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Is There A Way To Find Out Who Has Hiv

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Ask the Experts

Gene Therapy the new way for hiv ???

Hi Dr Mark,keep up the great work you do saving lives, how long before gene therapy can be used for hiv treatment ??? l have resistance to nearly all mt meds... what do you think of this storythank youGene Therapy Shows Promise Against HIVEarly...
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
Yes, perhaps it may be the way forward, but unfortunately, not for a while. Many such studies have been done or are currently being performed or planned. Some others have shown modest results as well. The strategy has to be further tuned to maximize... Read more »

HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other? Read more »

Other ways someone can get HIV

My husband has AIDS. He swears that he has been faithful to me sexually. He has not had any blood... Read more »
Articles
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"I Talk Because": A Better Way to Do HIV/AIDS Awareness Ads

...campaign " I Talk Because ... ." The concept is simple. Anyone can shoot and upload a video sharing why he or she talks about HIV/AIDS. Think "It Gets Better," but with HIV instead. "I Talk Because ..." was started in 2009 by New York City... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Country Leaders Gather in Lisbon to Discuss Ways to Tackle HIV/AIDS

...eight-nation Lusophone Community of Portuguese Language Countries (CPLP) gathered together last week to discuss ways to fight HIV/AIDS, the Portugal News Online reports. As part of the conference, the CPLP was to "sign a memorandum of... Read more »
The Body

What Do You Think Is the Best Way to Fight HIV/AIDS Stigma?

...fact, because of the ways it creeps into and clouds judgment on other aspects of the epidemic, many who are living with HIV/AIDS and/or working in the field believe that stigma is the greatest barrier to fighting HIV/AIDS. So how do we to... Read more »
The Body

A Revolutionary New Way to Fight HIV/AIDS: CCR5 Inhibitors

...of the older classes of HIV drugs interferes with HIV's plans. Image from www.HIVwebstudy.org , a product of the Northwest AIDS Education and Training Center. How does HIV get inside your CD4 cells? Scientists have discovered that HIV first... Read more »
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Only 3 ways to get HIV?

Posted by worriedOZ, 1 Reply
...G'Day, I always use condoms. However, I've read various stories on the net from HIV positive people who claim to have axquired HIV through acts other than unprotected sex. This worried me a litte. All my research Read more »

UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE - HIV/AIDS RESEARCH STUDY

Posted by sak51
...Social and Political Sciences Department at the University of Cambridge, is currently conducting a research study focusing on HIV/AIDS stigma. He is looking for individuals interested in sharing their stories about living with HIV/AIDS.... Read more »

Diagnosed with HIV and AIDS at the same time!!!!

Posted by icantbelieve, 9 Replies
Last April, viral load over 500.000 and cd4 count 191. Overwhelming. I've been sad, lonely, on meds, always tired, lost weight, appetite, no one knows, live away from my family, no partner, with an infection on my skin since April that impairs my... Read more »

Have I Gone from HIV to AIDS? HELP!!!!

Posted by CLT, 4 Replies
...a prescription for Atripla. Thank GOD I have good insurance and will be able to afford the drugs. Questions? Do I now have AIDS? Will things be instantly better once I start meds this weekend? Anyone out there on Atripla who has NEVER been on... Read more »