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AIDS antibodies fight infection in monkeys
Date: 2013-10-31 13:31:55

The results of a new study have shown that AIDS antibodies from humans have been able to strongly suppress the virus in monkeys. This new research may be able to one day alter treatments given to people who tested positive for HIV or AIDS in STD testing.

Antibodies fighting AIDS... Full Story

Girl in AIDS remission sparks hope for a cure
Date: 2013-10-26 18:38:14

A young girl born with AIDS has gone into remission, igniting new hopes of finding a cure for the deadly sexually transmitted disease. The girl, now 3 years old, was born with congenital AIDS but, after undergoing 18 months of extensive treatments, now shows no signs of the aggressive autoimmune disease.

A seeming cure for the young girl... Full Story

Cocaine use may increase HIV rates
Date: 2013-10-03 13:37:02

Cocaine use may cause the body to be more susceptible to HIV infections, according to a new study published in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology. Researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles exposed healthy cells to both cocaine and HIV and found that the cells were more likely to be infected and that the infection may even be stronger with the use of the drug. In addition, the infection may be stronger among affected individuals who use cocaine than those who do not use it.

Cocaine and HIV... Full Story

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