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July 10, 2009

New Life for Treatment Interruptions?

"Newly unearthed data from the SMART study may reawaken interest in the possibility of safely interrupting HIV treatment in at least some people.

"Emerging data from a study that came to a grinding halt more than three years ago may reopen a door that most people assumed was firmly closed: the possibility of HIV treatment interruptions. The latest report has at least one activist questioning whether the death knell of treatment interruption research was sounded too soon."

Read more in POZ HIV/AIDS Special Reports, July 10, 2009.

Comment: We are waiting for more information, especially the unpublished letter from the SMART term.