Monthly Archives: January 2016

HIV replenishes viral reservoirs during therapy

A new study challenges the idea HIV is dormant when it persists in lymphoid tissue during therapy – it finds the virus replicates, moves around and evolves in this reservoir. …read more

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New way to detect human-animal diseases tested in lemurs

RNA sequencing could help predict future outbreaks.Advances in genetic sequencing are uncovering emerging diseases in wildlife that other diagnostic tests can’t detect. …read more

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MS drug tied to rising JC virus antibody levels: virus may induce deadly brain infection

People who take the drug natalizumab for multiple sclerosis may have up to a 10 times greater risk of developing a risk biomarker for activity of a virus that can lead to an often fatal brain… …read more

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    Family Ties: We Adopt Our Second Son and Our Other Son Moves Out

Family Ties: We Adopt Our Second Son and Our Other Son Moves Out

Being HIV positive, I never would have thought I would have any children at all.My husband, Phil, and I adopted our second son, Tavis, when he was 17. I couldn’t mention the adoption before because of legalities. But he is ours, now.

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Lassa Fever – Nigeria

The National IHR Focal Point of Nigeria has notified WHO of different outbreaks of Lassa fever occurring in the country. Between August 2015 and 23 January 2016, 159 suspected cases of Lassa fever, including 82 deaths, were reported across 19 states. Investigations are ongoing and a retrospective review of cases is currently being […]

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