News tagged with hiv infection

Volunteers key to success of Thai vaccine trials

(AP) -- Nearly 16,000 Thais ignored the false rumors that they were being infected by the AIDS virus, and overcame their fears of becoming social outcasts to participate in the first HIV vaccine trials to show positive results.

dateSep 28, 2009 in HIV & AIDS
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IG: Improvements in VA endoscopic equipment use

(AP) -- Inspections show that Veterans Department medical facilities have made significant progress on fixing endoscopic procedure problems that potentially exposed thousands to HIV and other infections.

dateSep 18, 2009 in Other
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The difficult Way to HIV Vaccine

T cells are key players in the immune response to HIV, which are able to delete infected cells. This capacity is used for vaccine development against HIV. “To date however, success of this strategy remains elusive. Our ...

dateSep 16, 2009 in HIV & AIDS
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Making bacteria make useful proteins

By adapting a single protein on the surface of the bacterium Caulobacter crescentus, researchers at the University of British Columbia have turned it into a protein production factory, making useful proteins that can act ...

dateSep 07, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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Gorillas are new source of HIV, scientists reveal

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists have discovered that gorillas are a source of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1), having diagnosed a Cameroonian woman living in Paris with a strain that is different to those previously ...

dateAug 02, 2009 in HIV & AIDS
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