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Hiv Studies

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Salmonella, HIV Study May Help Researchers Better Understand How to Target HIV Vaccine

"Research into a deadly link between salmonella and HIV shows that the AIDS virus damages the immune system in ways doctors did not previously understand, providing new clues for vaccine development," Reuters reports (Hirschler, 4/22). The study,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS 2010 Studies, Releases: Treating HIV-Positive Patients With ARVs Drove Down Number of New HIV Infections, Study Finds

"Treating HIV patients with cocktails of AIDS drugs helps to stop them spreading the infection further and more than halved the number of new HIV diagnoses in a study in Canada, scientists said on Sunday," Reuters reports. The study, which was... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Infants Born to HIV-Positive Women With Herpes More Likely to Contract HIV, Study Says

Infants born to HIV-positive women diagnosed with genital herpes during pregnancy are more likely to contract HIV, according to a study published in the December 2005 issue of the journal Obstetrics and Gynecology , Reuters reports. Katherine... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HIV AND STUDIES

I am HIV positive and my numbers still look ok after three years of having been dignose HIV positive and probably 13 years of having been actually positive.Having heard about how ARVs are able to prolong one's life (normal life span in some...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,HIV discrimination in any form needs to be confronted. There are a number of discriminatory laws and policies on the books in many countries. These need to be challenged at every opportunity, as they have no scientific or rational basis. HIV... Read more »

Acute HIV! In a study @ UNC-C

Hi I am in study called CHAVI.. I was recently infected with acute HIV on aug 31.. my labs are as follow: 8/31 cd 4 377 VL 394,646>>9/12/06 VL 181,169>> 9/19/06 VL 56,739 >>10/6/06 VL 1908 & cd4 554 cd4% 27>> 11/15/06 vl...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
I appreciate your willingness to be part of this important study. The changes in your CD4 cell counts and viral load are textbook. After acute infection, the virus reaches the highest levels it ever will in the body. Sometimes, this can reach... Read more »

HIV STUDY

Dear Doctor, You stated that in the acute infection study you were involved in, all patients whom you knew the exact time of exposure seroconverted within 3 months. Since this isa hot top, I think many of your readers including myself would like...
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
I refer you to the study by Niu M, et al in the Journal of Infectious Diseases, July 1998 issue. Your test would be in the fourth month.MH... Read more »

HIV + American studying in Europe

Is it possible for a student coming from the states who is over the age of 28 to get coverage that will allow them to get their meds while abroad? I have a medicare advantage plan now which I know doesn't cover me, but I need to know what my...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
I know of no coverage for meds while studying abroad. You should check with your Medicare Advantage to Plan to fill the prescriptions in the U. S. and have someone ship them to you.... Read more »
Connect With Others

New HIV Study of Internalized Homophobia

Posted by ISPSCALE, 1 Reply
You are invited to join a research project looking at internalized sexual prejudice (homophobia) and HIV. Questions include the following topics: depression, self-esteem, homophobia and sex/drug use. You can answer all questions between 30-60... Read more »

Henne Group paid HIV study thru April!!

Posted by HENNEHIVSTUDY, 1 Reply
The Henne Group will be conducting one-on-one interviews with people living with HIV in the New York ,DC ,Miami and Baltimore area. We are also recruiting for phone surveys in ATL and greater southern region as well as the greater N Eastern seaboard... Read more »

We need your help for an important HIV study!

Posted by JFletcher, 2 Replies
WE NEED YOUR HELP!

Men and Women diagnosed as HIV positive in the Last 5 Years to take part in a research study to talk about different treatment options.

The study will take place in

-Seattle WA, on 8/10/09
-NY, NY, on 8/12/09
-Los Angeles, CA on... Read more »

Coping with HIV-Study Still Open

Posted by copeHIV, 1 Reply
Hi. I am conducting a web survey to explore how people living with HIV, as well as their loved ones, cope with various aspects of the disease. Your anonymous responses will help us develop recommendations on how to improve the quality of life of... Read more »