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Government Efforts To Eradicate Hiv

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Global Poverty Eradication Efforts Should Start With Health Issues, Opinion Piece Says

"Eradicating global poverty starts with the health of the world's poor," Bill Frist, former U.S. Senate Majority leader and currently a member of the Millennium Challenge Corporation's (MCC) Board of Directors, writes in a Charlotte Observer ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rotary International Should Focus on HIV/AIDS Pandemic After Helping in Effort to Eradicate Polio, Opinion Piece Says

Rotary International has contributed more than $600 million to "one of the most successful public health initiatives in history" -- the effort to eradicate polio worldwide -- and now should focus on combating the HIV/AIDS pandemic, Andre Picard, a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Hindering Angola's Efforts to Eradicate Illiteracy, Education Official Says

The HIV/AIDS epidemic in Angola is hindering the country's efforts to implement a program aimed at eradicating illiteracy by 2015, Deputy Education Minister Pinda Simao said Tuesday during a talk that was part of the International Week on Education... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Eradicating HIV

Since antiviral drugs have the ability to reduce the viral load to undetectable (below 50 copies), then why are we not able to go the "extra mile" to eradicate the virus from the body? Why can't we snuff out the virus completely? What...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
The reason that we have not been able to eradicate HIV infection with current drug therapy has to do with the nature of this infection. HIV is an RNA virus that converts its RNA into DNA (by the enzyme reverse transcriptase) which becomes integrated... Read more »

virus eradication

putting all efforts into a vaccine is not a good strategy. we have a vaccine - abstinence! funding should go toward eradicating the hiv virus from the host. we may develop a vaccine for hiv now, but what about 20 years from now when a new, more...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Perhaps, but that was also said about polio and small pox.... Read more »

Virus eradication

For someone who is HIV Positive and has Hep C, went through 48 weeks of treatment and the virus came back within three months, was put on treatment again with another peg for 12 months, is it possible to clear the virus with this course of second...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
This is the million dollar question. We do not know the answer to your important question at this time. Nor do we know if retreatment for a longer period of time may be necessary.Patients with HIV and HCV tend to have higher HCV viral loads than... Read more »

Supposedly a cure to eradicate?But govt doesn't want to release.

Dr.Young, I wanted your thoughts on this. I am undetectable with a good CD4 count on my last labs. I have actually spoken with an HIV Tester/counselor who in his opinion thinks that there already is a cure to completely eradicate HIV. However the...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi and thanks for posting.Yes, there was a second shooter on the grassy knoll and the earth is flat too.Sorry, though the conspiracy theory is a convenient explanation for difficult science (and drug companies sometimes don't do themselves... Read more »
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New Hope for HIV Eradication

Posted by Mondo, 4 Replies
I'm sure most of the forum members have seen the latest good news story doing the rounds. I feel quite hopeful that this might be the big news story developing.
We have to have hope even if its slim hope. Ive enclosed a brief on the story if you... Read more »

New Hope for HIV Eradication

Posted by Mondo, 4 Replies
I'm sure most of the forum members have seen the latest good news story doing the rounds. I feel quite hopeful that this might be the big news story developing.
We have to have hope even if its slim hope. Ive enclosed a brief on the story if you... Read more »

cure or eradication reserviour sleeping cells

Posted by sanitex, 1 Reply
h! everyone
first of foremost i'd like to thank the founder and the moderators of this forum for their wonderfull time they use to make this site come true.
anyway my question looks stupid but i keep on asking cause my hope... Read more »

New front in effort to stop HIV

Posted by new2this2010
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/01/110123085455.htm

This is a really interesting article i found today. Seems a wild mushroom has anti-HIV properties and it is already being experimented as an anti-cancer agent. This is great news. Seems... Read more »