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Do Vaccines Replace Hiv Medications In Clinical Trials

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AIDS InfoNet

Participating in a Clinical Trial

... What Is a Clinical Trial? Who Can Participate in a Clinical Trial? What Are the Benefits of Participating? What Are the Risks? How Are Participants Protected? Should I Participate? To Find Out More About Clinical Trials What Is a Clinical Trial? The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approves new drugs and other treatments based on the results of laboratory tests, animal tests, and tests in humans (clinical trials)....
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just geting ready to start meds, should l do a new trial for meds??

Hi Dr Bob, thank you for helping us hivers in our darkest moments, you are a saint... my cd4 is down to 370 and virol load 85,000 just need to ask you my doctor has susgested kivexa and niverapine once a day every morning,my doctor also mentioned a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...specialist about the pros and cons of the currently enrolling clinical trial. I'll post below some general information pertaining to clinical trials.Good luck!Dr. BobParticipating in a Clinical TrialOctober 10, 2008What Is an AIDS Clinical... Read more »

Can we hope for a curative HIV vaccine? (VACCINE TRIALS, 2009)

Hi Dr. and thanks for your dedication & permanent support to all of us, you are wonderful.What is your opinion about the new preventive HIV vaccine? Do you think that we can build on it to have a curative vaccine soon? I know that you are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...genetically engineered vaccines, neither of which had worked before in humans was declared a qualified success after a six-year clinical trial on more than 16,000 volunteers in Thailand. Those who were vaccinated became infected at a rate nearly... Read more »

when we can expect first therupetic vaccine to come in market?

i have been on meds for almost 2 weeks and feel as if its already been decade popping up that poison every day,it makes me feel depressed and sick, recently i read about developements in field of immunotherapy and therupetic vaccines of different...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation question is far too small to draw any firm conclusions, but is has generated discussion about avenues for further research.Clinical Trials of AIDS Vaccines Can -- and Must -- Be DoneWhile STEP and Phambili halted immunizations early due to... Read more »

Cured or not?

Dr Bob.Although I had bad some bad experiences before, I consider myself not at risk for the time being. Due to this site, I got informed about the virus, ways of transmission and the prevention measures. Great work. Sense of humour. Sympathy. God...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...research. After searching for 25 years, hopes for a vaccine to prevent HIV infection were again dashed after the failure of a large clinical trial in 2007. While vaccine research has not been abandoned (much, much more research money goes to it... Read more »
AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition

Nine Years and Counting: Will We Have an HIV Vaccine by 2007?

...Wyeth-Ayerst Laboratories VaxGen / Genentech Therion Biologics Overview of International Research International Clinical Trials Basic and Targeted Research in Europe and Japan The Need for Greater International Effort ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

AIDS Vaccines

...immune response to HIV, and to produce it. There are still many vaccine candidates being developed in the lab, and in human clinical trials. What About People Who Are Already Infected? Most vaccines are designed to prevent infection.... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Immune Restoration

...regulating hormone," Immunitin or HE2000, is being developed by Hollis-Eden Pharmaceuticals. It showed good results in a Phase II clinical trial. However, there are no recent reports on its status. Reducing Inflammation HIV causes inflammation... Read more »
The Well Project

Questions and Answers: Microbicides Against HIV

...woman's male partner might be protected from infection if she used a vaginal microbicide. However, this would need to be tested in clinical trials. Microbicides may work if they are used rectally, but the safety and effectiveness of microbicides... Read more »
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To clinical trial or not to clinical trial?

Posted by ai77, 1 Reply
...sucked into the negative thought vortex. Now I'm on Septra to protect against PCP until my CD4 goes back up. I went to see the clinical trials nurse on Friday. She asked me to participate in a study with these arms: 1) Sustiva + Truvada 2) ... Read more »

Vaccine Trials

Posted by squanderer, 1 Reply
... Looks like Merck, has a vaccine in Phase II trials. Read more »

The truth about HEAL and AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Francisco HEAL chapter regularly plasters the Castro with brightly colored flyers screaming, "Warning! Consumption of anti-HIV drugs has been shown to be lethal!" HIV positive boxer Tommy Morrison, profiled in POZ last July, takes his... Read more »

new drugs overview (by a rookie), and comments

Posted by Anonymous
...ways. Some of the best work is coming from Sweden with the BI-201 from BioInvent, Sweden. After initial encouraging results, clinical trials are kicking off in London. Another good team is working under Dr. Barbara Ensoli at Intituto Superiore... Read more »