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HIV Treatment 101

Forget what you've heard about treatment for HIV. HIV treatment in 2009 is a world away from what it was even two years ago. Important new medications and older, proven medications can now be taken less frequently with reduced side effects. Nonetheless, choosing HIV medications and determining when to begin treatment are big decisions. Fortunately, newly infected people not on treatment typically can go 10 years without a single symptom. This...
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new development in the drug Maraviroc

Dear Dr.Bob,Hope you are well.I was just watching the news in England when a story about the HIV drug called Maraviroc was discussed. It was said that in a few months the drug will be available on the NHS (national health service in England). As you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Maraviroc is in a new class of anti-HIV drugs called "CCR5 Inhibitors." They target a very early stage in the infection process the cell-entry stage. These drugs have been in development for quite some time and maraviroc is primed to... Read more »

New Developement

Please what new developments are there as per drugs and treatment that might bring final solution in the near future. thanks....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I've been accused (and rightfully so) of being the most optimistic person on the planet, but to think that there is a "final solution" (i.e. cure) in the "near future" is being overly optimistic, even for me! What I... Read more »

Tulsa doctor who has developed an AIDS cure from goat serum?

Dr Bob,I mentioned this doctor in a previous question. Have you heard any additional information on this potential cure? Based on the credibility of the doctor and the documented story of the young girl who took the serum, I'm keeping an open...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The "credibility of the doctor?" What??? "Documented story of the young girl"?????? Hmmm . . . now what did I tell you last time about Fox News???Mr. or Mrs. Anonymous, this goat serum cure for HIV/AIDS is as dead as... Read more »

New KS Treatments; anything new from the Barcelona AIDS conference

Hiya Dr. Dezube, I was just wondering what new treatments where proposed at the AIDS Conference in Barcelona in regards to treating KS. Are we moving on in the fight to treating and removing KS? How far do we still have to go and what new...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Dear Norman:Although I was at the AIDS conference in Barcelona and did my best to keep my eyes open to anything related to KS, I do have to admit that I don't recall seeing anything new in terms of KS. (My apologies to any abstract presenters,... Read more »
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new meds in development as of Dec. 2002

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I posted this to the "Living with HIV" group but thought this group would be interested in it, too. It was released by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America in December, 2002:

Here's the release:


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

83 NEW... Read more »

New meds in development

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I wanted to share this news release and backgrounder from the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America regarding the 83 new medicines in development to prevent and treat HIV/AIDS. It is good news.
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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 »