Tag Archive for 'HIV'

News and other Interesting Things

by Jason Stotts 1.US doctors cure child born with HIV.  This is amazing news and with all the advances against HIV in the past couple of years, we may be nearing the end of the scourge. Dr Hannah Gay, who cared for the child at the University of Mississippi medical centre, told the Guardian the […]

New HIV Vaccine

by Jason Stotts A new study on HIV from Spain is getting some interesting results.  Although it is a very early trial, researchers have developped a vaccine that can help some to develop at least a partial immunity to HIV. Spanish researchers found that 22 of 24 healthy people (92 per cent) developed an immune […]

Curing Cancer with HIV

by Jason Stotts Science is doing amazing things recently (take that religion!).  They recently found a cure for HIV through stem-cell implants (1,2) and are looking into applying this breakthrough to more people to hopefully cure HIV once and for all.  Now, they’re starting to use a neutered form of the HIV virus to infect […]

Assorted News

by Jason Stotts I’ve been behind on a number of things recently, but I’m finally getting caught up.  These are some of the news stories that I’ve been meaning to blog about as they came up, but didn’t get a chance to yet. 1. Female Ejaculation: The Long Road to Non-Discovery A very nice in-depth […]

HIV Cure?

by Jason Stotts The Huffington Post is reporting that a man who underwent stem cell treatment for leukemia has had his HIV cured as a result: Doctors believe an HIV-positive man who underwent a stem cell transplant has been cured as a result of the procedure. Timothy Ray Brown, also known as the “Berlin Patient,” […]