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Early Antiretroviral Intervention Has Second Success Options
Daemon
Posted: Friday, March 14, 2014 12:00:00 AM
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Early Antiretroviral Intervention Has Second Success

A second baby may have been cured of HIV as a result of early, intensive antiretroviral drug therapy. One year ago, doctors reported the case of a baby who was believed to have been cured of HIV following aggressive antiretroviral therapy begun when she was just a day old. Now, doctors are reporting similar success with a second child. She was administered her first antiretroviral drugs just four hours after birth and, though she remains on a cocktail of these drugs to this day, doctors are optimistic that the lack of detectable HIV in her blood indicates that her infection is at the very least in remission if not cured. More...
Westley Payne
Posted: Friday, March 14, 2014 8:55:59 AM

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Very interesting, I heard that a guy in Germany was cured too, but because a transplant of bone marrow...
curmudgeonine
Posted: Friday, March 14, 2014 10:05:15 AM

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Such hope
Christine
Posted: Friday, March 14, 2014 10:48:53 AM

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Applause Applause Applause
kenturner1
Posted: Friday, March 14, 2014 1:43:23 PM

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I hope we found a cure! Not to sound cynical but often times the money is in the medicine not the cure.
Marguerite
Posted: Friday, March 14, 2014 11:41:26 PM

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I still don't know how HIV/AIDS infected human beings.
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