Wound-repair capabilities preserve tissue integrity during early infection and might prevent inflammation that underlies immune exhaustion.
The numbers of new diagnoses are at their lowest level in decades.
Researchers have found that breastfeeding mothers taking the antiretroviral drugs tenofovir and emtricitabine have a low risk of side effects.
[See related KOMO-4 News' Dec. 1 story.]
Visitors to the AIDS Outreach Clinic in Bozeman, Montana usually come alone, or sometimes with a friend.
Jeanne Marrazzo, a UW professor of medicine, wants people to know that there are tools to prevent HIV but they are not being used like they should.