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Why Is A Cure For HIV So Hard To Find

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Journeying Toward a Cure for HIV: Now Comes the Hard Part

We may be approaching the final scientific obstacles to the discovery of an HIV cure, but the next steps in the journey are likely to be the most challenging, according to Steven Deeks, M.D. Deeks, a professor of medicine at the University of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

China: Hard-to-Cure TB Poses New Global Health Threat

On April 1, health ministers from countries among those worst-hit by TB will gather in Beijing for a World Health Organization conference to plan how best to battle the disease over the next five years. In 2007, an estimated half-million people were... Read more »
National Association of People With AIDS

National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day -- Facing Hard Truths

NGMHAAD 2011: Team NAPWA preparing to release memorial balloons. Going.... Going.... Gone! National Gay Men's HIV/AIDS Awareness Day -- NGMHAAD -- is coming September 27, three months to the day after... Read more »
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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 Americans who nothing is impossible for. I am from Africa living with HIV. Would there ever be a cure for this deadly disease and when?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,See below. I have nothing new to add at this time.Dr. Bobcure (CURE)Feb 6, 2009 what are the limitations in finding the cure for hiv Response from Dr. Frascino Hi, Time for an HIV cure reality check, as this question comes up frequently. Care... 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...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Actually, I'm probably one of the most optimistic people on the planet. However, I'm also a scientist. There are a number of vaccine trials ongoing. However, even a phase II trial is a very long ways away from being ready for primetime.... Read more »

Cure for HIV and Aids (CURE)

Hi Dr Bob,I bet that you are an angel sent from heaven to help people answer questions concerning this plague.I am negative myself (I think, but all my "acts" were protected, so I hope i am safe)Anywasy, I like to hear your opinion towards...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,"Anywasy"???As for my opinion towards the cure for HIV and AIDS, well, my opinion is that I want a cure yesterday! Unfortunately that's not the reality of the situation.Will there "eventually" be a cure? Yes, I think... Read more »


Hey Dr. Frascino,First off, thanks for everything you do. Your hard work and dedication to all of us who need answers doesnt go unnoticed. You are a great person.I have a couple of questions.What is your oppinion on hepatitis c as an STD. Ive heard...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,1.I've discussed the sexual transmission of hepatitis C many times in this forum. Check the archives! As an example, I'll reprint below some information form the archives pertaining to this topic. 2.If someone is infected with several... Read more »
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Cure for HIV not discussed

Posted by new2this2010, 5 Replies
Why does no one on here EVER discuss cure? This is strange to me that no one seems to even be concerned about a cure at all. Everything is being discussed except a cure. There is something wrong with the fact that no one is even concerned about a... Read more »

There will never be a cure

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I read that all the vaccine trails have been hard to conduct because most people are not willing to be vaccinated and don't trust vaccines for HIV. Also there is a grwoing movement that is against all vaccines becuase they are unatural and can make... Read more »

waiting is so hard

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hi, everyone. I'm so sad tonight as I write this so I thought I'd come back to all of you since you guys are so supportive of everyone. Well, I have a boyfriend & we have had lots of sex. I'm gay and top and he's gay and bottom. Well, I've... Read more »

having a hard time

Posted by bobill, 18 Replies
I was diignoused 6months ago and i am not ok. i have kinda gone the gamit i guess, i mean i got wasted for the first thre to four months and now i dont want to do anything. i am just having a really hard time dealing with the fact that i am poz. ... Read more »