A new HIV prevention implant promises a regular dose of PrEP or pre-exposure prophylaxis and its development is being backed by Bill Gates.
An HIV prevention shot called Cabotegravir that could be the cure to sexually-transmitted diseases.
What's with the new vaccine to be tested in South Africa? Will this be a good or a bad shot for HIV victims?
A vaginal ring has the potential of protecting women in Sub-Saharan Africa from the risk of HIV, say public health experts that are excited at the prospect.
The BioScience Talks podcast features discussions of topical issues related to the biological sciences. By altering the heritability of certain traits, gene drive technologies have the potential to spread desired genes through wild populations. In practice, this could lead to mosquito populations that, for example, bear traits making them resistant to the spread of malaria. Despite the huge potential for improving human well-being, concern exists that gene drives could fail in the wild or, perhaps more concerning, spread beyond their intended target populations.