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Researchers infected 1-month-old primates with HIV-like virus and 30 hours later injected them with a pair of antibodies.
A South African study found that treating the virus within 48 hours or waiting up to two weeks led to comparable viral suppression rates.
“This is excellent news for all children living with HIV.”
Treating within hours—rather than the recommended weeks—of birth also prompts an improved immune response against the virus.
Increases in syphilis have been driven by new cases in men who have sex with men, an estimated half of whom have HIV.
For the first time, researchers have identified an immune-based difference between such babies based on the HIV status of their mothers.
Deciding how to feed your infant can be confusing for parents with HIV. Read about benefits & risks of several options for nourishing a baby
This finding follows a recent study indicating that syphilis is on the rise among heterosexual people who inject drugs.
Research of stored blood samples from the early ’90s found that only certain variants of a mothers’ viruses passed to their babies.
Highlights from HIV and hepatitis C research presented at the 2018 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in Boston
Continuously providing such infants with antiretrovirals as early as possible limits the size of the reservoir.
Researchers are seeking to better understand how early HIV treatment in infants affects the store of latently infected cells.
Curator Danny Orendorff walks us through the HIV/AIDS exhibition “One day this kid will get larger.”
Delivering an infant’s HIV test results by road can take eight weeks in Malawi. UNICEF hopes to save money and time by using drones.
A nearly $63 million investment by UNITAID will help EGPAF improve early infant diagnosis of HIV in nine African countries.
Vaccines that have previously failed to demonstrate efficacy in preventing pediatric HIV transmission may work after all, thanks to insights g...
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