Archive for October 13, 2015

Reports of HIV ‘breakthrough’ and ‘cure’ are premature

“HIV breakthrough could lead to a cure,” the Mail Online says, reporting on a study which looked at the phenomenon known as post-treatment control – where people with HIV remain in remission, even after treatment with antiretroviral (ARV) drugs is withdrawn.”

“Talks of a cure are far too premature, but finding out about what does and doesn’t help lead to post-treatment control, and so prevent viral rebound, is always going to be useful.”

Read the full article on NHS Choices here.