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Advances In Treatment Of Aids

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

UN Progress Report on AIDS Stresses Advances in Treatment, Prevention, Warns About Declining Funding

"Global progress in both preventing and treating HIV emphasizes the benefits of sustaining investment in HIV/AIDS over the longer term," according to a new report from the WHO, UNICEF and UNAIDS, which also "indicates that increased access to HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Facts About Recent HIV/AIDS Treatment Advances and the Implications for Prevention

In recent years, medical science has made great progress in our ability to successfully treat HIV infection and associated opportunistic infections (OIs). Wider use of medications for preventing tuberculosis, Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP),... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

International AIDS Conference to Begin in Australia; More Than 5,000 Researchers to Discuss HIV/AIDS Treatment, Prevention Advances

Delegates attending the 4th IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention -- scheduled to take place from July 22 to July 25 in Sydney, Australia -- are expected to present studies and discuss advances in HIV/AIDS prevention and... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Advanced HIV And My Treatment

I was diognoised 1994 with aids. My T-cell was 54. I was feeling bad felt like I was crashing! They started treatment with bactrim and AZT. Then they came out with 3TC.Started me on that also! Then a new drug came out Crixavan. They had started me...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
whew, you have been through the antiretroviral drug mill.Can't they come up with a simpler regimen??Probably consider anabolic treatment...testosterone levels should be checked (especially if you are male), consider oxandrolone or... Read more »

advancment to aids

if a person is poz for 8 to 10 years befor getting aids does that then mean if they start meds at the 8 to 10 year point it is possible with the meds to stay positive or is it inevatable that they will get aids wether they start treatment or not?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
In general terms, I like to think of HIV therapies as preventive; that is to say, that if someone starts therapy before CD4 cells decline to AIDS levels, that we should be able to prevent the progression to AIDS.This statement, of course, depends on... Read more »

Very Advanced HIV or AIDS?

I was just told that my Dad was tested ( Aug 99 ) and found to have very advanced HIV, his CD4 cell count was 40,and a very low fraction of 5%.His viral load was 96200.He also has mild oral candidiasis,oral hairy leukoplakia and shotty nodes in...
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
He does indeed have advanced HIV disease, and by definition has AIDS (CD4 count<200 or 14%). I would not consider him gravely ill. With effective treatment for HIV infection, his CD4 count can improve dramatically and his viral load can become... Read more »

Advanced HIV/AIDS

My brother (and his partner) was found to be HIV positive in October, 2002. He didn't start on any medications at that time - I think it was fear. His partner died in May, 2003. In May 2004, my brother was extremely ill. They told him at...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
He had a good response to treatment in the past, and hopefully he will have a good response again. The fact that he stopped medication completely makes it hopefull that he has not developed resistance to the medications that worked before. If he can... Read more »
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My dad was just diagnosed with advanced AIDS

Posted by ontariogirl, 5 Replies
Hi everyone. I just found this forum and have an intense need to talk about what's going on anonymously. It's been a terrible 24 hours.

My dad is gay and spent pretty much his entire life hiding it from everyone. My parents finally split for good... Read more »

oraquick advance question. please respond thanks!

Posted by gladrial33, 1 Reply
I took an HIv oraquick advance rapid test the other day and it was negative. I have a question about the test. The lab technician had me swab my gums with the stick provided, then I was instructed to place it in a small conatiner of fluid. However,... Read more »

i have an advance hiv infection...

Posted by Anonymous
Hi all: My name is Jim, I have an "advanced" HIV infection, and I
write to hopefully give a bit of TURBO-BOOST to all who find
themselves in that moment of darkness that comes when you may
think you are nearing your end. NEVER just "give up", LIFE... Read more »

AIDS Treatment News on Denialists

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
John S. James, AIDS Treatment News

AIDS Treatment Improves Survival: Answering the "AIDS Denialists"

by Bruce Mirken

A sharp decline in AIDS deaths in the United States, Canada, Europe, and Australia began in 1996, coinciding with the widespread... Read more »