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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi Mark,Gene therapy is tricky (and somewhat risky) business. (See below.) It's also not yet ready for prime time! I'll post below a recent report about one type of gene therapy that's moving into clinical trials.Stay tuned to this... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineYou dont mention which HIV medications you are taking. None of the commonly used HIV medication in the US have been commonly linked to rapid deterioration of tooth enamel/health after initiation of treatment. Oral gum health/vitamin D and calcium... Read more »
University of North Carolina - Chapel HillTrick question!Many docs, maybe this one, would not treat someone with a really high CD4 - even if the viral load is 100K. The idea is that with close monitoring, therapy can be started when there is an evident decline in CD4 cell numbers or when... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineBoth Epzicom and Viramune have generally not been linked to problems with either glucose tolerance or fat/lipid problems. Those meds are viewed as being on the low impact on metabolic parameters side of the scale when compared to many other... Read more »
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Posted by losing_it, 1 ReplySaw this on cnn today.....
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Researchers may finally be on track to fight the AIDS virus by blocking a long-elusive target, an HIV enzyme called integrase. An experimental drug that inhibits the enzyme helped to keep the infection in... Read more »
Posted by hopefulone, 2 Replieshiv gene therapy has been getting a lot of play in the national and international press as of late....i would be interetested in comments on this hope. Read more »
Posted by Jon316, 1 ReplyI've read a little about Photopheresis and Ultra-Viole Blood Irradiation (UBI) therapies being performed by M.D.'s across the U.S., Europe, Russia and Germany. It seems that these procedures have been done for quite some time, but fell out of... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesHi everyone, new to this Bulliten Board, but was wondering if anyone else has taken a drug holiday, I know most doctors DO NOT agree with doing this, but was just wondering.
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