UCL scientists develop way to use MRI scans for identifying HIV in the brain
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  March 20, 2017  
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 UCL scientists develop way to use MRI scans for identifying HIV in the brainUCL scientists develop way to use MRI scans for identifying HIV in the brain
 
Scientists at UCL have developed a way to use MRI scans to help identify when HIV is persisting in the brain despite effective drug treatment.
 
 
 Research findings advance development of HIV vaccines that induce broadly neutralizing antibodiesResearch findings advance development of HIV vaccines that induce broadly neutralizing antibodies
 
A Duke Health-led research team has described both the pathway of HIV protective antibody development and a synthetic HIV outer envelope mimic that has the potential to induce the antibodies with vaccination.
 
   CD4+ T-cell count may not be helpful to assess ART response in HTLV-1/HIV co-infected patientsCD4+ T-cell count may not be helpful to assess ART response in HTLV-1/HIV co-infected patients
 
The authors compared the CD4+ T-cell counts and HIV-1 RNA viral loads of 383 patients who were either mono-infected with HIV or co-infected with HTLV-1/HIV.
 
 ASCO issues first clinical practice guideline on HPV vaccination for cervical cancer prevention
 
ASCO issues first clinical practice guideline on HPV vaccination for cervical cancer preventionThe American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) today issued a clinical practice guideline on human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination for the prevention of cervical cancer.
 
 
 DeepMind case ought to be ‘cautionary tale’ for health care institutions seeking help from tech companies
 
DeepMind case ought to be ‘cautionary tale’ for health care institutions seeking help from tech companiesResearchers studying a deal in which Google's artificial intelligence subsidiary, DeepMind, acquired access to millions of sensitive NHS patient records have warned that more must be done to regulate data transfers from public bodies to private firms.