Tags » Antivirals

Clinical trial offers new possibilities treating HIV in poor countries 

ANRS 12286 MOBIDIP, a clinical trial running in parallel in three countries in sub-Saharan Africa (Cameroon, Burkina Faso, and Senegal), shows that dual therapy with lamivudine and a boosted protease inhibitor is effective as second-line treatment in patients infected by HIV with multiple mutations. 479 more words

Everyday Science

Antivirals

What are they?

Antiviral agents are drugs that inhibit production and growth of  viruses. Most viruses share the same metabolic processes as the host cell, making it difficult to find antivirals for specific viruses. 238 more words

Forget Prince Charming - could frog vaccine cure the Flu?

We all know the fairy tale. Kiss a frog and Prince Charming will appear. Well, what about frogs curing the flu instead? The idea that frogs’ skin can have medicinal or healing properties is certainly not a new one.   686 more words

News

To Tamiflu or Not to Tamiflu?

Every year we expect a flu epidemic which usually starts in the fall and lasts until spring (as early as October and last until late May).  492 more words

First Quarter 2017