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Is There A Peptide Or Protein Cure For Hiv

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Candidiasis: New Peptide Derived From Protein in Saliva May Be Promising Antifungal Agent

Oral biologists at the University at Buffalo have developed a peptide that appears to be a good candidate for treating candidiasis, a fungal condition that affects HIV patients and other people with compromised immune systems. "We wanted to develop... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Daily Peptide T Nasal Spray May Be Successful in Fighting Latent HIV-Infected Cells, Study Says

A nasal spray of a synthetic protein fragment called Peptide T may be successful in lowering the amount of latent HIV-infected cells, according to preliminary results of a small human pilot study published in the current issue of the journal ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Peptide Found in Human Blood Inhibits 60 Strains of HIV, Study Says

A peptide found in human blood inhibited 60 strains of HIV from infecting cells in laboratory tests, according to a study published Thursday in the journal Cell , the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Researchers found the peptide can inhibit... Read more »
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JAMA article on virus inhibitory peptide

I happened to see a short article in a May issue of JAMA about a natural peptide found in human blood that blocks HIV, considered to be a possible source of a new class of HIV drugs. Can you explain in layman's terms? What point is the research...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello and thanks for posting.Here is a <a href="http://www.cell.com/content/article/abstract?uid=PIIS0092867407003285" target=_new>link</a> to the article in the Journal Cell which describes this new peptide which has been... Read more »

peptide diet

I've just read a story from the CDC news update (11th march) on nutritianal suppliments.It says that a "standard enteral nutritional formulas with those of an enterotropic, peptide-based formula enriched with n-3 fatty acids" raised...
Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

Response from Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

The Cutting Edge
This study was reported in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition in December 2001. There is some history of work looking into both protein supplementation and n-3 fatty acid supplementation and their effects on weight gain, body composition,... 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 Americans who nothing is impossible for. I am from Africa living with HIV. Would there ever be a cure for this deadly disease and when?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,See below. I have nothing new to add at this time.Dr. Bobcure (CURE)Feb 6, 2009 what are the limitations in finding the cure for hiv Response from Dr. Frascino Hi, Time for an HIV cure reality check, as this question comes up frequently. Care... Read more »

Will drinking your urine cure you from HIV?

Dr. Bob,Hi there, I wrote to you about 7 weeks about an HIV scare. I am feeling better, I had some tests and so far negative. I will wait for the 3 months mark and finally woohoo. Anyway, I wanted to ask you your opinion in a topic. My mom...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Will drinking your own urine cure you from HIV??? Please tell me you're kidding.Dude, I'm an HIV-positive HIV/AIDS physician specialist with over a quarter of a century of experience studying, treating, researching and living all... Read more »
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OLD DRUG, NEW INFORMATION: SF Trial of Peptide T

Posted by Anonymous
OLD DRUG, NEW INFORMATION:
Recruitment to Open for Peptide T Anti-Viral Trial

(Contact Diane Cenko, HIVCARE Client Outreach Coordinator, 415-353-6215 or 6259)

San Francisco, Calif. - February, 2001 -- A phase II study of Peptide T to evaluate its... Read more »

Red Grapes, Protein Supplements & Noni Juice

Posted by Choosing2Liv, 3 Replies
Recently, a guy who's been infected for almost four years and is healthy as an ox gave me this advice: "...pay attention to things that can boost your immune system..such as red grapes, Noni juice, protein supplements, etc."

Is there any truth to... Read more »

HIV mutation lights way to a cure for AIDS

Posted by ashler1977, 2 Replies
Excellent news!

SYDNEY (January 16, 2013) An Australian scientist said Wednesday he had discovered a way to turn the HIV virus against itself in human cells in the laboratory, in an important advance in the quest for an AIDS cure.

David Harrich from... Read more »