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Aids Virus Hides In Bone Marrow

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HIV in bone marrow and Follow up from you are an AMAZING guy but are you ever going to answer my question

Ok I have some more questions and below I have posted my question that was answered byb youy on Feb 21st. I forget to add that I had a yeast infection during that time and a terrible dry cough. I am still loosing hair (but also still stressed) and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...been with anyone. He said he would go and get tested just for my peice of mind and did and was tested for everything including hiv 1/2/O antibody and Hep B and C he gave me a print out of his results and they were all neg and nonreactive. I still... Read more »

Are people with HIV eligible to donate bone marrow?

I have been living with HIV since February of 2006. I have a friend from high school who is a... Read more »

Is a bone marrow transplant optional for someone diagnosed with HIV

In my own research I have found out about a man in Germany who was diagnosed with HIV, that also... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Researchers: AIDS Virus Can Hide in Bone Marrow

... HIV can avoid the effects of antiretroviral therapy by hiding in long-living bone marrow cells, reawakening later to continue the cycle of infection, scientists reported on Sunday. The virus is dormant in bone marrow Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Hides Out in Bone Marrow, Study Finds

... HIV "can hide in the bone marrow, avoiding drugs and later awakening to cause illness, according to new research that could point the way toward better treatments Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Reservoir in Bone Marrow

... HIV can hide inside multipotent hematopoietic progenitor cells (HPCs) in the bone marrow, presenting a challenge for efforts at eradication, according to a study in the March 7, 2010, online edition of Nature Medicine Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Effectiveness of Bone Marrow Transplant in Suppressing HIV Creates Hope for Gene-Therapy Strategies in Treating Virus, Wall Street Journal Reports

... The Wall Street Journal on Friday examined the case of an HIV-positive person who underwent a bone marrow transplant to treat leukemia and who has had undetectable HIV viral loads for almost two years. The procedure -- performed by Read more »
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Excellent article on HIV & aging, "New York" mag.

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 2 Replies
"Another Kind of AIDS Crisis" A striking number of HIV patients are living longer but getting older fastershowing early signs of dementia and bone weakness usually seen in the elderly. http://nymag.com/health/features/61740/ Read more »

AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
...doing this it sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB122602394113507555.html Read more »

positive or negative?

Posted by wasek, 1 Reply
Once HIV gets into the body, it passes instructions into T helper cells on how to make more HIV. These instructions are known as "provirus". Later on the infected T helper cell turns into a factory that can make HIV. My questions are: 1. "how to... Read more »

hiv gene therapy

Posted by hopefulone, 2 Replies
has been getting a lot of play in the national and international press as of late....i would be interetested in comments on this hope. Read more »