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Discovery Of Hiv-2

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Nobelprize.org

Françoise Barré-Sinoussi and Luc Montagnier Win Nobel Prize for Discovery of HIV

The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet has today decided to award The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for 2008 with one half to Harald zur Hausen for his discovery of "human papilloma viruses causing cervical cancer " and the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

KNOW HIV/AIDS Campaign Considers Reworking Its Messages After Discovery of Rare HIV Strain

The " KNOW HIV/AIDS " awareness campaign is "weighing changes" to its messages following last week's announcement of the detection of a rare, drug-resistant HIV strain, which illustrates the disease "remains an elusive and dangerous enemy," the ... Read more »
TheBody.com

HIV Found to Replicate Outside CD4 Cells; Discovery Gives Insight Into HIV-related Dementia

In an intriguing new study published last week in PLoS Pathogens , researchers discovered the first solid proof that HIV can replicate itself in cell types other than CD4 cells. The finding potentially opens an important window on our understanding... Read more »
Ask the Experts

hiv drug discovery from high speed supercomputers and drug resistance

As you already know, President Obama set aside approx $126 million in this years budget to develop next generation exascale supercomputers. Due to the fact that supercomputers have an unlimited potential to help find solutions to serious problems,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Steve,I and all other folks with common sense would support investments in science, research and technology (rather than war and tax cuts for billionaires). Unfortunately the Republicans don't see it that way. Their budget cuts are... Read more »

Discoveries

Who discovered HIV?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
HIV was discovered in 1984 by two scientific groups- one in the United States, led by Robert Gallo and a second group in France, led by Luc Montangnier.... Read more »

Discovery of HepC

When did Michael Houghton discover Hepatitis C? How long has the medical industry known of Hepatitis C? ...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
He found it in the late 1980's, but the test was not standardized for blood banking effectively until June 1992. There was some testing for it in 1991, but it was not perfect. He is working hard on a vaccine for HCV now. DTD... Read more »

I am HIV -, female. My husband is HIV +, male. we would like to have a baby. (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

Good Day. My husband told me a month ago that he got tested and he is HIV +. I also got tested and i am HIV -. We would still like to have a baby, in regard that i would not be infected, nor our child. Is there a way where this is possible. We are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Yes, the safest and most effective way involves sperm washing and in vitro fertilization. See below.Dr. BobArtificial Insemination vs. In Vitro Fertilization Feb 25, 2010Hi Dr. Bob,My question is about starting a family through artificial... Read more »
Connect With Others

new discovery

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I would just like to post a little positive info on the fight against hiv from today. Maybe it will lead to good things.

Here's the URL:
http://www.cnn.com/2002/HEALTH/conditions/09/26/aids.proteins/index.html

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Integrase Inhibitor

Posted by Survivor
I just wanted people realize there is hope and continued very active DRUG DISCOVERY!

Merck, Gilead Release Strong Findings From Clinical Trials of Experimental Integrase Inhibitor Antiretroviral Drugs

Whitehouse Station, N.J.-based Merck and Foster... Read more »

hiv+ and hiv negative partnership

Posted by Anonymous, 18 Replies
I hope will get some answers from this forum. Please people advise. I am hiv + and just met a wonderful hiv- man. He is a real catch. We have gone on a couple of dates. I went out with him out of myown selfishness and wanted some excitement in... Read more »

HIV Positive Husband

Posted by Anonymous
Eight months ago, I discovered that I am HIV positive. I have likely had this disease for about five years. Currently, I'm taking meds. Since this discovery, my wife and I had not had sexual intercourse. I am terrified of giving this to her -- even... Read more »