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How Did Scientist Try To Prevent Hiv?

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Come sta? (Scientists trace AIDS virus origin to 100 years ago)

Salve! Dr Bob,Come va? Hope u are doing fine. Well I don't think I am any good in Italian, but was just giving u a dose of your own humour medicine. I wrote to you about an year back (remember the insurance story!!) and was so happy to have your...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...issues related to viral chemical warfare, I have absolutely no idea. That is not my field of expertise. I have my hands full with HIV/AIDS, thank you very much. But I can tell you I'm not a conspiracy theorist kind of guy.Dr. BobScientists trace... Read more »

new hope of a cure for HIV

Hi Dr Holodniy you are my hero, thank you for your work you do for us suffering with HIV, please... Read more »

New Antibody Discovered for HIV

I have just watched a CNN interview with Dr. Fauci that revealed the discovery of a new antibody to... Read more »
Articles
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Scientists Find Antibodies That Prevent Most HIV Strains From Infecting Human Cells

...VRC01-HIV binding (red) is a subset of the area of viral attachment to the primary immune cells HIV infects. Credit: NIAID VRC. Scientists have discovered two potent human antibodies that can stop more than 90 percent of known global HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Scientists Debate HIV Prevention Products

... At the recent 16th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in Montreal, scientists were told that the PRO 2000 anti-HIV microbicide candidate worked for 30 percent of women who used it in a field trial. While Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Scientists Unveil Piece of HIV Protein That May Be Key to AIDS Vaccine Development

...In a finding that could have profound implications for AIDS vaccine design, researchers led by a team at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Also In Global Health News: HIV-Positive Students In Taiwan; U. K. Commitment To Zimbabwe; Scientists Discover Faster, Cheaper HIV Test, How Schistosomiasis Drug Works; Africa's Male Circumcision Programs

...blood samples is "fast, inexpensive, and could aid the testing and treatment of HIV-positive babies in the first year of life, scientists say," SciDev.Net reports. Researchers tested the technique, which extracts and amplifies the virus'... Read more »
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Scientists Identify Gene That Blocks HIV

Posted by Mssimone, 1 Reply
...the scientists found that cells in which TRIM22 was switched off couldn't defend themselves against HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. "This means that TRIM22 is an essential part of our body's ability to fight off HIV," Dr. Stephen Barr, a... Read more »

Scientists Discover 'Natural Barrier' to HIV

Posted by MOCHA
...animal or a human. Having said that, though, this is a very intriguing finding." More information For more on the fight against HIV/AIDS, head to the Foundation for AIDS Research. By E.J. Mundell HealthDay Reporter SOURCES: Teunis... Read more »

siv

Posted by Anonymous
...people and so on - all to explain the surreptitious appearance of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the virus that causes AIDS, in the twentieth century. Now, last week, an international team of researchers from the universities of... Read more »

Cures For AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Hello. I was just curious, what are the odds of finding a cure for HIV/AIDS? If there is a chance, how far off are they from finding a cure? I read on a website of a medicine producing company that they Read more »