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Tag: Hiv Infection

One Child Was Infected With HIV Every 2 Minutes In 2020: UNICEF
One Child Was Infected With HIV Every 2 Minutes In 2020: UNICEF

Despite some progress in the fight against HIV and AIDS, children and adolescents continued to be left behind across all regions over the past decade, the report said.

HIV infection ups risk of heart failure, stroke

New York: People living with HIV are at an increased risk of developing cardiovascular diseases (CVD), particularly heart failure and stroke, warn researchers. “Our findings reinforce the importance of primary prevention of cardiovascular disease through control of risk factors such as high blood pressure or smoking in persons living with HIV,” said study lead author […]

Newborn son contracts HIV infection from father: Study

New York: In an unusual case, researchers have reported how a newborn baby of an HIV-negative mother got the infection from his father who was also suffering from chicken pox. Fluids leaking from skin blisters of the father was determined to be the source of the infection. “Transmission occurred during the seroconversion period when the […]

HIV eliminated
US researchers eliminate HIV infection in 'humanised' mice

Washington: US researchers have successfully removed HIV DNA from the genomes of living animals using a gene-editing tool, boosting the confidence of scientists to eliminate the AIDS virus infection in humans. In a new study published in the journal Molecular Therapy, researchers at Temple University and the University of Pittsburgh on Monday reported performing the […]