Study: Reservoirs of latent HIV can grow—and potentially reactivate—despite effective therapy - The Hub at Johns Hopkins

Although HIV can be controlled with therapy in most cases, the proliferation of such reservoir cells pose a persistent barrier to developing a cure for HIV, researchers say. "Treatments now are so good that if we are able to eliminate the reservoir, we ...and more »

British man might be world's first to be cured of HIV - Daily Pakistan

LONDON – A 44-year-old British man may have become the first person in the world to be cured of HIV, thanks to a pioneering new therapy. The man, who has not been named, was the first of 50 people to complete a trial of the ambitious treatment which ...and more »

University Of Pittsburgh Scientists Develop A Highly Sensitive & Accurate HIV Tests - Science Times

(Photo : Matt Cardy/Getty Images) A jewel-like sculpture of the HIV virus during the Glass Microbiology exhibition at Bristol Science Center on Feb. 3, 2017,. Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh have found the highly sensitive test to detect ...and more »

Scientists develop new low-cost test to detect 'hidden' HIV faster -

Scientists develop new low-cost test to detect 'hidden' HIV faster Scientists, including one of Indian origin, have developed a new low-cost test that is sensitive enough to detect dormant HIV lurking in people who appear to have been cured. The best ...and more »

New test detects latent HIV more accurately, moves closer to cure - Guardian (blog)

Researchers are moving closer to fully curing Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) by designing a more accurate, cost effective, and efficient test for detecting how much of the virus is left in the human body.and more »

Leading HIV charity calls for home-testing kits to be stocked on the high street - Lancashire Evening Post

Britain's leading AIDS charity are calling for high street chemists to stock self-testing HIV kits as it is estimated there are 25,000 people in the UK unaware they have the virus. The Terrence Higgins Trust wants pharmacies to stock the kits, which ...and more »

Is HIV cured or still lurking? New test can say - Futurity: Research News

A new test sensitive enough to detect “hidden” HIV is faster, less labor-intensive, and less expensive than the current “gold standard.” The findings also show that the amount of virus hiding in people who appear to be nearly cured of the virus is ...and more »

New Test Could Help Identify 'Hidden' HIV - Seeker

University of Pittsburgh researchers are developing a method for detecting dormant HIV in asymptomatic patients — an important step in identifying a cure for the virus. By Eva Hershaw. May 30, 2017. 1:11 PM EDT. Share on Facebook · Tweet this article ...and more »

Low-cost test detects hidden HIV faster - Pune Mirror

Scientists have developed a low-cost test sensitive enough to detect dormant HIV in people who appear to have been cured. The best test currently available to detect replicating HIV virus is called a quantitative viral outgrowth assay (Q- VOA). The new ...and more »

Study: New Test Can Unearth Elusive HIV - The Scientist

The assay screens for latent virus that has the capacity to activate if antiretroviral therapy stops. By Aggie Mika | May 29, 2017. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Reddit Share to Email Share to More. HIV-infected T ...and more »