Apple Store Logos Go Red For World AIDS Day

If you were to pay attention to Apple’s brick-and-mortar retail outlets worldwide today, then you would most probably have noticed how Apple has changed the Apple logos to show off a tint of red. This is not to mark some sort of bloodshed or fight for independence, but rather, it is meant to recognize the World AIDS Day, which would also signal the commemoration of its 26th year of supporting […]


Scientists Successfully ‘Delete’ HIV Virus From Human Cells

There is a first time for everything, but this particular achievement would definitely be of interest to many – it seems that scientists have managed to ‘delete’ the HIV virus from human cells, paving the way for a possible cure for HIV and AIDS patients.


Apple Stores Feature Red Colored Logo For World AIDS Day

Every year, World AIDS Day is observed on December 1st, where it is meant to help draw additional awareness among the general public concerning the seemingly never ending battle against the twin terrors of HIV and AIDS. Apple has nodded towards World AIDS Day by changing the color of their Apple Store logos to red, while some of the Apple Stores also took the extra step of using existing display […]


Fight AIDS While You Sleep

AIDS is a disease that has yet to see a full, 100% foolproof cure – although modern medical technology has more or less allowed someone with enough means to live a long and full life thanks to a cocktail of ever changing drugs, while an extremely small percentage of folks out there do seem to be “immune” from infection. Well, assuming someone walked beside you and shared that you could […]


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Baby With HIV Cured

A team of researchers has documented a case in which a baby born who was born with HIV out of the mother’s womb has been “cured” of the condition using a combination of aggressive drug treatment (“cured” means that the HIV virus can no longer be detected after the end of the treatment). Apparently, the baby was put on antiretroviral therapy within hours of birth, and at a scientific conference […]


Fight against email spam helps in HIV vaccine search

Fighting spam should be on the agenda for most system administrators in any company, considering how sending email is virtually free, and it does not really pollute the environment in terms of printed paper. There is a method to the madness, and Microsoft Research realized that their experience in building email spam filters could very well prove important in the fight against HIV. As the HIV virus mutates constantly, getting […]


HIV virus receives double blow from new gene therapy

Not even a week has passed since gamers were enlisted to help crack the AIDS puzzle that we have word which might just put the HIV virus on the ropes – for good. It seems that a new groundbreaking gene therapy was so successful that a person infected with the HIV virus who did not take any antiretroviral drugs for three months still remained free of the virus. This development […]


Gamers crack AIDS puzzle

You know, glowing kittens and cats isn’t the only way to keep the AIDS scourge at bay – it seems that gamers might have a role to play in the fight against this relentless virus. Researchers over at the University of Washington have joined forces with gamers, resulting in a breakthrough in AIDS research which might see the unlocking of new drug treatments for the wasting disease. The game in […]


AIDS cure from glow-in-the-dark kittens?

I would go so far on a limb to claim that anyone who has stumbled upon or discovered the cure for AIDS, the dreaded global epidemic, would be a very, very rich man – or company most likely. Well, who would have thought that in the end, it is not some sort of synthetic drug that will open the door to an AIDS cure, but rather, a glow-in-the-dark kitten or […]


AIDS Test In Minutes With Low Cost Device

The small device shown above has all the qualities of a huge potential medical success, to not only detect AIDS, but also other diseases like syphilis, malaria and hepatitis. At its heart there is a micro-chip that can analyze a tiny amount of blood (one micro-liter) and search for various diseases. Additional diseases can be added to the test for a marginal cost, possibly because the chip is programmable – […]


Special Edition Monster Beats Headphones Support Charity

You’ve probably checked out the Monster Beats headphones by Dr. Dre before, and now Dr. Dre, Lady Gaga and Product RED have come up with a special edition of the Beats Solo HD Headphones. Aside from its obvious red color scheme, for every sale of this headphone, Monster will donate $5 to the Global Fund to help eliminate AIDS in Africa. These headphones sport Monster’s proprietary ControlTalk technology, allowing users […]