News tagged with hiv genes
Cocaine, already a damaging drug for those with healthy immune systems, can be lethal for those living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Mudit Tyagi, Ph.D., assistant professor of medicine at the George Washington ...
HIV & AIDS Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers have moved a step closer to finding a cure for HIV by successfully luring the 'sleeping' virus out of hiding in infected cells.
HIV & AIDS Mar 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Viruses similar to those that cause AIDS in humans were present in non-human primates in Africa at least 5 million years ago and perhaps up to 12 million years ago, according to study published January 24 in the Open Access ...
HIV & AIDS Jan 24, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have found a novel way to engineer key cells of the immune system so they remain resistant to infection with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
HIV & AIDS Jan 22, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
An Australian scientist said Wednesday he had discovered a way to turn the HIV virus against itself in human cells in the laboratory, in an important advance in the quest for an AIDS cure.
HIV & AIDS Jan 16, 2013 | 4.9 / 5 (15) | 22
A Florida State University researcher is on a mission to explore the gene-controlling effects of addictive drugs in pursuit of new HIV treatments.
HIV & AIDS Sep 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
One of the big mysteries of AIDS is why some HIV-positive people take more than a decade to progress to full-blown AIDS, if they progress at all.
HIV & AIDS Sep 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(AP)—More than five years after a radical treatment, a San Francisco man and his German doctor are convinced that he remains the first person cured of infection with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
HIV & AIDS Sep 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Can HIV be transformed into a biotechnological tool for improving human health? According to a CNRS team at the Architecture et Réactivité de l'ARN (RNA Architecture and Reactivity) laboratory, ...
Genetics Aug 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Investigators are looking into two main paths toward a cure for AIDS, based on the stunning stories of a small group of people around the world who have been able to overcome the disease.
HIV & AIDS Jul 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists develop alternative to gene therapy: The technique points to safer, simpler potential HIV treatment
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have discovered a surprisingly simple and safe method to disrupt specific genes within cells. The scientists highlighted the medical potential of the new technique by demonstrating ...
Medical research Jul 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (9) | 0 |
A long-term follow-up analysis of participants in the Step Study, an international HIV-vaccine trial, has confirmed that certain subgroups of male study participants were at higher risk of becoming infected after receiving ...
HIV & AIDS May 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- T cell-based gene therapy for HIV seems safe, with no evidence of vector-induced cell immortalization more than a decade after treatment, according to a study published in the May 2 issue of ...
HIV & AIDS May 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
HIV patients treated with genetically modified T cells remain healthy up to 11 years after initial therapy, researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania report in the new issue of Science Tr ...
HIV & AIDS May 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
UC Davis Health System researchers are a step closer to launching human clinical trials involving the use of an innovative stem cell therapy to fight the virus that causes AIDS.
HIV & AIDS May 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |