Articles tagged with: HIV eradication

The Promise and Risk of ‘Flushing’ Treatments

published: December, 27, 2012 Written by // Guest Authors - Revolving Door Categories // Research, Health, Living with HIV, Revolving Door, Guest Authors

Guest writer Jim Fox on research in to eradicating HIV from those reservoirs in our bodies where the virus hides

The Promise and Risk of ‘Flushing’ Treatments

Recent advances in a number of research fields, particularly the antiretrovirals (ARVs) have largely transformed HIV/AIDS from a painful death sentence to a manageable illness. And additional advances in peripheral fields like gene therapy, vaccines, cellular manipulation, etc., actually have immunologists and researches using the word “cure” without fear of being tagged as irresponsible pipe-dreamers. However, so far the hypothetical end-product of most of these research paths have been q