Global Health News

HIV / AIDS news from Medical News Today:

  • What are the early signs of HIV in men?
    May 25, 2018

    A prompt diagnosis allows people with HIV to receive effective antiretroviral treatment sooner. In men, the virus can cause flu-like symptoms in its early stages, such as fevers, tiredness, and sore...

  • This 'natural antioxidant' may protect heart health
    May 21, 2018

    Bilirubin, a byproduct of red blood cell breakdown, may speak to cardiovascular health, researchers argue. Further studies should investigate mechanisms.

  • What is Demodex folliculorum?
    May 17, 2018

    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...

  • This is how HIV decides to become active
    May 14, 2018

    By exploiting how HIV splices its genes, scientists might have discovered a therapeutically useful way to keep the virus in a dormant state.

  • Could this implant protect women from HIV?
    April 17, 2018

    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.