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How Does Hiv Develop Into Aids

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Ask the Experts

Is it possible to take meds and supress HIV and never develop AIDS?

I'm recently diagnosed positive and I have yet to receive my blood results. But if worse comes to worse and I have to take meds, what I want to know is if it's possible for someone to take meds and adhere to it well and live a healthy...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi J and thanks for your post.Let's hope that you're just a worried well and don't have to confront your questions in person.Yes, indeed, medication have come a very long way and it is entirely possible to be adherent to HIV... Read more »

Information on aids resistant people who test positive for HIV but never develop active AIDS.

I need information on HIV positive people who never develop active aids. Particularly important is... Read more »

HIV+ not developing aids

I have heard that some people who get infected with hiv, never develop aids, andstay healthy. Is... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Scientists Discover Vulnerable Area on HIV That Could Lead to Development of HIV/AIDS Vaccine

Scientists on Wednesday announced they had identified a vulnerable area on HIV that might be susceptible to antibodies and could prevent the virus from infecting human cells, Reuters Health reports. The findings are published in the Feb. 15... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Myanmar Appeals for Assistance in HIV/AIDS Fight, Develops Five-Year National HIV/AIDS Plan

"Myanmar appealed on Tuesday to the international community to increase assistance in combating HIV/AIDS, as AIDS response in the country has entered a critical stage," Xinhua reports, adding, "The appeal was made by participants attending" a... Read more »
AIDS Treatment Activists Coalition

Most Pharmaceutical Companies Receive Poor Grades on HIV/AIDS Drug Development Innovation, According to AIDS Treatment Activist Coalition Report Card

New York, N.Y. -- With the estimated 1.2 million people with HIV/AIDS in the United States expected to live close to a normal life span, the majority of pharmaceutical companies are not developing innovative, new long-term treatment options that... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Development Banks Not Fulfilling Pledges to Support Reproductive Health, HIV/AIDS Projects in Developing Countries, Report Says

Multilateral development banks are not fulfilling their commitments to support initiatives involving reproductive and sexual health in developing countries, according to a new study released by Gender Action , a Washington, D.C.-based organization... Read more »
Connect With Others

Help develop HIV service - email study

Posted by Anonymous
Dear all,

Please help me by completing a (hopefully thought-provoking) questionnaire and emailing it back to me.

My name is Christiaan Morgan, and I am currently working as a clinical psychologist at a central London sexual health clinic. I am also... Read more »

Help develop HIV service - email study

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Dear all,

Please help me by completing a (hopefully thought-provoking) questionnaire and emailing it back to me.

My name is Christiaan Morgan, and I am currently working as a clinical psychologist at a central London sexual health clinic. I am also... Read more »

new meds in development as of Dec. 2002

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I posted this to the "Living with HIV" group but thought this group would be interested in it, too. It was released by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America in December, 2002:

Here's the release:


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

83 NEW... Read more »

Director of development , Chicago

Posted by Anonymous
Director of development needed for
BETTER EXISTENCE WITH HIV (BEHIV)
PO Box 5171
Evanston, Illinois 60204

Director of development

Primary Purpose: To develop and implement direct fund solicitation efforts on behalf of BEHIV that are consistent with... Read more »