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Drug To Destroy Hiv Envelope

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Treatment Action Group

Inching Forward With HIV Vaccines: Digesting Envelope Decoys

At the recent CROI in Seattle, antibody expert Dennis Burton compared HIV's envelope structure to an assemblage of Tootsie Pops . In this analogy, the parts of HIV's envelope that are susceptible to neutralizing antibodies are represented by the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Bee Venom Destroys HIV and Spares Surrounding Cells, Say Researchers

Washington University School of Medicine researchers describe the bee venom toxin melittin as a promising HIV prevention and treatment measure, because melittin can disrupt the protective double-layered membrane surrounding the HIV virus. In... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Two Studies Describe How HIV Destroys Cells, Leads to AIDS

"U.S. scientists have discovered the basic mechanisms that allow HIV to wipe out the body's immune system and cause AIDS, which could lead to new approaches to treatment and research for a cure for the disease that affects 35 million people around... Read more »
Ask the Experts


Hi Michael; I'm reading here on this forum (and in the others) many questions from people who are afraid of being HIV+ and cannot decide to go for the test. I'm 28 and people says I have everything from life. I'm good looking, high...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
Life is precious and important for each of us whther or not we are infected with HIV, and that is a lesson that we can never be reminded of too often. Thank you for sharing your story. I hope that you are now receiving the best medical... Read more »

How Fear of HIV Can Destroy Your Life

Dear Rick:I just read the recent post about how obsession with Acute Retroviral Syndrome ("ARS") and HIV can destroy someone's life. I am also one of those people. In fact, my obsession with HIV almost ENDED my life. I know that...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your comments. Your situation is another good example of how fear of HIV/AIDS can destroy a persons life. Thank you for your comments and suggestions.If you have any further questions or comments, please feel free to e-mail me... Read more »

I finally opened the envelope!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

and i just saw a big major WOHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!! doctor, i cant describe you how i feel... i have the envelope with the results just in front of me and i just managed to open it and says: VIH - negative!!!!! after more than one year and it all...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Dear JAWG (Just Another WOO-HOO Guy),I combined your long- and short-version questions.WOOOOO-HOOOOO and Congrats! Now on to your questions. First, the long-version questions:1.Why didn't you do this earlier? Hmmm . . . good question for which... Read more »

Does Panretin gel really help destroy KS? I had lymphoma and now I have KS

I finished my last round of chemotherapy (CHOP+R) for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma about six months ago and am starting to feel very good again. I'm in remission and will hopefully stay that way. The experience was the pits but at least it...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
First, congratulations on completely the lymphoma treatment. This is quite an achievement and you should feel good about yourself for having gone through it and for having recovered both physically and spiritually. It is very important that you... Read more »
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Body is destroying board..

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have noticed that since the body posted their ad at the top there has been little activity here. I think that ad is turning people off this board. People see it and think its a commercial board. It is tacky!

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23f Terrified my life will be destroyed if tested

Posted by lilgirl, 2 Replies
I am a 23 year old girl who has been recently having some symptoms of HIV. It all started with a bad fever with profuse sweating I had about a month ago. Although the fever only lasted about a week, the sweating (especially at night) has continued.... Read more »

I destroyed what I most love in this world

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I had a perfect family but now I destroyed it. On my one trip at the beginning of this year, I exposed to HIV. I kept thinking about suicide since I knew I was HIV+.

But recently, I saw my wife's skin also had many red tinny dots, I know she got HIV... Read more »

I destroyed my life

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I'm married with children and have a great career. As of 3 weeks ago, I had what, to most people, was the perfect life. However, AA says that you are only as "sick as your secrets". I had a secret which is now coming back to haunt me literally to... Read more »