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Covid vaccine could be used to fight HIV and cancer

Although the subject of research for over 30 years, messenger RNA (mRNA) technology still seemed far from becoming a reality. However, with the pandemic and the investment never seen before in the history of vaccines, two unprecedented achievements came to the area: the first immunizers with innovative technology to be approved and applied on a …

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Covid-19 vaccine technology studied for HIV and cancer

Covid-19 vaccine technology studied for HIV and cancer

Bernardo Portella and Peter Ilicciev / Publicity Bio-Manguinhos – Fiocruz Installations of Fiocruz’s vaccine factory, Bio-manguinhos, in Rio de Janeiro. Although the subject of research for over 30 years, messenger RNA (mRNA) technology still seemed far from becoming a reality. However, with the pandemic and the investment never seen before in the history of vaccines, …

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A 70-year-old woman has been able to control HIV for 15 years without medication.  Functional cure inspires scientists

A 70-year-old woman has been able to control HIV for 15 years without medication. Functional cure inspires scientists

It’s not a unique case, but there’s only one more patient to achieve the feat. A functional HIV cure is still a novelty, but scientists believe it could open the door to treating the disease. A 70-year-old Spanish woman has managed to control the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) spontaneously, that is, without the use of …

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With high accuracy, tests that detect HIV help contain transmission

With high accuracy, tests that detect HIV help contain transmission

The Ministry of Health estimates that more than 100,000 Brazilians do not know they have HIV (acquired immunodeficiency virus). The data is worrying, because the earlier the diagnosis and the start of medication, the smaller the impact generated by the virus in the body, preventing the evolution to AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) and other infections …

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