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Anti-hiv Vaccines

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
U.S. National Institutes of Health

NIDA Supports Development of Combined Anti-Heroin and HIV Vaccine

Dr. Gary R. Matyas. Dr. Gary R. Matyas has been selected the 2012 recipient of the NIDA Avant-Garde Award for Medications Development. Matyas proposes to develop an effective, safe and easily manufactured combination anti-heroin/HIV vaccine... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Anti-HIV Antibodies May Spur AIDS Vaccine Development

According to Barton Haynes, director of the Duke University Human Vaccine Institute at Duke University School of Medicine, Duke researchers may have discovered how to stimulate production of "broadly neutralizing" antibodies, which could lead to the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Bulgarians, Italians to Develop Anti-AIDS Vaccine for Newborns

Bulgarian and Italian researchers announced Wednesday they are collaborating on the development of an AIDS vaccine, based on a Bulgarian TB vaccine for infants, that will target African newborns who are infected with HIV through breastfeeding. "We... Read more »
Ask the Experts

italian anti tat hiv therapeutic vaccine

what about italian anti tat hiv therapeutic vaccine? i read some news about phase 1 anti tat vaccine trial in italy / barbara ensoli doc/ is it therapeutic and preventive.. 100 % of the people tested has antibody response and 93% of non infected...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
There was a <a href="" target=_new>new report</a> in July about positive results of this phase 1 study. I don't know where the... Read more »

anti-Haart resistance vaccine

Dear doctors, while it is difficult to make vaccine for fresh HIV infection, it is likely very easy to make a vaccine against HAART resistance. For instance, if we want to make a HIV+ people never get resistant against Sustiva, we can do like...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your comments and idea. Unfortunately, to my limited knowledge, the determinates of drug resistance, like a mutated reverse transcriptase don't generate enough of an immune response to either suppress the virus nor be distinguished... Read more »

positive anti-Hbs only (no vaccination)

Happy New Year to all amazing people answering questions at this site!! I live in Europe and have recently got my results. The last sexually dangerous exposure was 4 months ago. hiv I+II negHbsAg negAnti-Hbc negAnti-Hbs 2mlU/mlAnti-Hbe negativeI am...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
You were not exposed to hepatitis B in the past, because all of the patients who have been exposed have a positive core antibody.Your surface antibody is positive in isolation, although at a very low level. Perhaps when you had the prior bout of... Read more »


i have screened my self using anti-HIV cassette and it turns out to be reactive though the T-line was verx faint and incomplete. My saliva also shows similar response though the cassette is for only serum and plasma. I had H1N1 vaccination and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I have no idea what you mean by an anti-HIV cassette. Most likely it is not an FDA-approved HIV-diagnostic test. If you are concerned about HIV, you need to get HIV tested using a reliable FDA-approved testing method. Vaccination can in rare... Read more »
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HIV vaccine in the making

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Read this article below and someone explain a couple of things to me..i am a health care professional, and part of my job is HIV/AIDS education. during my trainin on HIV i was told and (i teach this as well to my students) that people can't get HIV... Read more »

New vaccine shows promise!!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Novel Vaccine Activates HIV Immunity, Slows AIDS Virus
Monday, November 29, 2004
By Daniel J. DeNoon

It worked in mice. It worked in monkeys. And now in humans, a therapeutic vaccine has stopped HIV in its tracks.

The vaccine is made from a patient's... Read more »

Has anyone heard about a posible working vaccine?

Posted by stevetrip, 3 Replies
I've seen a post on SaveADAP that says theresee "Rutger's may have stopped HIV" by Gary Karch. "The drugs called DAPY's mimic the virus by changing shape which enables it to interfere with the way HIV attacks the immune system. It sounds... Read more »

12 weeks anti-hiv test , is it conclusive?

Posted by Nickkk, 1 Reply
Hi again,

i am very stressed again, 12 weeks (84 days) anti-hiv test comes negative,
1)is it conclusive?

I still have swollen lymph nodes and also i have sore throat and Swollen tonsils with white spots.

Last question , 2)i have extremely high levels of... Read more »