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Future For Hiv Treatment

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The future of hiv treatment

Hi Dr Keith, first l would like to thank you for your great work you do with hiv people,l am recently hiv pos and read your every post,my hiv doctor told me there is hope that a future treatment can come out that switches off hiv and turns it into...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Current HIV medications are actually very effective at switching off HIV making it relatively harmless (while on treatment). There is no treatment on the near term horizon that can switch off HIV rendering it a harmless virus on no treatment though... Read more »

new future hiv treatment

Hi Keith, l recently tested hiv pos and my world is not the same, l am a hetrosexuel man of 37... Read more »

The Future of HIV Treatment

I have been doing a lot of reading and research about how fantastic HIV/AIDS treatments are vs.... Read more »
Articles
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Why Vicriviroc Failed in Its Phase 3 Trials -- and What It May Mean for Future Studies in HIV Treatment-Experienced People

...with Gathe's logic, these findings raise a disturbing conundrum for the future development of new antiretroviral options for HIV treatment-experienced people. If we've reached a point where we're blessed to have a large number of drugs that (when... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CLOSE THE GAPS: How to Counter the Retreat From HIV Treatment Scale-Up; Current and Future Prospects for Scaling Up Optimal AIDS Treatment

...Janice Lee Tido von Schoen-Angerer Gottfried Hirnschall Closing Remarks Close the Gaps: How to counter the retreat from HIV treatment scale up (.mp3) This information was reprinted from kff.org with permission from the Henry J. Kaiser... Read more »
The Body PRO

Why Expanding Global HIV Treatment Access May Face an Uncertain Future

...within the recipient countries [and communities], particularly [in the area of] human resources. These 3 million [people on HIV treatment] that we have achieved have been largely low-hanging fruit, much easier to reach than the next 3 million,... Read more »
The Well Project

Considering HIV Treatment

...point, you are at risk of getting AIDS-related opportunistic infections (OIs) that can cause serious illness or death. HIV Treatments Scientists have developed drugs that block HIV from reproducing (multiplying). These drugs are grouped... Read more »
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Director of Treatment & Prevention Advocacy

Posted by Robert1
...Advocacy Department Other duties as assigned Desired qualifications: A keen sense of current and future needs for strengthening HIV treatment and cure related research and therapeutic development, and for achieving greater control of the... Read more »

When does a person start taking ARV meds?

Posted by Carrie, 5 Replies
My boyfriends CD4 count is over 1100 and his Viral count is under 400. From my own researching, this appears to still be ok (considering the circumstances of course). He said though that today at the dr they want to start him on antiretroviral... Read more »

What to expect? An uncertain future??

Posted by zeb, 2 Replies
Hi all, I'm a 38yo heterosexual dad of two toddlers, I found out in dec. after finding out i was cheated. The woman I was with had simultaniously an affair with a bisexual man. How could I have been that stupid... After visiting my HIV doc he told... Read more »

The Cost of Living

Posted by Anonymous
...1996, life expectancies have risen, but so have medical bills. Medications now make up more than 70 percent of the expense of HIV treatment, according to the study. The $618,000 lifetime HIV medical bill is comparable to the estimated lifetime... Read more »