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Ethnicity and HIV

Is it known whether a person's ethnicity plays a part in the rate of HIV progression? I just read a post where a guy states that his doctor in LA informed him that he was probably a slow progressor given his great lab results over time and his...
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
There is no data to suggest this, other than caucasians have a higher likelihood of having mutations in cell co-receptors that allow HIV to gain entry into cells. If a person has two copies of this mutation, then it is unlikely they will get... Read more »

Ethnicity and metabolism effect on HIV progression?

I am 40 years old, African-American male,HIV+ Cd 375 and Vl 32,000 diagnoised two months ago, most... Read more »

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Sustiva Study Finds Ethnicity, Quality of Life Predict Treatment Outcomes

A study published in the journal AIDS found that ethnicity and quality of life measures affected how likely people were to experience failure on a regimen with Sustiva (efavirenz). The analysis from ACTG A5095 adds to a growing sense of unease... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Ethnicity Does Matter When It Comes to Quality of HIV Care in United States, Survey Finds

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV researchers and read her explanation of the study she presented at ICAAC/IDSA... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

HIV Medications Dialogue Differs by Race, Ethnicity

This article was reported by Medical Xpress . Medical Xpress reported on a study of communication and compliance between patients of different races and ethnicity and healthcare providers. M. Barton Laws, assistant professor of health services... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Racial/Ethnic Disparities in ART Adherence in the United States: Findings From the MACH14 Study

In U.S.-based studies, minority race/ethnicity is generally associated with failure to adhere to antiretroviral therapy, observed the authors of the current report. However, study limitations include small samples, subjective adherence measures, and... Read more »
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Posted by timemachine, 2 Replies
hi. I have a quick question and maybe someone here can help me. last year I took a number of HIV Rapid tests, Oraquick. and they all came back negative. I do however have a question. One of the last ones I took, was done a bit differently.. the NP... Read more »

Casting Call for HIV+ Adult Men and Women

Posted by castingcall
Hello,
Hope all is well. I will be producing a Video and Photo Shoot for a pharmaceutical company later this month. I am looking for HIV+ Men and Women in the tri-state area willing to tell their story and talk about their experiences. There will be... Read more »

Casting Call for HIV+ Adult Men and Women

Posted by castingcall
Hello,

Hope all is well. I will be producing a Video and Photo Shoot for a pharmaceutical company later this month. I am looking for HIV+ Men and Women in the tri-state area willing to tell their story and talk about their experiences. There will be... Read more »

HIV+ Casting Print AD

Posted by hivpluscast
We are a healthcare ad agency producing a Photo Shoot for a pharmaceutical company. We are looking for HIV+ Men and Women who are specifically on Atripla as part of their HIV therapy. You must be willing to tell your story and talk about your... Read more »