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How Does The Body Eliminate Hiv

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Eliminating the virus from the body (immunity)

Is it true that there are reports of people that have sero-converted, even developed infection symptoms, and still have eliminated the virus from the body?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. When a person gets an infection, and then their body successfully eliminates the infection (without medical intervention), the term for this is called "immunity". So far, nobody is known to have a proven... Read more »

Drugs that eliminate HIV in semen

Why in 25 years there aren't yet drugs that eliminates instead of decreasing virus in seminal... Read more »

HIV eliminated in 10 years?!

Dr. Frascino, I've seen several of these articles mentioning they believe that hiv will be... Read more »

A Bold New Plan to Eliminate Pediatric HIV Transmission and Keep Mothers Alive

Today, I was proud to participate in an historic moment in the global HIV response. Standing with former President Bill Clinton, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon and many others, we joined forces toward an ambitious, yet achievable, goal -- ending... Read more »

Obama Announces Ryan White CARE Act Reauthorization, Elimination of HIV Travel Ban

Obama Announces Ryan White CARE Act Reauthorization, Elimination of HIV Travel Ban In a White House ceremony on Oct. 30, 2009, U.S. President Barack Obama signed into law an extension of the Ryan White CARE Act, which provides critical funding to... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

NIAID Workshop: Elimination of HIV Reservoirs

On Friday, January 15, the National Institutes of Allergy & Infectious Diseases (NIAID) sponsored a scientific workshop entitled "The Next Challenge: Elimination of HIV Reservoirs." The event took place during the Keystone conference on HIV... Read more »

Advances in Microtechnology Aim to Bring Us Closer to Eliminating the HIV Reservoir

J. Christopher Love, Ph.D., holding one of his miniaturized microtiter plates. New advances in engineering are helping scientists gauge how human cells respond to HIV and vaccine candidates. One of these advances is a type of microtechnology... Read more »
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Eliminating Symptoms ....

Posted by adlers, 1 Reply
So this symptoms thing is driving me crazy... I want to tryand eliminate them so that can rest a little more assured until my 3 month test. My "story" of why i think i am infected is named HIV? I'm Petrified,Please Help... if you wanna look on... Read more »

Process of elimination

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Had a low risk exposure sept/oct last year unprotected vaginal insertive. Went for a full medical last week and just got results of blood test/liver function/kidney function and they were all fine, as was my blood pressure etc. My question is this.... Read more »

TheBody - Can we live in peace?

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
Dear TheBody,

It is not our intention to eliminate this board although it is clearly within our power. All we desire is a fair representation of our viewpoint free of censorship.

We are quite prepared to limit postings to a reasonable level and not... Read more »

HIV outside the body

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
How long does HIV live outside the body?

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