From the ground up

Juliet Bennett
Independent Nurse Advisor

Most people, when discussing a state of ‘cure’ for any disease, would consider this to be a situation whereby the causative infective agent and/or diseased cells have been entirely removed from the body – ie, an eradication cure. Keen for a cure The notion of ‘functional cure’ has recently become a hot topic in the field of HIV. The term is intended to signify that we cannot currently prove with certainty that an individual with previous HIV infection has sub – sequently become HIV negative. Read more…