Hiv And Promising Drugs
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Two Experimental Drugs Aimed at Controlling Viral Loads Among HIV-Positive People Who Have Developed Drug Resistance Show Promise, Researchers SayTwo experimental antiretroviral drugs, called TMC278 and elvitegravir, show promise in controlling the viral loads of HIV-positive people who have developed resistance to available drugs, researchers said Wednesday at the 14th Annual Conference on... Read more »
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Rocky Mountain CARESThis has been a tremendous year for HIV drug discovery-- with the likelihood of 4 new drugs-- enfuvirtide (T-20, Fuzeon), atazanavir (Reyataz) and emtricitabine (FTC, Emtriva) already here, and fosamprenavir (908) likely to come soon.All are very... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolGood question. These drugs you mention are cancer drugs. The first two, topotecan and camptosar, are currently approved by the FDA; topotecan for ovarian cancer, camptosar for colon cancer. They are a new class of cancer drugs called... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi.Yep, you are indeed misreading the information. It is true that HIV can get into long-lived "resting" CD4 T-cells and remain quiescent for many years. This is a very small population of cells, comparatively speaking. New strategies are... Read more »
Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramHi. Thank you for your question. Treatments against HIV have substantiallyimproved, just in the past 2 years or so. As of today (May 1997), there arenow 11 antiviral drugs that have been approved by the US Food & DrugAdministration (FDA),... Read more »
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Posted by losing_it, 1 ReplySaw this on cnn today.....
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Researchers may finally be on track to fight the AIDS virus by blocking a long-elusive target, an HIV enzyme called integrase. An experimental drug that inhibits the enzyme helped to keep the infection in... Read more »
Posted by Survivor, 2 RepliesMichael DeLane is about to celebrate a rare anniversary. On Saturday, it will be one year since he stopped taking all his drugs for AIDS.
Many patients have experimented with breaks from their AIDS medications, and a few of these have been able to... Read more »
Posted by optimistic2009Researchers from the University of North Carolina and Merck are identifying promising new leads in the search for agents that may be able to purge HIV from resting CD4 cells, a key requirement for any prospect of a cure for HIV infection.
The... Read more »
Posted by DUDE, 1 ReplyWednesday, 14 June, 2000, 18:05 GMT 19:05 UK
Live HIV vaccine 'is possible'
Scientists are developing a live vaccine for HIV that
cannot infect the people it is supposed to protect.
New Scientist... Read more »
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