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Can Hiv Be Cured If Found Early

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HIV i-Base

Towards an HIV Cure: Early Developments in the Field

After the announcement of the IAS Towards an HIV Cure scientific strategy at this third IAS pre-conference symposium, held this year from 20-21 July, any advances in the field of cure research will come under a new emphasis. This strategy outlines... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Towards an HIV Cure: Early Developments Reported at IAS, Part 2

Part one of this article was published in July/August HTB. The announcement of the IAS Towards an HIV Cure scientific strategy at the 3rd IAS pre-conference symposium, held this year from 20-21 July, gave a new emphasis to advances in the field... Read more »
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Functional Cure for HIV-Infected Infant After Very Early Treatment

A 26-month-old infant girl born in Mississippi has been functionally cured of HIV, according to results presented at CROI 2013 in Atlanta. According to lead author Deborah Persaud, M.D., the infant was treated very early, within 31 hours of life,... Read more »
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Cure for HIV/AIDS (CURE 2009) (CURE 2009)

Hi,I have been wondering why it is so difficult for HIV/AIDS cure to be found especially for Americans who nothing is impossible for. I am from Africa living with HIV. Would there ever be a cure for this deadly disease and when?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,See below. I have nothing new to add at this time.Dr. Bobcure (CURE)Feb 6, 2009 what are the limitations in finding the cure for hiv Response from Dr. Frascino Hi, Time for an HIV cure reality check, as this question comes up frequently. Care... Read more »

No cure or vaccine on the distant horizon. Really? (CURE 2009) (CURE 2009)

You are claiming many times that a cure or a vaccine is not even on the distant horizon and that we shouldn't hope for a treatment break or change for the next years. I was reading about the phase II trials of Geovax for a preventive vaccine...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Actually, I'm probably one of the most optimistic people on the planet. However, I'm also a scientist. There are a number of vaccine trials ongoing. However, even a phase II trial is a very long ways away from being ready for primetime.... Read more »

Cure for HIV and Aids (CURE)

Hi Dr Bob,I bet that you are an angel sent from heaven to help people answer questions concerning this plague.I am negative myself (I think, but all my "acts" were protected, so I hope i am safe)Anywasy, I like to hear your opinion towards...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,"Anywasy"???As for my opinion towards the cure for HIV and AIDS, well, my opinion is that I want a cure yesterday! Unfortunately that's not the reality of the situation.Will there "eventually" be a cure? Yes, I think... Read more »

Cure or functional cure

Dr. Young, Since last year I hear a lot of "functional cure" and "cure" for hiv. It is a big progress to talk about cure considering how many people die without getting a medication to fight this evil. My question is now when do...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello thanks for posting. The words functional cure and cure for getting a lot of attention these days. Let me start first by addressing HIV cure. I believe that we know have evidence for me limited number of cases that HIV cure is indeed possible.... Read more »
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FIRST IN WORLD TO BE CURED OF HIV !!

Posted by cute_butterfly, 3 Replies
In a sensational development that will bring hope to millions dying of Aids, 25-year-old Andrew Stimpson has miraculously tested NEGATIVE for the disease after having it for more than a year.


The results so dumbfounded doctors they repeated the test... Read more »

Anyone have an update on the BYU cure?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Early this year this was published.

Researchers, including a BYU scientist, believe they have found a new compound that could finally kill the HIV/AIDS virus, not just slow it down as current treatments do.
And, unlike the expensive, drug cocktails... Read more »

Good early counts - trying to get context

Posted by Thunderwink, 1 Reply
So I was diagnosed with HIV 5/22/12. My previous negative test was 1/20/10.

When I got my first labs back, I got some really good news:
Viral load = 24
CD4+ = 840

My doctor said this could mean I'm a long-term non-progressor or elite controller, which... Read more »