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Hiv And Aids Treatment Options In Elderly

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The Well Project

Considering HIV Treatment

... immune system loses too many CD4 cells, it becomes weak and is unable to fight off germs. At this point, you are at risk of getting AIDS-related opportunistic infections (OIs) that can cause serious illness or death. HIV Treatments Scientists have developed drugs that block HIV from reproducing (multiplying). These drugs are grouped into classes. Each class of drugs works to stop HIV at a certain point in its life cycle. So far there...
Ask the Experts

Hiv.treatment?

They say minimum 5 years for hiv to turn into aids, without any treatment.Say my friend was living with hiv in her body for 4 years, and suddenly found out. would it be too late to get HIV treatment?So she can live a long life?Or is it too late cuz...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...It is not too late for your friend to start effective HIV treatment and have her health protected-she needs to see an HIV specialist to discuss treatment options. KH Read more »

hiv treatment

is hiv treatment possible by herb?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
No herbal HIV medicines have been proven safe and effective at significnantly decreasing clinical problems related to HIV/AIDS though studies are limited compared to standard antiretroviral therapies. KH Read more »

hiv treatment

What other treatment is there for HIV/AIDS?
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
There are many HIV specific medications currently available. You can read more about them at TheBody website. Read more »

hiv/aids treatment

siri want to ask you only in how much year the treatment of hiv/aids will be avilable.
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
I'm not exactly sure what the aim of your question is.HIV/AIDS therapies are available in most parts of the world. Appropriately selected and monitored, combination HIV therapies can restore health and prevent death. BY Read more »
Articles
The Body

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 Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Treatment Guidelines

...Guidelines? A branch of the US government, called the Department of Health and HumanServices (DHHS), has put together a set of HIV treatment guidelines. Theguidelines provide a lot of useful information to help health care providersand HIV+... Read more »
The Well Project

Starting HIV Treatment

...next step is for you and your health care provider to choose a drugregimen. Currently, there are close to 30 drugs approved for HIV treatment.They are grouped into five classes: Entry inhibitors (includes fusion inhibitors and CCR5... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Black AIDS Institute, in Partnership with Merck, Launches Dynamic National HIV/AIDS Treatment and Care Advocacy Network

...least in care. Studies show that among individuals with HIV/AIDS, Blacks are 59 percent less likely than Whites to be receiving HIV treatment. "We are at an important juncture in the trajectory of the AIDS epidemic in Black communities. ... Read more »
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HIV Treatment Option--Paid Study

Posted by JFletcher
...a paid research study with Men and Women Diagnosed with HIV-Positive to take part in our study and ONLY TALK about different treatment options. Your opinion counts, and we compensate for travel and time with $100 for approximately 60 mins of your... Read more »

new hope for possibility of HIV treatment

Posted by lalamma, 3 Replies
This new treatment proposes to successfully control the virus in those infected, destroying a constant region of the virus and thus inactivating it's activity. The treatment may also prevent infection in high risk groups. This has been all over... Read more »

Cool video on HIV treatment side effects

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
http://aegis.healthology.com/webcast_transcript.asp?f=hiv&c=hiv_nrtisidefx&b=aegis Read more »

NEW HIV/AIDS TREATMENT

Posted by MICA_INC, 2 Replies
SEEKING CLINICAL TRIALS SPONSORSHIP & VOLUNTEERS We are trying to get HIV Groups & Organizations, Medical and Pharmaceutical Institutions, and Universities and the Medical & Scientific Communities aware, informed and interested in MM-1, so that... Read more »