Here is some huge news for the world of medicine. It’s exciting to see what’s taking place in medical research, and we remain hopeful that such advances will lead to real progress in finding a cure for diseases such as HIV, cancer, etc.

Researchers are hoping they are one step closer to a HIV vaccine – using HIV. At the 6th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogens, Treatment, and Prevention in Rome, researchers with the Maryland-based VirxSys Corporation announced the findings of their VRX1273 vaccine. The vaccine is a genetically altered version of SIV, the version of HIV found in non-human primates. Over the course of six months, five infected monkeys were inject … Read More

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