HIV vaccine, disease & medicine
WHO OKs Experimental Ebola Drugs
WHO OKs Experimental Ebola Drugs
Tracy Vence | Aug 13, 2014
But biotech firms’ supplies are dwindling.
Genetic Test Could Replace Pap Smear
Genetic Test Could Replace Pap Smear
Kerry Grens | Apr 25, 2014
The US Food and Drug Administration approves a cervical test for human papillomavirus to be used as a primary cancer screening tool.
Elder Pharmacology
Elder Pharmacology
Nir Barzilai | Jan 1, 2014
Studying and treating the chronic diseases associated with aging needs serious revamping.
HIV Structural Studies Undermine Prior Work
HIV Structural Studies Undermine Prior Work
Bob Grant | Nov 4, 2013
New research on the structure of the surface protein the virus uses to infiltrate human cells clashes with an earlier paper’s findings, causing some scientists to call for a retraction.
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
Roadmap to an HIV Vaccine
Roadmap to an HIV Vaccine
Sabrina Richards | Apr 3, 2013
Researchers track the evolution of HIV in a single patient to understand what drives the production of broadly neutralizing antibodies.
HIV Evolves Vulnerability
HIV Evolves Vulnerability
Sabrina Richards | Oct 22, 2012
In mutating to evade immune detection, HIV becomes susceptible to detection by different antibodies, suggesting new strategies for vaccination.