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Shock & Kill: Progress in HIV Cure Research

Shock & Kill: Progress in HIV Cure Research

, by Emily Land

A new type of drug has been found to help reduce the viral reservoir by “shocking” HIV-infected cells out of latency and making them more susceptible to a killing mechanism.
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Abdominal Body Fat Gains on ART and Viral Load: It Matters Where You Start

Abdominal Body Fat Gains on ART and Viral Load: It Matters Where You Start

, by Emily Land

Gains in abdominal body fat and other types of lipodystrophy can be one side effect of antiretroviral therapy. New research gives insight into one potential cause. Read More

Semen Found to Impair Microbicide Efficacy

Semen Found to Impair Microbicide Efficacy

, by Emily Land

Topically applied microbicides intended to prevent HIV often fare poorly in clinical trials. New research suggests one reason why. Read More

The Latest Infectious Disease Research: News from ICAAC 2014

The Latest Infectious Disease Research: News from ICAAC 2014

, by Liz Highleyman

An overview of key research - from new HIV medications to prevention and PrEP advances - presented at this year's Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. Read More

AIDS 2014: Untangling HIV and Aging

AIDS 2014: Untangling HIV and Aging

, by San Francisco AIDS Foundation

What do we know about the links between HIV, HIV meds, and diseases of aging—and what can we do to address them? Answers from AIDS 2014 might surprise you. Read More