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How Did Hiv Evolve

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Treatment Action Group

World Health Organization HIV Treatment Guidelines Evolve

Unusually, there was something to celebrate on World AIDS Day in 2009, even if it was only on paper. The World Health Organization (WHO) updated its antiretroviral treatment (ART) guidelines for adults, adolescents, pregnant women, mother-to-child... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

"Social Evils" and Harm Reduction: The Evolving Policy Environment for HIV Prevention Among Injection Drug Users in China and Vietnam

Both China and Vietnam "are experiencing HIV epidemics driven by injection drug use and have maintained generally severe policies towards injection drug users (IDUs)," noted the authors, who based the current study on their experiences and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

South Africa's Evolving HIV/AIDS Policy

In this interview in World Politics Review 's "Trend Lines ," Peter Navario, an adjunct associate professor of public policy at New York University and a former global health fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, discusses the evolution South... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Diagnosis and treatment of mutated and evolved variants of HIV

Can HIV mutate into a strain, subtype etc. that is so different from previous subtypes, that it could elude diagnostic tests in the US...if all HIV antibodies are the same regardlessof genetic composition on the hIV virus that infected someone, why...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
HIV is mutating into new strains every day. Remarkably, rather than forming new sub-types, the most common new forms are called CRFs, for circulating recombinant forms, which are mixtures of the currently known subtypes, i.e. A/E ( mix of subtypes... Read more »

HIV positive friend and how our relationship may evolve?

My best friend and ex-boyfriend (same person), tested +ve and i tested -ve.I am a 25 year old healthy woman and he is also only 32 and doing fine so far.After the initial period of disappointment and shock, I now want to know how safe it is to...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
If your doctor or HIV test counselor told you that you were tested within the appropriate window since the possible exposure and you tested HIV negative, then I see no need to re-test. There are no documented cases of anyone getting infected with... Read more »

Social perpections not evolving?

I read this forum, as a way of social support. It amazes me that from those who are negative, they pose questions of how terrified they are about HIV. On the other hand, those recently detecte as poz, face the same social issues and questions that...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
Treatment sophistication has progressed enormously. We know more and more about which treatments are more suited for certain situations. New medications have been developed in the last 10 years, and research continues on treatments, vaccines and... Read more »

I am HIV -, female. My husband is HIV +, male. we would like to have a baby. (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

Good Day. My husband told me a month ago that he got tested and he is HIV +. I also got tested and i am HIV -. We would still like to have a baby, in regard that i would not be infected, nor our child. Is there a way where this is possible. We are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Yes, the safest and most effective way involves sperm washing and in vitro fertilization. See below.Dr. BobArtificial Insemination vs. In Vitro Fertilization Feb 25, 2010Hi Dr. Bob,My question is about starting a family through artificial... Read more »
Connect With Others

My evolving story

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hey guys, i have been on this board for about ten months now but dont post anymore that often because i know you wil all tell me after my six month negative test, to move on. I just think its pretty ironic that we all get all these wierd symptoms... Read more »

HIV Vaccine Scam

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
(article courtesy of

I told you so. I told you so in the scientific literature. I told you so on the internet. I told you that an HIV vaccine would never work.

This week, the long-awaited results from an independent trial of the... Read more »

Where did HIV come from?

Posted by DUDE, 1 Reply
Sudy: HIV Began in 1930s Africa

By PAUL RECER, AP Science Writer

WASHINGTON (AP) - AIDS evolved from a benign simian infection into a human-killer in
the early 1930s, long before it was recognized as a disease, but it stayed in remote Africa
until jet... Read more »

HIV/future is?

Posted by Anonymous

Witches make potions and spells,
old women conjure romance.
Clans feed legends,
sanction weddings,
protect a totem carved in stone.

She's beautiful,
fixed like a butterfly,
collected by men.

In wet dark places dreams evolve,
demons of... Read more »