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Elusive structure of HIV machinery cracked

Elusive structure of HIV machinery cracked

HIV is a clever virus and has learned to evade even some of the best drugs on the market.

HIV vaccine: Australian scientists achieve step in 'right direction'

HIV vaccine: Australian scientists achieve step in 'right direction'

A team of researchers from South Australia's University of Adelaide and the Queen Elizabeth Hospital have used a common cold virus to introduce their DNA-based vaccine into the immune system of laboratory mice.

Smoking may shorten lifespan of HIV patients more than the virus itself

A study led by an Indian researcher has shown that cigarette smoking substantially reduces the lifespan of people living with HIV, potentially even more than HIV itself.

Revealed - Why HIV infection increases risk for tuberculosis!

Tuberculosis is a potentially serious infectious disease caused by a bacterium called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. 

Protein that may help in killing HIV virus identified

The research claims that this protein has the potential to force the virus out of hiding and poison them on their way out, which can in turn lead to potential treatments for the deadly disease.

Kylie Jenner's HIV fears

Kylie Jenner's HIV fears

Kylie Jenner is worried because her boyfriend Tyga and HIV positive Charlie Sheen had once been involved with the same transgender pornstar in the past.

AIDS preventive medicine available from December in Sonagachi

The medicine is designed to prevent sex workers from HIV infection.

New biomarkers can predict HIV relapse in patients

The researchers found that high levels of these biomarkers, attached to 'exhausted' T-cells prior to patients commencing ART, were associated with earlier rebound of the virus following treatment interruption.

Biomarkers predict HIV return when treatment is stopped

Researchers at University of New South Wales, Australia and the University of Oxford believe the research opens up new avenues for understanding why the HIV virus persists in some patients and remains dormant and undetectable in others.

Natural defence against HIV found

Researchers have discovered a protein that may slow the spread of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), thereby revealing a target for developing natural therapies against the deadly virus.

Novel antibody that efficiently attacks HIV virus

The researchers from California Institute of Technology have discovered a new antibody that can make it easier to detect and neutralise HIV virus in an infected patient.