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How Common Are Long Term Nonprogressors

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A Long Term, Long Sleeping Survivor

Dear Dr. Bob,It's been a long time since I've visited this site, but you're obviously still doing the same great job. You deserve all the accolades and kudos received from all of your readers - me included!Quick background: probably HIV+ since...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Dear Sleepy but not Dopey in NC,Thanks for returning to this site and for your very kind words.Isn't fatigue annoying? I'm glad you are eliminating the " factorials " in the " multi-factorial " potential causes. (You really have been reading some of... Read more »

tired Long term non progressor

Hi Dr Bob!my name is Jacob,a fabulously positive gay male.I have been infected for almost 9 years... Read more »

long-term nonprogressors

Is there an accepted set of standards in the medical community one must meet in order to be... Read more »
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5% or More of Perinatally HIV-Infected Adolescents May Be Long-Term Nonprogressors, U.S. Study Suggests

...the ages of 7 and 16. All of these children acquired HIV from their mother; they were perinatally infected. We're looking at long-term outcomes in these children related to cognitive function, cardiac function, liver disease, kidney disease and... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

A Long-Term Survivor

...National Institutes of Health, to ask for a meeting to discuss what Joe was telling us. There had to be other special cases of long-term survivors -- cases that might hold some clues about how to keep the rest of us from dying. Joe, Mark, and I... Read more »
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Immune Responses in Long-Term Non-Progressors

... Immune Responses in Long-Term Non-Progressors -- Lessons for Immune Reconstitution (WeOrA199) Authored by Brigitte Autran Non-abstract driven session Read more »
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On-the-Air: My First Radio Interview -- "Have You Heard of HIV Long-Term Nonprogressor?"

...note: These files can be quite large. Allow some time for them to download. In my quest to maintain the HIV Controller and Long-Term Nonprogressor topic in the public view, I gratefully accepted an invitation from a business associate for an... Read more »
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long term non-progressors

Posted by norvasc, 1 Reply
I tested positive over 20 years ago. I attempted suiside at the time because at that time you were going to die a horrible death. I gave all my expensive personal stuff away, was terribly depressed. I have survived, I have no viral load, my blood... Read more »

Long Term Non-Progressor Study

Posted by Bhammer40, 1 Reply
...medication should contact Mary McLaughlin, RN at the NIAID Outpatient Clinic for more information on how you can participate in their Long Term Non-Progressor study. They really need more candidates. You can call Mary at 1-800-772-5464 x... Read more »

Question about long-term non-progressors

Posted by endlsskys, 1 Reply
Can these people produce a negative on an HIV rapid test? I am asking because as I am sitting waiting for my test results to come back. I thinking how could I have got it. I had only 2 STD since I have been with my partner Gonogerra and Crabs. So I... Read more »

Long term survivor

Posted by DAF, 4 Replies
I am aperson living with AIDS, I have srvived three opertunistic infections. I have known about my status for 22 years and in retrospect I was one of the early cases to be infected,. In the time period from 1978 to 1981. My qyestion is are there... Read more »