The Cure

After nearly 40 years of HIV research, is total eradication edging closer to reality?

October 26 2017 4:43 AM

The latest research uncovers a completely new way to treat HIV that may lead to long-term suppression of the virus — and possibly a cure.

October 24 2017 3:23 AM

Technology moves fast. Last year, we reported on the potential of CRISPR for editing DNA sequences in mice with the possibility of eradicating HIV. CRISPR’s capabilities have exploded exponentially since. As Wired magazine reports, not only is CRISPR able to “kill and eat HIV and Zika like Pac-Man” eats ghosts, but it’s also got cancer in its cross hairs.

October 22 2017 10:46 AM

A new molecule wakes up virus cells, allowing researchers to kill them on the spot. The "kick and kill" strategy is proving to be a reality. 

October 07 2017 4:39 PM

Dozens of new medications are in development for the treatment or prevention of HIV.

August 31 2017 5:00 AM

Researchers were able to peer deep inside the virus and assess its strengths and vulnerabilities, which may one day lead to its demise. 

July 31 2017 7:00 AM