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HIV mutation lights way to a cure for AIDS

Posted by ashler1977, 2 Replies
Excellent news!

SYDNEY (January 16, 2013) An Australian scientist said Wednesday he had discovered a way to turn the HIV virus against itself in human cells in the laboratory, in an important advance in the quest for an AIDS cure.

David Harrich from... Read more »

HIV CURE (Houston

Posted by optimistic2009, 1 Reply
Hey guys, does anyone know if the trials in Houston have begun? It would be amazing if the results are promising and the treatment becomes available in the next 5-8 years!

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Houston - There is real hope that what's happening in a... Read more »

Does it mean, cure is a long way to go ?

Posted by Timmy

"My geriatrician [colleagues] say if you want patients to be playing tennis in their 70s, you need to be dealing with that in their forties," Deeks said. "I spend my time in the clinic talking about exercise,... Read more »

Cure for HIV not discussed

Posted by new2this2010, 5 Replies
Why does no one on here EVER discuss cure? This is strange to me that no one seems to even be concerned about a cure at all. Everything is being discussed except a cure. There is something wrong with the fact that no one is even concerned about a... Read more »


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 »
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new way treatment cure for HIV

AUSTRALIAN scientists have revealed the most complete picture yet of the way HIV maintains its grip on the body, pointing to new ways to combat it. The Melbourne-based research has explained how the virus hides dormant versions of itself in a...
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
Possibly. The key to HIV eradication will be the elimination of long-lived infected cells. If drugs or mechanisms can be developed to purge/destroy these infected cells then a cure is possible.... Read more »

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 »

The only way to cure

Even after listening to hiv awareness programmes no one really gives a damn about this disease unless. they personally had an unprotected encounter.. according to you the so called worried wells.Now suppose George Bush had hiv. .. would he be so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Sadly, much of what you suggest is true. Similarly, if Bush and his cronies had their sons and daughters serving in Iraq, you can bet we'd be out of there by now.Scientists are working diligently to find better HIV treatments, a vaccine... Read more »

CD4 apoptosis - the way of cure in future ?

Dear Doctor,I have read an interesting article about cells apoptosis.My idea is:How to force HIV infected CD4 cells to make apoptosis and thus to stop replication of HIV virus ?Normal human cells should make apoptosis and to die if there is...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.Your idea sounds like a good one, though I can't say that I'm aware of any strategies that would make this a possibility. There are studies using immune modulators to try to ferret out latently infected human cells-... Read more »
Project Inform

Elite Controllers May Show Way to a Cure

In light of the recent cancellation of two major HIV vaccine studies, unique ideas are desperately needed to help solve the global AIDS crisis. The answer to this scientific riddle may lie in a group of people with HIV who naturally control the... Read more »
HIV i-Base

AIDS 2012: Four Ways to Find a Cure

Click image to enlarge. While ARVs extend life expectancy by 30 years or more, why is this not the same as for HIV negative people, and will there be a cure? The recent increased focus on these questions, especially in relation to a cure,... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

New Danish Results Spark Interest for Future HIV Cure Research

As mentioned in our previous CATIE News story , Danish scientists have been studying potential ways of curing HIV infection with the experimental cancer drug panobinostat. Interim results of their clinical trial of this drug will be presented... Read more »
amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

In Search of a Cure: Working to Turn on HIV

Dr. Miranda Shehu-Xhilaga Dr. David Margolis Much of the research aimed at developing new therapeutic strategies for HIV deals with finding ways to limit the ability of the virus to make copies of itself. But in some situations, turning on... Read more »