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February

ScienceDaily

How viruses disarm the immune system

Discovery of molecular mechanism could point toward new targets for treating patients

How do viruses that cause chronic infections, such as HIV or hepatitis c virus, manage to outsmart their hosts’ immune systems? The answer to that question has long eluded scientists, but new research has uncovered a molecular mechanism that may be a key piece of the puzzle. The discovery could provide new targets for treating a wide range of diseases.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/02/180205134245.htm

 

January 

Risk of some non-AIDS cancers greater for people with HIV than others over 50

http://www.aidsmap.com/Risk-of-some-non-AIDS-cancers-greater-for-people-with-HIV-than-others-over-50/page/3212505/

 

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New clues to T cell development could boost search for HIV vaccine

https://www.fiercebiotech.com/research/new-clues-t-cell-development-could-mean-improve-hiv-vaccine-design

 

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HIV positive man can become a commercial pilot

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-42732716

 

 

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Once-a-Week Pill Could Soon Be a Reality in HIV Treatment

 

Attitudes towards men who ‘bareback’ are a barrier to wider use of PrEP

http://www.aidsmap.com/Attitudes-towards-men-who-bareback-are-a-barrier-to-wider-use-of-PrEP/page/3206296/

 

Diabetes in people with HIV over 50 overwhelmingly linked to old antiretrovirals, not age or body weight

http://www.aidsmap.com/Diabetes-in-people-with-HIV-over-50-overwhelmingly-linked-to-old-antiretrovirals-not-age-or-body-weight/page/3204268/

 

Middle-aged HIV-positive people have increased risk of ‘silent’ cerebral vascular disease linked to more severe health problems

http://www.aidsmap.com/Middle-aged-HIV-positive-people-have-increased-risk-of-silent-cerebral-vascular-disease-linked-to-more-severe-health-problems/page/3201620/

 

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December

DONALD TRUMP

Donald Trump has fired every member of his Aids council

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/trump-aids-hiv-council-fires-sacks-members-latest-a8134031.html

 

Lawyer began throwing drug-fuelled ‘chem sex’ parties after being diagnosed with HIV, court hears

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/lawyer-child-indecent-images-chem-sex-parties-hiv-diagnosis-tim-varchmin-barclays-a8110471.html

 

 

World AIDS Day 2017

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World Aids Day 2017 marked by events and public acts around the globe

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle attended an art fair in Nottingham, Macron took a HIV test, and an artist broke the world record for the longest ribbon

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/world-aids-day-2017-global-pictures-hiv-awareness-victims-deaths-lgbt-photos-england-india-china-a8087436.html

 

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November

The End In Sight for HIV In New Zealand?

Risk of chronic kidney disease and cardiovascular disease in people with HIV should be assessed together

http://www.aidsmap.com/Risk-of-chronic-kidney-disease-and-cardiovascular-disease-in-people-with-HIV-should-be-assessed-together/page/3190284/

 

HIV incidence is falling in English gay men, say Public Health England

http://www.aidsmap.com/HIV-incidence-is-falling-in-English-gay-men-say-Public-Health-England/page/3191125/

 

5 things you should know about being HIV-undetectable

 

Screen all HIV-positive MSM for pre-cancerous anal cell changes, say Dutch investigators

http://www.aidsmap.com/Screen-all-HIV-positive-MSM-for-pre-cancerous-anal-cell-changes-say-Dutch-investigators/page/3182513/

 

European AIDS Clinical Society strengthens HPV vaccination advice

http://www.aidsmap.com/European-AIDS-Clinical-Society-strengthens-HPV-vaccination-advice/page/3188466/

 

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October

People with HIV still expect a lower quality of life than their negative peers, European survey finds

http://www.aidsmap.com/People-with-HIV-still-expect-a-lower-quality-of-life-than-their-negative-peers-European-survey-finds/page/3185052/

 

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US politician asks whether you can legally ‘quarantine’ HIV patients

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politician-betty-davies-georgia-congresswoman-hiv-patients-legally-quarantine-a8012636.html

 

People on HIV medication cannot transmit the virus, declares CDC

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/hiv-medication-people-on-it-cannot-transmit-virus-cdc-treatment-aids-a7990286.html

 

A year of generic PrEP could recoup its own cost within five years if effectiveness is high, Public Health England model finds

http://www.aidsmap.com/A-year-of-generic-PrEP-could-recoup-its-own-cost-within-five-years-if-effectiveness-is-high-Public-Health-England-model-finds/page/3182556/

 

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