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HIV Treatment 101

Forget what you've heard about treatment for HIV. HIV treatment in 2009 is a world away from what it was even two years ago. Important new medications and older, proven medications can now be taken less frequently with reduced side effects. Nonetheless, choosing HIV medications and determining when to begin treatment are big decisions. Fortunately, newly infected people not on treatment typically can go 10 years without a single symptom. This...
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HIV, Nutrition, Exercize & Vitimans 101

Whats up Doc?Three years ago, at the age of twenty-two, I was diagnosed with HIV. I just started taking Truvada and Sustivia a little over three weeks ago. This is my first drug regimen and my side-effects have been nonexistent. However, the past...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Phil,Check the information on this site once again. I think you'll find what you are looking for. In particular, try the "Just Diagnosed" Quick Link on The Body's homepage. It will lead you to another menu of topics, including... Read more »

Viral Load increase from Undetectable to 101 after many years after 3 1/2 years

I was originally diagnosed with hiv/AIDS during my fifth month of pregnancy 5 1/2 years ago. At that time my t-cells were 0 and viralload was over a million. The pregnancy was not a success and it was estimated that I had been infected approximately...
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
I am a little late on this one. We see these "blips" in viral load not infrequently. In most cases the levels go back to < 50. In some cases it may be the first sign of failure. The next viral load should tell you. Hopefully you will... Read more »

Biology 101- Anal Canal and Rectum difference

Doctor Robert,Good morning. Whats up? I can't believe in 2007, with the world at our fingertips for more than a decade thanks to the Internet we yet have questions on HIV from trying speedos on. My 13 yr old niece knows better. Come on people-...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello NTJ,This is an HIV information site and not really a biology 101 class, so I'll be very brief. The rectum is the final part of the intestinal tract. It's 4-5 inches long and passes through the pelvic cavity to the anus. The anus is... Read more »

immunology 101

Dear Dr. Mark:Is it the same exact lymphocyte subset that responds to vaccination that also responds to HIV infection? ie., Antibodies to Hep vax are generated by the same mechanism and cell types as are antibodies to HIV infect? Or does dynamic...
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
The same kinds of cells required to elicit an immune response to a vaccine are those that are required for an immune response to HIV infection.... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS101 TEST FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER (Cata

Posted by Anonymous
1. How many Chalmydia cases take place in the US every
year ?

2. It is 10 times easier for a woman to get HIV than a man. True or False ?

3. How many sexually transmitted diseases are there ?
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Training & Information Managment Associate

Posted by Anonymous
SF AIDS Foundation seeks Part-time person to enhance education and moral of volunteers on the CA AIDS Hotline. REQ: 1 yr exp. supervising volunteers; BA degree prefd or exp. working in health ed. or soc. svcs, strong knowledge of HIV/AIDS, computer... Read more »

May 31st Classes for job training - free for those

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New York City nonprofit learning center/job placement

Here is a text version of the flyer that is attached. Please post on bulletin boards or forward in your email newsletters. The courses are provided by MTS a nonprofit started in 1988.

Course... Read more »

just another day in paradise...... chapter 101

Posted by daisey6205, 7 Replies
my friends car wreck is over... but she is PSYCHO and a BIATCH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
i took her daughter to see her saturday. she did not know who she was (i am sure due to meds) and then asked her why she got busted with weed. i know it was... Read more »