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A second baby born with the AIDS virus may have had her infection put into remission and possibly cured by very early treatment — in this instance, four hours after birth.
A shot every one to three months may someday give an alternative to the daily pills that some people take now to cut their risk of getting HIV from sex with an infected partner.
Can an experimental drug developed to treat epilepsy block the AIDS virus? A preliminary lab study suggests it's possible, and researchers are eager to try it in people.
Needle exchange programs and increased access to HIV treatment are essential to curb infection rates among Canadian prisoners, says the lead author of a new study calling for immediate action.
President Barack Obama has announced a new initiative at the National Institutes of Health in pursuit of a cure for HIV.
Health officials in Greece say an overhauled AIDS-prevention program has helped curb an alarming spike in the number of cases among drug users.
The federal government has earmarked $10.7 million for new research aimed at finding a cure for HIV as part of the global effort to eradicate AIDS.
The British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS is taking its successful program to China to help stem the spread of the disease in the Communist country.
At least one person in Japan has been infected with HIV from a blood transfusion.
Doctors now have convincing evidence that they put HIV into remission, hopefully for good, in a Mississippi baby born with the AIDS virus -- a medical first that is prompting a new look at how hard and fast such cases should be treated.
A landmark five-year trial has strengthened evidence that early use of antiretroviral drugs helps children combat the AIDS virus, doctors reported on Thursday.