New HIV vaccine shows promising results and no adverse side-effects

Canadian researchers working to develop the world's first HIV vaccine announced on Tuesday that they have cleared a major hurdle. Initial results from a Phase I trial conducted by scientists at Western University has shown no adverse effects while significantly boosting immunity. The vaccine, which is based on a… » 11/07/12 12:50pm 11/07/12 12:50pm

A Drug To Re-Awaken Ancient Human Genes And Fight HIV

"Junk DNA" are inactive parts of your genome, switched off long ago in evolutionary history. Now scientists say there's a junk gene that fights HIV. And they've discovered how to turn it back on. » 4/27/09 5:00pm 4/27/09 5:00pm