibodies cancer hiv immune-systems vaccines viruses

How better HIV treatment cut drug use and domestic violence

Domestic violence and illicit drug use plummeted among women who realized they could live decades longer than expected because of a new HIV treatment.

Jill Young Miller-Washington U. | Nov. 22, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

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How HIV dodges our immune defenses

Our immune systems can fight off a huge range of viral invaders, but HIV can avoid a protein that specializes in hunting viruses. New research explains how.

Emily Kagey-U. Michigan | Nov. 15, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

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Health care provider collaboration benefits patients with HIV

Getting better access to testing and primary care for people vulnerable to HIV could be as simple as a telephone call or email among health providers.

Jared Wadley-Michigan | Oct. 4, 2019 | futurity
~2 mins   

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HIV meds for mom don’t harm baby’s brain

Taking antiretroviral therapies for HIV while pregnant or nursing has little effect on baby brain development, research in Malawi and Uganda shows.

Sarina Gleason-Michigan State | July 24, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

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Compassion makes all the difference for HIV treatment

"Today, HIV is considered a chronic, treatable condition. However, this study found that many patients continue to view it as a death sentence."

Patti Verbanas-Rutgers | July 15, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

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Discovery could lead to better maternal vaccines

A new discovery could lead to safer and more effective maternal vaccines, which protect pregnant women and their newborns from dangerous infections.

Sarah Avery-Duke | June 14, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

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HIV rates hold steady among transwomen in S.F.

HIV prevalence among transgender women in San Francisco is high but stable, which suggests lower rates of new infections.

Caitlin Coyle-Rutgers | Feb. 18, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

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Generic HIV drug reduces signs of aging in mice

A generic HIV drug shows promise for reducing age-related inflammation in mice. Could it treat Alzheimer's disease?

Mollie Rappe-Brown | Feb. 6, 2019 | futurity
~7 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine aging alzheimers-disease hiv medications parkinsons-disease

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