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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

GlobalPost Blog Interviews Iranian Doctor Imprisoned After Treating HIV/AIDS Patients

GlobalPost's "Global Pulse " blog features an interview with Iranian physician Kamiar Alaei, who along with his brother, Arash Alaei, worked to treat patients with HIV/AIDS in Iran and was arrested and imprisoned by Iranian government authorities... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS 2010 Studies, Releases: Treating HIV-Positive Patients With ARVs Drove Down Number of New HIV Infections, Study Finds

"Treating HIV patients with cocktails of AIDS drugs helps to stop them spreading the infection further and more than halved the number of new HIV diagnoses in a study in Canada, scientists said on Sunday," Reuters reports. The study, which was... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York City to Propose Routine, Voluntary HIV Testing for All Patients Treated at City Hospitals, Clinics

The New York City Mayoral Commission on AIDS is expected to propose that physicians offer routine, voluntary HIV testing to all patients being treated at city hospitals and clinics, the New York Post reports. Patients at city hospitals and... Read more »
Ask the Experts

BCG to treat HIV patients!?

There is a doctor in Brazil using BCG and other immunogenic products totreat HIV/AIDS patients. She did not useantiretroviral drugs because she affirms that they causeimmunosupression. I need your oppinion....
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
BCG is a live bacillus vaccine that is used, with varying success, toprevent tuberculosis. Because it is a live vaccine, it iscontraindicated in immunosuppressed people, who can develop infectionsdue to BCG that would not occur in people with... Read more »

Doctors in Berlin claim to have found a "cure" for HIV (BERLIN PATIENT, 2010) (TIMOTHY BROWN, THE BERLIN PATIENT, 2010)

Hi Dr. Bob.I was on the internet and ran across this article:http://www.aidsmap.com/page/1577949/I was wondering what you think about its potential and whether you think it holds up scientifically. I'm currently in medical school and am amazed...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,We have been following the story of "The Berlin Patient" for a number of years. Due to a recent publication in the medical journal "Blood," the story has resurfaced with great fanfare. So it's time for an update on not... Read more »

Can My Doctor Refuse Treating My HIV

I'm a hetero married HIV+ patient and a Pulmonary Hypertension patient. However when I was diagnosed with HIV I began seeing an Infectious Disease doctor to begin treatment of my HIV. My wife is HIV- and she goes with me to all my doctors...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello Nathan and thanks for posting.Sounds like you've had challenges in communication with your care providers- yes, with that very low CD4 and viral load it was indeed time to start medications. Indeed, HIV medications are now recommended... Read more »

Doctor Not Treating HCV, only HIV

My husband is HIV, Hep C pos and has had Hep B but cleared his system. His HIV doc is not pursuing treatment for HCV. His VL is undetectable, Tcells around 360, not sure liver counts, platelet count stays around 50,000-80,000. Not much info out...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The treatment of the hep C/HIV co-infected patient can be a challenge though the results are getting better. Determining the hep C genotype and the histologic stage (with a liver biospy)are often the first steps to decide about treatment. Avoiding... Read more »
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My doctor is refusing to treat my HIV until I sign

Posted by Garth, 2 Replies
Hello world,
As a newly diagnosed HIV gay man, living in Edmonton Alberta, ( diagnosed 1 year now) I am facing what I beleive to be discrimination and bullying by my doctor. My counts when first diagnosed were CD4 500 and viral load 16,000. Over... Read more »

Should I report this HIV doctor?

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 6 Replies
Hi.

It's six days since I had a bad experience with an HIV doctor. The anger in me has subsided. However, I was so enraged by this doctor at the time that the next day I got in touch with the hospital to find out to whom I should direct a... Read more »

Two Potential Risks at Doctor's Office

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I wentto a dentist who did not change his mask in between patients. He had small spots of blood on his mask. Maybe 10 minutes or so went by before he worked on me. The other thing that happened was that my hand came in contact with a wet... Read more »

FACIAL LIPOATROPHY STUDY FOR HIV PATIENTS

Posted by Focus_Forward, 1 Reply
We are currently conducting research related to patients who are suffering from HIV-associated facial lipoatrophy. As a current sufferer of HIV-associated facial lipoatrophy, we would like to invite you to participate in an online bulletin board to... Read more »