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HIV: artists impression of the virus particle

Second patient goes HIV-free

... all the cells in the blood, from a donor whose own cells carry a mutation rendering them resistant to HIV. ... drugs to destroy both the lymphoma and also the patient's own bone marrow cells. Next, they administered into a vein ... described so far had to undergo destruction of their own bone marrow as part of cancer treatment.  Following ...

HIV viruses in green budding from a lymphocyte

Gene therapy for HIV

... to give high doses of chemotherapy to clear the patient's own cells, to allow the incoming cells that are resistant to ... from a donor. You're saying “can I take a person's own cells or even get donor cells and change them in some way ... immune system can be rebuilt from those cells and their own virus can attack them.” Michael - The idea is to take ...

internet cafe

The World Community Grid

... so, what the grid is, anybody can join.  It's using your own PC or computers that you own to join a network of computers and those computers are ...

Syringe and drugs

Where is the HIV vaccine?

... genetic makeup represents only 0.0003 % the size of our own genome? Why is the HIV problem such a tough nut to crack? ... as a short sequence of genetic code sequestered within our own DNA. Critically though, it can re-emerge from this ... and answers, it is not difficult to imagine how our own expectations could let us down. It is sometimes difficult ...

Breastfeeding an infant

Do babies acquire immunity from breastmilk?

... so-called "passive immunity" while the infant animal's own immune system becomes established. But, we don't believe ... after that time the baby should be able to stand on its own two immunological feet. Unfortunately, although ...

HIV viruses in green budding from a lymphocyte

HIV treats genetic disease

... does HIV come in? When HIV infects a cell it inserts its own genetic material into the host's DNA. From there, the ... What the TIGET team have done is to empty the virus of its own genetic material and replace it with a healthy copy of ...

HIV

PrEP and HIV: a personal story

... information that is then inserted into the host cell's own DNA sequence. The instructions in this DNA copy are used ... the 80's; a group of us decided to take matters into our own hands, circumventing the bureaucratic foot dragging and ... and clinicians picked up the baton and formed their own network of PrEP "clinician activists". These clinicians ...

The Red ribbon is a symbol for solidarity with HIV-positive people and those living with AIDS.

AIDS Awareness Week

... HIV works by entering immune cells and using the cell's own machinery to make copies of itself, damaging the cell in ...

Foetus in ultrasound

Foetal immunity protects females

... so-called "passive protection" from the mother while its own immune system gains momentum after it is born. Reasoning ...

Macaques hugging

A powerful drug duo against HIV

... that were treated with the antibody developed their own antibodies against it and had to be excluded from the ...

BLOOD TEST

Sexual health check up

... little wee sample, you could just go and do these on your own in the toilet and then bring them back to me when you're ...

Virus

Can we cure HIV?

... distant parts of the globe and less able to pay for their own treatment than themselves.  And it has worked. Despite ...

Electron micrograph of HSV particles

Cellular Housekeeping could block HIV

... I think illustrates just how important it is for their own survival and if we can prevent the virus from outsmarting ...

Lightning above small town

Can we harness the power of lightning?

... weight of it. Its got to be strong enough to support its own the load on it, because the cables that are conveying ... down on Earth, or wherever on Earth and it generates its own energy, and its energy without any use for. Chris - Well ...

The Red Ribbon has become a symbol of HIV/Aids

The Science of HIV & AIDS in the UK

... it, called integrase, to insert this copy into the cell's own DNA. Either immediately, or after a period of dormancy ...