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How Close Are Science To Finding An Hiv Cure

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The Well Project

Drug Approval: Moving Drugs From the Laboratory to the Pharmacy

...Trials Conducting Clinical Trials (Phases 1-4) Final Thoughts Almost 20 years have passed since Retrovir (zidovudine, AZT, ZDV) was approved as the first treatment for HIV. During that time, researchers have developed close to 30 HIV drugs, an amazing accomplishment. The drug approval process starts with researchers who discover new compounds to fight HIV. It continues with people who are willing to advance medical research by...
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new hope of a 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...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...me what is the immediate clinical relevance particularly regarding chances for increasing the odds for a practical cure for HIV infection in the decade ahead. KH Read more »

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 Read more »

new 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...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
Yeah, this is promising. But we get press releases like this one at least once a month now. The key is who gets funding for these studies and which approaches are actually shown to work once human trials start. A lot of promising approaches have... Read more »

You seem to have an answer for everything but in fact you don't (CURE, 2010)

Dr. Bob. You claim many times that you're one of the most optimistic guys on Earth but I have some difficulties to believe that. When it comes to the possibilities of a treatment change in the current decade you are very skeptic. I understand that...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...future technology; (3) what "cure" means and how it might be achieved; and, (4) when this might be possible. The article also closes with new information about efforts now underway toward reaching this goal.1. Why Is a Cure so Important? This may... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Science Magazine Examines Feasibility of HIV Vaccine

...unsuccessful in animal and test tubes studies and large-scale clinical trials, Science reports. Researchers now are looking closely at other approaches, including stimulating cellular immunity, the body's second line of defense. Researchers... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Science Special Section Examines HIV/AIDS in Russia, Ukraine

...the limited help available for IDUs, who often are reviled," the publication writes (Cohen, 7/9). Another article takes a closer look at the resistance to harm-reduction approaches, including methadone, which aim "to protect IDUs from... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Understanding HIV's Infectious Grip

...blocking latency while clearing active infection, Lewin said. The global scientific community has "been working on HIV for close to 30 years, and it's really only now that we're beginning to see that a cure for HIV might be achievable and needs... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Viread

...almost time for your next dose. Do not double up on your next dose. AWP: $771.54 / month Manufacturer contact: Gilead Sciences, Inc., www.viread.com , 1 (800) GILEAD5 (445-3235) Potential side effects and toxicity: Overall,... Read more »
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Is there anyone in NYC I can talk to?

Posted by espoirnyc, 8 Replies
...tested positive for HIV on August 19th 2009. I'm sure that date will forever be burned into my memory. I remember the counselor closing the door, taking a deep breath and saying "your result is positive." Then I remember feeling like I was... Read more »

Couples Adjustment Survey - Magnetic Couples Neede

Posted by casproject
...Source: Department of Psychological Sciences - University of Missouri Researchers at the University of Missouri are recruiting gay men to participate in a survey about Read more »

Hope

Posted by Survivor, 3 Replies
...emotional collectivity of shock, shame, anger, despair. So what is the state of research, where does it stand? Are we even close to a cure? Is there even hope? Ah, to know the answers to these questions, when those who are working hard at... Read more »

Basic Science Project Director

Posted by Anonymous
...cure for HIV infection. The Basic Science Project Director will report directly to TAG's Senior Policy Director and will work closely with other TAG policy and program staff and consultants, developing and implementing advocacy strategies to... Read more »