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Journal Watch

Exploring the Media Fascination With the Baby Cured of HIV

As undoubtedly you've heard by now, there's another person cured of HIV out there -- this time, it's a baby born to an HIV-infected mother . Here's the story: The mother didn't know she was HIV positive until delivery, and the baby was found to be... Read more »

The First Man to Be Cured of AIDS: An Update on the Amazing Story -- This Month in HIV

[Editor's Note: Since we conducted and posted this interview in 2009, there have been many developments in the story of Timothy Ray Brown, formerly known only as the "Berlin patient." In addition to this article, we encourage you to read "Tentative... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

10 Big AIDS Stories (Plus One Tribute)

1. Is "The Gap" bridgeable? No matter which statistic you read -- 10 million new infections since the 1996 Vancouver conference, 25 percent of sexually active adults in Zimbabwe infected, India having more HIV-positives than any other nation in the... Read more »
Ask the Experts

facial wasting - my anecdotal experience

You had a question on Oct. 23 from a reader regarding "facial wasting". I had posted this same note on another of "The Body's" forums on another forum a few weeks ago about my own experience with facial wasting. Just...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for sharing your experiences. BY... Read more »

Your answers on HLA phenotypes: fascinating!

Fascinating answers on HLA phenotypes, Dr. Holodniy! So, does one understand correctly that, for HLA B-35 or B-37 to be predictive of disease acceleration, it must be inherited from both mother and father sides of the family? And that, even if...
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
Like everything else with this infection, possibly. Here is another type of example. Some people have been found to have a CCR5 receptor (a secondary cell receptor that HIV attaches to with CD4) that has a DNA deletion that affects whether cells are... Read more »

My story -- It's a happy ending because I made it so.

Hi there! I'm hoping you can post this for others to see. Maybe add some of your wit and charm as a response, if I play my cards right...It's Justin Case... remember me? Anyways, I'm waiting the last week before getting my 3-month HIV...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Justin,Just as Maulder would say, "The truth is out there." In your case, you'll know the truth about your brief "Wham Bam Thank You Dan" episode in a week. Rumor has it even Scully thinks you'll be negative. Well,... Read more »

re: dude, I just don't buy your story

I know you don't want to have a back and forth argument about this, and that's not my intention. Just please stay with this a little more. This is a long one, but please, continue giving it a chance. I appreciate your first response.Every...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,There is no argument here, but dude, I still don't buy your story! I'm not questioning your honesty. I realize you believe you have an unrecognized cancer-inducing medical condition; however, I, like all the other doctors you have... Read more »
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HIV+ stories at

Posted by AIDSvideos
Hi everyone - I have created a new not-for-profit web site called whose mission is to prevent the spread of HIV and to assist those affected by making all the world's HIV/AIDS educational videos in all the world's... Read more »

Behind every 'AIDS' story lies a money making scam

Posted by Anonymous
Behind every 'AIDS' story lies a money making scam.
FLEMINGTON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 16, 2005--

Results of a new national survey of 864 physicians and 1,339 members of
general public revealed that a significant majority of both groups
belie... Read more »


Posted by col2011, 1 Reply
Hi everyone,

I am currently a student at Columbia Journalism School in New York City, and for the 30th anniversary of AIDS in the U.S., my goal is to write a 7,000-word Romeo-and-Juliet-like story about HIV (similar to a story you might find in the... Read more »

hiv stories

Posted by Anonymous
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