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How Close Are They To Curing Hiv

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New hiv-meds, close to cure?

Hi Brian, John, Keith.What are fusion-inhibitors, zincvingers-inhibitors and integrase-inhibitors?At a Dutch site I read those hiv-meds will come and will be a great step forwards to cure hiv-infection. How far or how close are scientists to solve...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
...cell by interfering with GP41-related fusion. T-20 is in phase III trials, T-1249 in Phase I. Zinc fingers (which target the HIV nucleocapsid protein zinc fingers and have been around a long time without going anywhere) and integrase inhibitors... Read more »

Can HIV spread through talking closely?

Dear sir, I have asked same questions 2 times, but I did not receive answer, so I am still very... Read more »

Have to tell a close friend he is HIV+

I work at an HIV testing facility and on Monday I must tell a co-worker that he is HIV+. What is... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Fresno County HIV/AIDS Clinic to Close Friday

... Effective Friday, budget shortfalls are closing a Fresno County Health Department STD clinic that has been serving patients since the 1970s. The clinic's 65 HIV/AIDS patients Read more »
Housing Works

At IAC Closing Ceremony, a Sharp Look at U.S. Domestic Policies on HIV/AIDS

... Bryant closes the ceremony. In a speech delivered to thousands, Housing Works' Larry Bryant helped close the International AIDS Conference Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Care Center for Low-Income People With HIV/AIDS Closes Doors

...With debts growing and no way to pay the bills, Executive Director Peggy Bush on May 1 informed staff and clients that VLS was closing. "We recently received notice of proposed state budget cuts that will almost surely wipe out HIV/AIDS funding... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Plan to Close Independent HIV/AIDS Clinics in Mozambique Raises Concerns, Protests

...Maputo are registered in the Central Dia system, which includes 5,700 people on antiretroviral treatment. Advocates argue that closing the independent health centers could discourage people from adhering to their treatment regimens. Maputo's... Read more »
Connect With Others

My close relative has HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I have evidence that one of my closest relatives is HIV positive. My relative has not been open about it and lives as if nothing has changed. The only concern is Read more »

Close friends have Aids

Posted by Anonymous
...We (my husband and I) have recently learned that our dear friends (and neighbors) have AIDS. They are a gay couple, and one has full blown AIDS and the other says his is "undetectable", although I am not certain what Read more »

Prayer for the Cure 2010

Posted by Seekyah, 2 Replies
...I say a prayer for your my friend, please say a prayer for me.. "In Jesus name we pray there will be a cure for AIDS and HIV" pass it along Read more »

USA Visa

Posted by Anonymous
...developing countries - and that too after some years gap - and who knows whether it would be economically viable or not). 3) How close are we to a cure for HIV virus ? Its been more than 2 decades, just why can't we find a cure ? Is there some... Read more »