Activate Now
 
ProHealth health Vitamin and Natural Supplement Store and Health
Home  |  Log In  |  My Account  |  View Cart  View Your ProHealth Vitamin and Supplement Shopping Cart
800-366-6056  |  Contact Us  |  Help
Facebook Google Plus
Fibromyalgia  Chronic Fatigue Syndrome & M.E.  Lyme Disease  Natural Wellness  Supplement News  Forums  Our Story
Store     Brands   |   A-Z Index   |   Best Sellers   |   New Products   |   Deals & Specials   |   Under $10   |   SmartSavings Club

Trending News

Big step towards cure for HIV and other lifelong viral infections

SURVEY RESULTS: Attitudes About Fatigue

Superfood Trio: Ginger, Turmeric, and Carrots?

How Omega-3 Fights Depression

Rejuvenate Your Skin Naturally With Sea Buckthorn Oil

A Smile

Can Drinking More Water Help You Lose Weight?

Resveratrol’s Link to Slowing Alzheimer’s

Tropical Turmeric Carrot Juice & Smoothie

Most Everyone Can Use More Vitamin D

 
Print Page
Email Article

Anti-HIV vaccine to be tested in human trial as HIV therapeutic

  [ 56 votes ]   [ Discuss This Article ]
www.ProHealth.com • June 12, 2010


News on the progress of a new trial may give new hope to patients with HIV who are dependent on anti-HIV drugs.

The AIDS Research Consortium of Atlanta (ARCA) has received approval to begin enrollment of the first therapeutic trial ever conducted using a promising HIV vaccine candidate from Atlanta-based GeoVax Inc.,  a biotechnology company that creates, develops and tests innovative HIV/AIDS vaccines.

Although the GeoVax vaccines are currently being studied for HIV prevention, this is the first study using the same products for treatment of persons who already have HIV infection. ARCA is the only site for this trial.

"ARCA is pleased to be conducting this important clinical trial," said Dr. Melanie Thompson, Principal Investigator for ARCA. "New approaches to HIV treatment are critically needed, and an effective therapeutic vaccine would be an important tool in our ongoing efforts to treat people with HIV infection. A vaccine that enhanced the body's ability to control HIV and delayed or decreased the dependence on anti-HIV drugs would be a major breakthrough for HIV treatment."

• To be eligible for the study, persons should have had a negative HIV test followed by a positive test up to 6 months later,

• And they should have started drugs to fight HIV within 6 months of being diagnosed.

• The study will last up to 77 weeks.

• All patients will be followed closely for safety and for the ability of the vaccine to elicit protective immune responses in vaccinated participants.

• Patients will be compensated for their participation in the study.

• Only 10 to 12 persons will be selected to participate.

• Persons who believe they may qualify for the study should contact ARCA at vaccine@arcatlanta.org or 404-876-2317.

• ARCA is also interested in identifying possible candidates who fit the enrollment criteria but have not yet started anti-HIV drugs.

• ARCA worked together with GeoVax to design the protocol for the Phase 1 clinical trial.

• The trial is based on the achievement of excellent post-vaccine viral control in animal studies conducted in recently infected non-human primates at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center, affiliated with Emory University.

___

Source: GeoVax Labs news release, Jun 11, 2010




Post a Comment

Featured Products From the ProHealth Store
FibroSleep™ Energy NADH™ 12.5mg Ultra EPA  - Fish Oil

Looking for Vitamins, Herbs and Supplements?
Search the ProHealth Store for Hundreds of Natural Health Products


Article Comments



Be the first to comment on this article!

Post a Comment


 
Natural Pain Relief Supplements

Featured Products

Ultra EPA  - Fish Oil Ultra EPA - Fish Oil
Ultra concentrated source of essential fish oils
Ultra ATP+, Double Strength Ultra ATP+, Double Strength
Get energized with malic acid & magnesium
Vitamin D3 Extreme™ Vitamin D3 Extreme™
50,000 IU Vitamin D3 - Prescription Strength
FibroSleep™ FibroSleep™
The All-in-One Natural Sleep Aid
Mitochondria Ignite™ with NT Factor® Mitochondria Ignite™ with NT Factor®
Reduce Fatigue up to 45%

Natural Remedies

Stop Bacteria With Nature's Antibiotics Stop Bacteria With Nature's Antibiotics
Aches and Pains? A Simple Solution You'll Love Aches and Pains? A Simple Solution You'll Love
The Remarkable Benefits of Reishi Medicinal Mushrooms The Remarkable Benefits of Reishi Medicinal Mushrooms
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sleep But Were Too Tired to Ask Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sleep But Were Too Tired to Ask
Mitochondria-Booster NIAGEN® Shows Promise in First Human Clinical Trial Mitochondria-Booster NIAGEN® Shows Promise in First Human Clinical Trial

CONTACT US
ProHealth, Inc.
555 Maple Ave
Carpinteria, CA 93013
(800) 366-6056  |  Email

· Become a Wholesaler
· Vendor Inquiries
· Affiliate Program
SHOP WITH CONFIDENCE
Credit Card Processing
SUBSCRIBE AND SAVE 15% NOW*
Be the first to know about new products, special discounts and the latest health news. *New subscribers only

CONNECT WITH US ProHealth on Facebook  ProHealth on Twitter  ProHealth on Pinterest  ProHealth on Google Plus

© 2016 ProHealth, Inc. All rights reserved. Pain Tracker App  |  Store  |  Customer Service  |  Guarantee  |  Privacy  |  Contact Us  |  Library  |  RSS  |  Site Map