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Can HIV Drugs Help Als Patients

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Patient turned HIV negative after HIV drugs

A couple zi am counseling in their mid 50's recently started a relationship. The man is HIV negative but the female aquired HIV from a previous HIV husband and says took HIV drugs more than 8 years ago and as of 8 years ago she has been HIV...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...not being truthful. Once someone has contracted HIV they are HIV positive for the duration of their life, even if they take HIV medications. For your couple in counseling the possibilities are:1.The HIV-positive woman may have been misdiagnosed... Read more »

Bladder cancer treatment in an HIV positive patient. How do HIV drugs and chemotherapy go together?

My husband has been diagnosed with Stage 3-4 Bladder cancer. So far there is no evidence that the... Read more »

What are the drugs for HIV-2 patients?

Dear Doctor,What are the most common opportunistic infections on HIV-2 patient? What is the typical... Read more »
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New Developments in HIV Drug Resistance and Options for Treatment-Experienced Patients

...transformed in the last few years with the approval of enfuvirtide (T-20, Fuzeon), which belongs to the new fusion inhibitor class of HIV drugs, and the approval in the summer of 2005 of tipranavir (TPV, Aptivus), a potent protease inhibitor (PI)... Read more »
American Academy of HIV Medicine

Survey Reveals Nearly Twice as Many Physicians Than Patients Are Concerned About HIV Drug Resistance

... Washington, DC -- HIV-treating physicians and patients agree that resistance to anti-HIV medications is one of the most challenging issues in HIV care today. However, their degree of concern is dramatically different, according Read more »
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Sudden Drop Observed in Transmitted HIV Drug Resistance Among Cohort of Recently Infected San Francisco Patients

...name is Vivek Jain. I'm an infectious disease researcher at the University of California-San Francisco. This is an analysis of patients who have acute and early HIV infection, which is a special population of patients. 1 It's an analysis of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Toronto Star Examines How Hospital Is Raising Funds to Deliver ARV Drugs to HIV-Positive Patients in Malawi

...Wednesday examined how St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto is raising money to deliver antiretroviral drugs to HIV-positive patients at a hospital in Malawi's Zomba District through a partnership with the nongovernmental organization Dignitas... Read more »
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Drug Holidays may be over for HIV patients.

Posted by sunkyst, 3 Replies
Good article on a new study about HIV drug holidays. http://abcnews.go.com/Health/ReproductiveHealth/story?id=2687714&page=1&CMP=OTC-RSSFeeds0312 Read more »

HIV and the brain - update

Posted by ScotCharles, 6 Replies
...institutions published its results online Nov. 13 in the journal PloS One. The powerful antiviral drugs that keep many HIV patients healthy for years don't completely eradicate the virus from the body, and in the brain, even the very low levels... Read more »

AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
Very interesting read while he went through some hardships 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. ... Read more »

Seeking HIV Patients for Paid Study

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... To Whom It May Concern: RE: Paid Research with HIV+ Patients On behalf of eStyle Research, a Medical Research Firm, we would like to personally invite you to participate in our upcoming Read more »