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Gates Foundation commits up to $300 million to global polio eradication effort...
Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates announced Monday that the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has pledged up to $300 million towards a three-year effort to fully eradicate polio around the world. The announcement came at the Rotary Internati
By aphrodite on 2017-06-13 03:19 UTC
Hope for people living with multi-drug resistant HIV...
Phase III trials of the intravenous drug ibalizumab have been found to significantly reduce viral load in people living with HIV who do not respond to existing treatment.
By AVERT on 2017-06-12 15:48 UTC
Treating fungal infections could prevent 1 million AIDS-related deaths by 2020...
Over 300,000 AIDS-related deaths each year could be prevented through better diagnosis and treatment of fungal infections, according to new research from the Global Action Fund for Fungal Infections (GAFFI).
By AVERT on 2017-06-12 15:39 UTC
HIV testing kit that gives instant results to launch in UK...
New HIV test gives people instant results, in the comfort of their own home, enabling more people to access HIV testing when and where it is convenient for them.
By AVERT on 2017-06-12 15:39 UTC
Capsule which delivers medicine for weeks after swallowing could revolutionise HIV treatment...
A new pill technology has the potential to simplify HIV treatment and curb the rise of drug-resistant HIV.
By AVERT on 2017-06-12 15:35 UTC
13% of people living with HIV in the UK remain undiagnosed despite high standards of care...
The UK has exceeded UNAIDS Fast-Track targets of getting people on treatment and virally suppressed, but falls behind on reaching those who are undiagnosed.
By AVERT on 2017-06-12 15:31 UTC
Discovery of chemical messages between viruses could provide new way to induce HIV latency...
One of the first studies into viral communication shows that viruses that infect bacteria (phages) leave chemical messages for each other which help them decide whether to kill or linger. Disrupting these messages could provide a new way to control HIV.
By AVERT on 2017-06-12 15:22 UTC
“Knocking out” genes in cells of people living with HIV could lead to new methods of treatment, say scientists...
Targeting the human genes that HIV takes over and uses to replicate could provide a new approach to HIV treatment and suppression although more research is required.
By AVERT on 2017-06-12 15:17 UTC
Strong trial results and high resistance barrier for integrase inhibitor treatment put Gilead on path to new HIV drug...
Drug trial results for new integrase inhibitor show promising viral suppression rates.
By AVERT on 2017-06-12 15:15 UTC
Gaps in the global HIV response leave people with disabilities at high risk of infection | AVERT...
People with disabilities in developing countries are at high risk of HIV infection with HIV prevalence nearly double that than among those without disabilities.
By AVERT on 2017-06-12 15:14 UTC
Microsoft touts new hybrid-cloud tools; rolls out Azure AD B2B authentication service...
Microsoft is continuing to use its hybrid-cloud computing functionality as a cloud differentiator with its rollout of additional migration tools and its Azure Active Directory B2B authentication technology.
By intuz on 2017-04-13 06:09 UTC
Apple is reportedly working on sensors for diabetes treatment - The Verge...
Apple is quietly developing sensors that can track the bodys blood sugar levels in a bid to help people with diabetes, CNBC reports. The company has apparently hired a small team of biomechanical...
By intuz on 2017-04-13 06:07 UTC
Common virus may be celiac disease culprit...
A common virus may turn the immune system against gluten, leading to the development of celiac disease.
By ceres on 2017-04-06 22:47 UTC
Newly discovered chemical reaction in eye may improve vision...
A light-sensing pigment found in everything from bacteria to vertebrates can be biochemically manipulated to reset itself, an important therapeutic advantage, according to new research.
By ceres on 2017-04-06 15:29 UTC
Scientists Successfully Turn Spinach Leaf Into Heart Tissue...
A team of scientists successfully transform a simple spinach leaf into heart tissue. The interdisciplinary teams success could solve bioengineerings long-standing human tissue regeneration problem.
By ceres on 2017-03-27 17:16 UTC
Concern over high US prescribing levels of common drug linked to dementia...
A new analysis raises concern over high prescription rates in the USA of a common drug used to treat overactive bladder. The drug, oxybutynin, when taken orally, is consistently linked with cognitive impairment and dementia in the elderly. The analysis sh
By ceres on 2017-03-27 17:12 UTC
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By manoj555 on 2017-03-13 06:53 UTC
Gene therapy for lymphoma blood cancer "seems extraordinary" in study, experts say...
Company's study shows more than one-third of lymphoma patients showed no sign of disease six months after a single treatment
By ceres on 2017-03-01 15:27 UTC
Hibernation May Help Cure Terminal Cancer Patients: Expert...
Putting cancer patients into hibernation may give oncologists more time to aggressively treat the tumors without killing the patient. The approach may help thousands of patients with advanced cancer.
By ceres on 2017-02-20 16:50 UTC
Common Food Additive May Interfere With Small Intestines Ability To Absorb Nutrients, Protect Against Pathogens...
According to researchers, a common food additive may be negatively affecting the function of the small intestine. Titanium dioxide is found in common food items, such as bread and candy.
By ceres on 2017-02-20 16:46 UTC
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