Repurposed blood cancer drug could remove need for lifelong HIV meds

Posted in Medicine on 31st Aug, 2023
by Alex Muller

The study's implications are significant as it suggests a potential strategy for targeting and eradicating the latent HIV reservoir, which has been a major challenge in HIV research.

German Man Third To Be Completely Cured Of HIV After Stem Cell Transplant

Posted in Medicine on 26th Feb, 2023
by Alex Muller

The study demonstrates the huge progress made in the fight against HIV. The development of gene editing technology such as CRISPR could mean that the kind of stem cells transplanted into the Düsseldorf patient are able to be created in a laboratory.

Marijuana May Help HIV Patients Keep Mental Stamina Longer

Posted in Medicine on 13th Dec, 2017
by Alex Muller

THC, has been found to potentially slow the process in which mental decline can occur in up to 50 percent of HIV patients

New approach for AIDS: Lock HIV in reservoir cells, to die through apoptosis

Posted in Medicine on 9th Oct, 2017
by Alex Muller

With the successful suppression of the AIDS virus (HIV) through medication, the focus turns toward its eradication.

Western virologist hopes to test vaccine on 600 HIV-negative subjects

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Dec, 2016
by Alex Muller

The Phase II trial will determine the vaccine's ability to produce anti-HIV antibodies in patients who are not infected with the virus.