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Detectable HIV May Be in Semen Despite Viral Suppression in Blood Img

Detectable HIV May Be in Semen Despite Viral Suppression in Blood

Roughly one out of every 13 gay men in a recent study had detectable HIV in their semen but an undetectable viral load in their bloodstream.

Life Expectancy for People Living With HIV Increases by 15 Years Img

Life Expectancy for People Living With HIV Increases by 15 Years

Despite generally exciting findings, a new study notes that improvements in life expectancy varied widely by sex, race and other factors.

CD4 Nadir Not a Predictor of Pneumonia After Starting HIV Treatment, Study Finds Img

CD4 Nadir Not a Predictor of Pneumonia After Starting HIV Treatment, Study Finds

People with HIV face an increased pneumonia risk even after they've started HIV treatment. However, a recent study suggests that risk isn't affected by how suppressed the immune system was prior to starting treatment.

Ongoing HIV Infection Could Explain Low CD4 Counts Despite Undetectable Viral Loads, Study Suggests Img

Ongoing HIV Infection Could Explain Low CD4 Counts Despite Undetectable Viral Loads, Study Suggests

Even if people start HIV treatment late, they still have a good chance at recovery. However, not everyone benefits equally: For instance, some people seem to have poor CD4 count gains even when HIV meds are working well. New research explores why....

Life Expectancy Increases for North Americans Living With HIV Img

Life Expectancy Increases for North Americans Living With HIV

A 20-year-old, HIV-infected individual on treatment who is living in the U.S. or Canada can reasonably expect to live into his or her early 70s, which is slightly lower than the U.S. general average of 78 years, according to a recent study. However, ...

The Impact of Missed Health Care Visits on HIV Outcomes and Mortality (Video) Img

The Impact of Missed Health Care Visits on HIV Outcomes and Mortality (Video)

It may seem like common sense that seeing our HIV health care provider regularly is good for our health. But that doesn't stop many of us from skipping appointments. Recent research sought to determine exactly how important regular health care is for...

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Antioxidants to the Rescue

A good diet can help you live healthier and feel better. Foods rich in antioxidants (or nutrients that can boost the body's own production of antioxidants) are believed to be particularly beneficial -- but can they help people with HIV in particular?...

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AIDS 2010: Researchers Moving Toward HIV/AIDS Treatments and Cures

Functional or Sterilizing Cures Elite Controllers Clinical Trials Microbicides Nutritional Therapies Vaccine Therapy

Vienna, Austria -- At the XVIII International AIDS Conference, researchers discussed the need to create safer and more e...

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Under the Radar: July 21

Supplement This: New Studies Support Dietary Supplementation Among People Living With HIV/AIDS What Kind of Syringe Is Best? Nobody Puts Female Condom in the Corner

Here's a hodgepodge of underreported news coming out of IAC:

Supplement This:...

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Study Examines HIV-Positive Patients' Death Risk at CD4 Counts Above 350

"Having HIV appears to be associated with a greater risk of death, even when the immune system is relatively robust and patients have not started treatment," according to a study published Friday60932-4/abstract) in the Lancet, MedPage Today reports ...