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Early male circumcision may help cut rates of HIV and HPV transmission

Early circumcision in males may be a positive step in slowing the spread of both HIV and the human papillomavirus (HPV) In South Africa Continue reading “Early male circumcision may help cut rates of HIV and HPV transmission” »  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, October 6th, 2011
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Unknown viruses found in sewage

Raw sewage houses thousands of undiscovered viruses, some of which could have a direct bearing on human health Continue reading “Unknown viruses found in sewage” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, October 6th, 2011
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Zinta to attend UN meet in Moscow

Bollywood actor Preity Zinta, who is also a UNAIDS Goodwill Ambassador, will participate in a three-day International Forum on Millennium Development Goal 6 beginning Oct 10 in Moscow Continue reading “Zinta More...

By BioNews On Friday, September 30th, 2011
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Booze hits body’s ability to ward off viral infections

A new research has revealed that alcohol changes the anti-viral and inflammatory functions of monocytes and that prolonged alcohol consumption has a double negative effect of reducing the anti-viral effect of Type More...

By BioNews On Thursday, September 29th, 2011
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Scientists tame HIV by stripping it of cholesterol

Ridding HIV of its cholesterol content deactivates the deadly virus’ ability to trick the immune system and infect the body Continue reading “Scientists tame HIV by stripping it of cholesterol” More...

By BioNews On Thursday, September 29th, 2011
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HIV vaccine being tested in Spain

A team of Spanish researchers has developed a prototype of a vaccine against the AIDS-causing HIV virus that is “much more powerful” than those made to date Continue reading “HIV vaccine being More...

By BioNews On Monday, September 26th, 2011
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New compound kills several viruses, including deadly Spanish flu

UT Southwestern Medical Center investigators have tested a compound that destroys several viruses, including the deadly Spanish flu that killed an estimated 30 million people Continue reading “New compound More...

By BioNews On Monday, September 26th, 2011
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New compound destroys deadly flu virus

A new compound destroys several viruses, including the one that triggered the deadly Spanish flu, wiping out 30 million people worldwide in the 1918 pandemic Continue reading “New compound destroys deadly More...

By BioNews On Friday, September 23rd, 2011
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Scientists find new ‘sugary solution’ to prevent sexual transmission of HIV

University of Utah researchers have come closer toward a new treatment to prevent sexual transmission of the AIDS virus Continue reading “Scientists find new ‘sugary solution’ to prevent sexual transmission More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, September 20th, 2011
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Sharks ‘to protect us from dengue, yellow fever, and hepatitis’

Scientists have found that a compound initially isolated from sharks could be used as a unique broad-spectrum human antiviral agent against human viruses Continue reading “Sharks ‘to protect us from dengue, More...