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Do HIV Causes AIDS?

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...genetic analyses of virus isolated from both the dentist and the patients. The dentist and three of the patients developed AIDS and died, and at least one of the other patients has developed AIDS. Five of the patients had no HIV risk factors other than multiple visits to the dentist for invasive procedures ( O'Brien, Goedert . Curr Opin Immunol 1996;8:613; O'Brien , 1997; Ciesielski et al. Ann Intern Med 1994;121:886). In addition,...
Ask the Experts

Prove that HIV causes AIDS

There is a lot of talk on here about Duesberg and the Perth Group. You say that their so called 'dangerous' beliefs have been disputed time and time again yet this is not true. Many of the questions asked by some of these 'denialists' have never...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Detailed scientific answers to each and every one of your questions (many of which have been recycled for years by the dwindling number of people who refuse to believe science or common sense) are available at www.AIDSTruth.org. Check it out!... Read more »

Not only HIV causes AIDS

HIV is not the only virus that causes AIDS other virus as well. Why do people so scare of only HIV? I heard that if you had one of the opportunistic infections, you have AIDS regardless whether your HIV pos or neg. What do u think mr Kull?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
That is not true. You can only be diagnosed with AIDS if you are infected with HIV.RMK Read more »

does hiv cause aids/cofactors

I came across a "denialist film" hiv fact or fraud with duesberg/thomas/shyh ching lo's theorys and dont beleive it all but have some questions.If hiv infection is spread evenly 50/50 why are 90% of aids cases male?How can hiv cause so much...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...this benefit when these drugs are stopped or viral resistance is demonstrated some still doubt what is before their eyes - that HIV causes the immunologic deterioration that leads to AIDS. In the most basic sense, such denial - and that is what... Read more »

Graduate student... (HIV as cause of AIDS)

I have asked this question on the other forums, with no answer. I am a grauduate student working on a research paper and need the reference of the peer-reviewed scientific research which proved HIV causes AIDS.Thanks for your help.
Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

Response from Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

The Cutting Edge
The evidence is presented as a series of research rather than a single paper. This evidence is described on the CDC website (see link below) and will be a good place for you to start. For your research review paper, you will be likely to cite... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Does HIV Cause AIDS? Denialism vs. Pro-ARVs: A "Debate"

It started as a simple status on my Facebook page where I just put "FOR ME IT'S VERY HARD!!! TO TAKE HIV MEDS ... IT'S NOT SIMPLE! IT'S NOT EASY ... THEY DO SAVE OUR LIVES BUT HAVE VERY HARSH SIDE EFFECTS!" Well before I knew it, I had a scientist... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

How HIV Causes AIDS

...diarrhea, neurologic conditions, and cancers such as Kaposi's sarcoma and certain types of lymphomas. Most scientists think that HIV causes AIDS by directly inducing the death of CD4+ T cells or interfering with their normal function, and by... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV is the Only Cause of AIDS: The Potential for Journalism to Impact the Public Health

...only by blocking the replication of HIV constitutes one scientific proof among many that HIV indeed is the cause of AIDS (see " HIV Causes AIDS "). By all means, the attitude of health-care practitioners toward people like Ms. X and their... Read more »
Project Inform

Does HIV Cause AIDS?

Dear Friend: In recent years, many stories have appeared in the media highlighting the views of individuals who claim that HIV is not the cause of AIDS. These articles are always "good copy" in the sense that they generate controversy and reader... Read more »
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HIV causes AIDS

Posted by TerryD, 6 Replies
after much soul searching i have come to the conclusion that i am scared of HIV and have been running from it all this time. i am leaving my cult of dissedents and joining this new cult of beLIEvers. thank you. Read more »

Does HIV cause AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) website that explains why the global scientific community has concluded that HIV causes AIDS. Read more »

HIV Causes AIDS -- And Knowing It Could Save Your

Posted by Anonymous
...HIV Causes AIDS -- And Knowing It Could Save Your Life By San Francisco AIDS Foundation While the global HIV/AIDS pandemic continues to Read more »

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