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Folic acid and HIV patient

Can one take folic acid if they are using ARVs. If yes, are ...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
There should not be any problem taking standard doses of folic acid with most antiretroviral regimens. I can comment more if the particular drugs used in the regimen were listed. KH... Read more »

Para amino-benzoic acid and hiv meds(fosamprenavir)

I was looking to buy some vitamins for daily use without any iron, the pharmacist recommended this... Read more »

Valproic Acid & hiv?

I have a mental state which necessitates taking a mood-stabilizer. One of my options would be to... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Lemons Fail Acid Test in HIV War

Today at the 4th International AIDS Society Conference in Sydney, researchers reported that vaginal douching with citrus juice had no effect on the spread of HIV in women. Lemons have long been used in the hope of preventing pregnancy. After... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Amino Acid Mutations in Protein Might Make HIV Vulnerable to Immune System Attack, Study Finds

Mutations found in four amino acids in the protein that surrounds HIV might make the virus vulnerable to the immune system, according to a study published in the January issue of PLoS Medicine , ANI/ Thailand News reports. For the study, Julie... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Approves Qualitative Nucleic Acid Test Intended for HIV Detection

FDA on Thursday approved San Diego-based Gen-Probe 's qualitative nucleic acid test intended to detect HIV, Reuters UK reports (Reuters UK, 10/5). The test, called Aptima HIV 1 RNA Qualitative Assay, is a diagnostic test that detects the nucleic... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nucleic Acid Testing Could Help Detect HIV, Hepatitis C in Tissue Donations, Study Says

Nucleic acid testing could help detect HIV, hepatitis C and other viruses in donated human tissue, according to a study published in the Aug. 19 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine , the Richmond Times-Dispatch reports. NAT, which was... Read more »
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Nucleic Acid Test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know what the Nucleic Acid Test for HIV and Hep C is and how accurate that is, way after the window period? It is not commercially used as far as I know. Is it similar to P24, PCR DNA or RNA or just an antibody test?

Cheers,
pete

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Valproic acid

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello
As i'm just tested positive, I was starting to study ths infection... and i was looking at all researches & recent descoveries... looking for hope that one day this HIV can be cured...
among all, the study about valproic acid is the only one... Read more »

New-Fill (Polylactic Acid)

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know of any more physicians in the U.S. (especially west coast) who are treating facial wasting with New-Fill. I understand that the only one is currently in Miami, FLA area; and that the two doctors in Tijuana are thinking about... Read more »

sex HIV-woman HIV+ man

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I have met the most wonderful man almost a year ago. We met through a friend of mine that I work with. She does not know that he is positive. It took 2 months before he told me. We have not slept together. He told me from the beginning that he... Read more »