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News and Multimedia from 2006 Featuring DAR

Broad HIV Screening Valuable Even in Communities with Low Infection Rates

Science Update

An HIV/AIDS screening program may be cost-effective even in communities where the infection rate and the prevalence of the disease are very low and among populations at low risk for HIV infection, according to an NIMH-funded study published December 5, 2006, in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

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Gene Therapy May One Day Prevent AIDS–Related Brain–Cell Death

Science Update

Scientists have shown that gene therapy has potential for treating brain pathology triggered by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which causes AIDS.

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