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HIV

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New breakthrough: Engineered immune cells may block HIV

A new advance in HIV treatment could pave the way toward curing the disease, researchers say.

By March 5, 2014

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Can a foot cream really do battle with HIV?

A study has found that the antifungal drug Ciclopirox kills HIV in cell cultures -- and the virus doesn't bounce back when the drug is stopped. But the research has yet to be performed on people.

By September 24, 2013

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'Blue Waters' supercomputer helps crack HIV code

Researchers say they have determined the precise chemical structure of the HIV capsid, a protein shell that protects HIV's genetic material and enables it to debilitate the immune system.

By May 29, 2013

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The Zuckerbergs' $25M to fight Ebola: Priscilla Chan explains

Two days after Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the donation, his wife says the goal is "to be able to keep Ebola to a confined state, where we can aggressively intervene."

By October 16, 2014

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BBC turns to WhatsApp to share Ebola information

Aimed at people in West Africa, the BBC will use the popular messaging app to provide updates about the spread of Ebola.

By October 16, 2014

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Facebook's Zuckerberg donates $25M to fight Ebola

The CEO of the world's largest social network says the disease is at "a critical turning point" and needs to be addressed.

By October 14, 2014

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Baby 'functionally' cured of HIV

Doctors at Johns Hopkins Children's Center in Mississippi, US, have effected a "functional cure" of a baby born HIV positive.

By March 3, 2013

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Two-year-old infected with HIV 'functionally cured'

Doctors say that a toddler born with HIV shows no signs of the virus a year after being removed from antiretroviral therapy.

By March 3, 2013

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Two men cleared of AIDS virus after bone marrow transplants

Two previously HIV-positive Australian men have shown no signs of the AIDS virus for more than three years after receiving bone marrow transplants.

By July 18, 2014

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Bill Gates-funded super bananas ready for human testing

Genetically modified bananas loaded with vitamin A are scheduled to go into human trials in the US with the aim of improving nutrition in Africa.

By June 16, 2014