The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Will There Be A Cure For HIV In The Next Ten Years

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

Cure in ten years?

Dr. Holodniy,Do you think a cure for HIV could emerge in ten years from now? Are there people who got infected with HIV 20 years ago still are living? What is the longest life span of an HIV patient you have heard of so far? Thanks....
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
I am not sure we will have a "cure". Yes there are people who were infected 20 years ago. I have a few in my clinic. The oldest documented infection is hard to come by. That requires blood to have been stored and then retested for HIV... Read more »


DO you think that our technology will help us find a cure in the next ten years, whats the hold up... Read more »

Cure in Ten Years...

You failed to mentioned that the overwhelming majority of HIV+ individuals alive after 20 years are... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

TAG at Ten: The Year 1998

January: TAG community meeting at which John Moore gives update on vaccine research. TAG board member Marvin Shulman says farewell to New York life and heads for a full-time residency in South Miami Beach. FDA approves dental dams. Monica Lewinsky... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

TAG at Ten: The Year 1997

Jan 20: Bill Clinton's second inaugural. Michael Marco and Mark Harrington finish initial draft of OI Report. Jan 22: Crisis at Retrovirus re: on-site registration for Linda Grinberg and sixteen other unregistered community members. They are not... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

HIV Lipodystrophy: Where Are We After Ten Years?

Lipoatrophy and HIV Medications Treatment Options for Lipoatrophy Understanding Lipohypertrophy Treatment Interventions for Lipohypertrophy Increased Lipids: Low Density Lipoprotein (LDL) and Triglycerides Conclusion Note: The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cuba: Ten Years Fighting HIV/AIDS and Reaching Out to Gays

When a Cuban project to prevent HIV among men who have sex with men began 10 years ago, it was breaking new territory. MSM in Cuba were socially marginalized at the time of its first HIV/AIDS diagnosis in 1986, and the island's compulsory quarantine... Read more »
Connect With Others

Have had "unsafe" sex for over ten years.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Come on let's get real here. We have all had so called "unsafe " sex and most of us are still around. I have had sex without condoms for years and I remain healthy and happy. In fact condoms are toxic in themselves (some people have latex allergies)... Read more »

Is ten years too late?

Posted by matt367, 2 Replies
Hello.. This is scary!! I found out that somebody from my past is very very sick. I have not been able to find out what she is sick with and am praying for her. But also i am worried because after we started dating (ten years ago) I had very bad... Read more »

my partner of ten years

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My partner of 10 years tested positive last week. He has just
returned home from a business trip and has a fever tonight of
102. He hasn't started meds yet, as our first Dr's appt. isn't
until next... Read more »

Free video: "Top Ten Myths About HIV/AIDS"

Posted by AIDSvideos
Hi - This is to announce the beta 1 release of, whose mission is to prevent the spread of HIV and to assist those affected by making all the world's HIV/AIDS educational videos in all the world's languages available online... Read more »