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Q&A: Ask the Experts

HIV cure

What is the status of the research process that is being conducted all over the world by the scientists to get a cure of HIV.

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Can HIV Infection Be Cured?

We've learned a dizzying amount of new info over the past few years that has us more hopeful than ever about finding an eventual cure for HIV. AIDS InfoNet briefly sums up everything we know to date in this handy new fact sheet.

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Our Problem With Being "CURED" of HIV: A Blog Entry by Mark S. King

In the late 1980s, I let this odd, fussy man into my office at LA Shanti, my first AIDS agency job. He seemed earnest and harmless and he just wanted a few minutes of my time. "I have the cure for AIDS," he politely announced. Sadly, he wasn't the fi...

Q&A: Ask the Experts

Immunity Project

Are you familiar with the immunity project? ( http://www.immunityproject.org ) Do you think of it as a viable cure? If so, why hasn't it been more mediatized?

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Experts Debate: Is HIV Cure "Hype or Hope"?

At a mock trial held on the opening day of the 14th European AIDS Conference last year, two experts debated whether or not a functional cure for HIV is feasible in the foreseeable future.

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How Many People Have Been Cured of HIV? A Blog Entry by Jeannie Wraight

In my black-and-white way of thinking it seems an obvious enough question to ask who, by scientific standards, is actually cured?

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The HIV Cure Chatter Is Real, but It's Only Part of Our Story: A Blog Entry by Myles Helfand

"We have entered a cure renaissance in the HIV community. 'Cure' has stopped being a word we only utter sarcastically under our breath."

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HIV Cure Research and Advocacy: What Is the Community's Role? (Videos) -- A Blog Entry by Nelson Vergel

Research activists and investigators from around the world met in Atlanta on March 2, before the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI), to review the current status of HIV cure research and the role of the community in accele...

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Can Very Early HIV Treatment "Cure" Some People of Their Infection?

We've seen new signs that it may be possible -- really, truly possible -- to defang HIV in a person who's living with the virus. But for this to work, the person may need to start taking HIV meds very quickly after infection.

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Botswana, Mississippi? The Magnolia State's HIV Crisis

The case of the baby who appears to have been cured of HIV highlighted some of the huge health care gaps that exist in the U.S. South -- particularly in Mississippi, one of the worst states in the country in which to be living with the virus.