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Hiv-1 Nucleocapsid Gene Vertical Transmission

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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...Infected With HIV? How Can You Protect Yourself and Others? What If I've Been Exposed? The Bottom Line How Do You Get Infected With HIV? The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is not spread easily. You can only get HIV if you get infected blood or sexual fluids into your system. You can't get it from mosquito bites, coughing or sneezing, sharing household items, or swimming in the same pool as someone with HIV. Some people...
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New Gene Therapy for HIV !!!!!!!!!! (GENE THERAPY, 2010)

Dr Robert my idol and shining light, please tell me what this really means ??? l have been hiv positive for 25 years and most of my friends have died to aids...l have resistance to nearly all hiv meds.... how long before gene therapy can give us...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Mark,Gene therapy is tricky (and somewhat risky) business. (See below.) It's also not yet ready for prime time! I'll post below a recent Read more »

haart therapy and hiv genes

Of the nine HIV genes, which one according to HAART therapy would be the most dangerous if it were to mutate?
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
...Almost all HIV drugs work on HIV enzymes (reverse transcriptase and protease) that are co-located in the HIV-1 pol gene. Mutations in the gene sequences coding for these enzymes are known to cause drug resistance and therefore failure of many HIV Read more »

lastest hiv treatment gene therapies

Hi Dr Keith, you are our shining light please keep up the great work you do for people with hiv,Dr Can you please explain to me the difference between HIV drug and gene therapies? Which is more effective for those living with HIV? And are they both...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Gene therapy for HIV is not available anywhere outside the clinical research setting (very small # of patients enrolled in the studies to date compared Read more »

Gene Therapy trial for HIV starting soon

Hi Dr Keith, please keep up the great work you do for hivers....l live in sydney and have been hiv positive for 6 years my age now is 37 years old,l have put my hand up for a new phase gene therapy trail starting at st vincents hospital...The person...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...There are numerous approaches to gene therapy for HIV infection that are in development so not possible for me to comment on the particular trial at St Vincents. No form of gene therapy Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...several fluids and tissue of a person living with HIV. It is important to understand however, that finding a small amount of HIV in a body fluid or tissue does not mean that HIV is transmitted by that body fluid or tissue. Only specific fluids... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...Transmission Re-Using and Sharing Needles Unprotected/Unsafe Sex Mother-to-Child Transmission Rare Types of Transmission How HIV Is, and Is Not, Transmitted How HIV Spreads Many people still misunderstand how HIV is passed from... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Other Antiretroviral Drugs in Development

...2010, Myriad announced that it was stopping development of maturation inhibitors. Zinc Finger Inhibitors The inner core of HIV is called the nucleocapsid. It is held together by structures called "zinc fingers." Zinc finger inhibitors (or... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Immune Therapies in Development

...Are Immune Therapies? Most HIV medications attack the virus to slow down its multiplication. Another approach to treating HIV infection is "defense", strengthening the immune response of people who are infected. This fact sheet describes new... Read more »
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Scientists Identify Gene That Blocks HIV

Posted by Mssimone, 1 Reply
...Scientists Identify Gene That Blocks HIV American and Canadian researchers have identified a human gene called TRIM22 that can block HIV infection by preventing certain forms of the virus from replicating, CBC News reported. In laboratory... Read more »

hiv gene therapy

Posted by hopefulone, 2 Replies
...hiv gene therapy has been getting a lot of play in the national and international press as of late....i would be interetested in comments Read more »

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 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 Read more »