Research & Breakthroughs

Across the country, states desperate to prevent opioid addiction are considering medical cannabis as a solution.

February 19 2018 6:21 AM

The secret lies in a specific-type human leukocyte antigen (HLA) gene that helps infected cells evade the body’s first line of defense against HIV.

January 29 2018 4:21 PM

The founding chairman of the American Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR) has died at 91.

January 16 2018 11:02 AM

The new development suppresses the virus in humanized mice, and has long-lasting potential for humans. 

January 12 2018 4:21 AM

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