Researchers develop novel way for dating 'hibernating' HIV strains
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  September 26, 2018  
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 Researchers develop novel way for dating 'hibernating' HIV strainsResearchers develop novel way for dating 'hibernating' HIV strains
 
Researchers at the BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS and Simon Fraser University, in partnership with University of British Columbia and Western University, have developed a novel way for dating "hibernating" HIV strains, in an advancement for HIV cure research in the province.
 
   Australia's HIV diagnoses hit seven year lowAustralia's HIV diagnoses hit seven year low
 
According to latest numbers from the Kirby Institute at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), the rates of HIV are on the rise among heterosexuals in Australia.
 
   NIH launches clinical trial to test infusions of combination antibodies in people with HIVNIH launches clinical trial to test infusions of combination antibodies in people with HIV
 
A clinical trial testing infusions of combination antibodies in people living with HIV has begun at the National Institutes of Health.
 
 Study reveals surprising gaps in some HIV medical providers' knowledge of ACA
 
Study reveals surprising gaps in some HIV medical providers' knowledge of ACAA new study has revealed surprising gaps in some HIV medical providers' knowledge of the Affordable Care Act, with more than a quarter of providers surveyed unable to say whether their state had expanded Medicaid.
 
 
 Rice seeds could hold key to preventing HIV infections
 
Rice seeds could hold key to preventing HIV infectionsAs incredible as it sounds, a rice paddy field could one day yield an inexpensive way to prevent HIV. An international team of scientists has figured out how to put three HIV-blocking proteins into ordinary seeds of rice that could be turned into an ointment to prevent infections.
 
 
 Discovery provides new hope for anti-HIV vaccine
 
Discovery provides new hope for anti-HIV vaccineResearchers have discovered that the RNA genome of the HIV virus can influence the immune response generated, and thus influence human survival.
 
 
 Decision aids for parents of children with minor head injuries help communicate with physicians
 
Decision aids for parents of children with minor head injuries help communicate with physiciansA series of illustrations and charts designed as decision aids for parents of children with minor head injuries helped them communicate with emergency medicine physicians and make informed decisions about their child's care, according to a study that will appear Sept. 21 in JAMA Network Open.