Human Immunodeficiency Virus Linked To Osteoarthritis
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Full Participation in Harm Reduction Programs Is Associated With Decreased Risk for Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Hepatitis C Virus: Evidence From the Amsterdam Cohort Studies Among Drug UsersIn this study, researchers explored the link between participation in harm reduction programs and HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV) incidence among ever-injecting drug users enrolled in the Amsterdam Cohort Studies. Poisson regression was used to... Read more »
Risk-Based Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Testing Fails to Detect the Majority of HIV-Infected Persons in Medical Care SettingsIn order to assess opportunities for early HIV diagnosis in a comprehensive public health care system, the researchers undertook a retrospective review of patients newly diagnosed with HIV from September 2001 to December 2003. Of 348 patients newly... Read more »
FDA Approves First Nucleic Acid Test (NAT) System to Screen Whole Blood Donors for Infections With Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)The Food and Drug Administration has licensed the first nucleic acid test (NAT) system intended for screening donors of whole blood and blood components intended for use in transfusion. This test system can simultaneously detect the presence of HIV... Read more »
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Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramHi. Thank you for your questions.When a person dies, HIV will not "die" immediately after death. This is because there is a large quantity of blood in the body, and it takes time for the conditions inside the body to change to an unlivable... Read more »
AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure CoastI don't think so; this would be a survival of the weakest scenario. Those viruses that mutated to the extreme point you describe would fade into oblivion and we would be left with virulent HIV well-equipped to continue devastating mankind.... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,The rheumatologist may be willing to treat parvovirus infection and its complications. If not, a hematologist should be consulted. You can read about parvovirus and its treatment (intravenous gamma globulin) in the archives. A sample question... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi, Andrew.Unfortunately we don't have a cure (yet) for HPV. We do have a preventative vaccine that I recommend for those not infected. For those already infected, close follow-up, especially for those with the high-risk subtypes, and prompt... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyThe latest Time reports that the hiv virus may not be caused by hhv6 at all. Did anyone read this too.
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Replyhas the hiv virus ever been known to run it's full course in a matter of six months. meaning showing symptoms such as muscle mass loss,skin marking and even other symptoms that are not usually accompanied by the virus
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