Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 15:33
US researchers have said that they have used gene therapy involving genetically engineered T-cells to successfully decrease the amount of the AIDS virus in several patients taken off the antiretroviral drug therapy (ADT) entirely, which included one patient whose levels became undetectable.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 13:40
A radical gene therapy to combat HIV using genetically modified cells, which are resistant to the virus, has been declared a success by scientists after its first clinical trial.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 10:12
A new gene therapy approach that engineers a person`s T cells so that they become resistant to the human immunodeficiency virus has shown early signs of success, researchers said Wednesday.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 06, 2014, 10:23
A 9-month-old baby who was born in California with the HIV virus that leads to AIDS may have been cured as a result of treatments that doctors began just four hours after her birth, medical researchers said on Wednesday.
Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 10:18
A research team has found how the immune system makes a powerful antibody that blocks HIV infection of cells by targeting a site on the virus called V1V2.
Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 11:21
A new study has shown that chronic intake of THC, the primary psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, can protect critical immune tissue in the gut from the damaging effects of HIV infection.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 21:09
The Myanmar government and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) will cooperate in poverty alleviation and expand HIV/AIDS control services to vulnerable groups in Myanmar`s remote areas, official media reported Tuesday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, February 18, 2014, 11:51
A new study has found that people receiving mental health care are up to four times more likely to be infected with HIV than the general population.