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The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

...the skin. Lipids are fats or fat-like substances in the blood, such ascholesterol and triglycerides. Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted and potentially unhealthy changes in HIV+ people including: Body shape changes Lipohypertrophy: Fat gain in the breasts, back of the neck (buffalo hump),visceral fat in the belly, or round lumps that appear under the...
Ask the Experts

Death (HIV/AIDS A CHRONIC, NOT ALWAYS SO MANAGEABLE, CONDITION, 2010) ( HIV AND ACCELERATED AGING, 2010)

I think the p.c. word is morbidity . I recently had an argument with one of the very few friends iv disclosed to who stated , "people don't die from aids anymore". For whatever reason after 4 years despite three meds ( kaletra, truvada, instentra) I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Pillboy,Morbidity means illness. Mortality refers to pushing up daisies.Your friend is woefully misinformed. HIV/AIDS is a slowly progressive disease that does not have a cure. That makes it a terminal (fatal) condition. Yes, we have made... Read more »

Cure for HIV/AIDS (CURE 2009) (CURE 2009)

Hi,I have been wondering why it is so difficult for HIV/AIDS cure to be found especially for Americans who nothing is impossible for. I am from Africa living with HIV. Would there ever be a cure for this deadly disease and when?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...or should we as HIV+ just let the cure fall into our laps someday. Response from Dr. Frascino Hi, I strongly doubt a cure for HIV/AIDS will fall into our laps! The way to the cure is scientific research. This unfortunately requires significant... Read more »

AVI Antisense OK for HIV/AIDS?

Does the recent research success involving anitviral anitsense applications such as AVI 4065 for HCV hold any promise in the fight agst 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
...The current study is being conducted in people with HCV infection only. They cannot be co-inefcted with HIV. If the drug shows promise in treating HCV infection, then yes, in the next set of studies it could be used in people with HIV/HCV 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
...folks 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... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

British Government, HIV/AIDS Advocates Warn Decreased Aid Budgets Could Lead to Reversals in HIV/AIDS Treatment Progress

... Recent gains in the global fight against HIV/AIDS could be reversed as the "global economic downturn pinches poor countries' budgets and donors show signs of backing away from Read more »
The Body

Word on the Street: U.S. HIV/AIDS Community Reaction to the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

... U.S. HIV/AIDS Community Reaction to the National HIV/AIDS Strategy On July 13, U.S. government officials formally unveiled the country's Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kenyan HIV/AIDS Advocates Urge Global Fund to Continue Funding for HIV/AIDS Programs in 2005

...Kenyan HIV/AIDS advocates on Wednesday urged the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria to continue funding HIV/AIDS programs Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

AIDS 2010: Researchers Moving Toward HIV/AIDS Treatments and Cures

...was the destruction of HIV cells, making the Berlin Patient essentially immune to HIV and allowing him or her to stop taking HIV/AIDS medication. The stem cell recipient hasn't taken drugs for over two years since receiving the transplant. This... Read more »
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HIV / AIDS DOCS

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...What do HIV/AIDS Doc's do, when they are not seeing you? http://www.thebody.com/thebody/ukraine.html Ben Young, M.D. In Ukraine, Clinicians Read more »

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles
...http://www.thebody.com/workplace.html Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »

HIV/AIDS Blogging/Blogs

Posted by DaveyBoy, 2 Replies
...Blog is online (web based) journal or small blurbs people can read or comment. My HIV/AIDS blog is on http://hiv-aids.blog-city.com Other POZ blogz on http://www.HIVforum.com/blogs/ Read more »

HIV/AIDS jobs in S.CALIFORNIA

Posted by tre, 1 Reply
...I have a science background and years of experience in HIV/AIDS education, outreach and research and would like a F/T or P/T job in the southern california area. Any suggestions? Read more »