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Video: What Can We Do Now to Speed Up HIV Cure Research? A Blog Entry by Nelson Vergel Img

Video: What Can We Do Now to Speed Up HIV Cure Research? A Blog Entry by Nelson Vergel

"I came to the realization that we needed a video that would wake people up to the challenges ahead of us to get to a cure for HIV that is accessible and practical," writes advocate Nelson Vergel. So Vergel did just that: He traveled around the U.S. ...

The Search for the Cure Heats Up! Part Three: A Blog Entry by Bob Frascino, M.D. Img

The Search for the Cure Heats Up! Part Three: A Blog Entry by Bob Frascino, M.D.

"In the search for a cure we often take two steps forward and then one step back," cautions Bob Frascino, M.D., in his final entry of a three-part blog series. "However, we are now certain that we are stepping on the correct path." Now that he's shar...

The Search for the Cure Heats Up! Part Two: A Blog Entry by Bob Frascino, M.D. Img

The Search for the Cure Heats Up! Part Two: A Blog Entry by Bob Frascino, M.D.

What's behind the renewed urgency we've seen of late toward developing a cure for HIV? In part two of his three-part perspective on the search for a cure, Dr. Bob points to seven key reasons why the hunt has been reinvigorated.

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Word on the Street: The "Berlin Patient" and a Cure for HIV -- Advocates, HIVers and Community Members Weigh In

The "Berlin Patient" and a Cure for HIV: Advocates, HIVers and Community Members Weigh In 

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The end of the 21st century's first decade saw a number of promising, if tentative, steps toward the end ...

The Search for the Cure Heats Up! Part One: A Blog Entry by Bob Frascino, M.D. Img

The Search for the Cure Heats Up! Part One: A Blog Entry by Bob Frascino, M.D.

Twenty years after HIV "found" Bob Frascino, M.D., he's more than ready to say adios to the virus now that cure research is heating up. In part one of a three-part series focusing on progress toward a cure, Dr. Bob recounts his own roller-coaster jou...

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2011: 10 HIV Stories to Watch, Part 2

Thirty years into the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and after decades of research disappointments, 2010 brought major breakthroughs that put scientific advances such as microbicides, pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and vaccines within reach and created a favora...

A Cure for HIV? A Blog Entry by Brandon Lacy Campos Img

A Cure for HIV? A Blog Entry by Brandon Lacy Campos

Though the world was abuzz last month over news that a leukemia treatment may hold a cure for HIV, blogger Brandon Lacy Campos reminds us that the procedure isn't easy. Having watched his cousin go through leukemia treatment, Brandon writes, "The pai...

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German Doctors Declare "Cure" in HIV Patient

A new report finds that nearly four years after a bone marrow transplant, a patient with both HIV and leukemia appears to be free of HIV. "Our results strongly suggest that cure of HIV has been achieved in this patient," wrote the investigators, led ...

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Get Sharp: Quest for a Cure

You're Not Getting Any Younger "A cure is possible." These words are scrawled in red on a grease board in my office at Project Inform to remind me and anyone else who walks by that a cure for AIDS is not entirely out of the question. There was a time...

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Faith, Hope and Destiny

\Note from TheBody.com: This article originally appeared as an editor's note in the September/October 2010 issue of Positively Aware. You can browse other articles in the issue by clicking the links in the "See Also" box on this page, or by visiting ...