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Drugs For Treating Hiv

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Ask the Experts

Using Cancer Drugs to Treat HIV

I have heard that there is a study out of the University of Minnesota has used two Cancer Drugs , decitabine and gemcitabine to effectively Force the Virus to Mutate itself to death. The article said. Ha there been any more information on this? ...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...precancerous blood disorder and the other for lung cancer) and combines them together. They take advantage of a feature of HIV that has been one of its strongest weapons (its' ability to mutate to escape treatment) and turns it against the... Read more »

HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other? Read more »

Political Views? (BARACK OBAMA PLAN TO FIGHT HIV/AIDS)

Hello Dr. Rob,This is my first visit to your forum. I have read only a handful of your posts and... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Approves New Drug to Treat HIV, AIDS

...The Food and Drug Administration has approved efavirenz, a new drug, to treat HIV and AIDS in children and adults. Efavirenz, in combination with other antiretroviral agents, was approved to treat HIV-1 infection after Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Drug for Treating HIV May Raise Heart Attack Risk, Manufacturer Warns

... On Monday, GlaxoSmithKline and Health Canada warned that the HIV drug abacavir and products that contain abacavir have been linked to an increased risk of heart attack. The concerns were raised Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

China, Thailand to Distribute Herbal Drug to Treat HIV-Positive People

...treatment programs to 14 provinces this year and will continue monitoring the efficacy of the medicines in people living with HIV/AIDS. According to She, traditional medicines have been proven effective in treating some infectious diseases that... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.N. Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa Lewis Urges Zambia to Adopt Clear HIV/AIDS Policy, Provide Antiretrovirals

...U.N. Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa Stephen Lewis on Tuesday urged Zambia to adopt a "clear" policy on HIV/AIDS to combat the disease more effectively Read more »
Connect With Others

Diagnosed with HIV and AIDS at the same time!!!!

Posted by icantbelieve, 9 Replies
Last April, viral load over 500.000 and cd4 count 191. Overwhelming. I've been sad, lonely, on meds, always tired, lost weight, appetite, no one knows, live away from my family, no partner, with an infection on my skin since April that impairs my... Read more »

1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...prevention programs so we can prevent these infections from occurring in the first place," said Wolitski, acting chief of the CDC's HIV/AIDS prevention division. Men made up three quarters of people with HIV infections. The CDC previously... Read more »

Have I Gone from HIV to AIDS? HELP!!!!

Posted by CLT, 4 Replies
...a prescription for Atripla. Thank GOD I have good insurance and will be able to afford the drugs. Questions? Do I now have AIDS? Will things be instantly better once I start meds this weekend? Anyone out there on Atripla who has NEVER been on... Read more »

Key facts about HIV/AIDS - Note Last Item

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...Key facts about HIV/AIDS Reuters NewMedia - August 10, 2006 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The world's Read more »