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Hiv Cocktail And Side Effects In Young Children

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The Well Project

Side Effects of HIV Drugs

... Table of Contents Side Effects and HIV Drugs Being Informed About Side Effects Helps Women and Side Effects Taking Care of Yourself Side Effects and HIV Drugs Over the years, drugs have been developed that can treat a wide range of medical problems,
Ask the Experts

Recent prevention failure and efforts to cure the disease part 3 (HIV IS 100% PREVENTABLE TODAY, 2010)

Thanks again. I understand your difficulties in managing a prevention forum since your objective is to put more fear on the disease to lower further infections but the general and widespread opinion of doctors and researchers is that HIV is a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...strategies at the time of exposure would include condoms (both male and female), antiretroviral therapy to prevent mother-to-child transmission in HIV-positive pregnant women. We are also working to develop effective microbicides for vaginal and... Read more »

Recent prevention failure and efforts to cure the disease part 2 (HIV IS 100% PREVENTABLE TODAY, 2009)

Thanks for your quick response. I have to disagree too on one point. You said that HIV is 100% preventable which is correct but it ignores the nature of human beings. Let me explain. Many actually know the ways of transmission but this leads not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Baltimore. In 1999, an 18-year-old patient died in a gene therapy trial. Even one of gene therapy's greatest successes -- curing children of the inherited "bubble boy" disease -- came at the high price of causing some patients to develop... Read more »

Is HIV still considered an emergency?

Considering the constant rise of new infected (an estimate of 100 million people in 2012) and the fact that people still die from the disease the attempts and efforts to cure HIV or even eradicate it failed and are very discontinued and low. My...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...though not eliminating, virus in a pregnant woman almost completely eliminates the risk of her passing the infection onto her child. We know that true long-term non-progressors, or elite controllers, sustain some level of HIV infection but show... Read more »

Recent prevention failure and efforts to cure the disease (CURE, 2009) (PREVENTION, 2009)

With the last microbicide PRO 2000 proven ineffective and the failure of the Thai vaccine it is quite sure that for the next 5 years we will not see anything on the prevention front. Condoms are not the answer since we see the steady increase of new...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Baltimore. In 1999, an 18-year-old patient died in a gene therapy trial. Even one of gene therapy's greatest successes -- curing children of the inherited "bubble boy" disease -- came at the high price of causing some patients to develop... Read more »
Articles
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Survival of Children With HIV in the United States Has Improved Dramatically Since 1990s, New Analysis Shows

... The death rates of children with HIV have decreased ninefold since doctors started prescribing cocktails of antiretroviral drugs in the mid-1990s, concludes Read more »
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

... Table of Contents The Facts About HIV Starting the Discussion Talking to Children of Different Ages Taking Care of Yourself HIV is a tough subject for parents, guardians, and caregivers to discuss with Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Children and HIV

... How Serious Is HIV for Children? How Are Children Different? Research on Children Treatment for Children Children and Adherence The Bottom Line Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Side Effects

... What Are Side Effects? Who Gets Side Effects? How to Deal With Side Effects Which Side Effects Are the Most Common? The Bottom Line Read more »
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Told son I am HIV+... what now??

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...I am 28, have been HIV+ for 9 years, since my son was 1. About 4 days ago, he came home from the neighbors unexpectedly to find me reading a book on Read more »

HIV med success stories?

Posted by sunkyst, 7 Replies
...stories with HIV meds i.e. you've been on treatment for a while and it's working well for you without too many serious side effects? Read more »

The truth about HEAL and AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...the following link HIV Naysayers Find Their Achilles' HEAL http://www.thebody.com/poz/survival/5_98/heal.html An "AIDS Dissident" movement draws on PWA disgust with medical hype -- but sacrifices truth and safety in the process by Bruce... Read more »

Children & AIDS & treatment

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...since birth. He also has several other problems that may or may not be related to his AIDS diagnosis. He was one of the first children placed on the AZT protocols in the late 80's.He has been on medication since. We made the decision several... Read more »