HIV patients who smoke were twice more likely to die from their tobacco use than the infection itself.
According to the researchers, the mucus is composed mucins that protects your teeth from the most common oral diseases. The mucins protect the surfaces of your teeth and prevent the formation of cavities.
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.
There are 500 million people around the world with genital herpes. This new vaccine has the potential to end the pandemic.
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.
After years of study, the first HIV vaccine efficacy clinical trials will begin in South Africa, with thousands of local adult volunteers.
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.
Smoking could increase the risk of death in HIV patients.
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.