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Cure for HIV/AIDS coming soon? Gene editing eliminates HIV infection in mice

Cure for HIV/AIDS coming soon? Gene editing eliminates HIV infection in mice

The study by researchers at Temple University and the University of Pittsburgh boosts the confidence of scientists to eliminate the AIDS virus infection in humans.

Five facts you need to kow about HIV/AIDS

Five facts you need to kow about HIV/AIDS

HIV infection is often diagnosed through rapid diagnostic tests (RDTs), which detect the presence or absence of HIV antibodies. 

T cells use 'handshakes' to sort friends from foes

T cells, the security guards of the immune system, use a kind of mechanical "handshake" to test whether a cell they encounter is a friend or foe, according to a new study that may help develop immune therapies for cancer.

Sound sleep boosts immune system 'memory' too

 A good night's sleep not only strengthens your memory but also strengthens the response-memory of your immune system when it comes to killing bad bacteria and viruses as they enter your body, new research reveals.

Molecule key to shock-and-kill strategy against HIV

A new molecule that binds HIV-infected cells to the immune system's killer T cells could become a key part of a shock-and-kill strategy to clear the deadly infection, scientists say.