Discussion in 'Health and Lifestyle' started by random3434, Aug 12, 2008.
"Elite" HIV wife may hold secret to AIDS vaccine - Yahoo! News
Echo .... this would be totally awesome if they have found something new out.
Yes it would. Sadly, I have been to far too many funerals for friends who died from AIDS.
Let's hope science finds a cure!
HIV vaccine may come from patient antibodies...
Study of antibodies in HIV patient may help lead to vaccine
Oct. 13, 2015 - Broadly neutralizing antibodies, made by less than a quarter of HIV patients, develop in ways that battle the mutations of the virus.
There's also a drug available in Asia and kinda in Australia being hyped as a cure.
Activists shout out for PrEP in Melbourne
"The ads appear as new research both here and overseas suggest a daily dose of the Truvada pill drastically reduces the likelihood that HIV will be transmitted.
Many HIV experts across Australia now hope the medication will be funded locally for use by at-risk communities – like sexually active gay men – to help end new HIV infections.
For example, San Francisco has significantly increased access to PrEP in the past three years and there’s been a 30% decrease in new HIV transmissions in that time.
Here in Australia, Truvada is currently not yet approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration,
nor listed on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme. This means access to PrEP is
limited and expensive."
more at link
Hopes for a functional cure for HIV...
Experiment in Monkeys Raises Hopes of 'Functional Cure' for HIV
October 13, 2016 — A new drug combination helped stave off a monkey version of HIV for nearly two years after stopping all treatments, raising hopes for a functional cure for HIV, U.S. researchers said on Thursday.
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