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Number of Adolescents with HIV Jumps by One-Third: United Nations

[NDTV.com] Geneva:  The number of adolescents infected by the HIV virus has jumped by one third over the past decade, the United Nation’s health agency said on Monday, blaming gaps in care programmes. “More than 2 million adolescents between the ages of 10 and 19 years Read More

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Viruses Engineered to Attack Themselves

[San Francisco Gate] Leor Weinberger calls it hijacking the hijacker. In his lab at the Gladstone Institutes, he’s developed a technique for harnessing stray bits of HIV – a virus that infects and ultimately kills immune cells – and using them to attack the virus itself. His work, still preliminary Read More