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HIV News & Views: New HIV Gene Therapy Breakthrough; "Stop Saying God Can Cure My AIDS"; and More

HIV News & Views, January 31, 2013 January 31, 2013 Top Stories at TheBody.com Read Past Email Newsletters Change/Update Subscription Blog Central HIV Treatment & Health Issues HIV News &... Read more »
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Genetically Engineered, HIV-Resistant Cells: The Latest Breakthrough in HIV Gene Therapy

A new gene therapy could make a person's CD4+ cells resistant to HIV -- a method that, if successful, would eliminate the need for antiretroviral drugs for those living with HIV, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the Stanford... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

USA Today Examines Recent HIV Breakthroughs

USA Today examines several scientific breakthroughs that researchers say "could be key to reducing new HIV infections." "Doctors are hopeful not because of a single discovery, but because of a string of breakthroughs over the past two or three... Read more »
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What do you think of this Breakthrough news Doc?

http://www.lefigaro.fr/sciences/20070410.FIG000000001_sida_les_secrets_de_la_protection_naturelle.html...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Merci de nous avoir envoy cet article trs informatif et trs encourageant. On connat ce petit nombre de patients contrleurs de virus en franais et non-progressors en anglais depuis au moins une dcennie et demie. Et on pensait et continue penser... Read more »

China's breakthrough on HIV drug resistance?

I was just diagnoised as poz last week and started searching the internet for a "cure" in both English and Chinese. I noticed a Chinese news dated 12/27/07 of a university student won national award on his research of how to conquer HIV...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
Thank you for the offer, but I will await the peer review of the scientific community. I am skeptical that both subjects - resistance AND side effects - have been, or ever could be, 'conquered' in a single paper.I am always impressed by... Read more »

Is this as important a breakthrough as it sounds...?

Hi Doctor's.Just wondered if you had heard of the following in the last few weeks and what you though were on it:Major Strategic Breakthrough In Controling The AIDS Virus Made By Montreal ResearchersMain Category: HIV / AIDS NewsArticle Date:...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Mike,This is an important new finding; the fact that independent investigators (from different countries, no less) reached similar conclusions strengthens the veracity of the report.I'd not want to contradict one of my learned mentors, Dr.... Read more »

doctor changed meds now i have breakthrough

43 years old. last possibble exposure to hiv would be 1983. last regimen was norvir, ziagen, and 3tc. nearly 5 years of undetectable viral load. My doctor switched me to trizivir due mainly to concerns about side effects of protease. (Increased...
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
If I have the full story, you have never failed a protease inhibitor, never been on a non nuke, but have been on at least AZT, 3TC, and abacavir (ziagen). There is usually more information in the actual genotype than in the interpretation, but I am... Read more »
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HIV-Blocking Gene Breakthrough

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Researchers in HIV-Blocking Gene Breakthrough
Sun Jul 14, 3:35 PM ET

LONDON (Reuters) - AIDS ( news - web sites) researchers declared a breakthrough Sunday with the discovery of a naturally occurring gene that effectively blocks the disease's... Read more »

HIV-Blocking Gene Breakthrough

Posted by Anonymous
Researchers in HIV-Blocking Gene Breakthrough
Sun Jul 14, 3:35 PM ET

LONDON (Reuters) - AIDS ( news - web sites) researchers declared a breakthrough Sunday with the discovery of a naturally occurring gene that effectively blocks the disease's... Read more »

Some new HIV breakthrough!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

Just for info:
For the first time, scientists have succeeded in a-plying a technique called RNA Interference to the T-cells of the immune system.

This pioneering technique could be used making HIV-infected T-cells commit suicide if they get infected.

A... Read more »

not great news but good news.

Posted by Anonymous
Researchers in HIV-Blocking Gene Breakthrough
Sun Jul 14, 3:35 PM ET

LONDON (Reuters) - AIDS ( news - web sites) researchers declared a breakthrough Sunday with the discovery of a naturally occurring gene that effectively blocks the disease's... Read more »