HIV/Aids in Global Research

HIV’s patient 0 has never existed

2016.10.27

Researchers have figured out how HIV first spread to the United States after genetically sequencing blood samples from people infected by the virus — and found “Patient Zero” was wrongly blamed for the outbreak. The team ...

170 seropositive children are a real puzzle to science

2016.10.14

The scientists call them ‘non-progressors‘. They are 170 babies from South Africa born with HIV that they contracted in their mother's womb. Despite the very high levels in their blood, they manifest no symptoms. Their ...

The HIV bomb hiding in prison cells

2016.07.15

The mass incarceration of drug addicts is one of the major causes of the spread of HIV on a global level, according to a group of studies recently published in the journal The Lancet, ...

Believers with Aids live longer

2016.05.09

People who are HIV-positive and believe in God live longer and with better health. Researchers from the University of Miami have for the first time highlighted the effect that faith has on the health ...

Alzheimer’s doesn’t spare those with HIV

2016.04.19

It's not true that people with HIV are immune to Alzheimer's. Until yesterday, this was widely believed among the global scientific community but the case of a 71-year-old American man with HIV, who has ...