Immunodeficiency News and Research

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Immunodeficiency (or immune deficiency) is a state in which the immune system's ability to fight infectious disease is compromised or entirely absent.

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Primary health care providers should incorporate HIV testing into routine patient care for all sexually active individuals

Primary health care providers should incorporate HIV testing into routine patient care for all sexually active individuals

HIV patients who delay seeking care are much sicker when they begin care

HIV patients who delay seeking care are much sicker when they begin care

AIDS virus initially more destructive than first thought

AIDS virus initially more destructive than first thought

New study to evaluate Pegasys and Copegus to treat hepatitis C in liver transplant patients

New study to evaluate Pegasys and Copegus to treat hepatitis C in liver transplant patients

Antiretroviral therapy may prevent some cancers in people with HIV

Antiretroviral therapy may prevent some cancers in people with HIV

HIV-1 spread through six transmission lines in the UK

HIV-1 spread through six transmission lines in the UK

Research could lead to new drugs that combat HIV infection by shutting down the virus's assembly lines

Research could lead to new drugs that combat HIV infection by shutting down the virus's assembly lines

HIV is not an independent risk factor for severe heart disease

HIV is not an independent risk factor for severe heart disease

Study looks at the ability of some monkey species to resist developing AIDS

Study looks at the ability of some monkey species to resist developing AIDS

Scientists gain new insight into DiGeorge syndrome

Scientists gain new insight into DiGeorge syndrome

Virologists make major step towards understanding the process of HIV infection

Virologists make major step towards understanding the process of HIV infection

New study following 12,574 individuals over the course of three years of HAART

New study following 12,574 individuals over the course of three years of HAART

Scientists identify immune-system mutation

Scientists identify immune-system mutation

Gel provides protection from HIV and herpes

Gel provides protection from HIV and herpes

Microsoft combs through millions of strains of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)

Microsoft combs through millions of strains of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)

Antibody that neutralizes most HIV strains

Antibody that neutralizes most HIV strains

New 3-DCR HIV strain does not respond to three classes of anti-retroviral medication

New 3-DCR HIV strain does not respond to three classes of anti-retroviral medication

Need for routine voluntary screening for HIV

Need for routine voluntary screening for HIV

Researchers have discovered an ample source of stem cells in an uncharted part of the umbilical cord

Researchers have discovered an ample source of stem cells in an uncharted part of the umbilical cord

HIV-infected parents peport limiting physical contact with their children

HIV-infected parents peport limiting physical contact with their children