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Can Hiv Live In Freezing Temperatures

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ever heard of an HIV-positive lady freezing eggs for fertility?

Hello, you seem to keep up on research. Have you seen a scenario like this? What do you recommend? I'm a case manager and one of the doctors at my organization had this come up.Say we've got a woman who is living with HIV, and she's...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

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Hello and thanks for posting your interesting questions.I've not heard of this situation, but I would think that if the fertilized eggs were to be implanted back into the same HIV+ woman that there shouldn't be any major... Read more »

hiv meds and temperature

Dear Dr Keith, I have question regarding the appropriate temperature range for hiv meds storage. I... Read more »

Temperature Changes Causing Problems

Hi..Il keep it short! 41yrs. HIV Infection age 23...Diagnosis y near death frm Pneumonia age... Read more »
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HCV Survival in Syringes Affected by Syringe Type, Time and Temperature

Below is the transcript of a press conference held at CROI 2010 on Feb. 19, in which Elijah Paintsil, M.D., F.A.A.P., of Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Conn., discusses a study he presented on the survival of hepatitis C virus... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Uganda: Freeze on HIV Spending Sparks Concern in Africa

Ugandan AIDS advocates are worried that a change in priorities of US-supported HIV/AIDS efforts there will have a negative impact on patients. George W. Bush launched the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief program in 2003, with a primary... Read more »
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

NIH Scientists Freeze Virus Fragment in Shape Recognized by Immune System

One approach to an HIV vaccine is to teach the immune system to recognize certain protein structures on the viral surface and produce antibodies that bind to those structures and neutralize HIV. A strategy for designing such a vaccine involves... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gilead Adds Discount, Price Freeze for AIDS Drugs

Gilead Sciences recently announced an extension of discounts and price freezes for several HIV drugs used by clients of AIDS drug assistance programs. Many state ADAPs continue to face budget shortfalls, and as of May there were 1,143 individuals on... Read more »
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7/9: Staten Island, NY: A Health Living Luncheon for People Living with HIV and AIDS

Posted by bartleby
A Health Living Luncheon for People Living with HIV and AIDS
Monday, July 9
Noon - 3:00pm
514 Bay Street (Soup Kitchen)
Staten Island, NY

Featuring: Blood Pressure Screening, Mental Health Screening, Nutritional Presentation - Eating the right foods,... Read more »

Living With HIV Not Dying With HIV:

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Living With HIV Not Dying With HIV:

I am a 32yr old GWM living with Hiv for the past eight years i
have tried the drugs with no success and then i went the natural
way and viral load has been... Read more »

Hiv- Living with Hiv+ Partner for almost 2 years.

Posted by gmac5233, 5 Replies
Are their any other couples that would like to chat and share experiences? I am 34 and Hiv- & my Partner is 33 and Hiv+, we are experiencing a great life together but I have daily concerns about health issues and just day to day stuff.
We would... Read more »

Seeking insight into living w/ HIV; not HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello. I'm not HIV+, but am a nursing student in Portland, OR who hopes to gain insight from anyone who would be open and/or comfortable about sharing his/her experiences with me. I am currently enrolled in a course entitled: chronic illness and... Read more »