effects of hiv

Skin cancer-treating prescription drug could boost effects of HIV vaccines

May 6th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 6 (ANI): A new weapon in the fight against hepatitis C and HIV is available in the form of a prescription drug, say researchers.The drug already approved to treat genital ... Read more...

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Relationship between HIV-infected kids, caregivers crucial

February 6th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 6 (ANI): Scientists have stressed on the significance of the quality of care and the relationship between children and their caregivers.Researchers sought to determine the effects of HIV infection and ... Read more...

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HIV infection ages the brain prematurely

January 23rd, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 23 (IANS) HIV cuts down the blood supply to brain, prematurely ageing it in an infected patient - a condition seen in normal patients 15 to 20 years older. "The ... Read more...

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HIV-infected postmenopausal women at increased bone fracture risk

January 6th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Postmenopausal HIV-infected women have a high prevalence of low bone mineral density and high bone turnover placing them at high risk for future bone fractures, says a new ... Read more...

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Now virtual nurses for HIV patients!

December 10th, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 10 (IANS) HIV patients will now have virtual peers or nurses to help them through their treatment. Canada's Montreal University has successfully created these virtual peers to help HIV patients in ... Read more...

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Toehold behind HIV’’s brain assault identified

November 15th, 2008 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 15 (ANI): Scientists have uncovered a number of events that take place after brain cells are infected by HIV, a virus whose assault on the nervous system continues unabated ... Read more...

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