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Alot of news recently of minocyclines anti hiv benefits

...recently been switched to Doryx or doxycycline. My question is, are the two drugs close enough for me to still retain the anti hiv benefits? Its said the anti inflamation of the drug some how helps slow down the hiv virus replicating..
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...problems but data is scant at this point in our knowledge. It does have anti-inflammatory properties but the actual clinical benefit and long term safety remains unnown. More studies need to be done before can be recommended for treatment of... Read more »

Cancellation of LTD Benefits for HIV/AIDS

I have recently been cancelled by my LTD insurer CIGNA. They claim that I am now no longer totally... Read more »


I am giving my partner an immune booster called REVENOL and would like to know if any of the... Read more »
The Body

The Benefits of Living With HIV

...who have never written for us before -- and asked them to guest blog. These columns are written by people who are living with HIV, have been affected by HIV, or work in the field. There is a lot of negativity and heaviness when talking about... Read more »
Lambda Legal

Lambda Legal Advises Social Security Administration on HIV Disability Benefits

...Lambda Legal. "Despite advances in treatment, many people infected by HIV are unable to work and are entitled to disability benefits. Our goal is to advise SSA as it updates the rules so that they reflect advances and issues that arise in HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Therapy: Drug Cocktail Benefits Women With Advanced HIV/AIDS

...According to new US study of 1,132 HIV-infected women, women with advanced-stage HIV can benefit greatly from highly-active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) treatment. Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Benefits of HIV/AIDS Programs in Workplace Outweigh Costs, Report Says

...productivity, as well as helped employees handle discrimination and learn about prevention. Six of the seven companies showed net benefits for their HIV/AIDS programs, amounting to an average of $47 per employee in 2006, according to the report.... Read more »
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Benefits of HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...challenge is to write a 10-15 page paper on a controversial topic. The topic I have chosen is definitely controversial- "How has HIV/AIDS benefited the world". Before you automatically assume that I'm some sick puppy, let me say that I DO NOT... Read more »

Being Vegan

Posted by Kayak1, 1 Reply
...Other Vegans living with HIV??? benefits?? Read more »


Posted by Sparkles4life
...Hello my name is Anthony, i live with HIV for the last year i am here to raise money to keep my and others HIV benefits going. we need all the help for are medicine and other things. little will goes a long way. i just want yo make a difference Read more »

Anyone in NYC?

Posted by Yojo06, 2 Replies
Hello everyone, i just want to know if anybody in this great site is from NY. I am from Brooklyn and I need someone to talk to. I am really scared and I think i have it because all the symptons that I had during X-mass and New Year's eve. I test... Read more »