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End of AIDS is within our reach

In order to realise the dream of AIDS-free generation, experts say new financial investments – and renewed commitments – from countries around the world will be critical to fully implement proven treatment Continue reading “End of AIDS is within our reach” »  More...

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By BioNews On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012
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Human trials under way for new HIV vaccine

The first human trials for the new HIV injectible vaccine are under way, containing a specific Continue reading “Human trials under way for new HIV vaccine” »  More...

By BioNews On Friday, December 9th, 2011
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`Lock and key` that allow HIV to enter cell’s nucleus discovered

Scientists have unearthed the ‘lock and key’ that facilitates HIV to enter cell’s nucleus, disable the immune system and cause AIDS Continue reading “`Lock and key` that allow HIV to enter cell’s nucleus More...

By BioNews On Monday, December 5th, 2011
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Soon, spam filters to tackle HIV

The inventor of Microsoft’s spam filter believes that the principle behind keeping spam out of inboxes can also work to keep the AIDS virus at bay Continue reading “Soon, spam filters to tackle HIV” More...

By BioNews On Friday, December 2nd, 2011
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Chinese Premier vows to implement measures to help AIDS patients

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao has vowed to implement new measures to help citizens living with HIV/AIDS obtain affordable drug treatment Continue reading “Chinese Premier vows to implement measures to help AIDS More...

By BioNews On Friday, December 2nd, 2011
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Green tea flavonoid helps prevent hepatitis C virus from entering liver

A flavonoid found in green tea inhibits the hepatitis C virus (HVC) from entering the liver, a new study has found Continue reading “Green tea flavonoid helps prevent hepatitis C virus from entering liver” More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, November 30th, 2011
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Dip in AIDS deaths: UN report (Dec 1 is World AIDS Day)

The number of people dying due to HIV-AIDS has declined by nearly 0.4 million in the last five years due to improved healthcare, a UN report said Wednesday Continue reading “Dip in AIDS deaths: UN report (Dec More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, November 29th, 2011
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AIDS on the downswing in Brazil, but 630,000 still sick

The mortality rate from AIDS in Brazil fell from 7.6 per 100,000 suffering from the disease to 6.3 between 1998 and 2010 Continue reading “AIDS on the downswing in Brazil, but 630,000 still sick” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, November 24th, 2011
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How antibody disarms HIV virus by using its sugar cloak

A new study has shed light on how one broadly neutralizing HIV antibody actually uses part of the sugary cloak to help bind to the virus and disarm it Continue reading “How antibody disarms HIV virus by using More...

By BioNews On Sunday, November 6th, 2011
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Discovery on measles could spur less toxic cancer cure

A new discovery about the measles virus, arguably the most virulent pathogen which afflicts 10 million children worldwide, could also help spur less toxic cancer treatments Continue reading “Discovery on measles More...