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Monday 27 April, 2015

Human trials under way for new HIV vaccine

The first human trials for the new HIV injectible vaccine are under way, containing a specific  More...

by BioNews | Published 3 years ago
By BioNews On Friday, December 9th, 2011

`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  More...

By BioNews On Monday, December 5th, 2011

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  More...

By BioNews On Friday, December 2nd, 2011

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  More...

By BioNews On Friday, December 2nd, 2011

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  More...

By BioNews On Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

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  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

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  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, November 24th, 2011

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  More...

By BioNews On Sunday, November 6th, 2011

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  More...

By BioNews On Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

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  More...