Yet antiretroviral therapy can turn the deadly disease into a manageable chronic condition.
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By Grace Mok | 09/11/2017
In many cases, Duke students decline to use contraception or protection during sex, a recent study found.
All pre- and post-doctoral trainees, as well as junior faculty investigators conducting AIDS-related research at Duke are encouraged to submit a one-page abstract for poster presentation at the thirteenth annual CFAR Fall Scientific Retreat.
Paris (CNN)The evidence is in and the message is clear: When someone is HIV positive, taking regular treatment can pretty much zero their chance of spreading the infection to others during sex.
For the first time in history, more than half of all people living with HIV or AIDS — 19.5 million of about 36.7 million individuals — are receiving antiretroviral therapy, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS reports.
A South African girl born with the AIDS virus has kept her infection suppressed for more than eight years after stopping anti-HIV medicines—more evidence that early treatment can occasionally cause a long remission that, if it lasts, would be a form of cure.
Famously, the word vaccine comes from the Latin word for cow — a namesake that traces back to the late 1700s.
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