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Is AIDS Caused By A Human Immuno Virus?

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

What Is AIDS, HIV and HIV Disease?

...range of different diseases and opportunistic infections . AIDS severely weakens the body's ability to fight infections and certain cancers. That is, people diagnosed with AIDS may have opportunistic infections, which are caused by microbes such as viruses or bacteria that usually do not make healthy people sick. The immune system of a person with AIDS is threatened to the point that medical intervention may be necessary to prevent or treat...
Ask the Experts

hpv infection (HPV, HUMAN PAPILLOMA VIRUS AND HIV/AIDS, 2010)

hello Dr. Frascino, I know that HIV is more your area of expertise but I was wondering if you knew anything about hpv. I was diagnosed with hpv about 10 years ago and was reading recently that some percentage of people actually clear the infection,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and HIV/AIDS April 2010What Is HPV?Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the name of a large group of viruses. Certain types of HPV cause warts on the hands or feet. About 30-40 types can cause infections in the genital area (the vulva, vagina, penis,... Read more »

define AIDS

what does aids stand for?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...AIDS stands for the Acquired ImmunoDeficiency Syndrome (my emphasis). It is caused by infection with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). BY Read more »

Hiv, pets, transmission

I would like to know if there any possibilities that a dog can transmit Hiv/Aids to an human? Did pets can have Aids? I would like to have references about this subject. Thank you!
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...transmitted monkey to monkey, and willonly cause illness in monkeys. FIV will only be transmitted cat to cat, andwill only cause disease in cats, and so forth. In other words, if a personscat is diagnosed with FIV, people living with the cat... Read more »

Are AIDS and HIV two separate viruses?

Hi, my name is Holly and I'm a student at Cabrillo College in Aptos California. I am doing a research paper on AIDS and I am getting a little confused about what is a proven fact and what is assumed to be true. What is your stand on Peter Duesburg's...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...to pile up, his contention that AIDS and HIV are not related is generally dismissed as the curious, if stubborn, belief of a man who seems to need a great deal of attention, whether it is warranted or not.Today AIDS is the thought of as the later... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and HIV/AIDS

...Care of Yourself What Is HPV? Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the name of a large group of viruses. Certaintypes of HPV cause warts on the hands or feet. About 30-40 types can causeinfections in the genital area (the vulva, vagina, penis,... Read more »
The Body

What Is HIV?

...call it when HIV disease becomes advanced -- wasn't coined until 1982, and the virus now known as HIV wasn't identified as the cause of AIDS until 1984. Related Links Overviews Fact Sheet: Frequently Asked Questions About HIV/AIDS ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How Do I Start?

...your HIV blood test came back positive, but it's not a death sentence. The test means that you are infected with the virus that causes AIDS, the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). There is no cure for HIV disease, but there are treatments that... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...more often than men Men are eight times more likely than women to develop Kaposi's sarcoma or KS (a cancer-like disease caused by a herpesvirus) Women tend to be diagnosed with HIV later in their disease than men andfewer women than... Read more »
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SOBRE TEST DE HIV...???

Posted by mincho, 2 Replies
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New HIV test Coming Window will be 12 days.

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...according to study co-authors Janet Barletta and Daniel Edelman of the University of Maryland School of Medicine Institute of Human Virology, the Journal reports. Study co-author Niel Constantine said he hopes that the technology used in the new... Read more »

Viruses

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If Hepatitis is a Virus and can be cured why not HIV ? Read more »

Key facts about HIV/AIDS - Note Last Item

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...among adults aged under 60: WHAT IS AIDS AND WHAT CAUSES IT? * AIDS stands for acquired immune deficiency syndrome. It is caused by a virus called HIV (human immunodeficiency virus). INCUBATION PERIOD AND SYMPTOMS: * The HIV virus does... Read more »