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Hiv Treatment In England

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HIV Treatment 101

... Forget what you've heard about treatment for HIV. HIV treatment in 2009 is a world away from what it was even two years ago. Important new medications and older, proven medications can now be taken less frequently with reduced side effects. Nonetheless, choosing HIV medications
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Paying for Nufill for facial lipoatrophy

hi i've been h i v+ for 16 years now my consultant has done a referral for me to nufill treatment to be done but i have now been waiting for 6 month it's really getting me down could you please tell me of how much it would if i were t pay for it my...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...add up over time. It may be different now, but the last that I checked Nu-fill was not covered by the public health plan in England for treatment of HIV-related lipoatrophy. I would think that the out of pocket costs for Nu-fill would be lower... Read more »

gene therapy via blood stem cells new treatment for hiv ???

Hi Dr Bob,l am recently infected with hiv and guess what you have become my hero, please keep up the great work you do for us hivers around the world,l read all your posts and you are the man period...l need to start treatment asap cd4 300 and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Pat,Thanks for your kind comments.The results of the OZ1 stem cell gene therapy phase II clinical trial were exciting and encouraging in equal measure. Dr. Ron Mitsuyasu at UCLA is an excellent HIV/AIDS/oncologist physician specialist who has... Read more »

should I start med with 8ooo vdl (WHEN TO START TREATMENT, 2009)

I have been recently diagnose hiv My wife tested neg I would like to know should I begin med now with vidal 856 or waituntil they go down
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...groups."AdvertisementSax and Baden add that although the study has some "limitations," it "adds to a growing body of data supporting earlier treatment for HIV infection." The editorial concludes that "a conclusion would require data from a... Read more »

Help needed for HIV Education (AIDS DENIALISTS)

Hi Dr Bob,I always read this site and being a regular traveller to Africa i always pass of safe sex info to the locals.I have one gentthere who denies HIV/Aids is real and usually bounces all kind of info at me to back up his claim. Can you please...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...tested and do not know they are carrying the virus. Finally, it should be noted that some denialists not only claim that anti-HIV treatment is ineffective, but that it actually causes AIDS. In reality, countless studies have affirmed that highly... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Number of People Accessing HIV/AIDS Treatment Increasing in Northwest England, Study Finds

... The number of people accessing HIV/AIDS treatment in the northwest region of England increased by 9% in 2007 compared with data from 2006, according to a report released recently by the Centre for Public Health Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Is HIV Treatment HIV Prevention?

...are two different agendas that compete here. It could not be clearer that prevention of HIV transmission is the foundation for HIV treatment sustainability." -- Robert Grant, MD Visit to download an audio recording of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Findings on Nevirapine Support WHO HIV Treatment Guideline Changes

...even if they do not have resistance to the drug, according to two reports [ here and here ] in the Oct. 14 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine ," MedPage Today reports (10/13). The authors of the second study write that both... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Early HIV Treatment Reduces Death, Likelihood of TB, Study Finds

... "Early treatment for HIV cuts patients' risk of death by about 75 percent," according to a study conducted in Haiti and published Thursday in the New Read more »
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New to all this... from England

Posted by Jeeves01, 7 Replies
...medication, can you remain at undetectable levels for many years? Have any of you experienced this? Thank you so much. Gary J, England, UK. Read more »

Does HIV postive really mean anything?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
HI forgive me i say soemthing that may sound stupid. I have read alot abt HIV AND AIDS, BUT recently reading Christine Maggiore i am wondering is she might be right. She challenges almost every known fact on HIV/aids 'That many experts now contend... Read more »

Window Guidelines

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...beneficial because the person can begin receiving medical care very early in the course of the infection. Recent advances in care and treatment for HIV infection have increased the advantages of early identification and treatment. Therefore,... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...grave problems. "The worst-case scenario is that I'm back in 1987," Cox says, referring to a time when there were no effective treatments for HIV. He insists that he's always taken his medicines religiously, carefully, by the book. And yet mutant... Read more »