Category Archives: HIV News

 

FDA Votes Against Approving Capsaicin for People with HIV

Approximately 1/3 of people with HIV suffer from peripheral neuropathy – medical speak for pain and loss of function due to nerve death. There are several kinds of peripheral neuropathy that people with HIV and AIDS can develop. Most are late-stage symptoms, and one of the best ways to reduce...
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Free HIV Testing in US Pharmacies

The United States Center for Disease Control is starting a new program to provide free HIV testing through pharmacies across the country. The CDC estimates that 1 in 5 people in the US who are infected with HIV don’t know it. Symptoms of HIV and AIDS can take years to...
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Therapeutic Vaccine Trial Starting in Norway

Bionor announced another vaccine trial last week. The vaccine known as vacc-c5 is a therapeutic vaccine that researchers hope will duplicate the immune responses of people who have some natural immunity to HIV. These non-processors, as they are known in doctor-speak, may be infected with HIV, but their bodies immune...
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Clinical Trial for HIV Vaccine Enrolling Participants

Phase 1 trials for a second generation HIV vaccine produced by GeoVax Labs are now recruiting participants in San Francisco, CA, Boston, MA and Rochester, NY. The trial is expected to include 48 people who are HIV negative. This phase 1 trial is intended to test the safety of the...
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