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The Los Angeles Times reports that "Scientists say they have discovered a key process by which the AIDS virus kills key immune cells: It triggers a preprogrammed self-destruct sequence within the cell that is intended to alert fellow immune cells of a crisis." In addition to the discovery of this process,...
ABC News reports that Swedish scientists have identified a new strain of HIV that may be more harmful than existing strains. The findings, published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases, detail the discovery of A3/O2, a recombinant HIV strain known to progress to AIDS in about five years. This rate is...
"Fifty-seven percent of men who have sex with other men reported having unprotected anal sex at least once in the last 12 months, up from 48 percent in 2005," according to an article published by Reuters. The CDC study reported that the increase in unprotected sex may be "because men are increasingly having...