A new advance in HIV treatment could pave the way toward curing the disease, researchers say.
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.
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.
During the two-week campaign, proceeds from the sales of 25 apps with exclusive new content will be donated to fight the disease.
A Kickstarter campaign aims to bring the tools of DNA analysis to biohackers and researchers without access to expensive lab equipment.
Aimed at people in West Africa, the BBC will use the popular messaging app to provide updates about the spread of Ebola.
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."
The CEO of the world's largest social network says the disease is at "a critical turning point" and needs to be addressed.
Doctors at Johns Hopkins Children's Center in Mississippi, US, have effected a "functional cure" of a baby born HIV positive.
Doctors say that a toddler born with HIV shows no signs of the virus a year after being removed from antiretroviral therapy.