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HIV Treatment In The Developing World

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HIV Treatment 101

... Forget what you've heard about treatment for HIV. HIV treatment in 2009 is a world away from what it was even two years ago. Important new medications and older, proven medications can now be taken less frequently with reduced side effects. Nonetheless, choosing HIV medications
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hiv treatment

What other treatment is there for HIV/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
There are many HIV specific medications currently available. You can read more about them at TheBody website. Read more »

HIV treatment

My wife detected positive four months back with CD4 count 150 and viral load 750000. As she was on treatment of TB doctor advised to wait for three months.Treatment started from 3/5/08. at that time viral load was 150000 and CD4 62. Doctor has...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
..."Combivir) is a commonly used medication in the developing world, and until this year was also part of recommended first line treatments for HIV. Efavirenz (Stocrin, Sustiva) is a work horse and highly recommended third drug for HIV treatment... Read more »

gene therapy and immune based therapies: changing treatment of hiv?

Goodday Nelson from Greece... In Greece where i am there is not alot of chatter about gene based therapies or immune therapies- i wonder if in US (since you wrote in your last email) that you follow gene based and immune therapies hoping that they...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
Great timimg. The company is having a conference call free to all.Here is the informationInteresting stuff for those of us with multidrug resistanceVIRxSYS to Host a Web Conference to Announce Clinical Trial UpdateSummary of data from five 2008... Read more »

revolutionizing hiv treatment and care- lost in Mid-michgian

Dr. Bob, Best of health to you sir! Being part of the poz community i keep looking each day doing google searches and reading reports on new hiv drugs, hopes, and discoveries but i have yet to see something- some type of treatment that says...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Lost in Mid-Michigan,See below.Dr. Bobis hiv a death sentence Jul 23, 2008 Dr. Bob, Im sure many readers have this question: there seems to be a debate whether hiv is a death sentence in 2008 or whether it is possible for one who gets infected... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Is HIV Treatment HIV Prevention?

...are two different agendas that compete here. It could not be clearer that prevention of HIV transmission is the foundation for HIV treatment sustainability." -- Robert Grant, MD Visit www.sfaf.org/hivision to download an audio recording of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

"Hard to Argue" HIV/AIDS Treatment Impossible in Developing World With Success of Program in Haiti, Opinion Piece Says

Partners in Health and its workers in Haiti "have already made it hard to argue that [AIDS] control is impossible," and "thanks to this growing effort ... the rich nations of the world now face a choice -- a choice about the kind of planet future... Read more »
The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

FAQs About Treatment for HIV Treatment Veterans From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...my 3TC (lamivudine) resistance make me resistant to Sustiva also, before I am able to change my regimen? After 12 years of HIV treatment, I have become resistant to some protease inhibitors, all NNRTIs and nearly all NRTIs. For the last year... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Impact of Incarceration Upon Adherence to HIV Treatment Among HIV-Positive Injection Drug Users: A Qualitative Study

...indicated that improved health services and coordination with community care providers are needed to enhance the quality of HIV treatment within correctional environments." Back to other news for July 2009 Search the Newsroom archive Read more »
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new hope for possibility of HIV treatment

Posted by lalamma, 3 Replies
This new treatment proposes to successfully control the virus in those infected, destroying a constant region of the virus and thus inactivating it's activity. The treatment may also prevent infection in high risk groups. This has been all over... Read more »

Cool video on HIV treatment side effects

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
http://aegis.healthology.com/webcast_transcript.asp?f=hiv&c=hiv_nrtisidefx&b=aegis Read more »

Community Member Sought for HIV Treatment Guidelin

Posted by Anonymous
...Community Member Sought for HIV Treatment Guidelines Panel The Panel on Clinical Practices for Treatment of HIV Infection is seeking nominations for a community representative Read more »

HIV-treatment study

Posted by Anonymous
...how HIV therapies intersect with patients' daily life. I need to recruit three adults in NYC who are currently under medical treatment for HIV and are at least 25 years old to participate in this study, which is scheduled to begin this weekend... Read more »