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How Much Longer For A Cure For Hiv

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HCV undetectable no longer equals "cure"?

I have read that they have found very small quantities of HCV in liver with ultrasensitive PCR in patients who have had SVR to treatment? While this does not equal potential reactivation, and it seems that even when tx is stopped, the HCV does not...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
I think that we can safely say cure. There are scientific disagreements about the data that you refer to. There were small pieces of viral RNA which were not capable of replication found in some blood cells not in liver cells. I am still using the... Read more »

Cure for HIV/AIDS (CURE 2009) (CURE 2009)

Hi,I have been wondering why it is so difficult for HIV/AIDS cure to be found especially for... Read more »

No cure or vaccine on the distant horizon. Really? (CURE 2009) (CURE 2009)

You are claiming many times that a cure or a vaccine is not even on the distant horizon and that we... Read more »

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Update to CDC's Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines, 2006: Fluoroquinolones No Longer Recommended for Treatment of Gonococcal Infections

In the United States, gonorrhea is the second most commonly reported notifiable disease, with 339,593 cases documented in 2005. 1 Since 1993, fluoroquinolones (i.e., ciprofloxacin, ofloxacin, or levofloxacin) have been used frequently in the... Read more »
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Cure for HIV not discussed

Posted by new2this2010, 5 Replies
Why does no one on here EVER discuss cure? This is strange to me that no one seems to even be concerned about a cure at all. Everything is being discussed except a cure. There is something wrong with the fact that no one is even concerned about a... Read more »

no longer just HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
This is my first time to this site, my doctor thought it would be good for me to use this as a place for learning and help.

I went to an STD clinic to get my test, knowing I would test poz. Like so many other gay men, I got into the crystal... Read more »

why no cure? do govts care?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
How come there is no cure and hiv/aids has been around in the public eye now for 20 years? I dont believe for a seconf there is not a cure already. I also believe aids/hiv was started on purpose. In general hiv/aids affects the gay/drug using and... Read more »