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News & Views: Homophobia or Heterophobia?; Small New Step Toward HIV Eradication; Life on the Road With HIV; and More

HIV News & Views, June 6, 2013 - TheBody.com June 6, 2013 Top Stories at TheBody.com Read Past Newsletters Change/Update Subscription HIV/AIDS BLOG CENTRAL Reggie Smith: Is It Homophobia or... Read more »
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Reevaluating Prospects for HIV Eradication

Last summer, before the 4th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention in Sydney, Dr. Tony Fauci [Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases] wrote about eradication and said that,... 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 »
Ask the Experts

Functional cure or HIV eradication

What is in your opinion actually the most promising study or the most promising candidates for a functional cure or maybe even eradication? There is many research on stem cell and anti-phosphilipid therapy. Would do you think about this studies? ...
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
These and other studies indicate that progress is being made. However, eradication requires the effective removal of all HIV infected cells, a goal that is possible, but not here yet for everyone with our current technologies.... Read more »

HIV Eradication?

I'm on a first-line HAART regimen (Sustiva & Truvada) and have an undetectable VL (<50 copies / ml.). I'm wondering if simultaneously incorporating another drug class (or possibly several other drug classes) into my regimen (most...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
The notion of eradicating HIV infection by using more potent regimens has been debunked by kinetic studies of viral replication. The crux of the problem is that some HIV stays in a dormant state in long-lived cells and thus is not vulnerable to... Read more »

eradication of HIV

The Journal of medical virology reported a study of Yobutu Yamamoto concerning Immunotherapy of HIV infected patients with Gc protein-derived Macrophage activating factor (GcMAF). Is eradication of HIV a real possibility ?Thanks for your answerPedro...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hola Pedro and thanks for your post.Thoughts of a treatment strategy, never mind eradication are wildly premature on the basis of a single in vitro laboratory study.This study is provocative and might lead to approaches to improve treatment, and... Read more »

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 »
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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 »