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Hiv Aids Overview

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The Well Project

HIV Drug Chart/Overview

...(NNRTIs) Integrase Inhibitors Protease Inhibitors (PIs) Entry Inhibitors Combination Pills Introduction The number of drugs available to fight HIV keeps growing. This is good news,but it can also make it difficult to figure out what's what. Use this HIV drugsoverview to find basic information on all of the Food and Drug Administration(FDA)-approved HIV...
Ask the Experts

when did the general public become aware of the HIV/AIDS virus?

did their >knowledge and awareness stem from the contamination of the national blood >supply, and the unusual cancers occuring after organ transplants in the early 80's? where can i find other resources backing up your answer? thank you >for your...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
...I suggest you read the book "And the band played on" which gives an overview of the early history of the AIDS epidemic in the United States.BJ Read more »

hiv transmission

i want to now how does hiv is transmited
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...on HIV transmission and prevention ( and read through the articles in the "HIV/AIDS Basics" page ( Read more »

Can you give yourself HIV/AIDS? - by semen contact with a cut or wound of yourself? (CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV/AIDS)

hiya docI was wondering about this cause a couple days ago I was masturbating myself after sometime, but was not warned that I got a cut on a side of my thumb that was nearly opened (not bleeding ye but interior cut and transparent fluid was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...that your abstinence-only sex education program sucks (and not in a good way).Dr. BobIs it possible (CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV/AIDS?)Jan 3, 2007 I was curious about something, and that's is it possible in any capacity for a man to give hiv or... Read more »

Graduate student... (HIV as cause of AIDS)

I have asked this question on the other forums, with no answer. I am a grauduate student working on a research paper and need the reference of the peer-reviewed scientific research which proved HIV causes AIDS.Thanks for your help.
Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

Response from Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

The Cutting Edge
...Medicine will be a place to begin this tedious search (see second link below).Best wishes! CDC Statement on HIV as cause of AIDS National Library of Medicine "PubMed" Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV in the United States: An Overview

...increase survival; a higher number of people becoming infected with HIV than the number of people who die each year with HIV or AIDS. Despite increases in the total number of people living with HIV infection, the annual number of new HIV... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Why HIV Drug Resistance Matters: An Overview

...getting a chance to develop and leave you more options in the future. James Learned was Director of Treatment Education at AIDS Community Research Initiative of America (ACRIA) until June of this year. He writes for various community-based... Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

An Overview of AIDS Drug Access in the United States

... A couple of disclaimers: One, I know very little about drug pricing. Most of my work in AIDS has been about healthcare access, which means I know a little bit about the programs that pay for drugs. So, basically, what Read more »
The Body PRO

Overview of Metabolic Complications in HIV Disease

...lacked precision, although Andrew Carr et al. have proposed a definition for research purposes recently in the Journal of AIDS. Clinical data such as patient and doctor evaluation, photography, waist/hip ratios, mid-arm circumference and... Read more »
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Acute HIV Infection Overview

Posted by Anonymous
...been described [18, 19]. Heterozygotes for the deletion exhibit significant lower viral setpoints and slower progression to AIDS. In addition to mutations in the chemokine receptor genes, a number of HLA class I alleles have been described to be... Read more »

Capacity Building Coordinator Los Angeles

Posted by jobs
...organizations to ensure access to and utilization of HIV prevention and education services, through the implementation of the Black AIDS Institutes African American HIV University (AAHU). This position bears primary responsibility for... Read more »

HIV Clinical Care Coordinator NYC

Posted by Anonymous
...of Northern Manhattan for more than 30 years. As an integral component of Ryan's health services for people living with HIV/AIDS is the Mental Health Program for Adults. They offer HIV/AIDS support and treatment with a Special Health Outreach to... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Exploring: NIAID, NIH, U.S. DHHS March 2005 HIV Infection and AIDS: An Overview INTRODUCTION AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) was first reported in the United States in 1981 and has since Read more »