Active Cytomegalovirus And Late Gene Transcription
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,The question of whether to participate in a clinical trial is a difficult one. There are risks and unknowns by the very nature of it being a scientific investigation, a clinical "trial" of something new or different. Consequently,... Read more »
Johns Hopkins University, School of MedicineActive cytomegalovirus infection in the mother especially early in pregnancy can cause a number of different types of birth defects in newborn infants including hearing loss, mental retardation, growth retardation, visual disturbances, and... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Gene therapy and stem cell transplants never get covered in any of the information on The Body? Really??? Hmm . . . see below for a small sample of what's available.Dr. Bobgene therapy via blood stem cells new treatment for hiv ???Jun 7,... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineAlmost all HIV drugs work on HIV enzymes (reverse transcriptase and protease) that are co-located in the HIV-1 pol gene. Mutations in the gene sequences coding for these enzymes are known to cause drug resistance and therefore failure of many HIV... Read more »
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Posted by bartleby, 1 ReplyThe full transcript of the press conference is a little long, but it's really interesting. They talk about modifying stem cells, knocking off the CCR5 receptor, and reinfusing these new HIV-resistant cells them into the body.
Research is still... Read more »
Posted by hopefulone, 2 Replieshiv gene therapy has been getting a lot of play in the national and international press as of late....i would be interetested in comments on this hope. Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 5 RepliesI have just recently been diagnosed with the following labs:
CD4 count - 8
Viral load - 780,000
Potentially, I was infected over 10 years ago, but have been relatively symptom free.
I was just wondering what percentage of others found themselves in this... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 15 RepliesHi.
I have just been diagnosed in the last week.
I had been feeling fairly rough the last few years, but I put it down to being severly overworked and having a few issues in my personal life.
When I got my first set of meds, I was astonished. It turns... Read more »
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