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Effective HIV Treatment Targets In Blocking HIV Infection

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...UNAIDS, 2000). Increasingly, however, women in the United States are becoming HIV-infected, usually through the exchange of HIV-contaminated needles or sex with an HIV-infected male. The CDC estimates that 30 percent of new HIV infections in the United States in 1998 were in women. As the number of HIV-infected women has risen, so too has the number of female AIDS patients in the United States. Approximately 23 percent of U.S....
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Super infection HIV+ couple

I am still trying to understand whether super infection is possible between spouses who are HIV+ and faithful to each other? We are a couple HIV+ my wife started taking medicines (Trimune 30) more than three years ago when her CD4 count dropped to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...reprint it below for those readers who may have had difficulty downloading the reference. Stay well. Stay informed. Dr. Bob Dual HIV Infection A number of individuals infected with more than one strain of HIV have been identified over the past... Read more »

Psycological response to longterm HIV diagnosis?

I read a most interesting and self confirming article in the May/June Issue of PA (Positively Aware) magazine. It was titled, "Is it all in your head?" Since I have been diagnosed now being over 16 years, I have been finding myself depressed, mood...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Neurocognitive impairment resulting from HIV infection of the central nervous system is now a well-defined clinical syndrome. I'll reprint below a summary article on HIV and the brain Read more »

HIV/AIDS Denial (AIDS DENIALISTS, 2009)

What's up with all these people who either deny HIV exists or believe the government create it? I was watching a youtube video of a news report from Houston about these researchers working on a cure. I noticed in all the comments on youtube, most...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...claimed that HIV does not cause AIDS; that AIDS is not contagious; that HIV is either harmless or does not even exist; that the treatments for HIV/AIDS are poisons, which themselves are the cause of the disease; and that the AIDS epidemic is a... Read more »

Stepped on a Needle on A Beach and Get Infected

Dear Dr. Bob,I am 64, married, and have been positive for over 14 years. I was infected in a most bizarre fashion....I stepped on a hypo needle on a Florida beach. I started on Crixivan and Combivir 13 years ago, and am still on them. CD4 is 1300...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Contracting HIV from stepping on a discarded hypodermic needle is indeed a very rare occurrence. With your normal CD4 count and undetectable viral load, one wonders if indeed you are really HIV infected. Was your initial test ever reconfirmed to... Read more »
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HIV JournalView

...investigations arrive at overlapping and similar conclusions regarding the utility of GBV-C testing to predict the natural course of HIV infection in any individual. However, the two research groups offer differing views on the significance of... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

New Treatments for HIV Infection: Prolonging and Improving Life

...pivotal contributions of both basic research and the Institute's collaborations with academia and industry to develop effective treatments for HIV disease. Since HIV was identified in 1983, NIAID-supported scientists have led efforts to... Read more »
The Well Project

Questions and Answers: Microbicides Against HIV

...STDs. Why Do We Need Microbicides if We Will Eventually Have an HIV Vaccine? Research on developing a vaccine to prevent HIV infection has not been successful so far. Microbicides may be available sooner than an HIV vaccine. Even if a safe... Read more »
National Cancer Institute

Researchers Identify Novel Type of Antibody That Potently Inhibits HIV Infection

...attempting to construct more potent versions of m36. Partnership with industry could speed the ability to evaluate m36 as a potential treatment for HIV. Dimitrov's team is also using this approach to identify dAbs against cancer and other... Read more »
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...conducting an abundance of research on all areas of HIV infection, including developing and testing preventive HIV vaccines and new treatments for HIV infection and AIDS-associated opportunistic infections. Researchers also are investigating... Read more »

New approach for targeted killing of HIV virus

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COMPLETE SURVEY AND GET A FREE TARGET GIFT CARD

Posted by sarora
... COMPLETE SURVEY AND GET A FREE TARGET GIFT CARD! Help health care providers understand your needs. If you are a woman who is HIV positive living in the US, I would Read more »

COMPLETE SURVEY AND GET A FREE TARGET GIFT CARD!

Posted by sarora
... COMPLETE SURVEY AND GET A FREE TARGET GIFT CARD! Help health care providers understand your needs. If you are a woman who is HIV positive living in the US, I would Read more »