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Flu Virus And Hiv Mutation

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Flu Season and Living With HIV

... Introduction What Is the Flu? How Do You Get the Flu? Who Is at Risk For the Flu? What Are the Symptoms? How Do You Diagnose the Flu? How Do You Prevent the Flu? How Do You Treat the Flu Virus? How Do You Treat Flu Symptoms? What About Flu
Ask the Experts

HIV infection cure? Was told on CNN. What do you think? Mommy of three. (BERLIN PATIENT, 2010) (TIMOTHY BROWN, THE BERLIN PATIENT, 2010)

Hello my beloved Dr. Bob. I hope you are feeling wonderfully. I am writing because I came upon this article today on CNN's news page. I think I know you enough to figure out what you think about it, but truly want to hear all you have to say about...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...particular genetic resistance to HIV?Warmest Regards, TomResponse from Dr. FrascinoHi Tom,I've discussed both the delta 32 mutation (genetic mutation that leads to some degree of HIV immunity) and the recent bone marrow transplantation "cure"... Read more »

Can HIV meds mutate the virus so that it is undetectable on tests?

I just wondered if there have been any cases of someone testing repeatedly negative on antibody and PCR and bdna tests because their virus was a wierd strain or perhaps was a mutated form of the virus due to exposure to HIV Meds? I know this is...
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
Not that I am aware of. Read more »

First claim of aids cure from the scientific community and qualified medical doctors! (BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT,"FUNCTIONAL CURE"

Hi Dr. Bob,While I dont have hiv nor have been at risk, I follow your posts just for your great sense of humour and expert knowledge.Anyway, the news just broke that German doctors have had a breakthrough which might be a big step in finding a CURE...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...AIDS specialist, deliberately replaced the patient's bone marrow cells with those from a donor who has a naturally occurring genetic mutation that renders his cells immune to almost all strains of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. The development... Read more »

Bone Marrow Transplant

Hello Dr. Bob, I have a question. I read about a man in Germany who had a bone marrow transplant and hasn't needed HIV meds for 2 years now. He hasn't been cured obviously, but apparently the bone marrow transplant has helped him combat the virus...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...AIDS specialist, deliberately replaced the patient's bone marrow cells with those from a donor who has a naturally occurring genetic mutation that renders his cells immune to almost all strains of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. The development... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV's Mutations to Avoid Immune Defenses Can Be Passed to Wider Population, Study Says

...vaccine, it would need to be changed on a frequent basis to catch up with the evolving virus, much like we do today with the flu vaccine" ( BBC News , 2/26). An abstract of the study is available online . Back to other news for February... Read more »
AIDS.gov

H1N1 (Swine Flu) and HIV: How U.S. HIV Health Care Settings Are Gearing Up for the 2009 Flu Season

...just following us on the phone, that the slides that you're unable to see are really just all web pages that are available on flu.gov and cdc.gov, and we'll make those, actually the entire format of what we're presenting today, available to... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Health Checklist

...hepatitis A vaccine shots are given. Hepatitis B vaccine is a series of three shots. There is no vaccine for hepatitis C . Flu shots are recommended in the fall for all people with HIV. FluMist nasal spray should not be used by people... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Monitoring Your Immune System and the Virus

...good idea of how well your immune system is fighting HIV and may better reflect your immune status when your absolute numbers fluctuate, as they tend to do. CD8+ Count In HIV positive people, the CD8+ count rises as these cells attempt to... Read more »
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Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 3 Replies
...here you go http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,299561,00.html wasn't it you that said virus could not mutate and go airborne Read more »

Now the experts aren't sure??

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...I had at least 3 HIV tests that came back negative. And I so don't understand how that was.They kept telling me it was just "flu"...for about 4 months. Low grade fevers constantly, forgetfullness, anxiety attacks, even thought I was hearing... Read more »

The Next AIDS Genocide?

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...The following article from the BBC details the possible effects of Bird Flu on HIV+ positive people. My question is when will a vaccine for Bird Flu be available for those of us with severely compromised Read more »

The Next AIDS Genocide?

Posted by ScotCharles
...The following article from the BBC details the possible effects of Bird Flu on HIV+ positive people. My question is when will a vaccine for Bird Flu be available for those of us with severely compromised Read more »