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AIDS Is Caused By The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

... Background The acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) was first recognized in 1981 and has since become a major worldwide pandemic. AIDS is caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). By leading to the destruction and/or functional impairment of cells of the immune system, notably CD4+ T cells, HIV progressively destroys the body's ability to fight infections and certain cancers. An HIV-infected person is
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CFS and HIV

Is there really any correlation between chronic fatigue syndrome and HIV?? I recently ran across some articles calling CFS "Aids II, and that there is a possible governmental coverup. Opinions?? Thank you very much.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS), and the two conditions should not be linked together in any way, shape, or form. AIDS is caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV); CFS is not. This is certainly one question we can answer with a great... Read more »

hiv/aids causing abdomen pain

Everyday/night I have sever abdomen pain that feels as if a semi is driving through me. Or something is twisting it uncontrollablly. The pain is almost unbearable. I wake up soaked in sweat, hungry but my stomach feels full, when I do eat, it gives...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...differential diagnosis for severe recurrent abdominal pain is long and may involve HIV related or unrelated diseases. Common causes of recurren tabdominal pain include stomach ulcers, gallbladder disease, H pylori stomach infection, irritation... Read more »

Deep Kissing and HIV Transmission

Hello,I just read this article which quotes Luc Montaigner:=============Deep kissing and HIV transmissionContrary to some studies, renowned French researcher and scientist, Prof. Luc Montaigner, who discovered that AIDS is caused by the Human...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Thanks for the update. I must have blinked too, because Luc Montaigner's announcement is news to me. I have not been able to find anymore specific information about his statement. Read more »

The virus infecting lymphocytes to cause aids

What is the virus called which infects the T-lymphocytes to cause AIDS?
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...HIV, human immunodeficiency virus type 1.MH Read more »
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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Focus on the HIV-AIDS Connection

...1981 and has since become a major worldwide pandemic [see figures 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 ]. Abundant evidence indicates that AIDS is caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) [see figure 5 ], which was discovered in 1983. By leading to the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Examination of Inequalities in HIV/AIDS Mortality in the United States From a Fundamental Cause Perspective

...HIV/AIDS mortality prior to and after the introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). Taking a fundamental cause perspective, they used negative binomial regression to analyze trends in county-level gender-, race-, and... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How Do I Start?

...your HIV blood test came back positive, but it's not a death sentence. The test means that you are infected with the virus that causes AIDS, the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). There is no cure for HIV disease, but there are treatments that... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

...weakness in the body's system that fights diseases. Syndrome means a group of health problems that make up a disease. AIDS is caused by a virus called HIV, the Human Immunodeficiency Virus. If you get infected with HIV, your body will try to... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...http://www.pplm.org/Facts/hsc_fac/hiv.html WHAT IT IS: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). HOW IT IS SPREAD: HIV is transmitted through contact with the blood, semen, vaginal Read more »

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Way too scared now to test....AIDS leading cause

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of death in San Francisco. The article is posted right on the main page of The Body. Read more »

Does HIV cause AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
... Despite overwhelming evidence that the human immunodeficency virus (HIV) causes the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), the notion that HIV is harmless (or does not exist!) continues to find a wide Read more »