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HIV: Searching For a Cure

HIV: Searching For a Cure

As we approach World AIDS Day, QUEST's Andrea Kissack talks with one of the world's top HIV/AIDS researchers about progress in the search to find a cure.

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AIDS Researchers Unlock Cell Death Mystery

AIDS Researchers Unlock Cell Death Mystery

For nearly 30 years scientists have known that a cell vital to the immune system dies off in patients with HIV, leading eventually to the onset of AIDS. But exactly when and how has remained a mystery – until now.

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San Francisco Among Top Cities For HIV Testing

San Francisco Among Top Cities For HIV Testing

New CDC survey shows that San Francisco has been successful in getting HIV-positive men tested.

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Reporter's Notes: The Graying of HIV

Reporter's Notes: The Graying of HIV

Some 30 researchers from the University of California-San Francisco and the Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology have come together to investigate why HIV-positive patients, who are now living longer lives thanks to anti-retroviral drugs, seem to be aging faster than their uninfected peers.

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Curing AIDS with a Bone Marrow Transplant

Curing AIDS with a Bone Marrow Transplant

Doctors announced in Berlin that a man who received a bone marrow transplant for leukemia was now also free of his HIV infection.

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HIV Research: Beyond the Vaccine

HIV Research: Beyond the Vaccine

Over the past 15 years, the number of people who die of AIDS each year in the United States has dropped by 70 percent. But AIDS remains a serious public health crisis among low-income African-Americans, particularly women. QUEST meets two Bay Area research groups studying innovative approaches that could lead to new treatments and possibly a cure.

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Reporter's Notes for HIV Research: Beyond the Vaccine

Reporter's Notes for HIV Research: Beyond the Vaccine

Although African Americans represent one eighth of the U.S. population, they make up half of the people living with HIV in the country, according to the Los Angeles-based Black AIDS Institute.

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