A radical gene therapy to combat HIV using genetically modified cells that are resistant to the virus has been declared a success by scientists following the first clinical trial.
The search for an HIV vaccine has taken an important step forward after researchers at the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla managed to capture molecular images of a protein […]
Watch the video: Newsy Doctors now have convincing evidence that they put HIV into long-term remission in a Mississippi baby born with the Aids virus.
Britain is to give £1bn over three years to The Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria, Justine Greening has announced at the United Nations in New York.
The number of HIV infections and Aids-related deaths has fallen dramatically, according to a UN report. Death rates fell from 2.3 million during its peak in 2005 to 1.6 million […]
Researchers have designed a synthetic molecule that tricks the AIDS virus into destroying itself. The compound, called DAVEI, was developed by researchers at Philadelphia’s Drexel University and causes the deadly […]
Research published in the journal Nature has shown that vaccinated monkeys can clear Simian Immunodeficiency Virus (SIV) infection from their bodies. It was effective in nine of the 16 monkeys […]
Treating people with HIV rapidly after they have become infected with the virus that causes AIDS may be enough to achieve a “functional cure” in a small proportion of patients […]
Watch the video: Newsy A baby girl in the US born with HIV appears to have been cured after very early treatment with standard drug therapy, doctors say.
A Queensland researcher has developed a gene therapy for HIV which has the potential to stop the virus from turning deadly.