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Can Hiv Be Passed Through Genetics

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Hiv Genetic?

I am HIV positive and have a question pertaining to the genetic possibility of passing this disease on to offspring. Would this be highly likley? I have been negative due to medicine for over 10 years. Would this still be possible?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...No, HIV is not transmitted genetically. It can be passed from an infected mother to her child during childbirth. However, this is not Read more »

genetically engineer immune cells into potent weapons for battling HIV (CTL, GENE THERAPY)

I would love to know what you think about this.................Einstein researchers genetically... Read more »

HIV tests - genetic?

How do you test for HIV? Can it be determined GENETICALLY? Is the 'Line Immunoassay' method as... Read more »
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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Study Finds Genetic Influence on Pace of HIV/AIDS Progression

...HIV-infected person -- has long been viewed as the chief indicator of how quickly someone infected with HIV infection progresses to AIDS. New data published in Nature Immunology builds on previous work that suggests that several other factors in... Read more »
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HIV Genetic Diversity: Emerging Clinical Issues

... The Body Covers: HIV Genetic Diversity: Emerging Clinical Issues Academy of Medicine, New York, New York June 30, 1999 Conference Summaries Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Researchers Discover Genetic Circuit in HIV That Controls Whether Virus Activates, Remains Dormant

...Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv . The ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Genetic Variations Might Be Causing Mutations to HIV, Making It Less Potent, Study Says

... Genetic variations that might help people newly diagnosed with HIV control their viral loads also could be causing a mutation in the virus that makes it less potent, according to a study published Read more »
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HIV tests that detect the genetic material of HIV

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...HIV tests that detect the genetic material of HIV itself (rather than antibodies or antigens) are known as PCR tests. PCR stands Read more »

Seeking HIV+ nonsmokers and smokers for NYC study

Posted by notices1
...Are you HIV+? (Earn $250) (mahnattan, brooklyn, queens, bronx) Seeking HIV+ nonsmokers and smokers 18 years or older to participate in a Read more »

He's positive, I'm negative... for now.

Posted by Jenni, 9 Replies
...About 6 months ago we found out that my boyfriend of a year was HIV+. I was negative. We were tested because he had applied for life insurance. They drew a few tubes of blood and we didn't think Read more »

tabacco?

Posted by Anonymous
...Service Search all jobs How a tobacco farm in Kent could provide a life-saving drug for millions Genetic tweak allows HIV drug to be harvested Environmentalists fear cross-contamination Ian Sample, science correspondent Tuesday July 4,... Read more »