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Folic Acid And Aids

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Folic acid and HIV patient

Can one take folic acid if they are using ARVs. If yes, are ...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
There should not be any problem taking standard doses of folic acid with most antiretroviral regimens. I can comment more if the particular drugs used in the regimen were listed. KH... Read more »

High B12 and Folic Acid But Low Hemoglobin and Hematocrit

My 82 yr old aunt in a nursing home has a history of MS, congestive heart failure, stroke with... Read more »

valproic acid and pt w/AIDS

I have a pt with AID as defined by the CDC w/ a concominant need for depakote (mood stabilizer).is... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Lemons Fail Acid Test in HIV War

Today at the 4th International AIDS Society Conference in Sydney, researchers reported that vaginal douching with citrus juice had no effect on the spread of HIV in women. Lemons have long been used in the hope of preventing pregnancy. After... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nucleic Acid Testing Could Help Detect HIV, Hepatitis C in Tissue Donations, Study Says

Nucleic acid testing could help detect HIV, hepatitis C and other viruses in donated human tissue, according to a study published in the Aug. 19 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine , the Richmond Times-Dispatch reports. NAT, which was... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Dolutegravir (S/GSK1349572) With Multivitamins or Acid Reducing Agents

Dolutegravir (S/GSK1349572) is an unboosted, once-daily, next-generation HIV integrase inhibitor. The effects of multivitamins (One-A-Day Maximum, single tablet), antacid (Maalox 20 mL single dose with or 2 hours after dolutegravir) and omeprazole... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Baltimore Launches HIV Nucleic Acid Testing Program

Baltimore health clinics have started to provide nucleic acid testing, which can detect HIV one to two weeks after infection, the Baltimore Sun reports (Bor, Baltimore Sun , 7/12). NAT, which was developed in 1999, is used to test units of... Read more »
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Nucleic Acid Test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know what the Nucleic Acid Test for HIV and Hep C is and how accurate that is, way after the window period? It is not commercially used as far as I know. Is it similar to P24, PCR DNA or RNA or just an antibody test?

Cheers,
pete

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Valproic acid

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello
As i'm just tested positive, I was starting to study ths infection... and i was looking at all researches & recent descoveries... looking for hope that one day this HIV can be cured...
among all, the study about valproic acid is the only one... Read more »

AIDS Watch 2001

Posted by princealbert
Is anyone going to AIDSWatch 2001 in DC May 5-8?
I'm going alone, and wondered if anyone else is going. I don't seem to see anything about it around the AIDS network.


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Teens with AIDS!

Posted by Anonymous
There's this moron posting every night here and he says that teens don't get AIDS! WRONG! The real facts are (see link below):

"The AIDS epidemic among adolescents in the United States continues to be an increasing concern. The U.S. Centers for... Read more »