Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Best Hiv Clinic In Usa

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Get the Facts
The Well Project

HIV Clinical Trials FAQ

...receive free experimental treatments for HIV, however once the drug is approved each drug company has a patient assistance program available for people who are uninsured and can not afford their medications. In addition, in the United States, every state has an AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) and a Medicaid program, which may provide you with FDA-approved medications if you qualify.
Ask the Experts

Prevalence of antiretroviral therapy in the U.S.A. / transmission risk

Dr. Frascino,First let me say that I admire the work you do in educating the public on this issue.I have a twofold question for you concerning the real probability of becoming infected with HIV via a single heterosexual encounter. This question is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
..."demand a giant pause" and show that the ability of HIV treatment to reduce the risk of transmission outside the setting of clinical studies is uncertain.However, the investigators note that the high transmission rate seen in couples where HIV... Read more »

which is better Gene Therapies vs HIV meds ???

Hi Dr Benjamin. Can you explain to me the difference between HIV drug and gene therapies???? Which is more effective for those living with HIV???? And are they both available in the U.S. or outside the USA ???thank you for your time
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...HIV. Though strategies are being researched, it's going to be a long time before we seen genetic therapies for HIV reach the clinic (if ever).So, for the foreseeable future, we'll be using antiretroviral drugs to treat those infected with HIV.Be... Read more »

Tests for HIV Subtype O (GROUP O, Subtype O, 2010)

Nine months ago I had a sexual encounter with a West Africa prostitute whilst abroad. This encounter involved me receiving unprotected oral sex (flaccid), followed by masturbation and come. There was no penetration, however there was alcohol...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...blood safety is first to add the detection of HIV- 1 Group O RNA and HIV-2 RNAPLEASANTON, Calif., Dec. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Food & Drug Administration (FDA) today approved a new nucleic acid test from Roche to screen donated blood... Read more »

How is a treatment regine determined by the physician

Good Afternoon Dr Holodniy:I was wondering, how does a physician determine which medication regime to place his patient on? I have been positive for 3 years and have been told that I am part of an elite group of patients that are able to maintain a...
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
...panels of experts which establish what combinations of HIV medications are recommended based on evidence-based data (usually clinical trials). They pretty much agree on the basic principles. Read more »
Articles
U.S. National Institutes of Health

U.S. Updates Clinical Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections Among HIV-Exposed and HIV-Infected Children

...HIV-associated opportunistic infections are a leading cause of hospitalization and death among HIV-infected children in the United States. Some of these opportunistic infections can also afflict children who do not have HIV but who have one or... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Specialty Clinics Across U.S. Closing, Changing Focus, Citing Lack Of Funding, Other Reasons

... The Scripps Howard/ Kansas City infoZine examines how some medical clinics across the U.S. that specialize in treating patients with HIV are closing due to lack of funding and decreased demand, among Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HHS Secretary Thompson, U.S. Delegation Speak With HIV-Positive Clinic Patients in Rwanda

...12/3). Innocent Nyaruhirira, the Rwandan minister of state in charge of HIV/AIDS, said that the government plans to ask the United States for more help to fight the epidemic, according to the AP/Sun ( AP/Las Vegas Sun , 12/3). Thompson Signs... Read more »
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

U.S. Releases Updated Clinical Guidelines for HIV-Associated Opportunistic Infections

...hospital and a former president of IDSA. "The updated guidelines outline these advances for physicians and patients across the United States and beyond." HIV cripples the immune systems of its human hosts, leaving them more vulnerable than the... Read more »
Connect With Others

ADAP Program

Posted by Davidian, 2 Replies
...Hi to everybody my name is Davide and I'm Italian. I'm Hiv person and i would to move to California. Anyone of you are into ADAP Program? You think is a good program? I hope to talk to Read more »

The U.S. patented cure for AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
...Disease Control Office of Minority Health omh@cdc.gov Re: The U.S. patented cure for AIDS Dear CDC OMH: In 1997, the United States patented the cure for AIDS, patent #5676977 (abstract below). To date the CDC does not even register... Read more »

Today is my "HIV Birthday."

Posted by mikeosito, 7 Replies
...Seven years ago today, I found out I am HIV-positive. I'm thinking a lot today about how my life has changed since that day. You know, I have to say, there has been good Read more »

NEW HIV/AIDS TREATMENT

Posted by MICA_INC
... SEEKING CLINICAL TRIALS SPONSORSHIP & VOLUNTEERS We are trying to get HIV Groups & Organizations, Medical and Pharmaceutical Institutions, Read more »