A promising HIV vaccine moves toward clinical trial

Posted in Medicine on 8th Jun, 2016
by Alex Muller

Oregon Health & Science University is recruiting potential volunteers for the first human tests of its promising HIV vaccine.

Antibody therapy opens door to potential new treatment for HIV

Posted in Science on 9th May, 2016
by Alex Muller

In aclinical trial, researchers gave participants with a single dose of 3BNC117, a so-called broadly neutralizing antibody capable of fighting a wide range of HIV strains.

New findings in humans provide encouraging foundation for upcoming AIDS vaccine clinical trial

Posted in Medicine on 28th Mar, 2016
by Alex Muller

Scientists are working to develop a vaccine capable of inducing "broadly neutralizing" antibodies that can prevent HIV infection.

HIV vaccine to be tested on people

Posted in Medicine on 10th Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

Scientists have long been frustrated by the ability of the AIDS virus to mutate and evade the immune system.

HIV home test kit goes on sale in UK

Posted in Medicine on 27th Apr, 2015
by Alex Muller

The first legally approved HIV self-test kit that allows people to get a result in 15 minutes at home has gone on sale in England, Scotland and Wales.