HIV patients who smoke were twice more likely to die from their tobacco use than the infection itself.
A team led by researchers from Temple University's Lewis Katz School of Medicine (LKSOM) and the University of Pittsburg has successfully eliminated HIV infection in animal models using a gene editing technique known as CRISPR.
There's no permanent cure for HIV just yet, but scientists are getting closer. A recent experiment managed to contain HIV infection in living animals.
A new disturbing sex trend called stealthing has recently gotten a lot of heat after a new study explores the consequences of this sexual act that involves men removing condoms during intercourse without their partner's consent.
NASA and SpaceX want to accelerate the evolutionary process of MRSA to predict how it will act on Earth once the right "triggers" appeared.
With this new "functional cure", five HIV patients are already currently free of the virus.
A paper entitled “Correlation between pubic hair grooming and STIs: results from a nationally representative probability sample,” linked pubic hair grooming to heightened risks of being infected with sexually transmitted infections.
Scientists have discovered an antibody that could neutralize 98 percent of HIV strains. The discovery could bring scientists closer to finding a way to prevent HIV transmission.
Scientists have developed a new USB tool that could perform HIV tests and provide fast and accurate reading of the amount of virus in the patient’s blood.
The myth behind Patient Zero, the Canadian man named Gaétan Dugas, who was the person who allegedly brought HIV to the U.S., gets his named cleared 30 years after his death. Scientists now reveal that Dugas was not to blame behind the arrival of AIDS in the country.
Students at China's Southwest Petroleum University in Sichuan Province could now easily buy testing kits for the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in vending machines throughout the campus.
A recent study involving the use of experimental vaginal ring for HIV prevention revealed that consistent use of the ring could reduce risk of HIV infection by up to 75 Percent.
And such defense resembles the defense mechanism found in some African monkeys, who have SIV and are not sick of it.
A British man with HIV could possibly be cured after showing no sign of the virus following new experimental treatment.