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HealthHIV Presents Original Research at AIDS 2012

HealthHIV researchers presented three original abstracts to AIDS 2012 delegates: The State of HIV in Primary Care: A Fractured Landscape focuses on the increasing importance of primary care providers delivering care to patients living with HIV... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Expert Previews Major HIV Presentations at IDWeek 2013

As IDWeek 2013 got officially underway in San Francisco today, conference chair Joel Gallant, M.D., offered a glimpse at some of the most noteworthy HIV-related presentations to come as the meeting unfolds. HIV is one of the focal points of IDWeek,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

IAS Announces Winners of Awards Recognizing HIV Researchers to Be Presented During AIDS 2012

"The International AIDS Society (IAS) [on Wednesday] announced nine winners of four prestigious scientific awards to be presented during the XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012) to be held in Washington, D.C., 22-27 July," an IAS press... Read more »
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HIV and Inhibition of Antigen Presentation

Dear Doctor,Please dont ignore this.This is regarding your response that antidepressants have no immunosupressive affects. I understand that the usage of antidepressants results in an increased amout of interleukien 10 (IL 10 ) in the body....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I would be surprised if that effect is clinically meaningful. I have cared for hundreds of HIV+ patients on antidepressants and have seen no evidence of a negative effect. In fact, treating depression often improves adherence which leads to a... Read more »

How to make my HIV/AIDS/STI presentations more effective

I am a female employee of color, in a County health department as part of their drug and alcohol program. My job requires me to go to various treatment throughout the county and give presentations specific to HIV, A.I.D.S., and S.T.I.'sThe age...
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
Not sure if you are dealing with just prevention issues or treatment and management issues. The CDC and WHO websites is probably the best place to start. Treatment issues at: www.hivatis.org... Read more »

HIV and Inhibition of Antigen Presentation

Dear Doctor,Please dont ignore this.This is regarding your response that antidepressants have no immunosupressive affects. I understand that the usage of antidepressants results in an increased amout of interleukien 10 (IL 10 ) in the body....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Yes, some medications can have effects on interleukins, but this amount of down regulation of antigen presentation is quite minimal and will not affect HIV antibody tests. The immune system is much, much more complicated than you would ever... Read more »

Hodgkin's disease; how does it present?

Hi Dr , I have a question. How does Hodgkin's disease present???? I'm HIV negative 20 years old, but I have this bump on my neck just below my chin on my left side. I am not sure if this is a lymph node or not. It is not tender, but it is...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Hodgkin's disease can present with a lump just as you describe. HOWEVER, the vast majority of lumps and bumps, particularly in 20 year olds, are just benign swellings. Since you had this for 7 months, the safest thing to do is to have it... Read more »
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HIV to AIDS Presentation=Help please...

Posted by Anonymous
How does HIV in a previously asyptomatic perosn present itself when it starts to become AIDS? What symptoms and physical changes occur? I know that thrush is a big one, but what else?

Please help...this is for a very dear friend who had a bruise... Read more »

presenter.trainer, massage therapy consultant

Posted by jackigethner
since 1988 have presented and worked with HIV/AIDS from prevention to pallitive care . have 501c3.agencies,targeted groups,conferences,retreats with cont.ed possibilities. http://home.earthlink.net/~jackigethner Read more »

How does AIDS present?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
When one transitions from HIV to actual AIDS,how does AIDS present itself initially? Does someone who is HIV+ go to AIDS with symptoms or this there is a middlestage?

Please help...

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Discrimination and Stereotypes Presentation

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am taking a class on different forms of discrimination and the topic of HIV and discrimination has not yet been addressed and therefore I am developing a presentation on this topic in order to help increase awareness and sensitivity to this type... Read more »