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HIV Monitoring Test Basics

... Your HIV-positive test result only lets you know that you've been infected with HIV. To find out if it's time to get HIV treatment, you'll have to visit a health care provider and get two additional tests. Most HIV-positive people can
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Hiv/Aids

what are the precautionary measures for Hiv/Aids patients
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
The most important measure is to have regular medical follow-up appointments. This will allow your doctor to monitor your general health and your immune system. If there is evidence of failing immunity (based on T cell count, viral load, or... Read more »

Medical Journalist Says Reliance on Condoms Spreads HIV/AIDS

By Gudrun SchultzWASHINGTON, D.C., June 23, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) - A medical journalist has added her voice to claims that the explosion in HIV/AIDS infection rates is directly linked to reliance on condom use as a virus preventative.Writing for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...about the "crisis of modernity" and therefore reject sound scientific facts, such as condoms are very effective in preventing HIV, for faith-based bullshit, such as the nonsense in the article you quote.Dr. Bob Read more »

CD COUNTS

How dangerous is it when CD counts level fall to 645 in a child of 19 years infected with HIV. Should the child start medication or just take control measures in diet??
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
A 'child' of 19 years is biologically an adult, and should be managed with ART according to adult guidelines. The current HHS Guidelines advise starting ART when the CD4 cell count is below 350, and/or when the viral load exceeds 100,000... Read more »

What is the average timeframe of progression of HIV to AIDs related illnesses, even when using antiviral medication?

What is the life expectancy of an individual who has had HIV since 1990 and been on antiviral medication for approximately 3 years?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Unknown but it is expected to be measured possibly in decades. KH Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Cost of HIV/AIDS, TB Drugs in Ukraine Decreased 20-Fold Because of Anticorruption Measures, Health Official Says

... The cost of HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis drugs in Ukraine has decreased 20-fold because of effective measures to combat corruption within the country's Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

National Quality Forum Performance Measures for HIV/AIDS Care

...quality-of-care measures. In 2008, the National Quality Forum (NQF) first endorsed performance measures for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/AIDS care. Little is known about performance on these measures in routine medical practice," the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How HIV Drugs Get Approved

..."Phases" of Clinical Trials? There are four phases of human clinical trials. These apply to all drugs, not just drugs for HIV/AIDS. If the results from any phase of testing are not good enough, the company will stop developing the drug. Phase... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

China's Ministry of Health to Introduce Policies, Measures to Decrease Discrimination Against Patients Living With HIV/AIDS at Hospitals

...Health, during a forum on Wednesday, "vowed ... to introduce policies and measures to curb discrimination against people with HIV/AIDS at medical institutions to safeguard patients' right to treatment," China Daily /Asia News Network/AsiaOne ... Read more »
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New Research Study for NYC HIV+ Men

Posted by ProjectACE
...Im just here to spread the word about a new Research study in the NYC area. This study looks at HIV+ mens use of drugs and medication. This is a great way to help the community. Receive up to $430 for your time. We are LGBT Read more »

negative or positive?

Posted by wasek, 1 Reply
...a confirmed (by elisa, western blot) hiv+ person after 3 years became negative repeatedly by hiv rna rt pcr. he had no drugs other than a specific combination of food Read more »

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 »

HIV Non-Progressor

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...My spouse who is also hiv+ is a Definate research candidate, and willing to help any Doctors who are interested. She was diagnosed + in 2000. Only once Read more »