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What You Don't Know, You Can Sell

Many people with HIV also have hepatitis C. So why did it take so long to see information about potentially serious interactions between HIV drugs and Victrelis (boceprevir), a new hep C medication? Activist Tracy Swan offers this sharp critique.

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What We Need to Cure AIDS?

A cure for HIV is possible: one man, the so-called Berlin patient, has already been cured of chronic HIV infection with an immune system transplant with cells genetically resistant to HIV. After four years, the man remains free of detectable HIV, and...

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HIV Cure-Related Clinical Research Workshop

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A cure for HIV will be an essential part of ending the pandemic.

In the past three years, increasing scientific momentum has been evident in research aimed at curing HIV infection (Lehrman 2005; Richman 2009; Trono 20...

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Patents and the Pipeline: Is Access Under Threat?

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Introduction Threats to Countries' Ability to Manufacture and Supply Affordable Drugs Licensing Policies References

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Access to the pipeline, particularly in developing countries that are home to a disproportiona...

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The Antiretroviral Pipeline

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Introduction Update From the 2010 Pipeline Report) New Compounds First Reported in the Last Year Update on Recent Approvals and Other Compounds in Development Other Research Conclusion References

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This yea...

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Hepatitis C

The Hepatitis C Treatment Pipeline

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The Thrill Is Already Gone Evolution to Revolutionary? Clinical Issues in the United States Access Issues Diagnostics Research Issues Plea for Simplicity Most Need, Least Data Drug-Drug Interactions Current Resear...

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HIV Point of Care Diagnostics Pipeline

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Introduction CD4 Tests Viral Load Early Infant Diagnosis References Additional Sources

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Access to appropriate care and treatment is dependent on first diagnosing HIV and then managing the infection both on a...

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Preventive Technologies, Immune-Based and Gene Therapies and Research Toward a Cure

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Introduction Preexposure Prophylaxis Microbicides Immune-Based and Gene Therapies Conclusion References

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The phrase "product pipeline" typically conjures up the notion of multiple experimental candidates inc...

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Hepatitis C

Guide to Clinical Trials for People With Hepatitis C

There are many new hepatitis C drugs being studied in clinical trials. People with hepatitis C have many options to choose from. Whether you have hepatitis C or another medical condition, deciding to participate in a clinical trial can be complicated...

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Vaccine Breakthrough Comes With Caveats

One of the main sources of pessimism about prospects for an effective HIV vaccine has been the generally poor results obtained in animal models. In particular, a stringent system involving rhesus macaque monkeys challenged with highly pathogenic simi...