Navigation Links
Finally, The First Ever Treatment for Drug-Resistant HIV

g and been approved by the FDA so quickly." The molecule Ghosh created is expected to be available to physicians this year, he said.

"I think that this drug will have a sizeable impact on the current therapy for AIDS and HIV infection," said Hiroaki Mitsuya (pronounced HE-row-ah-key MIT-sue-ya), chief and principal investigator of the Experimental Retrovirology Section at the National Cancer Institute who collaborated with Ghosh in this research.

Molecules are made up of groups of atoms bonded together. These bonded groups form an oddly shaped structure with sections that branch off and others that form loops. Different sections are responsible for various behaviors of the molecule.

Ghosh's designed compound has selected features of naturally occurring molecules that improve its ability to fight HIV. The result is a variation of one of the most common treatments existing today, a protease inhibitor. Protease is an enzyme necessary for HIV to reproduce properly. A protease inhibitor binds to protease, making it unusable by the virus. Without the use of protease, HIV is incapable of infecting cells and harming the patient. By reducing the amount of active virus, patients' bodies have an increased ability to fend off opportunistic infections, the leading cause of death for those with AIDS.

Eight protease inhibitors are currently on the market and have greatly improved the quality of life for those suffering from HIV, Ghosh said. These inhibitors, however, lose their effectiveness over time, often cause severe side effects and are ineffective against drug-resistant HIV strains, he said.

Treatment using the molecule designed by Ghosh has fewer associated side effects because the dose required is significantly less than those for existing protease inhibitors. The molecule also is smaller than those that make up current protease inhibitors and is much more easily absorbed and tolerated by the body, accor
'"/>




Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Finally, light at the end of the tunnel for those suffering tunnel vision
2. First Vaccine Designed for Africa Cleared for Testing in Humans
3. Ajanta Launches Worlds First Once-A-Day Nimesulide Oral Formulation
4. First human clone is near
5. First Artificial Heart patient has Major setback
6. First head-to-head trials of once weekly Fosamax and Actonel therapies
7. WHO Declares Vietnam First Country to Control SARS
8. Russia Reports First SARS Case
9. Hope for First New Melanoma Treatment in Decades
10. First global SARS meet opens
11. Stanford Medical Center Implements The First Virtual Cardiac Ultrasound
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Finally The First Ever Treatment for Drug Resistant HIV

(Date:7/2/2015)... Spring, Md. (PRWEB) , ... July 02, 2015 , ... ... mark in his solo cross-country walk to raise awareness and money for the ... and expects to arrive at PHA’s headquarters near Washington, D.C. by mid-September. He left ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... CA (PRWEB) , ... July 02, 2015 , ... ActiveBunch.com ... a passion for social fitness. Built to function as a lifestyle community, Active Bunch ... them the opportunity to network, meet, and participate in discussions or group events. ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... July 02, ... ... wound therapy (NPWT) - pipeline review 2015” provides comprehensive information on the ... development. Complete report on negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) with 22 market ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... , ... July 02, 2015 ... ... janitorial supply company , announced today that it has reached an ... acquisition will make CleanItSupply.com the largest distributor of Rubbermaid Commercial Products on ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... ... 2015 , ... Real Time Pain Relief (RTPR), makers of the popular rub-on pain ... PBR to sponsor The Fifth Annual Big Sky Professional Bull Riders Event being held ... of their popular pain relief lotion and products at the family friendly event that features ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:79-Year-old ‘Pacing Parson’ Passes 1,000-Mile Mark in Cross-Country Walk for Pulmonary Hypertension Association 2Health News:79-Year-old ‘Pacing Parson’ Passes 1,000-Mile Mark in Cross-Country Walk for Pulmonary Hypertension Association 3Health News:ActiveBunch.com Launches as a Social Community for People with Active Lifestyles 2Health News:Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (System, Wound Care, Tissue Cooling NPWT) Pipeline Review 2015 Market Research Report Available at RnRMarketResearch.com 2Health News:Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (System, Wound Care, Tissue Cooling NPWT) Pipeline Review 2015 Market Research Report Available at RnRMarketResearch.com 3Health News:Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (System, Wound Care, Tissue Cooling NPWT) Pipeline Review 2015 Market Research Report Available at RnRMarketResearch.com 4Health News:CleanItSupply.com Acquires eRubbermaid.com 2Health News:Real Time Pain Relief Sponsors The Fifth Annual Big Sky Professional Bull Riders Event at Big Sky Town Center in July 2Health News:Real Time Pain Relief Sponsors The Fifth Annual Big Sky Professional Bull Riders Event at Big Sky Town Center in July 3
... N.C., May 9 The cost to replace an,employee ... but the long-term cost,to the organization,s Service-Profit Chain is ... the effects of turnover on the,bottom line and offers ... tremendously improve productivity and the overall customer,experience. According to ...
... 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Bradmer Pharmaceuticals Inc., a,clinical ... of cancer therapies, today announced its 2008 ... Highlights, During the three months ended ... steps in preparation for the upcoming multi-center ...
... CCH, part of Wolters Kluwer Law,& Business, has ... Crisis: Causes and Effects of the Mortgage Meltdown, ... Wolters Kluwer Law &,Business is a leading provider ... areas for legal and business professionals., In ...
... cuts to the,Medicare physician fee schedule could severely ... rehabilitation needs of seniors and people,with disabilities -- ... according to the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) ... 8 before a hearing of the U.S. House ...
... ... Reforms - ,Medicare for All, OAKLAND, Calif., May ... -- and the nation,s largest union of RNs,-- Bill Moyers, ... for guaranteed,single-payer healthcare in an episode scheduled to air this ...
... Women suffering with postpartum depression may in future be ... over the phone, eliminating barriers to treatment such as ... psychiatrist. , Dr. Cindy-Lee Dennis, Canada Research Chair in ... of Nursing, University of Toronto, is the lead investigator ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Employee Engagement & Retention: Benchmarking Metrics and Networking Opportunity to Help Solve Today's Workforce Challenges 2Health News:Bradmer announces 2008 first quarter operational and financial results 2Health News:Bradmer announces 2008 first quarter operational and financial results 3Health News:Bradmer announces 2008 first quarter operational and financial results 4Health News:Bradmer announces 2008 first quarter operational and financial results 5Health News:Bradmer announces 2008 first quarter operational and financial results 6Health News:Bradmer announces 2008 first quarter operational and financial results 7Health News:Bradmer announces 2008 first quarter operational and financial results 8Health News:CCH White Paper Details Subprime Crisis, Wider Effects 2Health News:Medicare Fee Cuts Could Devastate Rehabilitation Services, Physical Therapists Warn Congress 2Health News:Medicare Fee Cuts Could Devastate Rehabilitation Services, Physical Therapists Warn Congress 3Health News:Medicare Fee Cuts Could Devastate Rehabilitation Services, Physical Therapists Warn Congress 4Health News:Bill Moyers' Journal to Feature California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee in Friday, May 9th Episode 2
(Date:7/2/2015)... , July 2, 2015   BioLife Solutions , Inc. ... of proprietary clinical grade cell and tissue hypothermic storage ... cloud hosted biologistics cold chain management app for ... that Seattle Business Magazine has included BioLife in ... for in Washington state for 2015. ...
(Date:7/2/2015)... ATLANTA , July 2, 2015 Legal-Bay ... U.S. District Judge Joseph Goodwin in the ... (VA) consolidated 26 transvaginal mesh cases against Ethicon for ... nd . The cases for the 26 women include ... by a device made my Johnson & Johnson,s Ethicon ...
(Date:7/1/2015)... The Coalition of State Rheumatology Organizations ... professional rheumatology societies, today released the findings of ... of biosimilars and the potential impact of these ... are medicines that are highly similar, but not ... from generic medications in that it is impossible ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:BioLife Solutions Named One of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in Washington State 2BioLife Solutions Named One of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in Washington State 3Judge Sets Single Trial for 26 Ethicon Mesh Cases, says Legal-Bay Lawsuit Settlement Funding 2Judge Sets Single Trial for 26 Ethicon Mesh Cases, says Legal-Bay Lawsuit Settlement Funding 3Survey Of Rheumatologists Nationwide Regarding Biosimilars Highlights Need For More Robust FDA Standards 2
... eCardio announced today their inclusion on the Inc. ... Inc. 500. Inc. magazine released the list on ... with a three-year sales growth of 642%. ... http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100817/INC5000LOGO ) The list represents ...
... Inc. (Nasdaq: BMRN ) announced today that ... Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for BMN-701, a novel ... (IGF2-GAA) in development for the treatment of Pompe disease. ... been submitted, investigational material has been manufactured and a ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Inc. Magazine Unveils 29th Annual List of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 500 2Inc. Magazine Unveils 29th Annual List of America's Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 500 3BioMarin Receives Orphan Drug Designation from the FDA for BMN-701 for the Treatment of Pompe Disease 2BioMarin Receives Orphan Drug Designation from the FDA for BMN-701 for the Treatment of Pompe Disease 3