Promising Israeli HIV treatment kills infected cells

A team of scientists at Israel’s Hebrew University of Jerusalem have successfully developed a novel approach to stopping the spread of HIV: A protein therapy that kills HIV-infected cells while leaving healthy cells alone. In a paper published in the August issue of AIDS Research and Therapy, the research team describes how, by using a peptide … More Promising Israeli HIV treatment kills infected cells

AIDS breakthrough: Vaginal gel helps prevent infection

For the first time, a vaginal gel has proved capable of blocking the AIDS virus: It cut in half a woman’s chances of getting HIV from an infected partner in a study in South Africa. Scientists called it a breakthrough in the long quest for a tool to help women whose partners won’t use condoms. … More AIDS breakthrough: Vaginal gel helps prevent infection

Two girls blown up by callous Taliban saved by hero !

TWO little Afghan girls horrifically injured by a Taliban bomb have been saved by the determination and skill of a group of caring British soldiers and medics. Three-year-old Kamila and pal Wasila, six, nearly died after accidentally triggering an improvised explosive device (IED) as they played outside their home in Musa Qala, Helmand Province.Kamila took … More Two girls blown up by callous Taliban saved by hero !

Dog saves 11-year-old B.C. boy from cougar attack!

A golden retriever fended off a potentially deadly cougar attack when the animal began approaching a boy in a small town in British Columbia.On Sunday, as the dog recovered from a vicious fight with the cougar, Austin Forman, 11, recounted his dog’s bravery.Forman said that he was collecting firewood in his family’s backyard in the … More Dog saves 11-year-old B.C. boy from cougar attack!