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AIDS InfoNet

AIDS Vaccines

...identify ways to measure the immune response against HIV. Dermavir is a therapeutic vaccine that is currently being studied in humans. See fact sheet 480 What Else Is Being Studied? Some researchers believe that taking anti-HIV medications might prevent HIV infection. This approach is called Pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP. Prophylaxis means prevention. One study, the iPrEX study, showed good results in men who have sex with men. ...
Ask the Experts

vaccine

If a vaccine for HIV is discovered what does that mean for patients who are already HIV positive?
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
...could be given to people who are infected and that would boost their own immune system to control the virus with or without HIV drugs. Read more »

Can we hope for a curative HIV vaccine? (VACCINE TRIALS, 2009)

Hi Dr. and thanks for your dedication & permanent support to all of us, you are wonderful.What is your opinion about the new preventive HIV vaccine? Do you think that we can build on it to have a curative vaccine soon? I know that you are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...infected despite vaccination got no benefit at all.The vaccine known as RV 144, a combination of two genetically engineered vaccines, neither of which had worked before in humans was declared a qualified success after a six-year clinical trial... Read more »

No cure or vaccine on the distant horizon. Really? (CURE 2009) (CURE 2009)

You are claiming many times that a cure or a vaccine is not even on the distant horizon and that we shouldn't hope for a treatment break or change for the next years. I was reading about the phase II trials of Geovax for a preventive vaccine and the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...they're not a true long-term solution. The goal of fighting HIV for the first 25 years was to create and distribute effective anti-HIV drugs. The goal of the coming years must be to get people OFF the drugs and back to a state of normal health.2.... Read more »

its for you ( Update on AIDS Vaccine Research and Advocacy 2009

good morning siri would like to draw your kind attention over this recent research for an effective vaccinelots of love one of your lovers kualalumpur
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...susceptible to HIV infection than comparable individuals in the placebo group. (The vaccine itself did not cause HIV infection. No vaccines being tested can cause HIV infection.)Public debate ensued as the research and advocacy field went, in a... Read more »
Articles
AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition

Nine Years and Counting: Will We Have an HIV Vaccine by 2007?

...and development. Appendix B . Funding Mechanisms: The Way Money Gets Spent at NIAID. Appendix C . HIV Preventive Vaccines in Clinical Trials Under IND (InvestigationalNew Drug) Status by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration. ... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...(ketoconazole), Diflucan (fluconazole), or Sporanox (itraconazole) for difficult-to-treat infections. Many antifungal drugs interact with HIV drugs. Some of them are also not recommended for pregnant women. Make sure your doctor knows what HIV... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Immune Restoration

...could fill in these gaps and restore the immune system. Some of these CD4 cells might help control HIV infection. Some anti-HIV medications lead to greater increases in CD4 cell counts than others. There is no information yet on whether this... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Vaccinations and HIV

...example, many people get flu shots each fall. It can take a few weeks for your immune system to respond after a vaccination. Most vaccines are used to prevent infections. However, others help your body fight an infection that you already have.... Read more »
Connect With Others

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...i know that there are a few vaccines that are currently being tested that look promising towards the prevention of HIV. if this is actually the case...do you think Read more »

HIV vaccine in the making

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Read this article below and someone explain a couple of things to me..i am a health care professional, and part of my job is HIV/AIDS education. during my trainin on HIV i was told and (i teach this as well to my students) that people can't get HIV... Read more »

Barebacking may lead to re-infection

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...multiple strains has ignited concerns among some AIDS researchers about a "super-infection" that may threaten the success of vaccines designed to stymie the disease and adds to safety concerns over barebacking. A case study presented earlier... Read more »