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Detecting HIV diagnostic antibodies with DNA nanomachines

New research may revolutionize the slow, cumbersome and expensive process of detecting the antibodies that can help with the diagnosis of infectious ...

Videos reveal how HIV spreads in real time

By Bill Hathaway - How retroviruses like HIV spread in their hosts had been unknown — until a Yale team devised a ...

CDC Supports New WHO Early Release HIV Treatment and PrEP Guidelines

CDC welcomes today's announcement by the World Health Organization (WHO) of new Early Release HIV Treatment and Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) guidelines that will significantly increase the number of people eligible for life-saving anti-retroviral treatment (ART) and expand access to a powerful tool for preventing HIV among those at greatest risk. ... Full story

Treat all people living with HIV, offer antiretrovirals as additional prevention choice for people at "substantial" risk

New policies could help avert more than 21 million deaths and 28 million new infections by 2030 ... Full story

DART Protein Shows Potential as Shock-and-Kill Strategy Against HIV

By Duke Medicine News and Communications - DURHAM, N.C. – A unique molecule developed at Duke Medicine, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and MacroGenics, Inc., is able to bind HIV-infected cells to the immune system’s killer T cells. It could become a key part of a shock-and-kill strategy being developed in the hope of one day clearing HIV infection. ... Full story

Future of HIV Cure Research Points to Combination Approach

Single therapies unlikely to achieve long-term HIV remission ... Full story

New findings provide insight into HIV epidemic in the U.S. Army

The repeal of the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy allows characterization of the epidemic for the first time ... Full story

Researchers Discover A New Mechanism of Proteins to Block HIV

Certain IFITM proteins block and inhibit cell-to-cell transmission of HIV ... Full story

The future of HIV is here

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon recently declared that the world will soon welcome a "generation free of AIDS". His bold statement followed the release of latest UNAIDS research showing that across the globe new HIV infections have fallen by 35% and AIDS-related deaths by 41% since 2000. ... Full story

A ‘home run’ approach: Yale lab finds new ways to synthesize HIV inhibitor

Seth Herzon in his lab, where he conducts extensive research on natural products synthesis and the development of new synthetic methods. ... Full story

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