Kevin Shane Boswell

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HIV Cure News November 2013: Orange Peel Of Sweet Potatoes Found To Contain Healing Properties

Sweet potatoes have been making their presence known in the culinary world, as the vegetable is considered to be significantly more healthy than the …

Why I Think HIV-Positive Guys Make Great Boyfriends

As I was ringing in the new year, I thought about all the things I meant to write about but, for one reason or another, didn't. Maybe I didn't want to be judged and subject myself to criticism and stigma. But I've come to the conclusion that there are always going to be people who will never …

Can a transplant drug help eliminate lingering HIV infections?

Researchers studying the effects of immune suppressant drugs on transplant patients with HIV have made a surprising discovery: A drug intended to hobble the body's defense system may actually help destroy dormant reservoirs of the virus that causes AIDS.<p>In a paper published this week in the …

Immunotherapy

This Startup Wants To End HIV And AIDS, And Give Away A Vaccine For Free

It wants to create a preventative HIV/AIDS vaccine and give it to people for free.<p>One out of 300 people living with HIV are HIV controllers, meaning they have a natural immunity to the disease.<p>The Immunity Project's goal is to create a vaccine that will make anyone a controller. Another key …

Public Health

Can Marijuana Stop the Spread of HIV?

Amazing new research from the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center suggests daily cannabis use could slow the spread of HIV.<p>The bad news is that the experiment used rhesus monkeys, so it's not entirely clear if this stuff would really work on humans. But it's promising.<p>The study, …

Cannabis

HIV is Mutating to Adapt to Humans Warn Scientists

HIV is slowly adapting within its human hosts, scientists in Canada warn in a newly-published study. Although it is believed the rate of evolution is …

Fasting for three days can regenerate entire immune system, study finds

Fasting for as little as three days can regenerate the entire immune system, even in the elderly, scientists have found in a breakthrough described as "remarkable".<p>Although fasting diets have been criticised by nutritionists for being unhealthy, new research suggests starving the body kick-starts …

Immune System