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Science News About HIV/AIDS

Targeted E-Health HIV Intervention Reduces STIs and Sexual Risk Behaviors

Science Update

Findings from a new study suggest an electronically delivered HIV prevention intervention may be effective in reducing sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and sexual risk behaviors in young men who have sex with men.

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Delay in HIV Treatment Associated with Brain Atrophy

Science Update

People infected with the human immunodeficiency virus, known as HIV, display reductions in brain volume compared with people who are not infected with HIV, but now an NIMH-funded study has shed light on the course of this deterioration and shows that antiretroviral treatment started in the first few years of infection may stop these brain changes.

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Potential Source of HIV Persistence Confirmed

Science Update

Scientists have shown that a class of immune cells not thought to be a primary reservoir for HIV can harbor the virus even following antiretroviral treatment (ART).

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Biomarker Tracks Accelerated HIV-Associated Aging

Science Update

By measuring a molecular signature of aging, researchers have found that HIV infection accelerates aging, adding an average of five years to someone’s biological age.

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Experimental Combination Surprises with Anti-HIV Effectiveness

Science Update

A compound developed by NIH-supported scientists to protect the nervous system from HIV surprised researchers by augmenting the effectiveness of an investigational antiretroviral drug beyond anything expected.

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HIV Can Spread Early, Evolve in Patients’ Brains

Press Release

HIV can replicate independently and early in the illness process, genetically evolving differently than in the periphery.

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Statement Regarding Malaysia Airlines Flight

Science Update

Statement Regarding Malaysia Airlines Flight

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