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NEW DRUGS AVAILABLE FOR HIV TREATMENT

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The Well Project

Considering HIV Treatment

... immune system loses too many CD4 cells, it becomes weak and is unable to fight off germs. At this point, you are at risk of getting AIDS-related opportunistic infections (OIs) that can cause serious illness or death. HIV Treatments Scientists have developed drugs that block HIV from reproducing (multiplying). These drugs are grouped into classes. Each class of drugs works to stop HIV at a certain point in its life cycle. So far there...
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How effective is lbalizumab for hiv treatment ???

Hi Dr Keith, you are my hero and shining light, l have developed resistance to my meds and my doctor has mentioned lbalizumab which is taken by iv every two weeks,please tell me what you know about this treatment...thank you for your timemark
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
It is unusual to have such severe resistance that none of the available anti-HIV drugs is active (such as darunavir, raltegravir,etravirine, maraviroc, or Fuzeon). The drug you mentioned is an investigational monoclonal antibody that has anti-HIV... Read more »

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 »

new future hiv treatment

Hi Keith, l recently tested hiv pos and my world is not the same, l am a hetrosexuel man of 37 years old, my life was so happy before my hiv and know l dont know what to do but look up ways we can find a cure or better drugs with less side effects,...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
There is no cure for HIV on the horizon-that is the bad news (though smart researchers are working on that). The good new is that current drugs available in resource rich areas of the world work very well. hough more drugs are on the way we have... 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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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 »
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 »
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 »
World Health Organization

New Progress and Guidance on HIV Treatment

... Update on People Receiving HIV Treatment Read the 2010 guidelines Antiretroviral Treatment for HIV Infection in Adults and Adolescents (PDF). The number of people receiving lifesaving antiretroviral treatment (ART) reached 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 »

HIV and Treatment Denial

Posted by Deny, 3 Replies
I was told a month ago by my doctor that I was HIV positive and that my cd4 count was 380. My doctor informed me of the various treatments to take if my CD4 drops below 350. I told my doctor that I refuse to take any medications, that I am not... 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 »