22 June 2018

Enzyme From Our Bodies Could Spawn Zika Drug

New research suggests future antiviral drugs could take advantage of viperin, a naturally occurring enzyme in humans and other mammals that has antiviral effects on a wide variety of viruses, including West Nile, hepatitis C, rabies, and HIV.

21 June 2018

These Gene Edited Pigs Are Resistant to Billion-Dollar Virus

Scientists have produced pigs that can resist one of the world’s most costly animal diseases, by changing their genetic code. And the animals show no signs that the change in their DNA has had any other impact on their health or wellbeing — yet. 

21 June 2018

GSK and Gilead to Face Off Over HIV Treatment

Competition to be the leader in the HIV treatment market is heating up as GSK announces they will be showcasing results for their new therapy at the International AIDS Conference next month.