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New therapies prevent and reduce the duration and severity of swelling episodes.

Antiretroviral Therapy Underutilized in HIV Patients 10/16/2015

Preventive HIV Vaccines: Progress and Challenges 10/16/2015

Despite the success of standard regimens, antiretroviral therapy is complicated by potential drug-drug interactions, patient nonadherence, and adverse effects.

AIDS Patients at Risk for Age-Related Macular Degeneration 6/23/2015

Drug for Diabetes May Lower Heart Attack Risk in HIV Patients 6/23/2015

Hepatitis C Still a Challenge for HIV Patients 4/18/2014

Management of Occupational Exposure to HIV 4/18/2014

Updated guidelines for management and postexposure prophylaxis were recently released.

Reducing Hepatitis C Infections in Injection Drug Users 3/19/2014

Key Protein May Help HIV Vaccine Development 2/19/2014

Life Expectancy Up for HIV-Positive Patients 2/19/2014

Researchers Learn How HIV Kills Immune Cells 7/17/2013

Strategy Might Help Vaccines Battle HIV 7/17/2013

First Pill for HIV Prevention Approved 8/21/2012

At-Home HIV Test Backed by FDA Panel 6/20/2012

Neurologic Complications of HIV 1/20/2012

Despite the availability of effective antiretroviral therapy, more than 25% of people with HIV infection will develop neurologic disorders.

New HIV Treatment Approved 6/20/2011

Daily Pill Greatly Lowers AIDS Risk 12/17/2010

Label Changes for Invirase 12/17/2010

Antiretroviral Gel Shows Promise Against HIV 8/19/2010

New HIV Infections in the United States 8/19/2010

In 2008, the CDC announced that 56,300 people were newly infected with HIV in 2006, and that the epidemic has been worse than the predicted 40,000 infections per year.

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Cardiovascular Risk in HIV Patients 2/19/2010

In the mid-1990s, case reports of young patients with HIV who were experiencing myocardial infarction sparked interest in the connection between HIV and cardiovascular disease.

First Nucleic Acid Test for Additional HIV Strains 2/20/2009

Sexual Activity and STDs Among Seniors 8/19/2008

S exually transmitted diseases (STDs) ( TABLE 1 ) can be contracted later in life--a fact too often overlooked by seniors and health care providers alike.

AIDS Virus in U.S. Longer Than Originally Believed 2/20/2008

A study by a University of Arizona evolutionary biologist that was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences uncovered that the AIDS virus was causing infections in the U.S. approximately 12 years before scientists officially recognized it as a disease in 1981.

Cancer/AIDS News 9/19/2007

Many Cancers Signal HIV/AIDS More infection-related cancers result from immunodeficiencies than previously thought, according to a meta-analysis reported in Lancet .

Cancer/AIDS News 8/20/2007

Genes May Have Role in Colorectal and Prostate Cancers Several studies suggest there may be a common genetic link to the development of colorectal and prostate cancers.

Cancer/AIDS News 6/19/2007

A South African study published in Lancet found that HIV-positive mothers who exclusively breast-fed their babies could likely cut HIV transmission in half.

Cancer/AIDS News 4/17/2007

New Drug to Treat Advanced Breast Cancer The FDA has approved lapatinib (Tykerb, GlaxoSmithKline), a new molecular entity to be used in combination with capectabine (Xeloda, Roche Laboratories), for patients with advanced, metastatic breast cancer that is HER2 positive.

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Circumcision Reduces HIV Transmission Two studies in the Lancet bring the number of studies establishing a strong link between circumcision and a reduction in the risk of HIV transmission to three.

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