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Drugs, microbicide gel, money top issues at AIDS meet

A global AIDS forum was getting underway here on Sunday, with major announcements expected over six days on the drugs that have turned HIV from killer to a chronic but manageable disease, and the quest for a virus-thwarting ...

Jul 18, 2010
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Researchers identify the source of 'noise' in HIV

New research identifies a molecular mechanism that the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) appears to utilize for generating random fluctuations called "noise" in its gene expression. The study, published by Cell Press in ...

Apr 20, 2010
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An HIV-blocking gel for women

University of Utah scientists developed a new kind of "molecular condom" to protect women from AIDS in Africa and other impoverished areas. Before sex, women would insert a vaginal gel that turns semisolid ...

Aug 10, 2009
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