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Clinical trial evaluates heterologous prime/boost regimens in preventative HIV vaccination Almost 40 million people worldwide live with HIV/AIDS, with an estimated 2.5 million new cases per year.
Medical News Today | Oct 5, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Could there be an end in sight for AIDS? South Africa is the epicentre of the HIV and AIDS epidemic with a staggering 6.4 million HIV infected citizens. In 1990 the WHO reported just 386 cases in South Africa.
Medical News Today | Oct 4, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Researchers identify source of HIV pandemic Scientists say they have traced the origins of the HIV pandemic, claiming it began in Kinshasa - the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo - in the 1920s.
Medical News Today | Oct 3, 2014 3:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
HIV rebounds in second baby thought to have been cured with early treatment A new report published in The Lancet reveals that HIV has returned in a baby believed to have been cured of the virus with early antiretroviral therapy.
Medical News Today | Oct 3, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Irradiation plus transplantation shown to be effective for treating HIV/AIDS Yerkes National Primate Research Center researchers are the first to show that an irradiation plus transplantation combination approach in nonhuman primates can be used to treat or even possibly cure...
Medical News Today | Oct 1, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Surprising diversity of antibody family provides clues for HIV vaccine design Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have described how a single family of antibodies that broadly neutralizes different strains of HIV has evolved remarkably diverse structures to...
Medical News Today | Sep 26, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
HIV: radiation exposure before stem cell transplant 'may not have cured Berlin patient' The 'Berlin patient' is the only human thought to have been cured of HIV. Now, a new study looks at the potential mechanisms behind this cure using monkeys.
Medical News Today | Sep 26, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
For malaria prevention during pregnancy, mefloquine will not replace sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine In this issue of PLOS Medicine, Clara Menendez from the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), Spain, and colleagues report results from two large randomized controlled trials conducted in...
Medical News Today | Sep 25, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Vectored immunoprophylaxis: a new way to prevent the spread of devastating diseases For decades, researchers have tried to develop broadly effective vaccines to prevent the spread of illnesses such as HIV, malaria, and tuberculosis.
Medical News Today | Sep 23, 2014 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Premature deaths could be reduced by 40% over next 20 years New research published in The Lancet suggests that, with sustained international efforts, the number of premature deaths could be reduced by 40% over the next two decades (2010-2030), halving...
Medical News Today | Sep 22, 2014 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend