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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

"Smart Bomb" RNA Molecule Could Take Out Drug-Resistant HIV

Researchers have engineered an RNA molecule to block freely circulating HIV as well as replication inside infected cells. Tests in mice engineered to be susceptible to HIV showed the chimeric RNAs reduced HIV-1 replication by several orders and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Sugar Molecule Can Protect Against HIV, Study Finds

A sugar molecule called the Pk blood group antigen might provide a defense against HIV, according to a study published last week in the journal Blood , Toronto's Globe and Mail reports. Researchers from Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children and... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Alcohol Abuse Plus Pro-Inflammatory Molecules Equal Early Death in HIV Patients

A study led by researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) provides new insight into the impact that pro-inflammatory molecules have on early death in HIV patients who abuse alcohol. The findings of the study, unique in its... Read more »
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new medicine?

hi doc,recently i saw one of ur replies where u said about 2 or 3 new molecules to come in the next 2 years. are they from the same previous groups like NRTI or NNRTI or PI or Integrase inhibitior etc etc. if so, what is the benefit? they will show...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.The new most advanced drugs in the HIV pipeline are the integrase inhibitors, <a href="http://www.thebody.com/content/63686/elvitegravir-vs-raltegravir-48-week-results-in-tre.html"... Read more »

why not a 4 drug regimen to battle resistance

hi, in 2013 we already have plenty of different category molecules in hand with lesser side effects. why dont we try a 4 drug regimen instead of 3 drug haart to cut down the odds of emergence of resistance more confidently? for example, what if we...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.You raise an interesting question-- one that was previously the question of a number of large randomized clinical trials. The answer was that there was no measurable benefit from using 4, instead of 3 drugs for HIV--... Read more »

Patent issue and FTA, big problem for poor positives.

Hi Jacques, if we assume that EU wins the debate of FTA and indian generics lose the right to copy drugs, which anti HIV molecules are going to be within and out of the patent issue? zidovudine, lamivudine, nevirapine etc are pretty much older in...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
I appreciate your follow-up question, but I'm not the one to be able to answer that. I have no substantial medical training and really need to stick to questions regarding benefits, insurance, and workplace issues. Perhaps one of the doctors on... Read more »

Is LJ001 something to get excited about

I recently read of a discovery of a small molecule compound that may effectively rid the body of all envelope viruses including HIV and many others, the compound is called LJ001. do you think this finding to be an optimistic one? ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,See below.Dr. BobNew Vaccine? Jul 18, 2010Hello Dr. Bob-I have a question. Have you heard a recent news break on CNN about new HIV antibody vaccine? I'm assuming your organization is constantly following up on the latest and greatest... Read more »
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does this mean you have hiv when u have this hla

Posted by need2know01, 1 Reply
Epitope-Enhanced Conserved HIV-1 Peptide Protects HLA-A2-Transgenic Mice Against Virus Expressing HIV-1 Antigen
Takahiro Okazaki1,*, C. David Pendleton*, Franois Lemonnier and Jay A. Berzofsky2,*
* Molecular Immunogenetics and Vaccine Research... Read more »

Rutgers researchers may have stopped HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
Rutgers researchers may have stopped HIV

Associated Press - December 12, 2004


Piscataway, N.J. - Researchers at Rutgers University have developed a trio of drugs they believe can destroy HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, according to a published... Read more »

SOBRE TEST DE HIV...???

Posted by mincho, 2 Replies
HOLA PROFESIONALES Y AMIGOS...
ME PODRIAN AYUDAR...
DESPUES DE LA EXPOSICION ME HECHO DOS PRUEBAS..
TOME LA DECISION DE HACERME LAS PRUEBAS MAS QUE TODO POR PREVENCION LA CHICA ERA MI NOVIA...
2 MESES
Y 4 MESES PASADOS AMBAS NEGATIVAS...
PODRE DEJAR DE... Read more »

4th Generation HIV Test

Posted by Trophy


An arsenal of laboratory methods are available to screen blood, diagnose infection, and monitor disease progression in individuals infected by HIV. These tests can be classified into those that: (a) detect antibody, (b) identify antigen, (c) detect... Read more »