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Human immunodeficiency virus or HIV, is the virus that causes AIDS. AIDS is the final stage of HIV infection, when your body can no longer fight life-threatening infections. HIV attacks the immune system and weakens your ability to fight infections and disease. There is no cure for HIV, but there are treatments to enable most people with the virus to live a long and healthy life. The best way to prevent HIV is to use a condom for sex and never share needles or other injecting equipment.
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This 'natural antioxidant' may protect heart health

Mon, 05/21/2018 - 10:00am
Bilirubin, a byproduct of red blood cell breakdown, may speak to cardiovascular health, researchers argue. Further studies should investigate mechanisms.
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What is Demodex folliculorum?

Thu, 05/17/2018 - 5:00am
Demodex folliculorum is a mite that lives on the face. For most people, their presence is harmless. However, in larger numbers, they can cause skin problems. This is more likely in people with certain skin conditions or weakened immune systems. We look at the causes, symptoms, and treatments of Demodex folliculorum.
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This is how HIV decides to become active

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 11:00am
By exploiting how HIV splices its genes, scientists might have discovered a therapeutically useful way to keep the virus in a dormant state.
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Could this implant protect women from HIV?

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 9:00am
A study suggests that a vaginal implant with drugs that keep T cells unresponsive and inaccessible to HIV may offer a new way to reduce transmission.
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The 10 best blogs for HIV and AIDS

Mon, 03/26/2018 - 10:00am
Regardless of whether you've just received an HIV diagnosis or been living with the condition for years, HIV blogs offer useful information and support.
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How cats could help to treat HIV

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 5:00am
A study has unraveled the structure of a protein that fuels drug resistance in feline immunodeficiency virus. The finding may lead to new HIV treatments.
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Cryptococcal meningitis: Symptoms, risk factors, and complications

Mon, 02/26/2018 - 6:00am
Cryptococcal meningitis is a fungal infection that usually affects people with a weakened immune system. Learn about the risk factors and complications.
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Is viremia contagious? What you need to know

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 11:00am
Viremia occurs when a virus infects the bloodstream. In this article, learn about the types of viruses, symptoms, causes, and treatment.
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