New Delhi: 2011 was a year not just of landmark political revolutions but also of medical marvels. Be it HIV prevention or a vaccine for malaria, 2011 saw many medical breakthroughs. Here's a look at the top five:
HIV treatment as prevention:
It has been deemed as the most important scientific breakthrough of the year 2011. A study published in the journal Science this year, found that the same drugs that are used to treat HIV can also prevent HIV - a completely novel approach - that could prevent the infection from spreading.
08:45 AM, Dec 29, 2011