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Is AIDS Caused By A Retrovirus?

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Relationship between AIDS and HIV

...1992; Groopman, 1992; Kurth, 1990; Ascher et al., 1993a,b; Schechter et al., 1993a,b; Lowenstein, 1994; Nicoll and Brown, 1994; Harris, 1995) have responded to specific arguments from individuals who assert that AIDS is not caused by HIV. The present discussion reviews the AIDS epidemic and summarizes the evidence supporting HIV as the cause of AIDS. Next
Ask the Experts

xmrz versus hiv?? follow up to what you thought I had..

Hi Dr. Bob Hope you had a good holiday.. This is P btw I told you I would follow up with you after my doctors appoitment. Well the doctor did run tests for the iga deficincy and it wasn't that so he ran a group of tests including yet another hiv...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Times, October 9, 2009By DENISE GRADYMany people with chronic fatigue syndrome are infected with a little known virus that may cause or at least contribute to their illness, researchers are reporting.The syndrome, which causes prolonged and... Read more »

please describe Acute Retrovirus Seroconversion rash that you have seen.

Dr. Bob,Hello good man. Gay male, neg, awaiting hopefully another 45 days for a 90 day woohoo after getting the mild assurance of a 25 day woo hoo after "low risk" one night unproteceted oral and topping non insertive anal frottage with another...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Can I please describe "everything (I) know" about the rash caused by ARS? Yes, I can, but no I will not. It would take pages and pages and I do not feel it is a valid use of my time nor would it Read more »


Can you please name some other retrovirus's besides hiv? Is Human Parvo Virus a retrovirus? If my body can make antibodies to Human Parvo virus then wouldn't it be able to make antibodies to HIV?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...Africa), HTLV-I (which causes adult T cell leukemia/lymphoma and HTLV-I-associated myelopathy), and HTLV-II (not clear if it causes disease in humans).Parvovirus constitutes a group of DNA viruses, one of which is known to be a human pathogen.... Read more »

aids and hiv

what is hiv1 and hiv2?what is lengthening virus?
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
...These are two retroviruses that are close relatives and cause infections in humans that lead to immune system failure. Read more »
The Body PRO

The 6th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections

...Coverage provided by Jeffrey T. Schouten, M.D., Brian Coppedge, and Dan Dawson The Trouble with Fat: Concerns Continue over the Cause and Treatment of Fat Redistribution Syndrome Coverage provided by Jeffrey T. Schouten, M.D., Brian Coppedge,... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) was first recognized in 1981 and has since become a major worldwide pandemic. AIDS is caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). By leading to the destruction and/or functional impairment of cells... Read more »

An Overview of Retrovir (Zidovudine, AZT)

...about any medical problems before taking this medicine. Possible Side Effects Along with its desired effects, zidovudine can cause some unwanted effects, including pale skin, unusual tiredness or weakness, fever, chills, or sore throat.... Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...metaboliccomplications. This is sometimes called lipodystrophy syndrome. Body Shape Changes Changes in the way your body looks are caused by fat loss or build up. Fat loss may happen in the: Arms and legs (fat loss may cause bulging... Read more »
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time line

Posted by Anonymous
...heading the CDC's task force investigating the new disease. "Almost immediately, people became convinced that this syndrome was caused by a virus that could be transmitted through the blood supply." Read the MMWR report Interview with Dr. Jim... Read more »

World AIDS Day 2006: raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

Posted by Anonymous
...Awareness to stop the epidemic spread of AIDS-related Myths, HIV-related Lies and Pharmogenocide: Iatrogenic 'AIDS' ('AIDS' caused by anti-retroviral' drugs). World AIDS Day should be renamed as World LIES Day - for World AIDS Day is a day of... Read more »

April 23rd is Rethinking AIDS Day

Posted by Alex1
...environment, Rethinking AIDS Day prompts us to critically examine the widely held idea that the immune weakness we see in AIDS is caused by an infective virus. According to HEAL, "Rethinking AIDS Day (RAD) is April 23rd to remember (not... Read more »


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