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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.

Tumor-killing virus nearly doubles survival time of brain cancer patients

Posted in Science on 5th Jun, 2016
by Alex Muller

Instead of directly killing a cancer cell, the virus lays the groundwork for targeted drug strikes.

NHS will not fund anti-HIV Prep drug plan

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Jun, 2016
by Alex Muller

NHS England has reiterated it will not fund a "game-changer" drug treatment that can prevent HIV.

IBM Medical Antivirus may enable vaccination against all viruses

Posted in Medicine on 14th May, 2016
by Alex Muller

The new macromolecule composed of several components creates a powerful action that fights viral infection and replication while inhibiting drug resistance.

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.