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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 Mar. 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 Sep. 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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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 Mar. 3, 2013

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Oral HIV test almost as accurate as blood test

Researchers at McGill University report that their comparison of five previous studies shows an accuracy difference of less than 2 percent between blood and saliva HIV tests.

By Jan. 24, 2012

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Biologists one step closer to neutralizing HIV

A new vaccination approach out of CalTech focuses on providing protective antibodies upfront, rather than designing substances that will provoke an effective immune response.

By Nov. 30, 2011

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Origami paper sensor could detect malaria, HIV for 10 cents

Researchers say their 3D point-of-care sensor, called oPad, can be printed on a simple office printer.

By Mar. 8, 2012

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Genetically modified tobacco plants to fight HIV?

U.K. researchers announce approval to launch the first human clinical trial of a genetically modified anti-HIV microbicide called P2G12, grown in Germany.

By Jul. 19, 2011

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FDA approves 60-second HIV test

The Insti HIV Rapid Antibody Test, which detects antibodies to the virus in just a minute, may now be sold in the States; it is already available in more than 50 countries.

By Dec. 3, 2010

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Patients administer HIV tests as accurately as pros

In what could be a boon in the fight against HIV, a new study of 402 people in an ER reveals that the untrained can administer HIV tests as well as health care workers.

By Nov. 2, 2009