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hepatitis c

...is hepatitis c. the begining of the h.i.v. virus. what treatment is available and are there different stages until it gets to the h.i.v. virus. Is the outcome of the virus positive.
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Hepatitis C virus is a completely different virus than HIV Read more »

is h.i.v curable?

if someone is found to be h.i.v + and the virus has not yet afeected the cell is there any chance... Read more »

Not found similar question. 100 euros donated.

...other persons.Now Im wondering about how long the H.I.V. virus can survive in that environment... Read more »
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Progressive Multifocal Leucoencephalopathy (PML)

...Can PML Be Detected? How Is PML Treated? Where Can I Get More Information? The Bottom Line What Is PML? Progressive multifocal leucoencephalopathy is a serious viral infection of the brain. "Encephalo" means brain. "Pathy" means... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Colorado Transplant Patient Infected With AIDS Virus in 2008

... On Friday, CDC said the first reported U.S. HIV transmission through blood products in eight years occurred in 2008, in a Colorado kidney transplant patient. An unidentified Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Fusion and Attachment Inhibitors

...in Development Drugs No Longer in Development Note: Several fact sheets describe drugs that are being tested against HIV: Fact Sheet 410 : nucleoside analog reverse transcriptase inhibitors (nukes) Fact Sheet 430 : non-nucleoside... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

...Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is an opportunistic infection. The virus is very common. Between 50% and 85% of the US population tests positive for CMV by the time they are 40 years old. A healthy immune system keeps this virus in check. When the immune... Read more »
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Need your advice

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...the risk factor of having unprotected sex with a partner of unknown status. I've taken the Home Access test at 6 weeks (negative), ELISA 3rd Generation 17 & 20 weeks (negative). The lab tells me I need to move on and the 3 months waiting... Read more »

AIDS Patients Face Downside of Living Longer

Posted by ScotCharles
...become overwhelming, said Charles A. Emlet, an associate professor at the University of Washington at Tacoma and a leading H.I.V. and aging researcher, who sees new collaborations between specialists that will improve care. AIDS is a very... Read more »

About the denialists

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...From the New York Times Deadly Quackery By JOHN MOORE and NICOLI NATTRASS Published: June 4, 2006 H.I.V. causes AIDS. This is not a controversial claim but an established fact, based on more than 20 years of solid science. It is as Read more »

In 80's, Fear Spread Faster Than AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
...condoms weren't enough and that even kissing was a risk. Magic Johnson's illness in 1991 was presented as the proof that H.I.V., the virus that causes AIDS, was finally breaking out into the heterosexual population. BUT by then there was... Read more »