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Current Treatment For AIDS

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CLOSE THE GAPS: How to Counter the Retreat From HIV Treatment Scale-Up; Current and Future Prospects for Scaling Up Optimal AIDS Treatment

Transcript (.pdf) --> For more information on this session, including access to speaker presentations, please see the conference Programme-at-a-Glance. The past decade has shown that providing antiretroviral therapy (ART) makes clinical,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Global Commitments to Provide Universal Access to HIV/AIDS Treatment Will Not Be Met at Current Pace, Report Says

Efforts to provide HIV-positive people in developing countries with universal access to treatment by 2010 will fall short at their current pace, according to a report released on Monday by ActionAid International as part of Global AIDS Week,... Read more »

Current Research on the Mechanisms Causing Lipoatrophy and Potential Treatments

Differential Effect of HIV Protease Inhibitors on Adipogenesis: Intracellular Ritonavir Is Not Sufficient to Inhibit Differentiation (Poster 724) Authored by C. Vernochet, S. Azoulay, D. Duval, R. Guedj, G. Ailhaud, C. Dani A Prospective Cohort... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Repeat submission : about info. sources on current treatment regimes

I see no answers to questions dated later than Feb 26th, so the answer to this one may still be in the pipeline. What (if any) is regarded as the best concise and up-to-date guide to treatments for HIV/AIDS/OI currently recommended or preferred by...
Judith Currier, M.D.

Response from Judith Currier, M.D.

University of CA, LA School of Medicine
Sorry for the delay in the answers, I answered several questions on March 1st but I did not see this one. I would direct you to a few sources. For OI guidelines there was a publication of new guidelines in June of 1997 of in MMWR. These can be found... Read more »

The Current State of Corticosteroid Treatment in HIV Disease

Dear doctor,Last year a British group published the results of a 10-year long study of low-dose prednisolone in 44 moderately advanced HIV patients. The results were mixed, but reported as good (over-all).I read that HIV disease is primarily caused...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
I don't know the details of the British study that you reference, but there was an interesting <a href="" target=_new>German study</a> of long-term low dose prednisolone... Read more »

current status.please help

Im currently in my Aids stage.Im 26 yrs old male.everything happened quickly without noticing im already in the late started late last year when i first got hospitalized for an aids defining illness but has resolved i have almost...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Patients with AIDS often can clinically recover their health and maintain health if they have access to effective medical treatment including potent antiretroviral therapy (ART). Nutrition/vitamin suppport is important but the key issue is access... Read more »

current status

hello dr. holodniy, i would just like to ask , i was once below 200 cd4 count, had pcp and cmv retinitis, after starting arv meds every is improving and cd4 got up above 200.... does this mean im still in AIDS stage? what are my chances to live?...
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
From a biologic or clinical perspective, the answer is no, you do not have AIDS anymore. Your prognosis is very good as long as you continue to take your HIV meds.... Read more »
Connect With Others

Current Treatment Options, and Prospects

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I just want to know, how good are the currently available treatments, and what are the prospects for newly infected persons? The new drugs, anounced at the Retroconference, when do you think they will be available, and what effect are they going to... Read more »

currently pregnant/recently gave birth

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am currently writing a story for the magazine HIV plus ( on the options available and optimal treatments for HIV-positive individuals who are choosing to have children. I am interested in speaking with women who recently gave birth... Read more »

need information on current outreach-prev methods

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i work for the santa cruz aids projects and was wondering if anyone knows where i can fid information on the latest techniques for hiv prevention outreach for the msm (men who have sex with men) community
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Current Health Status

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
As I mentioned in an earlier posting, I just started a protease-sparing regimen of 3 drugs three days ago. I have had no physical manifestations of HIV other than bad sinus and a reoccuring redness in my left eye with no apparent infection other... Read more »