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Hiv Mechanism

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Ask the Experts

Is "Newly Discovered" HIV Pathogenic Mechanism Really New?

Hello, Can you please tell me if the recent news that a new self-destruction mechanism, used by HIV... http://www.aidsmeds.com/articles/cellular_suicide_1667_24962.shtml http://www.sciencemag.org/content/early/2013/12/18/science.1243640...is...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.Nope. The IFI16 report from the UCSF group should be distinct from the actin-scavenger system.BY... Read more »

Replication mechanism of HIV

Dear Doctor Holodniy,I'll like to ask what is the mechanism of HIV's replication like?... Read more »

Support mechanisms

I have a problem. I think I might have contracted HIV, and the odds are that I might have. I have... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Understanding HIV Transmission Mechanisms: Microbicides and PrEP

Transcript (.pdf) For more information on this session, including access to speaker presentations, please see the conference Programme-at-a-Glance. Understanding factors and mechanisms, cellular pathways, viral features and immune interaction of... Read more »
McGill University

HIV-1's "Hijacking Mechanism" Pinpointed by McGill/JGH Researchers

Researchers at McGill University and the affiliated Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research at Montreal's Jewish General Hospital -- along with colleagues at the University of Manitoba and the University of British Columbia -- may have found a... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Mechanisms for Circumcision to Reduce HIV Transmission in Different Penile Tissue: Target Cell Differences Rather Than Keratinisation

An intensive study looking at the protective impact on adult male circumcision for reducing the risk of sexual HIV transmission suggested new biological mechanisms for protection. This study was presented as an oral presentation by Minh Dinh from... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Possible Mechanisms for Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes in HIV-Positive Women

HIV positive women experience higher levels of adverse pregnancy outcomes than the general population. The mechanisms responsible for this remain unknown. Two studies by researchers in Toronto exploring possible hypotheses to explain these adverse... Read more »
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CONDOM MECHANICS: MY THEORY WAS WRONG!!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am officially admiting I was WRONG on my belief and theory
THAT HIV CAN EASILY PASS THROUGH A CONDOM, here's why:

I decided to test my little theory, and before I go any further, I must say that ONE CANNOT TRUST VERY MUCH YOU READ ON THE INTERNET,... Read more »

CONDOM MECHANICS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
There is quite alot of RELIABLE data supporting the fact that HIV is an estimated 40x smaller than that of a latex condom's pore. Unfortunately I do not have the source of that data at my side. However, anyone interested can find this data on the... Read more »

CONDOM Mechanics-REPLY..comments warmly welcomed!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Dear Mr. Dragon-

Well, this is different yet again from your early posts. I thank you for taking the time to clarify your thinking. I think the most critical thing is that HIV is NOT EASILY transmitted through a condom, as you mentioned. This is a... Read more »

HIV and depression

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Been asymptomatic for over 20 years , and living with fear as to when will I finally get sick. Defense mechanism of not disclosing has turned to a life of very limited amount of friends which has resulted in lonliness. I find myself crying for no... Read more »