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New Hope for HIV Eradication

Posted by Mondo, 4 Replies
I'm sure most of the forum members have seen the latest good news story doing the rounds. I feel quite hopeful that this might be the big news story developing.
We have to have hope even if its slim hope. Ive enclosed a brief on the story if you... Read more »

New Hope for HIV Eradication

Posted by Mondo, 4 Replies
I'm sure most of the forum members have seen the latest good news story doing the rounds. I feel quite hopeful that this might be the big news story developing.
We have to have hope even if its slim hope. Ive enclosed a brief on the story if you... Read more »

new hope for possibility of HIV treatment

Posted by lalamma, 3 Replies
This new treatment proposes to successfully control the virus in those infected, destroying a constant region of the virus and thus inactivating it's activity. The treatment may also prevent infection in high risk groups. This has been all over... Read more »

new-better medication news-hope it helps

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Tuesday June 20 7:22 PM ET

Scientists Hope New Compound Is Better AIDS Drug

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Researchers said on Tuesday they may have created a new compound to fight the virus that
causes AIDS.

The compound may survive in cells longer than... Read more »

vaccine hope-just thought this might help

Posted by Anonymous
Wednesday, 14 June, 2000, 18:05 GMT 19:05 UK
Live HIV vaccine 'is possible'
Scientists are developing a live vaccine for HIV that
cannot infect the people it is supposed to protect.

New Scientist magazine reports that a US team has
created a hybrid of... Read more »
Ask the Experts

new hope of a cure for HIV

AUSTRALIAN scientists have revealed the most complete picture yet of the way HIV maintains its grip on the body, pointing to new ways to combat it. The Melbourne-based research has explained how the virus hides dormant versions of itself in a...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
That work is interesting from the scientific standpoint but it is unclear to me what is the immediate clinical relevance particularly regarding chances for increasing the odds for a practical cure for HIV infection in the decade ahead. KH... Read more »

new hope of a cure for HIV

Hi Dr Holodniy you are my hero, thank you for your work you do for us suffering with HIV, please explain to me what these finding really mean ??? have we found a cure for hiv ??? or when can we see the benefits of these new findings ???Scientists...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
I think the article you cite provides a good explanation of the findings. Basically this is another piece of the puzzle in controlling or possibly preventing HIV infection. If these findings stand, then it is possible to make a vaccine that would... Read more »

A new hope? Lymphoma Drug Wakes Up Dormant HIV

A drug approved to treat lymphoma, Zolinza (vorinostat, SAHA) can wake up CD4 cells latently infected with HIV and render them vulnerable to antiretroviral (ARV) medication, according to a study published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry and...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Perhaps. But more studies will have to be done in HIV infected people to determine whether this is a safe strategy.... Read more »

Happy New Year Doc , i hope from a previous idiotic bigot

Firstly Happy New Year to you and Steve. Until i ran into potential HIV problems myself, i was a self confessed Bigot with regard to Gay people. What a prat i was. The worry of HIV changed that because suddenly i thought we were all in the same boat...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Enlightenment can be so . . . um . . . enlightening! Continue to spread the word! By the way, not only are we funny and nice, but also we can do makeovers (Queer Eye), and we just might be your doctor, your neighbor, your son, or your... Read more »
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Global Campaign for Microbicides

Microbicides: Take Action for This New Hope for HIV Prevention

HIV is a serious and growing women's health issue globally. Right now, half of the world's HIV/AIDS- infected people are women. In Sub-Saharan Africa, 61 percent of all adults living with HIV/AIDS are women, and in hard-hit nations such as Zambia,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: New Hope for HIV Sufferers

In a year-long multinational study, most HIV patients with triple-class drug resistance who had been failing therapy achieved an undetectable viral load by taking raltegravir in combination with other HIV drugs, researchers report. In the study,... Read more »
ACRIA and GMHC

Preventing HIV: New Tools, New Hope

AIDS in the U.S. has changed dramatically since the epidemic began 30 years ago. The advent of HIV combination therapy was a game changer for everyone living with the virus, turning what was once a fatal disease into a manageable condition. And now,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: New Hope for People With HIV/AIDS

Northern Ontario's HIV/AIDS Extended Network (HAVEN) program marked its 20th anniversary Monday. HAVEN currently provides HIV-related services to 230 people in the region. Since its founding in 1992, the program has assisted some 800 clients. Judy... Read more »