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Is There A Cure For Bone Problems

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Potential Cure Cognitive problem and hIV-memory loss

Hello,I have questions regaridng the hIV-assoziated memory loss: I m living in Vienna. A friend of mine (also living in Vienna) had in 2002 an accident and was tested HIV posiitve, Since 2003 he is on ANTIretroviral medsm currently undetectable, but...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

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Hello and thank you for posting from Vienna.I'm sorry to learn about your friend's difficulties. <a href="http://myhivclinic.org/cognitive-impairment" target=_new>Cognitive problems</a> are not uncommon among people... Read more »

Cure for HIV/AIDS (CURE 2009) (CURE 2009)

Hi,I have been wondering why it is so difficult for HIV/AIDS cure to be found especially for... Read more »

No cure or vaccine on the distant horizon. Really? (CURE 2009) (CURE 2009)

You are claiming many times that a cure or a vaccine is not even on the distant horizon and that we... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Media Outlets Examine Case of Man Cured of HIV, Leukemia Through Bone Marrow Transplant

In a special report, Reuters examines the case of Timothy Ray Brown, who was cured of HIV and leukemia after undergoing "a bone marrow transplant using cells from a donor with a rare genetic mutation, known as CCR5 delta 32," which researchers knew... Read more »
TheBody.com

Thinning Bones a Growing Problem Among People With HIV; HIV and HIV Meds Appear to Be Culprits

Bone problems have quietly emerged as a major health issue for people with HIV, and HIV meds may be at least partly to blame, according to recent research. The findings add to a growing body of evidence that suggest HIV health care providers and the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

German Doctors Declare "Cure" in HIV Patient

A new report finds that nearly four years after a bone marrow transplant, a patient with both HIV and leukemia appears to be free of HIV. "Our results strongly suggest that cure of HIV has been achieved in this patient," wrote the investigators, led... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: HIV "Cure" on Our Web Site Not a Problem -- African National Congress

Advertisements for an herbal supplement for HIV/AIDS patients have been running on the bottom of the Web site for the African National Congress Party's Youth League. However, ANC representatives say they outsourced the advertising and that site... Read more »
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Could this be a possible cure? (farfetched)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Would it be possible to rid the body of the HIV infection by hooking up an infected individual to a blood transfusion machine type thing. In one arm, the needle would continuously drain the person's blood. In the other arm, a needle would constantly... Read more »

Bone Density

Posted by riverprincess, 2 Replies
Well I finally got around to having a bone density test. I had one many years ago and all was good but it's been many many MANY pills since then . And since I cannot find any documentation about tests done on those with long term medications I... Read more »

Curious - Do any of you have bone or joint disease

Posted by ScotCharles, 6 Replies
A guy in my Old Geezers with AIDS group has recently been diagnosed with advanced osteoporosis. I have spinal ankylosis and osteoarthiritis (which seem insignificant to me just now). There are also reports of people with AIDS getting a disease of... Read more »

Low bone mineral density a risk

Posted by ravi
hi

regards from india

I found this interesting article, i hope it is informative and helpful.

HIV-positive women entering the menopause are significantly more likely to have osteopenia (low bone mineral density) than comparable HIV-negative women, an... Read more »