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Evolution Of The Aids Virus

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viral hiv plasma evolution (3rd time)

Dear Mark,i have several doubs about the viral load evolution in a recent infected person.Could viral load be under current limit detection (50 copies/ml) after ...let's say 40 days postinfection?Thaks very much for your answer.
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Unlikely if it is truly 40 days after infection. Read more »

Are there different types of HIV?

A guy that I have dated on and off contracted HIV many years ago through a blood transfusion. He... Read more »

Anal sex and aids (CAN TWO HIV NEGATIVES CONTRACT HIV FROM EACH OTHER?)

my husband and i had unprotected anl sex neither of us have aids or HIV and i we are in a monogomus... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Researchers Need to Know How Evolutionary Life of Viruses Affects Evolution of Humans, Animals, Opinion Piece Says

...HIV are an acknowledgement that even with more than two dozen AIDS medications now available, that's still not enough" because HIV is "especially adept at evolving to escape drugs -- an evolutionary process that can take place in weeks and... Read more »
The Body

The Evolution of HIV Testing in the U.S.: Are We at the Cusp of a New Era?

...Newborns References Introduction Bernard Branson, M.D. One million people are estimated to be living with HIV in the United States. However, around 200,000 people have no idea they are infected. The majority of Americans... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Jersey Herald News Publishes Series, Photographs Examining Evolution of HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Ghana

... The New Jersey Herald News on Sunday published a series of articles examining the evolution of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Ghana and a gallery of photographs, titled "AIDS: A New Era, New Faces." The series includes articles Read more »
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Symposium: The Science of HIV/AIDS: Evolution & Impact

...in combination, can completely block viral replication. Vella discussed the different paradigms we've gone through to treat HIV infection over the past 15 years. He reminded us how, with each step forward, we have also encountered problems. AZT... Read more »
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Scientists Identify Gene That Blocks HIV

Posted by Mssimone, 1 Reply
...Scientists Identify Gene That Blocks HIV American and Canadian researchers have identified a human gene called TRIM22 that can block HIV infection by preventing certain forms of the virus from replicating, CBC News reported. In laboratory... Read more »

Just found out and coping

Posted by smsudude, 6 Replies
So I just found out last Tuesday that I tested positive for HIV, after having to wait an additional two weeks for the results from my second test (first test was ELISA pos, Western Blot neg). I'm pretty sure it was a New Year's gift because I got... Read more »

Im Alone & Scared in NYC

Posted by Chad_NY, 11 Replies
Im 26 and I tested positive on Dec 29th, 2008. I was in serious disbelief. I live alone and my family is from the caribbean where there is a fear of HIV/AIDS and they brutally beat gay people or kill them. I have no friends and no one to talk too. I... Read more »

AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
Very interesting read while he went through some hardships doing this it sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant. ... Read more »