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HIV cure

Cure for Aids: Scientists successfully destroy HIV-infected cells in major breakthrough

According to researchers they have successfully destroyed cells infected with virus, typically treated with antiretroviral drugs.

22 Dec 2018 4:36 PM

Genetic switch may lead to HIV cure, says study

People with HIV virus can live normal lives with exceedingly low or even undetectable viral loads thanks due to antiretroviral therapies.

07 Dec 2018 2:18 PM

HIV trials show new treatment could suppress virus for six months

The infusion offers hope of an alternative to the daily regimen of drugs that people living with HIV have to take to stay alive.

27 Sep 2018 2:23 PM

Hong Kong scientists may have found ‘functional cure’ for HIV

Major breakthrough could see a new antibody be used for both prevention and treatment.

15 Jun 2018 6:12 PM

Experimental HIV vaccine may neutralise dozens of strains of virus

If successful, this would be the first vaccine available that protects people from contracting HIV.

05 Jun 2018 9:04 AM


India-Netherlands-Sweden to collaborate for research programme on HIV/AIDS

Programme is to harness research strengths and diverse expertise across three nations to develop better tools to understand HIV epidemic.

23 May 2018 9:09 AM

Is a cure for HIV inching closer? Scientists discover new possibility

Team creates neutralising antibody, effective not only against all genetically divergent global HIV-1 strains, but also on latent cells.

08 May 2018 1:28 PM

Gilead triple HIV drug finds US FDA approval

However, rival ViiV Healthcare, quickly filed a lawsuit alleging that Gilead was infringing patents on ViiV’s dolutegravir.

08 Feb 2018 9:54 AM

USFDA grants approval for Cipla's HIV drug

Cipla in a BSE filing said it has received final approval from USFDA for tenofovir disoproxil fumarate tablets.

31 Jan 2018 8:49 AM

Scientists decode how HIV hacks cells

Scientists discover previously unknown details about how HIV, may offer new avenue for drugs to combat the virus.

09 Nov 2017 9:16 AM


Scientists finally discover last unknown structure of HIV virus

Researchers claim if this part of viral cell’s assembly is stopped, the HIV virus will not be able to replicate.

20 Oct 2017 10:54 AM

HIV cure maybe closer, says study

New research says injection may soon be available that prevents virus from spreading.

21 Jul 2017 1:41 PM

Body's immune system helping HIV?

Researchers say body's own immune system might be getting in the way of neutralizing the HIV-1 virus.

12 Jul 2017 2:48 PM