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Babies with 'bubble boy disease' cured using HIV in gene therapy

The rare genetic disease called severe combined immunodeficiency syndrome, or SCID, often kills children, mostly boys, in the first year or two of life.

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H.I.V. Is Reported Cured in a Second Patient, a Milestone in the Global AIDS Epidemic

Scientists have long tried to duplicate the procedure that led to the first long-term remission 12 years ago. With the so-called London patient, they seem to have succeeded.

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Candidate AIDS vaccine passes key early test

The near 40-year quest for an AIDS vaccine received a hopeful boost Saturday when scientists announced that a trial drug triggered an immune response in humans and shielded monkeys from infection. Shown to be safe in humans, the candidate vaccine has now

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A daily pill can prevent HIV infections. Why don’t more people use it? | Science | AAAS

Few countries promote prophylactic drug regimen for high-risk groups, and many people shun it

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H.I.V. Arrived in the U.S. Long Before ‘Patient Zero’

The virus appeared in New York as early as 1971, according to a new genetic analysis, and spread from there to San Francisco.

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By adding an antibody to HIV treatment, researchers send virus into 'sustained remission' in monkeys

Scientists may have found a way for patients with HIV to keep the virus in check without having to take powerful drugs every day for the rest of their lives.

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Natural defense against HIV discovered

Researchers at Michigan State University were part of a team to discover a new natural defense against HIV infection.

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One Israeli Researcher Is Outsmarting HIV To Cure AIDS

Given the limitations of existing drugs, an Israeli researcher at the Technion proposes a new strategy to tackle the virus.

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Scientists announce anti-HIV agent so powerful it can work in a vaccine

In a remarkable new advance against the virus that causes AIDS, scientists from the Jupiter, Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have announced the creation of a novel drug candidate that is so potent and universally effective, it migh