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October 29, 2020

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New Imaging Method Reveals HIV's Sugary Shield in Unprecedented Detail

Scientists have devised a method for mapping in unprecedented detail the thickets of slippery sugar molecules that help shield HIV from the immune system. Mapping these shields will give researchers ...

HIV Up Close: Unprecedented View of Virus Reveals Essential Steps for Causing AIDS

Accomplishing a feat that had been a pipe dream for decades, scientists have recreated in a test tube the first steps of infection by HIV (human ...

Mosquito-Borne Viruses Linked to Stroke

A deadly combination of two mosquito-borne viruses may be a trigger for stroke, new research has ...

Tiny Antibody Component Highly Effective Against SARS-COV-2 in Animal Studies

Scientists have isolated the smallest biological molecule to date that completely and specifically neutralizes the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which is the ...
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A Promising Discovery Could Lead to Better Treatment for Hepatitis C

Virologists have identified a critical role played by a cellular protein in the progression of Hepatitis C virus infection, paving the way for more effective treatment. No vaccine currently exists ...

Antiretroviral Therapy Can't Completely Stop Accelerated Cell Aging Seen in HIV

Untreated HIV infection is linked with epigenetic changes that suggest rapid aging. A new study shows that antiretroviral therapy given over two years was unable to completely restore age-appropriate ...

Many Practitioners Are Not Prescribing HIV Prevention Medication

Only about 54% of medical practitioners surveyed say they have prescribed pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, to HIV-vulnerable patients, according to a new ...

Injectable Hydrogel Could Someday Lead to More Effective Vaccines

Vaccines have curtailed the spread of several infectious diseases, such as smallpox, polio and measles. However, vaccines against some diseases, including HIV-1, influenza and malaria, don't ...

Antibiotic Molecule Enables Immune System to Kill HIV Infected Cells

A class of antibiotic molecules called pleicomacrolides inhibit the Nef protein, which HIV uses to evade the body's immune ...

DNA-Based Nanotechnology Stimulates Potent Antitumor Immune Responses

Combining their expertise in protein engineering and synthetic DNA technology, scientists successfully delivered nanoparticle antitumor vaccines that stimulated robust CD8 T cell immunity and ...

Recommendations Measuring Persistent HIV Reservoirs

Scientists compiled the first comprehensive set of recommendations on how to best measure the size of persistent HIV reservoirs during cure-directed clinical ...

Novel Dual CAR T Cell Immunotherapy Holds Promise for Targeting the HIV Reservoir

A recent study describes a new Dual CAR T cell immunotherapy that can help fight HIV ...

Beating HIV and COVID-19 May Depend on Tweaking Vaccine Molecules

In a new study, researchers show that one way to improve the body's immune response to vaccines is to factor in antigen valency. Valency refers to the number of antibody binding sites on an ...

Antiviral Used to Treat Cat Coronavirus Also Works Against SARS-CoV-2

Researchers are preparing to launch clinical trials of a drug used to cure a deadly disease caused by a coronavirus in cats that they expect will also be effective as a treatment for humans against ...

How Genetics Could Impact COVID-19 Treatments

A new study looked at how pharmacogenomics could improve the safety and effectiveness of COVID-19 drug ...

New Insights Into Mechanism of Therapy to Reduce Liver Fat and Prevent Fibrosis

Researchers have taken an important step forward in the goal of developing a potential treatment for non-alcoholic fatty liver ...

Unique HIV Reservoirs in Elite Controllers

Unlike ART-treated individuals, elite controllers' viral reservoirs appear to be incapable of being reactivated. This likely helps the elite controllers maintain spontaneous, drug-free control ...

Nasal Vaccine Against COVID-19 Prevents Infection in Mice

Scientists have developed a vaccine that targets the SARS-CoV-2 virus, can be given in one dose via the nose and is effective in preventing infection in mice susceptible to the novel coronavirus. The ...

Long-Acting, Injectable Drug Could Strengthen Efforts to Prevent, Treat HIV

Scientists have developed an injectable drug that blocks HIV from entering cells. They say the new drug potentially offers long-lasting protection from the infection with fewer side effects. The ...

Cryo-EM Study Yields New Clues to Chicken Pox Infection

Scientists studying the varicella zoster virus found that an antibody that blocks infection doesn't work exactly as they'd ...

Study Explores the Association of Malaria, HIV With Anemia During Pregnancy

Pregnant women from sub-Saharan Africa with malaria and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) have a higher prevalence of anemia than pregnant women without infections, according to researchers. The ...

MS Drug May Be Used to Inhibit HIV Infection and Reduce Latent Reservoir

A multiple sclerosis drug may be used to block HIV infection and reduce the latent reservoir, according to new ...

Protein Uses Two Antiviral Strategies to Ward Off Infections

To protect humans against infection, a protein called MARCH8 tags the vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) for destruction while it merely holds HIV hostage, a new study ...

Chemist's New Process Fast-Tracks Drug Treatments for Viral Infections and Cancer

Discovering antiviral and anticancer drugs will soon be faster and cheaper thanks to new ...

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