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Cure for Hiv

D.C. Rolls Out New HIV Test That Could Increase Chance of Cure

John-Manuel Andriote | Posted 06.01.2013 | Healthy Living
John-Manuel Andriote

To be functionally cured means that after a few years of treatment, someone could theoretically stop their medication. Although HIV would still be found in the DNA of their cells, it would not reproduce, circulate in the blood and bodily fluids, and destroy the immune system.

The Elusive Perfect Storm: Are We Missing Our Chance to Functionally Cure HIV infection in Adults?

Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick | Posted 05.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick

Many hurdles impede our ability to routinely replicate functional cures in adults, but I believe there are three glaring medical and/or behavioral barriers to imminently achieving this public health success.

How President Obama Makes Love, Not War, by Pledging to End AIDS

Regan Hofmann | Posted 01.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Regan Hofmann

As we count down to World AIDS Day, I remain optimistic that the man I elected with great hope in my heart will step up and demonstrate one of the best of all American virtues: our unmatched humanitarian largesse.

First HIV-Positive Man Cured

The Huffington Post | Carly Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

On the heels of World AIDS Day comes a stunning medical breakthrough: Doctors believe an HIV-positive man who underwent a stem cell transplant has bee...