1 January 1970
Posted by: Richard Scrase
Scientists have developed a possible way to immunise animals against HIV using the common cold virus.
A mouse model of the human immune system has been validated by replicating the results of a recent human HIV clinical trial.
Researchers have identified a cheap, commonly-used compound that, applied vaginally, can stop monkeys being infected with a monkey...
Scientists have used a hormone to completely remove a HIV like virus from mice.
It's 30 years since the first cases of HIV infection. During this time, says the website HIVaware, we've seen rapid change.
Using a deactivated form of HIV as a vaccine may be the best new treatment for fighting the HIV virus, concluded scientists after studying primate responses to the treatment.
Scientists inserted two genes into cats: the first is taken from macaque monkeys and helps the cat resist the feline form of Aids; the second is a fluorescent gene from jellyfish that helps the researchers literally see where the added anti-aids gene is a…
Scientists have discovered that the natural hosts of a strain of SIV develop AIDS when infected.
Pig cornea transplant cures sight in 200 blind people
A study using mice has led scientists one step closer to developing a vaccine against the most common cause of bacterial meningitis, Meningococcus B.
Scientists have created a strain of the human AIDS virus which is able to infect and proliferate in monkeys.
Cameloids have small antibodies that can dock in the cell receptors used by HIV virus
A vaccine has been developed that protects monkeys from Simian Immunodeficiency Virus (SIV), the monkey equivalent of HIV.
Scientists have created a vaccine that protects rhesus monkeys from infection by the simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV), a relative of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
The HIV & AIDS page on our partner website AnimalResearch.info has been updated to mark World AIDS Day on 1 December.
As anyone who reads it will see, a recent (11 November) Freedom of Information ruling falls some way short of the 'landmark decision' claimed by BUAV.
A vaccine based on the one used to prevent rabies can be used to protect against the monkey form of HIV (SIV), a new study has found.
A report published today, called Review of research using non-human primates, recommends that scientific research on monkeys should continue in the UK, subject to rigorous safeguards.