HIV vaccine approach nears human trial

Posted in Science on 21st Jun, 2015
by Alex Muller

A study indicates it is possible to trigger the antibody system, with an engineered molecule that mimics a vulnerable region of HIV, to make neutralizing antibodies.

Smarter, cheaper technologies for improved point-of-care medicine in remote areas

Posted in Software on 12th May, 2015
by Alex Muller

Novel technologies offer simple biosensing required to provide healthcare in remote areas, where there is minimal diagnostic infrastructure.

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.

It May Be Possible To Prevent HIV Even Without a Vaccine

Posted in Medicine on 29th Mar, 2015
by Alex Muller

A genetic engineering technique that efficiently transforms cells to become HIV-resistant.

Smartphone HIV and syphilis diagnosis in 15 minutes:

Posted in Hardware on 6th Feb, 2015
by Alex Muller

A low-cost smartphone accessory that can perform a point-of-care test that detects infectious disease markers.