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HIV and ARV treatment.

For how long can a HIV person live without ARV treatment? ...
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
It depends on where your CD4 count is and how good your immune system can control the infection on its own without HIV treatment.... Read more »

Hiv neg child from a hiv + mom without using ARV'S

Hi doc. Is it possible that an hiv+ mom can give birth 2 a hiv neg child without takin any... Read more »

hiv subtypes & arv therapy

hi,is there any difference in arv effectiveness for different HIV subtypes? do arvs only work with... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

IAS Conference: Low-Cost CD4 Tests; HIV Prevalence Among Pregnant Zimbabweans; Treating HIV-TB With ARVs; Vaccine Trials

The following are stories fromthis week's5th International AIDS Society (IAS) Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention meeting in Cape Town, South Africa: SciDev.Net : Steven Reidof theImperial College London spoke of three... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS 2010 Studies, Releases: Treating HIV-Positive Patients With ARVs Drove Down Number of New HIV Infections, Study Finds

"Treating HIV patients with cocktails of AIDS drugs helps to stop them spreading the infection further and more than halved the number of new HIV diagnoses in a study in Canada, scientists said on Sunday," Reuters reports. The study, which was... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Many Ethiopians Coming to Camp in Search of Traditional Cure for HIV Turn to ARVs, WSJ Reports

The Wall Street Journal examines how many HIV-positive Ethiopians coming to a "squatter's camp" at Ethiopia's Entoto Mountain in the hopes that a spring believed to contain holy water would cure HIV instead begin treatment with antiretrovirals... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Tanzania Investigating Circulation of Fake HIV Drugs, Stops Local ARV Production

BBC News reports on an investigation into the circulation of fake HIV drugs in Tanzania, writing, "Analysts say there is concern about the quality of locally made drugs given widespread corruption in political circles in the East Africa nation."... Read more »
Connect With Others

ARV???????

Posted by babygirl30, 1 Reply
I have read alot of posts and many of them talk about ARV.What is that? Is it just another name for HIV? Read more »

First Day ARvs Today

Posted by green_xuanya, 1 Reply
In January 2010, I was diagnosed to be HIV+. I was in denial for a couple of months - I was depressed, I tried to escape but who am I fooling - just myself. So this week, I came back to the doctor Wednesday, had my tests on Thursday and got my ARVs... 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 »

Just started ARV - Insurance, Drug costs, expenses

Posted by ajhope, 1 Reply
I live in Thailand and found out I am HIV+ a little over a month ago. My CD4 count was 251 and VL 29,000 - I started ARV 2 weeks ago with the following regiments:
Nevirapine 200 mg - once a day
Lamivudine 150 mg - twice a day
Stavudine 30 mg - twice... Read more »