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Combined ARV, Antibiotic Treatment Could Reduce HIV Mortality Among Patients in Resource-Limited Settings, Study FindsSimultaneously treating patients living with HIV/AIDS with antiretrovirals (ARVs) and an inexpensive antibiotic known as co-trimoxazole can reduce HIV mortality by 50 percent in the first 18 months of treatment, according to a Lancet study ... Read more »
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University of Southern California's Keck School of MedicineThe simple answer is that we do not know how long survival has been prolonged with the use of the new HAART regimens. Researchers have calculated that an individual who can successfully suppress the virus with a combination regimen may be able to... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolWell - you don't mention what CD4 count. Since that count is still the primary determinant in the near term of what might go wrong in terms of morbidity (illness) or mortality.But with an undetectable viral load, and reasonable (over 200?) CD4... Read more »
University of Southern California's Keck School of MedicineThe calculations were modeled based on clinical records derived from a number of large HIV clinics. While the numbers are very encouraging, I would caution that there are a number of assumptions that are being made including, that individuals will... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,I too tend to believe the claims of a "normal life expectancy" are overly optimistic. I'm one of the most optimistic guys on the planet and I certainly hope to die of old age. However, I'm also a scientist and a realist. HIV... Read more »
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Posted by ScotCharles, 1 ReplyAs I have posted my ferritin levels have increased from 424 to 724 in five months, a nearly exponential rate of increase. I test positive as a carrier of the hemochromotosis gene, but I do not have the gene on both chromosomes, so I shouldn't get... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesEsto es importante y no kiero falsedades... es ,mortal o se puede vivir 70 aos con ella?? y con la medicacion claro???
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Repliesbueno .. saludos a todos... les cuento q he tenido relaciones sin proteccion hace un tiempo. Luego de seis meses y a pesar de mis sintomas di negativo en el examen de vih1 y vih2 a pesar de muchos sintomas.
Bueno el hecho es q al leer los distintos... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesI just read the article re: low income people dying more then rich educated people, I am on medicaid unemployed -(doc recommended I apply for diability) I have a private doctor who prescribed AZT, Sustiva and Truvada all covered thru medicaid.....is... Read more »
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