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New Antivirals For Hiv

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McGill University

A New Weapon in the War Against HIV-AIDS: Combined Antiviral and Targeted Chemotherapy

A discovery by a team of Canadian and American researchers could provide new ways to fight HIV-AIDS. According to a new study published in Nature Medicine , HIV-AIDS could be treated through a combination of targeted chemotherapy and current... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

International Antiviral Society-USA Calls for Treatment for All Who Test HIV-Positive

"An international group of scientists on Sunday called for all adults who test positive for HIV to be treated with antiretroviral drugs right away rather than waiting for their immune systems to weaken," Agence France-Presse reports. The guidelines... Read more »
TheBody.com

Broad-Spectrum Antivirals: The Future of HIV Treatment?

Could a single drug be used to treat a variety of viruses -- potentially all viruses, including HIV? At least three novel approaches are being worked on to create such a drug, also known as a broad-spectrum antiviral. Broad-spectrum drugs already... Read more »
Ask the Experts

On antivirals built in protection against new strain of virus

Have asked this before but tono avail. If when a person is exposed to HIV the treatment is a series of antivirals, why would not an HIV positive person, taking antivirals, as in my case, Eprivir, Abacavir and Sustiva, already have some protection...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Well he might indeed have some protection from a strain of virus different from the one he already has, but then again he might not! For instance, what if he's exposed to a strain that is resistant to one or more of the meds he's on?... Read more »

Broad-Spectrum Antivirals: The Future of HIV Treatment?

Broad-spectrum drugs already exist in other areas of medicine. For instance, we have antibiotics to treat a wide range of bacterial infections. Unfortunately, while antibiotics work great at thwarting bacteria, they are largely ineffective against...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi and thanks for posting.Neither true or false. The answer is that the article describes early research strategies. There are many differences between bacteria (which use their own unique machinery to replicate) and viruses (which use the human... Read more »

HIV/AIDS, co-diagnosis Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, antivirals, toxic chemical exposure.

I am a Registered Nurse working in Australia in health promotion, education, information and counselling for people with HIV. I have lived with symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome now for over ten years. My work indicates to me that there are...
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
HelloThanks for your comments. My experience with patients with symptoms of CFS and HIV has not shown any increased intolerance to antiviral medication (thus far). I agree that clinicians must have a more open mind about potential toxins as a cause... Read more »

Can a HIV- partner decrease chances with antivirals?

I am an HIV- partner in a discordant couple (mixed HIV status) relationship. We just recently found out that he was positive. We always practice safe sex, but I was wondering if I can decrease my chances of contracting HIV by taking anti-viral...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The concept of the HIV-negative partner taking antiretrovirals prophylactically to reduce the risk of HIV acquisition in magnetic couples is called PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis). Clinical trials are underway to assess this harm-reduction... Read more »
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NEW HIV/AIDS TREATMENT

Posted by MICA_INC
SEEKING CLINICAL TRIALS SPONSORSHIP & VOLUNTEERS

We are trying to get HIV Groups & Organizations, Medical and Pharmaceutical Institutions, and Universities and the Medical & Scientific Communities aware, informed and interested in MM-1,...
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NEW HIV/AIDS TREATMENT

Posted by MICA_INC, 2 Replies
SEEKING CLINICAL TRIALS SPONSORSHIP & VOLUNTEERS

We are trying to get HIV Groups & Organizations, Medical and Pharmaceutical Institutions, and Universities and the Medical & Scientific Communities aware, informed and interested in MM-1,...
Read more »

New city, New job, New HIV status...too much.

Posted by Nathan, 3 Replies
Okay,
So... I am 4 days into knowing I am positive, 5 months in a new part of the country and obviously in a new job.
I have made a couple of friends, feeling things out in a new city, trying to plant roots and to start a new chapter...

Well... Didn't... Read more »

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 »