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Encephalopathy And Aids

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Hiv encephalopathy

I am a long term surivior 12 years with Hiv. I have been diagonosed with HIV encephalopathy. In 91' my doc. put me 10 mg. of dexadrine per day to help with my slowed cognitve functioning. Other than azt-which i am resistant to and getting...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
HIV encephalopathy refers to the disease process that occurs in the brain as a result of the presence of HIV in the central nervous system. To the best of our current understanding, the virus stimulates an inflammatory process, which results in the... Read more »

Are there any Neuroplasticity studies for individuals with resolved Encephalopathy?

Dr Keith, My partner had encephalopathy now resolved for several years. It left him with left side... Read more »

Encephalopathy treatment?

I'm 48 yrs old and have been positive since 81 (by history) with no incidence of OIs. During... Read more »
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AIDS Treatment News

Answering the AIDS Denialists: Is AIDS Real?

Note: AIDS Treatment News has published a series of articles looking in depth at some of the bizarre ideas about AIDS, theories which are being used to persuade people to change or completely stop their medical treatment, or to ignore precautions... Read more »
The Well Project

AIDS Defining Conditions

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines a person ashaving AIDS if she or he is living with HIV (HIV+) and has a CD4 cell count of 200 or less. The CDC has also developed a list of morethan 20 opportunisticinfections (OIs),... Read more »
Project Inform

Some AIDS-Defining Conditions Now Diagnosed at Higher CD4s

A poster at the joint 2008 ICAAC/IDSA meeting in Washington, DC presented data from the US HOPS study (1994-2006) that showed HAART and preventive therapies have greatly reduced and stabilized the rates of AIDS-defining opportunistic conditions... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Among Persons Aged >50 Years

Early in the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) epidemic, infection occurreddisproportionately among older persons as a result of transmission through receipt ofcontaminated blood or blood products. Through 1989, receipt of contaminated bloodor... Read more »
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Infectious or Intoxication Diseases?

Posted by Anonymous
AIDS, Hepatitis C, BSE:
Infectious or Intoxication Diseases?

Claus Khnlein, Germany

English translation and English edit by Jrgen Faas, Kathy McMahon and Fintan Dunne. With kind permission by the
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Christian Grantham of GAYBC Questions AIDS *DELETED*

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Good information on the board

Posted by Jackie_Blue, 2 Replies
There has been a lot of good information posted lately. However I've seen a couple of things I would like to clear up.

ARS/ARC are not the same things. There is a stage between initial infection and AIDS. It used to be called Aids Related Complex... Read more »

More Bad News

Posted by Bear60, 2 Replies
The friend of mine who has been in the hospital for 2 weeks now.....has finally been diagnosed with.....PML.
What Is PML?
Progressive multifocal leucoencephalopathy is a serious viral infection of the brain.
"Encephalo" means brain. "Pathy" means... Read more »