Research & Breakthroughs

New digital sensors in pills will track if you took your medicine; some think it could lead to "Big Brother" type monitoring.

November 15 2017 7:08 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

An alternative HIV treatment regimen containing dolutegravir has been found.

August 07 2017 7:00 AM

Living drug gene therapy is on the cusp of FDA approval, and it's using HIV as treatment. 

July 14 2017 5:00 AM

Trials have begun for a new ring will protect women from contracting HIV while also warding off unwanted pregnancy. 

May 05 2017 5:00 AM

While defective forms of HIV were thought to be harmless, studies show they're tricking our immune systems into thinking we have more HIV in our bodies than is the case.

April 24 2017 5:00 AM

It might sound too good to be true, but a new generation of cells are now able to block HIV altogether. 

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