Tag: AIDS

Mystery of the HIV Cure trial?

Mystery of the HIV Cure trial? Mystery of the HIV Cure trial? **Before you proceed the company which initially started the trial went bankrupt and most of the records have been lost, except the trial participants which have all been followed since 2003. A special issue on progress […]

Herpes Virus Cleared from Cells BX795

Herpes Virus Cleared from Cells BX795 Herpes Virus Cleared from Cells BX795 From a completely accidental discovery: “BX795 is known as an inhibitor of TBK1, an enzyme involved in innate immunity and neuroinflammation. When TBK1 is suppressed in cells, infection is actually promoted. But when the researchers added […]

Proposed federal legislation targets 32 US states that retain laws making it illegal to not declare HIV status to sexual partners

New bill seeks to repeal outdated state HIV discrimination laws Dan Roberts in Washington theguardian.com,     Tuesday 10 December 2013 15.48 EST ProPublica’s study ound 541 cases over the last decade where people have been convicted of, or pleaded guilty to, criminal charges for not disclosing their HIV status. Photo: […]

Proposed federal legislation targets 32 US states that retain laws making it illegal to not declare HIV status to sexual partners

New bill seeks to repeal outdated state HIV discrimination laws Dan Roberts in Washington theguardian.com,     Tuesday 10 December 2013 15.48 EST ProPublica’s study ound 541 cases over the last decade where people have been convicted of, or pleaded guilty to, criminal charges for not disclosing their HIV status. Photo: […]

Micronutrient supplements reduce risk of HIV disease progression and illness

Contact: Maydel Santana-Bravo santanam@fiu.edu 305-348-1555 The JAMA Network Journals Long-term (24-month) supplementation with multivitamins plus selenium for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients in Botswana in the early stages of disease who had not received antiretroviral therapy delayed time to HIV disease progression, was safe and reduced the risk […]

Disarming HIV With a “Pop”

PHILADELPHIA,          September 19, 2013 The DAVEI molecule is comprised of two main pieces: Membrane Proximal External Region (MPER), which attaches to the viral membranes, and cyanovarin (CVN), which binds to the sugar coating of the virus’s protein spike. Pinning down an effective way to combat the spread of […]

Nanoparticles loaded with bee venom kill HIV

  March 7, 2013 By Julia Evangelou Strait Joshua L. Hood, MD, PhD Nanoparticles (purple) carrying melittin (green) fuse with HIV (small circles with spiked outer ring), destroying the virus’s protective envelope. Molecular bumpers (small red ovals) prevent the nanoparticles from harming the body’s normal cells, which are […]

Newly identified natural protein blocks HIV, other deadly viruses

EEV:  25-hydroxycholesterol/Statin? Contact: Enrique Rivero erivero@mednet.ucla.edu 310-794-2273 University of California – Los Angeles Health Sciences A team of UCLA-led researchers has identified a protein with broad virus-fighting properties that potentially could be used as a weapon against deadly human pathogenic viruses such as HIV, Ebola, Rift Valley Fever, […]

Selenium may slow march of AIDS

2008 study posted for filing Contact: Amitabh Avasthi axa47@psu.edu 814-865-9481 Penn State Increasing the production of naturally occurring proteins that contain selenium in human blood cells slows down multiplication of the AIDS virus, according to biochemists. “We have found that increasing the expression of proteins that contain selenium […]

Study shows common vitamin and other micronutrient supplements reduce risks of TB recurrence

Re-Post Filing 2008 Contact: Steve Baragona sbaragona@idsociety.org 703-299-0412 Infectious Diseases Society of America New findings show a link between micronutrient supplementation and reduced risk of recurrence during tuberculosis chemotherapy, according to a study published in the June 1 issue of The Journal of Infectious Diseases, now available online. […]

New salmonella-based ‘clean vaccines’ aid the fight against infectious disease:To accomplish this, a recombinant strain of Salmonella was constructed using genes from another pathogen, Francisella tularensis

* They are using genes from tularensis ” inhaling as few as 10 bacteria could be potentially deadly ” I feel uncomfortable with the Gates foundation funding support utilizing a Bioweapon strain of  Rabbit Fever?   New salmonella-based ‘clean vaccines’ aid the fight against infectious disease A powerful new class of therapeutics, known […]

Licorice licks herpes virus infection

The embargo on this press release has changed since it was originally posted Many of the viruses that infect people can sit suppressed in cells for long periods of time, but when they are reactivated can cause painful symptoms and distress.  While treatment for active infections is progressing […]