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Hiv Therapeutic Strategies

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The Well Project

Immune Reconstitution

...restoration refers to: Improving the body's immune function Repairing the damage done by HIV Right now the main way to control HIV is by taking powerful, and sometimestoxic, HIV drugs. Successful immune reconstitution strategies might allow thebody to fight HIV more effectively onits own. This could result in HIV+ peoplebeing less dependent on HIV drugs. While many different methods of immune reconstitution are...
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miRNAs on HIV .

Hello DocI have read something very interesting about miRNAs on HIV .Doc Hui Zhang believes that is possible to purge the hidden hiv from the latent resevoirs using miRNAs technology therapeutic approach, making hidden hiv vulnerable to drugs as...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...remain very, very early in development and have failed to yield successful treatments in the past. In my view, revolutionary strategies come from (by definition) from unexpected approaches. So, in this context, I'm hopeful (though not... Read more »

latent HIV is the prmising approach?

Dear Dr, Do you belive that this is a promising approach?because even after treatment with a cocktail of powerful drugs, "latent" virus remains hidden in the body's DNA and erupts as soon as treatment stops. The scientists found that combining a...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
...detection in their blood. There has been substantial research performed to identify where virus is hiding in the body and some strategies tested to attempt to eliminate these reservoirs. The recent study you describe was very interesting and... Read more »

HIV vaccine Stockholm

Hello,if an effective vaccine against HIV will prove succesful( will happen with the milions of people already infected? will they be forgotten?or more stigmatized, as the only cariers of a disease...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...or dendritic cell vaccine to read up on some of the recent advances in immune-based therapy for those already infected with HIV. Of course both preventive and therapeutic vaccines are crucial goals to achieve in our strategy to control HIV... Read more »

Strategies to Delay Start of Meds

I tested positive in September 2002, and couldnt have been positive for more than a year before that, although I could never pinpoint exactly when nor how I got infected. Initially my labs were great, t-cells over 600 and viral load around 20,000. ...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...sound practices. With regard to herbs, who knows? Maybe an herb will boost immune function and protect against the effects of HIV. Maybe an herb will stimulate the immune system and increase HIV replication as a result of this simulation... Read more »

Looking Ahead: NIAID's Future HIV/AIDS Therapeutics Priorities

...from the blog. Carl W. Dieffenbach, Ph.D. , is Director of NIAID's Division of AIDS. Since the 1980s when the HIV/AIDS epidemic was first recognized, NIAID-supported clinical research has helped to save millions of lives and played... Read more »
The Body PRO

Immune Reconstitution and Immunologic Responses to Antiretroviral Therapies: Implications for Therapeutic Strategies (Plenary Session 3)

...problems inherent in maintaining HIV-specific immune reconstitution. She then described the rationale and design of therapeutic strategies to control HIV replication with the active participation of the immune system and briefly mentioned ongoing... Read more »
The Body

The Coalition for a National AIDS Strategy Talks About the National HIV/AIDS Strategy and the Future

...2,400 individuals. Chris and David talked about the importance of community involvement during the development of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy and it's implementation . The following video highlights that discussion. Get... 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... Read more »
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National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the U.S. (Finally!)

Posted by TheBody
...years into the epidemic, U.S. government officials have formally unveiled the country's first national strategy for fighting HIV/AIDS within its borders. The strategy aims to establish a coordinated, nationwide effort to reduce new HIV... Read more »

some one with more knowledge please explain this

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 1 Reply
...Does this mean they cured HIV in these patents? Immunotherapy of HIV-infected patients with Gc protein-derived Read more »

Interferon and Hiv

Posted by ethan_hines, 2 Replies
...Why doesn't pegylated Interferon work the same way with Hiv as it does with HVB/C?. Isn't Interferon very important in fighting RNA virus infections which Hiv is one of? How does Hiv get Read more »

4th Generation HIV Test

Posted by Trophy
...produce repeatedly reactive results by screening tests must be further tested using a confirmatory test, or other confirmatory strategies (see below). Although screening tests are exquisitely sensitive, they lack an adequate degree of... Read more »