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Drug trial results for new integrase inhibitor show promising viral suppression rates.
Targeting the human genes that HIV takes over and uses to replicate could provide a new approach to HIV treatment and suppression – although more research is required.
One of the first studies into viral communication shows that viruses that infect bacteria (phages) leave chemical messages for each other which help them decide whether to kill or linger. Disrupting these messages could provide a new way to control HIV.