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Hunt for HIV cure turns to cancer drugs

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SHAFAQNA- The outstanding progress in boosting the immune system to treat cancer may help unlock a cure for HIV, according to scientists meeting in Paris. The body's normal defenses struggle to clear the body of HIV and cancer, BBC reported. But…

Drug Interactions Create Issues in HIV and Cancer

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SHAFAQNA- It is common knowledge that highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) prolongs survival for patients with HIV. The flip side of prolonged life is an increased risk of developing not only syndromes that are commonly associated with…

HIV Test to Go: USB Tool Could Aid Developing Countries

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SHAFAQNA- A new technology that fits on a USB stick can be used to test for levels of HIV in people's blood, which could aid in treatment of the disease in developing countries, according to a new study. The device has a chip that uses just…