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Future Hiv Drugs

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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

The Future of HIV Drug Treatment

In a Capsule Treatment choices are constantly expanding as new antiretroviral drugs are developed. Other forms of treatment, such as immune boosters and therapeutic vaccines, are also being investigated. Nobody can predict the future.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Future of HIV/AIDS in Asia Depends on Harm-Reduction Policy for Injection Drug Users, Opinion Piece Says

In many Asian countries, HIV is spreading among injection drug users "much more rapidly" than "harm-reduction" interventions -- including needle exchanges, drug substitution treatments and condom distribution -- are being implemented, Alex Wodak,... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

AIDS Drug Assistance Programs: A Promising Start, A Shaky Future

Finding out you are HIV-positive is a life altering experience, as anyone who has been through it can tell you. That future you thought was waiting down the road suddenly disappears. Priorities take a big tumble, fear and confusion reign. Living in... Read more »
Ask the Experts

new hiv med Raltegravir looks good and is the future of hiv meds

Dr Bob, l read there is a new hiv drug on the market which is early in its stage called raltegravir and its a integrase inhibitor, a nother name for it could be isentress, the drug has no reported side effects... Dr Bob what do you know about this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,What do I know about Isentress (raltegravir)?? Well, I know it quite well. In fact, I just swallowed one!Isentress is indeed an inhibitor of the HIV-1 integrase enzyme. This is a novel new mechanism of action for antiretroviral agents. It is... Read more »

The future of HIV people recently infected

Hi Dr Moyle,l am a 37 year old male and recently hiv infected, not on meds yet, cd 450 and viral load 19,000l read where doctors say hiv has been clinicly cured.... what does this mean ???Dr Moyle in your opinion how long are we away from a new...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
Let's be clear, we cannot cure HIV, remove it from the body. A clinical 'cure' in this instance means fully and indefinitely controlling the virus with medications resulting a life of length and quality to those uninfected with HIV.... Read more »

Children in the Future-Both are HIV+

My boyfriend & I are both HIV+. He is on compuvir & sustiva & I am on 3TC, D4T & Sustiva. What are the risks of pregnancy? We would both like children in the future. However, we were both recently diagnosed. His CD4 count is under 50...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
It is feasible for you to have children. However, the baby is at risk for becoming HIV infected during pregnancy especially if the mother's viral load is high. Triple drug therapy can greatly reduce this risk to 1-2% or less especially if the... 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 years old, my life was so happy before my hiv and know l dont know what to do but look up ways we can find a cure or better drugs with less side effects,...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
There is no cure for HIV on the horizon-that is the bad news (though smart researchers are working on that). The good new is that current drugs available in resource rich areas of the world work very well. hough more drugs are on the way we have... Read more »
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Our future & the future of drug treatments

Posted by Anonymous
Living with this disease has really made me think about my future and the future of drug treatments. I found a site that I wanted to share with those who are interested in learning more about this, after all, this is our future. The site can be... Read more »

Concerned for the future

Posted by Anonymous
I really dont know how to start this but, let me say that my
lover and I have known of his HIV status for a little over a
year. When we first found out, I was scared to death of course. I
went in immediately and got tested and my result turned out
ne... Read more »

Worried about the future of women

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I am really concerned about the future of women w/ this illness. It used to be that only homosexual males or drug users got this virus. Now women are the highest growing number of infected cases. I think that more efforts need to be made on... Read more »

Future Relationships

Posted by Anonymous, 12 Replies
As a hetero man I always dreamed of getting married and having a family. Is it now best to ignore that dream and spend my time and focus in other areas? Who in the world would marry or even date somebody like me?

I realize somebody will point me to... Read more »