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Researchers Offer New Model for Uncovering True HIV Mortality Rates in Zambia

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A new study that seeks to ascertain HIV mortality rates in Zambia could provide a model for improved national and regional surveillance approaches and, ultimately, more effective HIV treatment strategies.

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Researchers Offer New Model for Uncovering True HIV Mortality Rates in Zambia

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A new study that seeks to better ascertain HIV mortality rates in Zambia could provide a model for improved national and regional surveillance approaches, and ultimately, more effective HIV treatment strategies.

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Opioid, opioid abuse, Opioid Addiction, Opioid Epidemic, Addiction, Drug Use, CDUHR, NYU Meyers College of Nursing, New York University, NYU

Amidst Opioid Crisis, NYU Meyers' Center for Drug Use and HIV/HCV Research Studying Prevention, Treatment of Opioid Abuse

The Center for Drug Use and HIV/HCV Research (CDUHR) at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing has increasingly focused its research on opioid abuse, both in urban and rural settings.

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Common Birth Control Shot Linked to Risk of HIV Infection

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Replacing the popular contraceptive shot known as DMPA with alternative methods of contraception could help protect women in sub-Saharan Africa and other high-risk regions from becoming infected with HIV.

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Your Disease Risk, Substance Abuse Treatments, Comparing Lung Cancer Treatments, and More in the Healthcare News Source

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Endocrine Society, Endocrinology, Endocrine Reviews, AIDS, HIV, Birth Control, Contraception, Sub-Saharan Africa, HIV Acquisition

Common Birth Control Shot Linked to Risk of HIV Infection

Transitioning away from a popular contraceptive shot known as DMPA could help protect women in Sub-Saharan Africa and other high-risk regions from becoming infected with HIV, according to a research review published in the Endocrine Society’s journal Endocrine Reviews.

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Former HIV/AIDS Czar Comments on President's Firing of HIV/AIDS Advisory Council

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Opioid Prescribing to the Disabled, Gene Therapy for Long-term HIV Protection, Improving Patient Access, and More in the Public Health News Source

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HIV, AIDS, CAR T cell, Stem Cells, chimeric antigen receptor, Chimeric antigen receptor T-cell, Immunity, HSPC, hematopoietic stem/progenitor cells, Gene Therapy

Gene Therapy Using CAR T-Cells Could Provide Long-Term Protection Against HIV

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Through gene therapy, researchers engineered blood-forming stem cells (hematopoietic stem/progenitor cells, or HSPCs) to carry chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) genes to make cells that can detect and destroy HIV-infected cells. These engineered cells persisted for more than two years







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