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Hiv Infection Control

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HIV i-Base

Cerebral Function in Perinatally HIV Infected Young People and HIV Uninfected Sibling Controls

A study by Ashby and colleagues aimed to characterise the neurocognitive function of young adults with perinatally acquired HIV (paHIV) infection and compare them to their HIV negative siblings or family members as aged matched controls. The study... Read more »
Project Inform

Two Immune Proteins Found to Control HIV Infection

A new observation in how the immune system of those who naturally control HIV without therapy may lead scientists closer to curing the disease. Recent results from a study conducted by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Female-Controlled Microbicide to Prevent HIV Infection Could Be Available in Three to Four Years, Piot Says

A female-controlled, vaginal microbicide to prevent HIV infection could be available in three to four years and offers more hope in the "foreseeable future" than an HIV/AIDS vaccine, UNAIDS Executive Director Peter Piot said on Thursday, AFP/... Read more »
Ask the Experts

any web sites for health care workers on infection control and hiv

Are there any web sites on hiv and infection control. I am a nurse trying to educate nursing assistants on standard precautions. They are having a hard time with this and I looking for help!...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
A few good suggestions for Infection Control would be:Organization for Safety & Asepsis Procedures (OSAP)http://www.osap.orgHIVdenthttp://www.hivdent.org/infctl/office.htm and of course the CDC websiteI hope this information proves helpful!DR... Read more »

Controlled HIV infection Dental problems

Hello, Doctor Young !I m 33 old female , living in Italy , HIV positive since 1999, and i m now on integrase inhibitor (experimental drug, i think), protease inhibitor and R.T. inhibitor. My doc said i m doing well. However , i have dental problems,...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello Marina and thanks for posting.As far as I know and could research, there is no radioactive material in zirconium crowns.There is evidence of higher rates of certain cancers among people living with HIV, none are associated with dental... Read more »

infection control of hiv or hepatitis

my wife recently underwent surgery and two polyps were removed . neither the scope for the rectum or the one which went down the throat were cleaned from the previous operation. is it possible she will or was infected? how long could an infection of...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
This is a timely question since the mini epidemic of hepatitis C in a Brooklyn endoscopic center. However it is very rare for hepatitis to be transmitted from the scopes. The viruses are easily killed by soap and water! The endo center transmission... Read more »

Vitamin supplementation during controlled HIV infection

In this column, you have often derided the practice of vitamin supplementation. I looked at the study abstract from December 17, 2013, that you referred to, and found that at the very start the authors described a study population of...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.Please let's be clear. I deride the practice of *unnecessary* vitamin supplementation in healthy and well-nourished individuals. The scientific data is very clear on this. Not everyone is healthy or well... Read more »
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Help us with HIV Elite Controller Studies

Posted by AshnBham
Help! We need your support in HIV Elite Controller Research!
As an HIV controller I have been very fortunate to naturally control my infection so that I may never have to take medications. Many of us are participating in local and... Read more »

Looking for HIV Elite Controllers!

Posted by AshnBham
Help! We need your support in HIV Elite Controller Research!
As an HIV controller I have been very fortunate to naturally control my infection so that I may never have to take medications. Many of us are participating in local and... Read more »

Help with HIV Elite Controller Studies!

Posted by AshnBham
Help! We need your support in HIV Elite Controller Research!
As an HIV controller I have been very fortunate to naturally control my infection so that I may never have to take medications. Many of us are participating in local and... Read more »

Are You an HIV Elite Controller?

Posted by AshnBham
Help! We need your support in HIV Elite Controller Research!
As an HIV controller I have been very fortunate to naturally control my infection so that I may never have to take medications. Many of us are participating in local and... Read more »