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What Do Scientists Think About The Possible Cures For Hiv

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possible cure for HIV soon - Ceragenins?

I came across with this article:http://www.sltrib.com/business/ci_3482712Researchers, including a BYU scientist, believe they have found a new compound that could finally kill the HIV/AIDS virus, not just slow it down as current treatments do....
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
No, unfortunately a BYU professor did not find the AIDS cure. Rather a chemical compound with some preliminary in vitro antiretroviral activity was identified. This is a prime example of local press hype (probably not much happening in Salt Lake... Read more »

Cure for HIV/AIDS (CURE 2009) (CURE 2009)

Hi,I have been wondering why it is so difficult for HIV/AIDS cure to be found especially for... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Scientists Explore Possible New Way to Fight AIDS

Interleukin 7 (IL-7), a naturally occurring molecule that helps maintain proper functioning of the immune system, could be used alongside existing AIDS drugs to help stem HIV's assault on T cells, according to a study by researchers at the National... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Scientists Plan to Announce Research Strategy Aimed at Pursuing HIV/AIDS Cure, Wall Street Journal Reports

On July 19, ahead of the XIX International AIDS Conference in Washington, D.C., "prominent AIDS scientists plan to announce the first comprehensive research strategy aimed at pursuing new leads and addressing hurdles to a cure" for HIV/AIDS, the ... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

TAG Sponsors "Cure Meeting"

Scientists, funders, and activists meet in Washington, D.C., to speed research to eradicate or permanently deactivate HIV in the body. In November 2008, Treatment Action Group, the Foundation for AIDS Research, and the FAIR Foundation sponsored a... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

"Cure for AIDS" Finds New Life Among Scientists and Activists

Scientists at conference examine barriers to curing HIV infection. TAG proposes workshop in 2008 to move these efforts forward. The HIV persistence workshop is a biannual event held on the small Caribbean island of St. Maarten. The goal of the... Read more »
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Scientists Discover 'Natural Barrier' to HIV

Posted by MOCHA
Scientists Discover 'Natural Barrier' to HIV
05-Mar-2007

(HealthDay News) -- Researchers have discovered that cells in the mucosal lining of human genitalia produce a protein that "eats up" invading HIV -- possibly keeping the spread of the AIDS... Read more »

Could this be a possible cure? (farfetched)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Would it be possible to rid the body of the HIV infection by hooking up an infected individual to a blood transfusion machine type thing. In one arm, the needle would continuously drain the person's blood. In the other arm, a needle would constantly... Read more »

Check this out...Possible Cure info

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Still seems they are far off but this is no bullshit. All the info and resources seem reliable. Give a little hope and promise to ppl living with aids/hiv. check it out and let me know what you think.

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CSA-54...Possible cure in sight.

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Still seems they are far off but this is no bullshit. All the info and resources seem reliable. Give a little hope and promise to ppl living with aids/hiv. check it out and let me know what you think.

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