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A Drug That Slows The Process Of AIDS

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Elderly AIDS male slow to low vl high cd4

My husband is over 65 and was diagnosed HIV+ and HPB 10 months ago and has been on HAART for the past 10 months. His VL was over a million and CD4 coung less than 20. He has overcome lymphoma, perforated bowel, lung infection and is doing well...
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
...take as long as a year. If the viral load remains detectable at the level it currently is, it may require a modification in the HIV med regimen to get to undetectable. In addition, the lower your CD4 count is when you start HIV meds, the longer... Read more »

Study shows caffeine may actually slow HIV progression/transduction?

Dr. Bob,First off thank you so much for adding some needed levity to our situation. You've helped... Read more »

Which Immunosuppressive Medications inhibit/slow Development of HIV antibodies

Dear Dr. Holodniy:I believe that you have stated in previous answers toquestions that some... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Empowerment of Grassroots Communities, Provision of Condoms, Antiretrovirals Slowing Spread of HIV/AIDS in Africa, Report Says

... The mobilization of grassroots communities and the provision of condoms and antiretroviral drugs are beginning to slow the spread of Africa's HIV/AIDS epidemic, according to a World Bank report released on Wednesday in Kigali, Rwanda, Reuters Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Obama Administration "Wants to Go Slow" on HIV/AIDS Efforts, Editorial Says

...to the White House. The Obama brain trust, hemmed in by a huge financial deficit and political caution, clearly wants to go slow." In addition, nothing in Obama's recently announced global health initiative "should disappoint or infuriate... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Report on HIV/AIDS Drug Access Shows "Encouraging, Painfully Slow Progress," Editorial Says

...by UNAIDS , UNICEF and the World Health Organization on antiretroviral drug access "reported encouraging but painfully slow progress in 2007, the good news tempered by grave challenges," an Akron Beacon Journal editorial says. The report... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

NYC Commission on HIV/AIDS Report Recommends Condom Distribution, Needle Exchange, HIV Testing to Slow Spread of Virus

...draft report recommending increased condom distribution, the establishment of needle exchanges and routine HIV testing to slow the spread of HIV/AIDS in the city, the New York Times reports (Jacobs, New York Times , 5/24). The commission... Read more »
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Very slow progress...

Posted by jmiami, 2 Replies
...Bactrim and Azithromycin on 11/2006. In 2/28/2007 my CD4 count was only 61 and viral load was near 500,000. Did anyone have such slow results? I am getting nervous and scared! Read more »

Apathy as part of dementia????

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I looked at dementia and all they say is a very clinical, characterized by apathy, slowed thinking, forgetfulness, blah, blah, blah,-----can anyone give real life examples that will describe what apathy appears like Read more »

aids related dimentia..

Posted by AIDS2HIV, 1 Reply
...Common anti-convulsant drug may help slow the progression of dementia Researchers have found that a common anticonvulsant drug improved cognitive function and appeared Read more »

Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...examine the effects of HIV and Aids and ageing over the next five years. MACS investigators and other researchers say the slow pace of research on HIV and Aids and ageing is a result of numbers. They note that the first generation of people... Read more »