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German man cured of HIV-AIDS ???

Hi Dr Mark,please keep up the great work you do for us hivers,A German man was recently cured of hiv-aids using stemm cells...Why can't we cure more people now from hiv-aids ???thank you for your time
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...This was a very special case where all the stars came into alignment. However, as a proof of concept, this case has caused great excitement in terms of providing Read more »

Working with AIDS orphans

Bonsoir!I am the director of an NGO called Children of the Dawn, which specialises in community... Read more »

Can a hiv + nurse work?

Iam a RN in a icu. I fear that if I find out I am HIV+ I will not be allowed to work in my... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Appeals Court Hears Arguments in Case Challenging U.S. Policy Requiring Overseas HIV/AIDS Groups to Oppose Commercial Sex Work

...lawsuit involving a U.S. policy requiring that recipients of federal HIV/AIDS service grants pledge to oppose commercial sex work, the New York Sun reports (Goldstein, New York Sun , 6/1). The Bush administration in June 2005 notified U.S.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Iran Postpones Verdict in Case Against Physicians Who Worked to Address HIV/AIDS

...This document was provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Globe and Mail Examines Work of Former U.N. Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa Lewis in Lesotho

...examined how Stephen Lewis, former United Nations special envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa, "made Lesotho a particular focus of his work" during his five-year tenure (Nolen, Globe and Mail , 9/10). According to UNAIDS and the National AIDS... Read more »
Project Inform

Blood Work: Two Common Tests to Use for Monitoring HIV Disease

...that the test measures is called HIV RNA. Testing viral load is important for monitoring HIV disease and how well therapy is working. When HIV levels decrease, it's a sign that potent anti-HIV therapy is working. When HIV levels increase, it's... Read more »
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HIV+ and working in academia

Posted by kuanRC, 6 Replies
...I'm looking to connect with anyone who has experience as an HIV+ person working on faculty, as a researcher or graduate student in academia. I'm a PhD student in an extremely competitive program at a major Read more »

working with hiv positive person

Posted by work35, 1 Reply
...Hello.. I hope this is not an ignorant question but here goes.. two part question.. Part one.. I just found out my co-worker is hiv positive.. he is healthy thank god.. and i really like him but I admit I am VERY uncomfortable at work.. we both... Read more »

Working Out

Posted by dreamdzign, 7 Replies
...again. I barely have had energy to keep up with household chores. I'm not overweight (I rarely am hungry and don't eat well - working on that too), I'm 6'2" and 200# with a 33" waist. I tried to go the gym and start with some weights, but even... Read more »

hiv & working out/bodybuilding

Posted by windycitypozdude, 2 Replies
...hey everyone! i have always been a "working out," active kind of guy, and always been interested in getting bigger/more muscular, etc. i shy away from the term "bodybuilding" Read more »