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  1. New Vaccine Treatment for AIDS

    Dec. 23, 2002 -- A bold new kind of vaccine may one day let people quit their AIDS drugs. Monkeys infected with a deadly AIDS virus stay well after getting the treatments. Reporting in the advance online issue of Nature Medicine, Wei Lu of Rene Descartes University and colleagues report stunning res

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  2. Contraceptive Gel Fights HIV

    Dec. 12, 2002 -- Women who want to protect themselves from sexually transmitted diseases as well as pregnancy may soon have a new option. A new study shows an experimental vaginal gel is an effective contraceptive and HIV and herpes fighter in laboratory tests. Although condoms are effective at prev

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  3. Whatever Happened to AIDS?

    Nov. 27, 2002 -- Whatever happened to AIDS? It flashes across front pages and television screens every Dec. 1 on World AIDS Day -- but more and more, we in the U.S. tend to forget about it. AIDS fundraising events report record low donations. U.S. AIDS prevention efforts are mired in debates over se

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  4. Patient Support Helps AIDS Treatment

    Nov. 8, 2002 -- Thirty-nine-year-old Rick Otterbein owes his life to the ever-changing regimen of drugs he has taken in the 17 years since he learned he was HIV-positive. He watched a lover and several close friends die of AIDS, and is grateful to be alive. But he has also struggled with treatment a

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  5. AIDS Vaccine Nears Crucial Test

    Oct. 29, 2002 -- Not many experts thought it would get this far. But now tests in HIV-infected patients suggest that a totally different approach to AIDS therapy and AIDS vaccines just might work. It's called Tat toxoid, the brainchild of controversial French AIDS researcher Daniel Zagury. Co-invent

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  6. Why Some Stay Healthy Despite HIV

    Oct. 7, 2002 -- Hidden in the bodies of a few very special people are the keys to ending the AIDS epidemic. A new study of these rare individuals -- who've never developed AIDS despite 20 years of untreated HIV infection -- may have unearthed the key to an AIDS vaccine. They're called long-term nonp

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  7. New Clue in HIV Mystery

    Editorial Note: In the Jan. 23, 2004, issue of Science, Ho and colleagues retract "an interpretation" made in their September 2002 study. Ho's original paper said that molecules called alpha defensins are the long-sought CAF -- CD8 antiviral factor. Indeed, these molecules do have anti-HIV activity.

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  8. 2 in Florida Get HIV From Transfusions

    July 19, 2002 -- Two Florida residents have HIV after getting blood from an infected donor. Because the chance of this happening is about 1 in 2 million, health authorities say the U.S. blood supply remains safe. The unidentified donor originally tested negative for the AIDS virus. He or she first g

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  9. South Africa to Air HIV-Positive Muppet

    July 15, 2002 -- It's easy to love a Muppet. But will people love a Muppet infected with the AIDS virus? South Africa will be the first nation to find out. The South African version of Sesame Street will introduce a puppet character who is infected with the AIDS virus, according to an announcement a

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  10. Best AIDS Cocktails for Beginners.

    July 12, 2002 -- If you have HIV, your life depends on an important choice: which AIDS drugs should you try first? Now you don't have to rely on those glossy ads from the drug companies, thanks to reports from this week's International AIDS Conference. AIDS doctors know that no later treatment will

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