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Hiv And Umbilical Cord Stem Cells

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have
Ask the Experts

gene therapy via blood stem cells new treatment for hiv ???

Hi Dr Bob,l am recently infected with hiv and guess what you have become my hero, please keep up the great work you do for us hivers around the world,l read all your posts and you are the man period...l need to start treatment asap cd4 300 and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Pat,Thanks for your kind comments.The results of the OZ1 stem cell gene therapy phase II clinical trial were exciting and encouraging in equal measure. Dr. Ron Mitsuyasu at UCLA is an excellent Read more »

will I get HIV if he ejaculated on my tummy and some get into my belly button?

I had sex with a stranger he worn a condom but when he ejaculated on my tummy, some of his cum get into my belly button and I swiped it quickly.will I get HIV ?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Are you wondering if your belly button is an open conduit into your tummy? The answer is no. The umbilical cord was cut, clamped and tied off at birth. It's also been completely healed over and closed since infancy. Your HIV risk is... Read more »

Stem Cell Research & HIV

There is quite a bit of information coming to light regarding stem cell research in California - and although there is a lot of speculation, I am curious as to the level of importance stem cell research may play in HIV treatment or in providing a...
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
...Suffice it to say that those of us in California are very excited about the prospect for studying approaches on how embryonic stem cells can be used in those with HIV infection. Read more »

One more stem cell question-- HIV meds during transplant

Sorry to have to ask another question. Will I still be taking my HIV meds during the stem cell transplant. It's so hard to keep HIV meds down during chemotherapy, I'm always so stressed that i'll become resistant or something.Thank you.
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...Although in general it's good to stay on HIV meds, during high dose chemotherapy it often is not possible to keep the HIV meds down because of the nausea and other side effects Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Physicians' Group Recommends Using Public Cord Blood Banks, Routine HIV Testing

...the American Medical Association adopted new guidelines to help doctors counsel pregnant women about donating their babies' umbilical cord blood to public cord blood banks. "Umbilical cord blood stem cells are useful for some therapeutic purposes... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Bush's FY 2006 Budget Proposal Expected to Include Increases for Global HIV/AIDS, Abstinence-Only Education

...to the documents, the Times reports. Bush's budget proposal also would eliminate $9.9 million for a program that collects umbilical cord blood cells after childbirth, according to the documents. Some scientists say such cells contain stem cells... Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...Have PN? PN Treatments Finding Support References What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Approximately 60 percent of HIV+ people will develop problems that involvethe nervous system. The nervous system controls thinking, movement,... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
...panic of something happening to me, such as a car crash, heart attack, even murder but I'm sure all our minds were far off from HIV. She said if she ever lost me, she would join me. That scares me the most. And she now has a 4 mo. old baby she... Read more »

Im new and want friends!=)

Posted by chula93, 1 Reply
...hey! i am new here. I have had HIV all my life. i was born with it. Anyway, i thought it would be nice to talk to other people. Dame un mesaje si tu quieres=) Read more »

Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »