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Science News About HIV/AIDS

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

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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

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Statement Regarding Malaysia Airlines Flight

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NIH Directors Discuss Sequestration and Research on C-SPAN

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Despite facing lean financial times, NIH continues to generate the most bang for the buck regarding research. Tomorrow on C-SPAN Washington Journal, NIH Directors Drs. Collins, Insel, Fauci, Varmus, and Green will field questions from the public pertaining to sequestration and research as well as other topics.

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NIH-funded Study Finds Community-based Efforts Increase HIV Testing, Prompt Behavior Change

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An international study supported by NIMH reported today that community efforts, in comparison to standard clinical testing and counseling, yielded greater testing and lower HIV incidence in high-risk individuals.

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