Posts Tagged: Infection

New Technique Makes Cells Resistant To HIV

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, California have successfully found a way to tether HIV-fighting antibodies to immune cells, creating a cell population resistant to the virus. Undergoing experiments in laboratories the resistant cells replaced diseased cells and stopped the spread of infection. In doing so it provides long-term protection. How Is This Approach… Tags: , , , , , ,

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Zika Shot Ready To Be Tested In Humans

Earlier this year, as the Zika outbreak exploded around the globe sending companies into the R&D fray to develop a vaccination. Zika is spread mostly by the bite of an infected mosquito and can be passed from a pregnant woman to her fetus. Infection during pregnancy can cause certain birth defects such as, unusually small heads and brain damage… Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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