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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

WHO Bulletin Includes HIV/AIDS-Related Articles; Lancet Publishes Reports on HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria Treatment Access Issues

"Bulletin of the World Health Organization ": WHO 's February bulletin includes articles on treating HIV/AIDS in low-resource settings, prevention and treatment reviews, how public health institutes can improve global health conditions, and the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

International Community Must Adopt Integrated HIV Prevention, Treatment Efforts, BMJ "Education and Debate" Article Says

In order to stem the spread of HIV, the international community must adopt a comprehensive strategy that integrates prevention and treatment efforts, a group of AIDS experts writes in an "Education and debate" piece in the Nov. 8 issue of BMJ . ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Recent Releases: N.Y. State Health Department Index of Methamphetamine-Related Journal Articles; Updated HHS HIV Treatment Guidelines

"A Key to Methamphetamine-Related Literature ," New York State Department of Health : Mark Hammer of the health department's AIDS Institute compiled this index of methamphetamine-related journal articles. Each citation is hyperlinked to the... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Does this new article on HIV possible cure in future promising?

Hi Dr. Bob, just read this article on a new approach in Germany of killing HIV infection. What caught my attention is a part that says HIV goes to sleep in memory T-cells and becomes impossible to cure. Does that also mean that when one goes for an...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.Yep, you are indeed misreading the information. It is true that HIV can get into long-lived "resting" CD4 T-cells and remain quiescent for many years. This is a very small population of cells, comparatively speaking. New strategies are... Read more »

Newsweek Article

Hi Drs. Young, Wohl and Pierone, I recently read the Newsweek article concerning AIDS 25 Years Later...this quote caught my interest:"Since then, the urgency that once surrounded the AIDS fight in the United States has ebbed, as HIV has come to...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Thanks for sharing this article quote and your concerns. Among those who have been living with HIV for 20 years, are individuals who were treated when we had much less understaning of the virus and what it does to the body than we do today. Before... Read more »

article and confusion

I read two separate articles concerning the recent new guidlines for hiv testing. in the first article they mentioned that someone that is diagnosed with hiv but still not aids can expect to extend their lives by about 25 years or more with current...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
There are estimates that have been published on life expectancy of people living with HIV infection or years gained with HIV meds. Importantly, these are just that - esitmates - applied to populations not for use in determining how one specific... Read more »

hi! What do you think of this article, Dr. Bob?

http://news.yahoo.com/s/yblog_thelookout/20110603/us_yblog_thelookout/first-man-functionally-cured-of-hiv#mwpphu-containerFirst Man 'functionally cured" of HIV. (Title of article).Is this promising? And how would you know if you (or...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.Yes, the article is accurate. Check out my three-part blog "The Search for a Cure Heats Up," which can be easily accessed on The Body's blog page. We've been closely monitoring Timothy Ray Brown's story for a number of... Read more »