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Hiv Aids Antiretroviral Drugs

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S., Massachusetts Governments Need to Continue to Fund HIV/AIDS Services, Antiretroviral Drugs, Editorial Says

The U.S. and Massachusetts governments "cannot jeopardize support for AIDS funding and expect to continue the steady progress being made against the disease," a Boston Globe editorial says ( Boston Globe , 3/28). Boston this year will receive... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Wall Street Journal Examines Zimbabwean Clinic's Efforts to Treat HIV/AIDS Patients With Antiretroviral Drugs

The Wall Street Journal on Thursday examined efforts by the Bulawayo, Zimbabwe-based Mpilo Chest Hospital to provide HIV/AIDS patients with antiretroviral drug treatment and other care. The clinic, which is funded by the Zimbabwean Ministry of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Strategy of Fighting HIV/AIDS With Generic Antiretroviral Drugs "In Shambles," Opinion Piece Says

The World Health Organization 's and other nongovernmental organizations' strategies of supplying generic antiretroviral drugs to HIV/AIDS patients in Africa is "in shambles" and "almost certainly making people sicker," American Enterprise Institute... Read more »
Ask the Experts

funding for antiretroviral drugs

My 21 year old daughter is pregnant and has learned that she is HIV positive. She is on Right from the Start Medicaid which covers antiretroviral meds while she is pregnant, but it will discontinue after the baby is born. Her insurance will not...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Your daughter needs a case manager. Now. She has multiple challenges, she needs help to sign up for ADAP to get her meds, and she should have someone who knows all the benefits information who can link here to services and then make sure that the... Read more »

nitrites and antiretroviral drug interactions

My partner and I were recently diagnosed as HIV+, and I was started on Atripla. My partner likes to use amyl/poppers during sex and I was concerned about potential interactions between the Atripla and poppers? I am aware of research on some of the...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
Mixing poppers and other drugs, particularly erectile dysfunction drugs and protease inhibitors (PIs), is dangerous because of interference with liver enzymes. While Atripla isn't a PI, you should still be cautious using poppers. It's a... Read more »

Antiretroviral drugs research

Dear Dr. Benjamin Young,I am 16 years old and a student at Sir John Lawes School, England and I am embarking on the Extended Project Qualification. I have decided to do my research on a select few antiretroviral drugs that combat the progression of...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello Jonathan and thanks for writing.You've asked a very big question- one that's been covered in many reviews. A comprehensive starting point for the background information about treatments can be found in the <a... Read more »

Do antiretroviral dugs cause AIDS?

I'm not a dissident or a Duisberg supporter but why should I take drugs that are indeed very dangerous, toxic and probably itself responsible for many cancer diseases? In an other response Dr. Henry stated: "There is no strong evidence...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
HIV infected patients developed AIDS and died at a very high rate prior to the availability of antiretroviral therapy. After HAART was introduced in 1996 I witnessed a 90% decrease in deaths during the next 12 months and the death rate due to AIDS... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS drugs saved my life!

Posted by bradford
HIV/AIDS drugs saved my life!

From the time I was told I had six months to live by an AIDS specialist in 1985, I learned from other people infected with HIV and included supplements and complementary therapies. These kept me healthy and were... Read more »

Natural Product Drug for HIV/AIDS and Eczema

Posted by Ali_Rezai, 1 Reply
You can use the seeds of thin chilli peppers that have been frozen to effectively treat HIV/AIDS. I made the discovery for treating eczema. I approached the Pharmaceutical industry to find a partner to test and develop it. Novartis (a top ten... Read more »

"Positive living" eclipsed by ARV (Antiretroviral

Posted by bradford, 1 Reply
"Positive living" eclipsed by ARV (Antiretroviral) drive

Originally, it seemingly appeared that anyone infected with HIV would progress to disease and die. This has long since been realized to no longer be true. We have individuals all over the... Read more »

U.S. Issues Warning on Use of Anti-AIDS Drug

Posted by Anonymous
Reuters 1/4/01

Atlanta -- Health-care workers who take nevirapine after possible occupational exposure to the AIDS virus risk potentially life-threatening side effects from the anti-AIDS drug, federal health officials said on Thursday.

The Centers for... Read more »