Being diagnosed with HIV (or Cancer) should not be the announcement of your death sentence. Currently, with proper medical attention and positive life change, people infected with the virus can live a normal life. However, it will be a life with a strict adherence to a strict medication on a daily basis, some of which makes you feel not so good. Not to mention the financial strain, especially for patients from a poor background.
In that spirit a full cure sounds better, and that’s exactly what British scientists might have inched closer to with a new drug cocktail. The new concoction developed a while back was used on an experimental program on a 44-year-old Brit who works as a social worker in London. The said patient was HIV positive and after being taken through the experimental drug appears to be completely free of the infection.
The patient was taken through a “kick and kill” experimental treatment program. First, he was given a vaccine to boost his immune systems to detect all the HIV …read more