Structured Treatment Interruption: Important Controlled Trial in Monkeys
The first randomized controlled test of structured treatment interruption found that certain immune responses helped maintain an undetectable viral load during the interruptions -- at least in this study with monkeys. Later, when treatment was permanently discontinued, the animals with intermittent drug treatment did better than those that had been on continuous antiretrovirals.
New Report on World AIDS Epidemic
The United Nations released its annual AIDS report shortly before World AIDS Day (December 1). It is the best information anywhere on what is happening with the epidemic around the world.
Answering the AIDS Denialists: Is AIDS Real?
This article looks at theories that say AIDS does not exist, or is not a new disease but only a collection of old ones -- and explains some of the history behind earlier changes in the official definition of AIDS in the U.S., changes which caused some public confusion.
ISSN # 1052-4207
Copyright 2000 by John S. James. Permission granted for noncommercial reproduction, provided that our address and phone number are included if more than short quotations are used.
The Body is a service of Remedy Health Media, LLC, 500 5th Avenue, 19th Floor, New York, NY 10110. The Body and its logos are trademarks of Remedy Health Media, LLC, and its subsidiaries, which owns the copyright of The Body's homepage, topic pages, page designs and HTML code. General Disclaimer: The Body is designed for educational purposes only and is not engaged in rendering medical advice or professional services. The information provided through The Body should not be used for diagnosing or treating a health problem or a disease. It is not a substitute for professional care. If you have or suspect you may have a health problem, consult your health care provider.