HIV prevention
Why an HIV Vax Only Works for Some
Why an HIV Vax Only Works for Some
Anna Azvolinsky | Jul 15, 2015
Scientists identify a human leukocyte antigen gene linked to immune protection from HIV following vaccination.
HIV in the Internet Age
HIV in the Internet Age
Jef Akst | May 1, 2015
Social networking sites may facilitate the spread of sexually transmitted disease, but these sites also serve as effective education and prevention tools.
Opinion: The Murky World of Medical Ethics
Opinion: The Murky World of Medical Ethics
Nathalia Holt | Aug 7, 2014
Why are researchers still denying some study participants potentially life-saving therapies?
Week in Review: April 1-5
Week in Review: April 1-5
Jef Akst | Apr 5, 2013
Living fossils not so fossilized; Canadian gov’t threatens scientists’ freedom to speak and publish; gene therapy for sensory disorders; an unusual theory of cancer; clues for an HIV vaccine
Bee Venom for HIV Prevention
Bee Venom for HIV Prevention
Edyta Zielinska | Mar 12, 2013
Nanoparticles coated with a toxin found in bee venom can destroy HIV while leaving surrounding cells intact.
HIV Prevention Drug Approved
Hayley Dunning | Jul 17, 2012
The FDA approves the use of Truvada for those at high risk of HIV infection.
HIV Prevention Debate
Cristina Luiggi | May 21, 2012
The suggested approval of a widely used antiretroviral drug to prevent HIV transmission in uninfected people sparks a debate about the possible dangers of such a move.