Immunotherapy: A cancer revolution?

Until recently, researchers hadn’t given the immune system enough focus as a possible cancer treatment. A team at Imperial College is now looking for ways to improve on the initial successes of immunotherapy.

Sexual transmission of HIV under attack

A recent study conducted by the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Group may provide a crucial step in reducing the amount of HIV in the semen of infected patients.

A ‘cure’ for HIV? Not quite yet

Last week the world rejoiced as the papers announced: ‘HIV is cured!’. Except of course it isn’t – or at least not yet. The hype is somewhat justified: for the first time, scientists have developed a new drug that could, in theory, completely clear the virus from a patient. HIV tends to ‘hide’ inactive cells […]