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Hiv Treatment In The United States

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Using Viral Load Data to Monitor HIV Burden and Treatment Outcomes in the United States

Reporting viral load and CD4 counts is a critical first step in calculating community viral load -- a key action step called for in the National HIV/AIDS Strategy. 1 In August 2011, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 2 released... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Retrospective Study of HIV Antiretroviral Treatment Persistence in a Commercially Insured Population in the United States

In the current study, the researchers examined factors associated with persistence on initial antiretroviral therapy (the time from ARV treatment initiation to discontinuation) in commercially insured US HIV patients. The research involved a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Prevention Through Early Detection and Treatment of Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases -- United States

Table of Contents Contributors Summary Introduction Background Curable STDs as Cofactors for HIV Transmission Intersecting Epidemics of HIV Infection and Other STDs Current Status of STD Clinical Services in the United States... Read more »
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hiv drugs manufactured in other countries then exported to United States?

Dr. Young,Hi. I hope you don't think that this is a dumb question. I know that we have quite a few hiv drugs already approved here in the United States and more in the pipeline. My question is are there drugs we don't know about being...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Nancy-thank you for your question.To a large extent the drug discover pipeline in the US and ex-US (foreign) counties are the same- indeed, many of the key clinical trials are multinational ones, with study sites across the globe.The major... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Fight Remains High Priority for United States?

Hi Dr.Take a look to this statement http://www.america.gov/st/health-english/2007/May/20070522175313atiayduj0.4688532.html and tell us what do you think about it, is it true? I think that we are lossing the battle against VIH/AIDS, but then I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi E.L.,The truth is that Bush's much-lauded Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) has succeeded on some levels by providing life-sustaining antiretroviral drugs to some of those in need in selected countries. However, PEPFAR's... Read more »

HIV and STD statistics in the United States

Can you please tell me how fast HIV is spreading in the US? Is it something that we should be very woried about? If there were 50 people in a room howmany could possible be HIV possitive if you have any %? Also, what other STDs are being spread...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your questions. In regard to the spread of HIV in the USA:Since we do not have nationwide HIV reporting, we do not have very good data regarding the recent spread of HIV in the United States. But based on limited data from the states... Read more »

New Rules for HIV positive people travelling to the United States

Hey Dr. Bob,I heard the Bush Administration finally got around to changing the ban on HIV positive travelers wanting to come to the Unioted States. Is this too good to be true???Toby...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Dubya strikes again! Or should that be strikes out again?!?!The new rules for HIV-positive folks wishing to enter the U.S. are even worse than the old rules!People with HIV have been banned from entering the U.S. since 1987, but waivers are... Read more »
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UNITED STATES DISCRIMINATES AGAINST HIV+ PEOPLE

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
UNITED STATES DISCRIMINATES AGAINST HIV+ PEOPLE

While nearly a million HIV+ American citizens enjoy the freedom to leave and travel outside their country, the United States government prohibits HIV+ individuals from other countries entry to the... Read more »

Which 3 states gives best HIV treatment to poor

Posted by Anonymous
My son want to leave massachusetts. They give grea6t care to HIV patients and medical coverage run by the state. Which other states in the the midatlantic or southeast also are known for the best care for the poor. He doesnt like to work alot. Read more »

Treatment for international students in usa

Posted by hivstudent, 1 Reply
Hi, what are options of care programs that will cover an international student HIV treatment? Read more »

Interesting news on HIV treatments..

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
A presentation at the 14th International AIDS Conference in Barcelona by a University of Pittsburgh AIDS researcher reveals the "most common cause of death among HIV positive people is liver failure." Dr. Amy Justice bases her
conclusions on a study... Read more »