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The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

...to convince their insurancecompanies to cover the treatment. If you try to get your insurance company topay for these treatments, it is important to stress to them that fillers arerequired to restore facial features lost to HIV drug treatment, not simply forcosmetic purposes. On a positive note, Medicare has recently decided to pay for facial fillersfor HIV+ people on Medicare who experience symptoms of depression due toHIV-related facial...
Ask the Experts

HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...her menstrual period, is there a possibility of contracting HIV just because she is on her period? even if both dont have HIV/AIDS?Response from Dr. FrascinoHello,Once again a QTND (question that never dies) arises! And of course the ATNC (answer... Read more »

hiv to aids

if i stop taking my hiv meds how long will it take before turning into aids
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The risk for development of AIDS after stopping HIV treatment is highly variable. The health risk of stopping effective HIV treatment extends beyond AIDS-conditions Read more »

Cure for HIV/AIDS (CURE 2009) (CURE 2009)

Hi,I have been wondering why it is so difficult for HIV/AIDS cure to be found especially for Americans who nothing is impossible for. I am from Africa living with HIV. Would there ever be a cure for this deadly disease and when?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...should we as HIV+ just let the cure fall into our laps someday. Response from Dr. Frascino Hi, I strongly doubt a cure for HIV/AIDS will fall into our laps! The way to the cure is scientific research. This unfortunately requires significant... Read more »

can you get hiv/aids if you.. (QTND: HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)

me and my partner have been curious about trying anal sex. we are both hiv/aids free and free of any other std's. we were curious, can we get aids from anal sex even if you both are disease free?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...relationship. what are my chances of contacted the HIV virus Response from Dr. Frascino Hello, Can two HIV-negative people contract HIV/AIDS from having unprotected anal sex with each other? Astoundingly this has become another QTND (Question... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Study Says Increasing HIV Drug Treatment Will Save Millions Through Prevention

...(HAART) and prevention of new infections, said Dr. Julio Montaner, director of the British Columbia Center for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, which conducted the study. "The failure of those new generations of infections to be materialized represents a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Review of Brazil's HIV/AIDS Treatment Programs Shows Importance of Generic Drugs, Researchers Say

... "Brazil has been successful in its nearly 20-year effort to treat people living with" HIV/AIDS, and generic medicines have been "a large part of the solution," according to a recent Health Affairs review , UPI reports Read more »
AIDS Treatment Activists Coalition

Most Pharmaceutical Companies Receive Poor Grades on HIV/AIDS Drug Development Innovation, According to AIDS Treatment Activist Coalition Report Card

... New York, N.Y. -- With the estimated 1.2 million people with HIV/AIDS in the United States expected to live close to a normal life span, the majority of pharmaceutical companies are not developing Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

WHO Removes Two Generic Antiretroviral Drugs From List of Approved HIV/AIDS Treatments

...Kurkumbh, India, and 150 mg lamivudine plus 300 mg zidovudine tablets produced at Cipla's Vikhroli, India, facility ( Access to HIV/AIDS Drugs and Diagnostics of Acceptable Quality , 5/27). The bioequivalency tests, which were conducted among... Read more »
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Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...KaiserNet January 8, 2008 Some experts and doctors recently have voiced concerns that people who were diagnosed with HIV and Aids in the early years of the epidemic are experiencing "premature[e]" or "disproportionate numbers" of ailments... Read more »

Have I Gone from HIV to AIDS? HELP!!!!

Posted by CLT, 4 Replies
...a prescription for Atripla. Thank GOD I have good insurance and will be able to afford the drugs. Questions? Do I now have AIDS? Will things be instantly better once I start meds this weekend? Anyone out there on Atripla who has NEVER been on... Read more »

HIV/AIDS and CAM

Posted by bradford, 1 Reply
...HIV/AIDS and CAM (complementary and alternative medicine) by Bradford McIntyre Initially, there were no drugs available to treat HIV/AIDS, Read more »

HIV/AIDS drugs saved my life!

Posted by bradford
...HIV/AIDS drugs saved my life! From the time I was told I had six months to live by an AIDS specialist in 1985, I learned from other people Read more »