Topics :: cure

AIDS Quilt Comes to Governor's Island as Kiehl's LifeRide Ends

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Aug 13, 2014
The Kiehl's LifeRide ended its 10-day trek across the U.S. at Governor's Island in New York City, where the AIDS Quilt was displayed for all to see.

Ask the Doc: Gov. Cuomo Endorses PrEP for HIV Prevention

By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Tuesday Jul 15, 2014
The latest news on HIV comes alive in this week's installment of our popular Ask the Doc column.

Molecule in Soy Sauce May Treat Drug-Resistant HIV

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday May 13, 2014
Time to order Chinese take-out! Scientists have accidentally discovered that a molecule used to enhance the flavor of common soy sauce can actually help stop HIV from spreading.

Transplant Drugs May Help Wipe Out Persistent HIV Infections

By Winnie McCroy | Saturday May 3, 2014
New research suggests that drugs commonly used to prevent organ rejection after transplantation may also be helpful for combating HIV.

Ask the Doc: False Cures and Real Breakthroughs

By Howard L. Scheiner, MD/AAHIVS | Monday Feb 24, 2014
EDGE's resident HIV/AIDS expert, Dr. Howard Scheiner, takes a look at false cures like Russian mushrooms and fungal foot creams, and the real promise of vaccine research.

amfAR Launches "Countdown to a Cure"

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Feb 10, 2014
At amfAR’s New York Gala on Feb. 5, the Foundation for AIDS Research kicked off "Countdown to a Cure for HIV/AIDS," a research initiative aimed at finding a broadly applicable cure for HIV by 2020, with a goal of investing $100 million in a cure.

Doctors Have Convincing Evidence Baby Born with HIV May Be Cured

Thursday Oct 24, 2013
Doctors now have convincing evidence that they put HIV into remission, hopefully for good, in a Mississippi baby born with the AIDS virus - a medical first that is prompting a new look at how hard and fast such cases should be treated.

Philly Group Launches First Annual AIDS Cure Day

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Oct 2, 2013
Philly’s AIDS Policy Project is focusing on positive thinking, by launching the first-ever AIDS Cure Day, on Oct. 5. They’re asking individuals and groups across the country to imagine a world without AIDS.

Mushrooms Can Cure HIV, Say Russian Scientists

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Oct 2, 2013
Russian scientists say that they have identified three types of mushroom found in that region that can be developed into antiviral medicines, including HIV.

Tracking the New Buzz Around the HIV Cure

By Shaun Knittel | Saturday Mar 23, 2013
The medical community is abuzz with new developments around an HIV cure, from the newborn baby to the 14 patients cured of HIV, and new hope in bee venom.