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AIDS InfoNet

Fusion and Attachment Inhibitors

... Attachment and Fusion Inhibitors Attachment and Fusion Inhibitors in Development Drugs No Longer in Development Note: Several fact sheets describe drugs that are being tested against HIV: Fact Sheet 410 : nucleoside analog reverse
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German man cured of HIV-AIDS !!!

Hi Dr Please keep up the great work you guys do for us hivers,A german man was recently cured of hiv-aids using stem cells treaments,my question is why can't we cure more people ???thank you for your time
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Thanks for your question. The case you describe was very interesting and unqiue in some ways.The man had HIV for some time and had his virus suppressed with meds. He then developed a cancer that needed treatment with a bone marrow transplant Read more »

is HPV an HIV vehicle?

Hi Doc, I would be grateful if you can clear-up this query I have circulating in my head as I cannot find anything on the net about it. Can you contract HIV by contracting HPV where the HIV virus might somehow have attached itself to the HPV cell? I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...not in the manor you describe of HIV attaching itself to an HPV cell. O.K.? Donation information for The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation can be found on the Foundation's Web site at www.concertedeffort.org. However, please note donations... Read more »

My Doctor says HIV can travel down pubic hair - worried

Hi Doctor Bob,I had sex with a girl of positive status but I used a condom. I am 22 and really worried cause my GP says that abstinence is the only way to truly prevent HIV transmission because he says HIV can attach to and travel along pubic hair...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi James and Jeneane,Your GP told you "HIV can attach to and travel along pubic hair and therefore into the interior of the condom where it could then enter any breaks Read more »

HIV life cycle, and how HIV affects the immune system

Hi Rick, When Hiv attaches itself to a lymphocyte, is the lymphocyte actually a gland as in the neck or armpit, and does this then become a reproduction factory for HIV with an abundance of T-cells coming from the gland? Thank you for your...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...better understanding of how HIV affects the immune system, read through the following webpages:What exactly is the definition of AIDS?For a good review of how HIV affects the immune system, including a review of how we are currently treating... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

"We Feel So Attached to Them": Med Student Overcomes Fear of HIV to Cuddle Children and Touch the Dying in the Slums of India

...second year of medical studies at University of Alberta (UA) this fall, Aisha Khatib is spending this summer working as an HIV/AIDS educator in Pune, India. Khatib is working for the Deep Griha Society in Pune, which is south of Mumbai on India's... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Democratic Republic of Congo's HIV/AIDS Prevalence Hits 3.24 Percent

...During a recent meeting of the National Multisectoral Council for Fighting Against AIDS, Health Minister Victor Makweng said HIV/AIDS prevalence in the Democratic Republic of Congo stands at 3.24 percent. "DR Congo is surrounded by countries with... Read more »
The Body

HIV/AIDS Video Newsbreak: Nov. 3, 2009

... Welcome to TheBody.com's HIV/AIDS video news show. We hope you find this a cool way to stay up-to-date on the latest developments in HIV/AIDS. HIV/AIDS Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests II: Viral Load, Resistance and Tropism

...help you and your health care provider keep track ofhow you are doing in the following areas: Immune System Status How HIV is affecting your immune system If you need to start or switch HIV drugs Example of lab test: CD4 cell... Read more »
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On the rise 3.5 years post HIV/AIDS diagnosis

Posted by PositiveInPVD, 5 Replies
...are a nuisance, but they are amazing! Stay on them. Treat yourself well. Your body will return. I am confident I wont die of AIDS anymore. I'll probably have a heartattack from all the crap I eat long before that! LOL And also my doctor is... Read more »

Green tea?

Posted by franfrog
...Ann Edmundson on Thursday, May 25, 2006 May 25, 2006 -- An antioxidant in green tea may block HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, from attaching to an important molecule on immune system cells. That finding is based on lab tests done on human... Read more »

hiv neg 3months thrush 6months?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...tested hiv neg at 3 months with elisa blood test....but 6 months post exposure i've got thrush...it was ruled from antibiotics, but am curious Read more »

Only 3 ways to get HIV?

Posted by worriedOZ, 1 Reply
...G'Day, I always use condoms. However, I've read various stories on the net from HIV positive people who claim to have axquired HIV through acts other than unprotected sex. This worried me a litte. All my research Read more »