The drug that could end the HIV pandemic is already here. Branded Truvada, this pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) prevents HIV infection by blocking the virus’s ability to replicate. “It’s a big deal,” says Robert Grant, a leading HIV/AIDS investigator at the University of California, San Francisco. “It’s an opportunity for uninfected people to proactively protect themselves.”
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory have added a new weapon to oncologists’ arsenal of anti-cancer therapies. (more…)
Dainese was the first major motorcycle suit maker to bring airbag-equipped technology to the masses, and later this year it’s raising the bar — both figuratively and literally.
This could really be happening. Just weeks after a baby girl was functionally cured of the HIV virus, early treatment has been found to put HIV into seemingly permanent remission in 14 adults. It’s breathtaking progress in the fight against HIV. (more…)
An international research team has come up with a high-tech way of ridding your skin of harmful bacteria: a new battery-powered plasma flashlight. (more…)
When Gene Roddenberry created Star Trek back in the 60’s, I’m not sure he would have believed anyone. If they told him, he would be shaping the Future world culture and technology. With touch screen devices, flip back mobile devices and now it looks like the Medical Tricorder will be the next device to come into reality.
Getting cancer cells to swallow poison | Science Daily.
Great article on a new advance in cancer therapy. It brings even more hope to those of us that have family members that have had it or those of us that have had cancer.
Thanks Ken McGlothlen for the suggestion.