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Is The Usa Closer To A Cure For Hiv

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Getting closer to a hiv cure ???

Hi Dr Keith, please keep up the great work you do keeping us alive and hopeful living with hiv, can you please answer is this getting closer to a cure for hiv ???Dr Keith did the paciants cd4 count all jump over 200 cd4 after the gene theary...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I was at that presentation who was very intriguing but a long way from broad applicability and would likely be very expensive so even if further studies over the next years are successful cost would likely be a factor for broad use but important... Read more »

Great meds!! But are we closer to a real cure at all?

Dr.Young. As one who is extremely thankful to be undetectable. I often wonder where we are with... 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 »
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HIV Eradication Moves One Small Step Closer as Stem Cell Transplant Findings Titillate

Myles Helfand By now, every soul in HIV care likely knows about the "Berlin patient." Similarly, we know that the extraordinary results of that case are extremely challenging to successfully replicate. But what if the stem cell transplant that... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Getting Closer

Dr. Robert Murphy: "We know that with the drugs that we use, we can drop the virus to undetectable levels, but ... we can't cure the virus." Yes, the search for a cure continues. "Now more than ever," says Robert Murphy, MD, an HIV specialist... Read more »
TheBody.com

A Closer Look at the Revised U.S. HIV Treatment Guidelines (Part 1)

This is part 1 of an update of the U.S. DHHS HIV Treatment Guidelines for Adults and Adolescents. For part 2, please click here . I'd like to welcome you to a breaking HIV/AIDS news report. On Dec. 1, 2007, the U.S. government released the first,... Read more »
National Association of People With AIDS

One Step Closer to a Vaccine

The recent RV144 vaccine trail showed a 31% reduction of HIV infections among trial participants over three years. That's good -- better than any previous trial results -- but still not good enough. Now a paper published in Nature and presented... Read more »
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USA Visa

Posted by Anonymous
I am from a developing country and these questions are of interest to me :

1) Does the USA grant Visa to someone who is HIV+ ?

2) How long does the FDA take to approve a new drug ? ( Only once a drug is approved by FDA can we expect it to be sold in... Read more »