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HIV News & Views: Summarizing the Latest HIV Cure Research; A Virus, a Vajayjay and the Same-Sex Marriage Debate; and More

HIV News & Views, April 4, 2013 - April 4, 2013 Top Stories at Read Past Newsletters Change/Update Subscription BLOG CENTRAL Rae Lewis-Thornton: A Woman's Vagina Should Not... Read more »

Danish Study Targets HIV Reservoir, in Latest Search for HIV Cure

Danish researchers have begun testing panobinostat, an HDAC inhibitor, in 15 patients, in an attempt to find an HIV cure. HDAC inhibitors, which are traditionally used to treat cancer, are now being studied for their potential to flush HIV out of... Read more »

The Latest HIV News & Views: April 23, 2008

The Latest HIV News & Views: April 23, 2008 ... Read more »
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Scientific American Article, virus silver bullet (lj001)

Dr. Bob, could this potentially cure HIV in the future??ThanksBenhur Lee may have discovered a medical silver bulletone that can disable HIV, the exotic Ebola virus, the common flu and possibly every kind of enveloped virus on the planet.Working...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I would agree and stress Dr. Greene's comment that from a treatment perspective this is a "very, very early finding." In other words this research is extremely preliminary. So don't look for this agent on your pharmacy shelves... Read more »

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="" target=_new>link</a> to the article in the Journal Cell which describes this new peptide which has been... Read more »

Latest findings on cognitive impairment of undetectable HIV positive people?

Dear Dr. Fawcett,My boyfriend is HIV positive for four years and undetectable for approximately the same time. His memory is, however, failing and he is only in his mid 30s. He has no recollection of some things I told him. He has trouble focusing....
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
Thanks for writing. As you know, combination antiretroviral therapies (CART) have reduced the incidence of cognitive impairment in both symptomatic and asymptomatic persons living with HIV. Despite this decrease, cognitive impairment remains a... Read more »

latest update on valtrex. does this mean i have to wait how long to get an HIV test. Please help me with an answer Barbara.

Hi Doctor, THere is a recent update on the body.com Treatment Can Control Herpes and HIV Viral Load, Study FindsTreatment with the herpes drug Valtrex (valacyclovir) not only reduces the viral load...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
No I would not expect that Valtrex would have any effect on your antibody testing. Please forward all future HIV questions to the HIV forum.... Read more »
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Spirulina Latest Scientific Research

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Effects on the AIDS Virus, Cancer and the Immune System.
by Richard Kozlenko DPM, Ph.D M.P.H. and Ronald H. Henson. Copyright 1998

Spirulina is gaining more attention from medical scientists as a nutraceutical and source of potential... Read more »

latest on co-infection

Posted by Anonymous

Dear Dr. Dieterich, in response to some questions in this forum you stated that co infection (or better said co-trasmission) of HIV and HBV (or HCV) can slow down the production of immunoglobulins for both antigens. Even after the "conservative... Read more »

interesting article from aidsinfobbs

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies

Immunosuppression Without HIV-1 Or HIV-2

Organizers of the Harvard-Amsterdam AIDS Conference
assembled a special session to discuss recent reports of AIDS-
defining diseases in individuals without laboratory evidence of
infection with... Read more »

my latest news (BAD NEWS)

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I just got back my viral culture results that were taken about 1 month ago. Bad news for me and all. It was positive. This means that I was not crazy and there are others out there like me. HIV does exist and strains of it go undetected by... Read more »