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Powerful HIV Inhibitor makes virus mutation ‘nearly impossible’

US scientists have created an inhibitor using a combination of two drugs to help prevent HIV virus from being transmitted Continue reading “Powerful HIV Inhibitor makes virus mutation ‘nearly impossible’” »  More...

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By BioNews On Thursday, November 3rd, 2011
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What makes measles world’s most contagious viral disease

Mayo Clinic researchers have discovered why measles is so much more contagious than other respiratory viruses Continue reading “What makes measles world’s most contagious viral disease” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, November 1st, 2011
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Around 60,000 new HIV/AIDS cases in China

China has recorded about 429,000 registered AIDS patients and HIV carriers by the end of September, Xinhua reported Continue reading “Around 60,000 new HIV/AIDS cases in China” »  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, October 20th, 2011
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Hendra virus vaccine comes closer to reality

A revolutionary new human antibody is showing promise against deadly Hendra virus, US researchers say Continue reading “Hendra virus vaccine comes closer to reality” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, October 11th, 2011
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Largest virus yet discovered found off the coast of Chile

Scientists have isolated the largest virus yet discovered from ocean water pulled up off the coast of Chile Continue reading “Largest virus yet discovered found off the coast of Chile” »  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, October 11th, 2011
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New ”wonder” pill set to revolutionise hepatitis C treatment

A new wonder pill breakthrough is hailing a new era of treatment for hundreds of thousands of people in Britain with Hepatitis C Continue reading “New ”wonder” pill set to revolutionise hepatitis More...

By BioNews On Friday, October 7th, 2011
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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 More...

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...