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hiv, sleep apnea, memory loss: any link?

HIV+ for 12 yrs. Doing well on HAART: CD4 540, VL 35. On Viread, 3TC and Nevirapine. Developed apnea about 4 yrs ago. Started on CPAP Feb 2009. Began to notice memory loss last year May. Several symptoms. The most disturbing: hard at recollecting...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Cognitive problems can be seen in HIV+ persons though risk is less with higher CD4 count. Your HIV regimen should provide fair brain protection. There is generally Read more »

Gastro link and HIV drugs

I started Keletra and Truvada two years ago. I have had problems develop slowly with diarrhoea when... Read more »

Could mono and HIV be linked?

Hi, I am a 21 year old male and during the month of Jan I became terribly ill. Maybe about the 3rd... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Baltimore Sun Series Examines Link Between Commercial Sex Work, HIV Transmission in Baltimore

... The Baltimore Sun this week published a two-part series examining the link between commercial sex work and HIV transmission in Baltimore. Summaries of the articles appear below: " An Epidemic's Unseen Cause: Women Trade Sex for Drugs, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Health Officials to Discuss Links Between Commercial Sex Work, HIV Transmission in Baltimore

...health department also aims to determine which neighborhoods and risk groups are being neglected by the city's efforts to curb HIV/AIDS. According to Sharfstein, the city has lacked a comprehensive prevention strategy to fight HIV, in part... Read more »
U.S. National Institute on Drug Abuse

Drug Abuse and the Link to HIV/AIDS and Other Infectious Diseases

... What Is HIV/AIDS? The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), which causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), is a virus that lives Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...found to be infected, it can assist in getting early treatment and avoiding infecting others. For more information, refer to " HIV/AIDS among Women Who Have Sex with Women ." Can I get HIV from getting a tattoo or through body piercing? A... Read more »
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Link to NYT article on HIV/Ageing includes charts

Posted by ScotCharles
...http://www.nytimes.com/2008/01/06/health/06HIV.html?_r=2&em&ex=1199768400&en=4154b9c032ffd428&ei=5087 &oref=slogin&oref=slogin Read more »

HIV/AIDS site link

Posted by Anonymous
...An interesting link with some information you may not have seen before... check it out - http://www.polder.net/aids/index.htm Read more »

Early HIV Treatment Failure Linked to Didanosine/T

Posted by TwinsDad, 1 Reply
...agents didanosine, tenofovir, and efavirenz is associated with a high virological failure rate in treatment-naive patients with HIV, British investigators report. Dr. Desmond Maitland and colleagues at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital in London... Read more »

link CDC transmission risk table

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...does anyone have a link to the CDC website's transmission risk table, that displayed the likelihood of contracting HIV based on the exposure type? (it had data like 5 in every 10,000 exposures, etc) I've searching that site and the internet for Read more »