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Potential Anti-HIV Treatment Targets

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Pontential new target for HIV MEDS with A3G

Hi Dr Keith, thank you for your time and work you put into helping people with hiv,What can you let us know about A3G and maybe changing the way we compat hiv..thank you once again Anton Scientists continue to unravel a potential new target for HIV...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
This is a promising new target for anti-HIV drug development but there is no A3G-related candidate drug currently under clinical (human) study that would likely be avalable in the near future. Current therapy available in resource weathly areas... Read more »

closer examination of this target needed with improvement treatment options!

Dr. Young,As you note, hiv therapy has drastically improved the outcomes for the majority of positive individuals. Nevertheless, this articles raises some concern about the fact that some brain damage does occur even with individuals on therapy....
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Michael-thanks for your posting and attention to the literature surrounding HIV.This study does raise important questions about therapuetic goals-- some have asserted that getting medications to all anatomic sites is an essential goal. The fact is,... Read more »

Potential Cure Cognitive problem and hIV-memory loss

Hello,I have questions regaridng the hIV-assoziated memory loss: I m living in Vienna. A friend of mine (also living in Vienna) had in 2002 an accident and was tested HIV posiitve, Since 2003 he is on ANTIretroviral medsm currently undetectable, but...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thank you for posting from Vienna.I'm sorry to learn about your friend's difficulties. <a href="http://myhivclinic.org/cognitive-impairment" target=_new>Cognitive problems</a> are not uncommon among people... Read more »

Periodical changing of treatment to keep potential nasty side effects at bay?

Hi Dr Bob, I am a positive Aussie (mindset and charged) 40+ living in the FarEast and recently infected and diagnosed with HIV. Under doctor supervision, I have commenced the standard Truvada and Stocrin regime less than 1 month ago. I am internally...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
G'day Bronzed Aussie,Thanks for your question. There is no scientific evidence supporting a prophylactic change in antiretroviral regimens to decrease the risk of long-term side effects or toxicities of antiretroviral drugs in HIVers who are... Read more »
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Potential HIV symptoms. Please ADVISE!!!

Posted by arthurriga, 2 Replies
Hello im a 29 year old male and very scared. &#61516;
About 6 weeks ago I have had protected sex with a sexual worker while being intoxicated.
She performed oral sex on me for about 15 minutes in a condom. Then I took off the condom and went to... Read more »

targeted money useage

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi everyone: I wanted to ask you all for suggestions on how you think foundation money could most beneficially be used to provide for "gaps" in HIV/AIDs support services. I've been reading the posts and it seems that you all may agree that case... Read more »

"AIDS's Surprising New Target"

Posted by mbee22
http://women.msn.com/779366.armx?GT1=4200

Georgianna Perez begins every day as many mothers do, rousing her son and getting him off to school before setting out on her four-mile walk at the local park. It may seem ambitious, though not so remarkable,... Read more »

U.S. Issues Warning on Use of Anti-AIDS Drug

Posted by Anonymous
Reuters 1/4/01

Atlanta -- Health-care workers who take nevirapine after possible occupational exposure to the AIDS virus risk potentially life-threatening side effects from the anti-AIDS drug, federal health officials said on Thursday.

The Centers for... Read more »