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Characteristics of AIDS and the HIV virus

I am doing research on AIDS/HIV and I wanted to ask a question but I couldnt decide the most appropriate place to ask these questions.1.What exactly does the HIV virus do to the immune system?2.Why is it so hard to find a cure or vaccine?3.What are...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

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Stanford University, School of Medicine
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Characteristics Of HIV Caused Swollen Lymph Nodes

Can you please tell me what size HIV would generally cause glands to swell? Also I have read that... Read more »

Characteristics

A long time ago I read a list of characteristics considered common to long term survivors of... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Characteristics of Persons Living With AIDS and HIV, 2001

Contents Commentary Persons Living With AIDS: Table 1. Persons living with AIDS at the end of 2001, by sex and state of residence, United States Table 2. Persons living with AIDS at the end of 2001, by age group and state of residence, United... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Characteristics Associated With HIV Infection Among Heterosexuals in Urban Areas With High AIDS Prevalence -- 24 Cities, United States, 2006-2007

In the United States, approximately one in three new human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections are transmitted via heterosexual contact. 1 To monitor HIV risk behaviors and HIV prevalence among heterosexuals and other populations, CDC surveys... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Characteristics and Outcomes of Adult Patients Lost to Follow-Up at an Antiretroviral Treatment Clinic in Johannesburg, South Africa

In the current study, the authors observe that while a significant proportion of HIV/AIDS patients receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART) in resource-limited settings are lost to follow-up, the causes of this are not well understood. The team... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Characteristics and Behaviors Associated With HIV Among Inmates in the North Carolina Prison System

The study authors "identified factors associated with testing HIV-positive in a prison system performing voluntary HIV testing on inmates and estimated the number of undetected HIV cases to evaluate the efficacy of risk-factor-based HIV testing." ... Read more »
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two characteristics......

Posted by Anonymous
i'm looking for a question for class


What are two characteristics of the HIV virus which make if difficult to eradicate from the body on a cellular level?


please help

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ARS rash characteristics... PLEASE clarify!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
i posted here afew days ago, the girl who lives very far away from any city and can't get tested yet, but had a high risk encounter 6 months ago, and now is terrified she's given her boyfriend hiv?

can someone please help me! i know it's not good... Read more »

World AIDS Day 2006: raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

Posted by Anonymous
World AIDS Day 2006: Raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

We urgently need to raise 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness to stop the epidemic spread of AIDS-related Myths, HIV-related Lies and Pharmogenocide: Iatrogenic 'AIDS' ('AIDS' caused by anti-retroviral' drugs).

World... Read more »

Questioning AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Having no personal interest in AIDS, I never had any particular position on it either until relatively recently. Just about everything I had read on the subject was from the orthodox, mainstream perspective, but that abruptly stopped making sense to... Read more »