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What Do Scientists Think About The Possible Cures For Hiv

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Come sta? (Scientists trace AIDS virus origin to 100 years ago)

Salve! Dr Bob,Come va? Hope u are doing fine. Well I don't think I am any good in Italian, but was just giving u a dose of your own humour medicine. I wrote to you about an year back (remember the insurance story!!) and was so happy to have your...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Buon giorno ragazzo,You're right: your Italian kinda sucks. As for HIV being developed as a chemical warfare agent as part of the Cold War, nope! As it turns out, HIV has been around for more than Read more »

Hiv-Aids will could be cured in 4 years time says Hiv Noble prize winning Professor

WE COULD HAVE HIV-AIDS CURE IN 4 YEARS WITH PROBER FUNDING says the professor that found HIVOct 13,... Read more »

WE COULD HAVE HIV-AIDS CURE IN 4 YEARS WITH PROBER FUNDING says the professor that found HIV

Hi Keith, you are our shining light with the countless hours and time you put into helping people... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Cameroon Scientists Call for Improvements to HIV/AIDS Communication Strategy

... The Cameroon Association of Young Scientists, or CAMAYS, recently called on the country's National AIDS Control Committee to strengthen its communication strategy to help curb the spread of the disease in the country, The Post Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Scientists Look to Gene Therapy as Way to Boost Immune System Response to HIV

...Angeles Times reports on the recent efforts of scientists to use gene therapy to strengthen the ability of patients living with HIV to fight off the HIV virus. The article examines an ongoing project by a team of researchers in California who... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Scientists Discover Vulnerable Area on HIV That Could Lead to Development of HIV/AIDS Vaccine

...progress until we got this very important information" (Reuters Health, 2/14). Wayne Koff -- a scientist at the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative , which co-sponsored the research -- said the findings are "evidence that an effective,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Scientists Face "Stalemate" in Fight Against HIV/AIDS, Co-Discoverer of HIV Says

...Scientists are facing a "stalemate" in the fight against HIV/AIDS, and the "long-term battle" against the disease "won't end soon," Dr. Robert Gallo, a co-discoverer of HIV and head of the Read more »
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Scientists Identify Gene That Blocks HIV

Posted by Mssimone, 1 Reply
...the scientists found that cells in which TRIM22 was switched off couldn't defend themselves against HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. "This means that TRIM22 is an essential part of our body's ability to fight off HIV," Dr. Stephen Barr, a... Read more »

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 Read more »

almost there!

Posted by themushroom, 2 Replies
...Institute, said the breakthrough was a long time coming and heralded the beginning of a new chapter in the fight against HIV and AIDS. "We (the global scientific community) have been working on HIV for close to 30 years and it's really only now... Read more »

Study Flushes Out Hidden Virus, Pointing to cure

Posted by optimistic2009, 2 Replies
...chemicals, 17 of which coaxed the virus out of hiding, starting up its normal process of replication. In humans, this would make HIV susceptible to drugs. The top performer was the compound 5HN, which is found in the leaves, bark, and roots of... Read more »