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Placebo-controlled Hiv Clinical Trial

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What Is a Clinical Trial? Can Anyone Join a Clinical Trial? What Are Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria? What Is Informed Consent? Does it Cost Anything to Join a Clinical Trial? What Is a Placebo? Are All Clinical Trials Sponsored by the Government? What Is Expanded Access? Are There Other Ways to Receive Free Treatment for HIV? What Is a Clinical Trial? A clinical trial is a type of research study commonly designed to...
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placebo

my lover is going into a study for the tmc114 and tmc125. i'm asking if a placebo is no longer taking place in study drug testing. i was told by a nurse that they could no longer do a placebo tretment and that the person had to be given both...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Placebos are used in certain types of studies and when they are the consent form indicates this clearly. For a treatment study of initial therapy for HIV infection or treatment following treatment failure, each regimen must have active drugs that... Read more »

Are there any clinical trials (World Wide) studying curative treatment for HIV?

I have recently been diagnosed with HIV. My most recent test indicated a CD4 count of 650 and a viral load of 1,800. I am currently on combivir and sustiva. My goal is the rapidly reach an undetectable viral load. And, to seek out any available...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
We in the research world are all searching for a cure. And sadly, there is no study anywhere in the world that has found one yet. The rumors about Magic -- or anyone else that is supposedly cured -- are so far merely cruel rumors that confuse... Read more »

Follow Up - Clinical trial / recent seroconversion

Following up on my first post regarding a study for recent HIV seroconversion. Here is the <a href="http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/Meds/Current/Q169607.html" target=_new>link</a>. I was assigned to the control group, so...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello and thanks for the follow up information. These are indeed very good numbers off therapy. Thanks for volunteering for this study perhaps it will help getting us closer to a better understanding of the risks and benefits of HAART for... Read more »

T-20 Clinical Trial for treatment naive

Hi, thanks for all your information regarding Fusion Inhibitors.I've recently been diagnosed with HIV (12/11/06). My numbers are right at "treatment" levels (CD4 336/19%, VL 286000). I have my second set of numbers run next month to...
Carol Salisbury, APRN-BC, MSN

Response from Carol Salisbury, APRN-BC, MSN

Michigan State University College of Nursing
Hi, I am quite interested in this study you speak of. I would love to get more information. What a great study design! Fuzeon has the ability to prevent viral entry and it would be a great drug regimen when given with other HIV drugs in naive... Read more »
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To clinical trial or not to clinical trial?

Posted by ai77, 1 Reply
Hello! I hope you're all having a nice weekend. Thanks for helping me get over my mental hurdle last week. You made me realize that just because I've progressed to an AIDS diagnosis doesn't mean I'm on death's doorstep. I really thought being... Read more »

SEEKING CLINICAL TRIALS SPONSORSHIP & VOLUNTEERS

Posted by MICA_INC
SEEKING CLINICAL TRIALS SPONSORSHIP & VOLUNTEERS

Kindly open this Public Health Site http://www.aidshivtreatment.bizland.com for HIV/AIDS information which can help Persons with HIV/AIDS obtain FREE Medical Treatment through Sponsored MM-1...
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SEEKING CLINICAL TRIALS SPONSORSHIP & VOLUNTEERS

Posted by MICA_INC, 1 Reply
SEEKING CLINICAL TRIALS SPONSORSHIP & VOLUNTEERS

Kindly open this Public Health Site http://www.aidshivtreatment.bizland.com for HIV/AIDS information which can help Persons with HIV/AIDS obtain FREE Medical Treatment through Sponsored MM-1...
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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 »