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Lack Of Serum Activity In Hiv Positive People

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Couples With Mixed HIV Status

...HIV Having Children if the Woman has HIV Serodiscordant Couples Couples with one person who is HIV-positive and one who is HIV-negative are sometimes called "serodiscordant" or "mixed serostatus". "Sero-" refers to blood serum. "Serostatus" refers to whether someone has HIV infection or not. HIV isn't the first topic that comes up when most couples start dating. You may not know the HIV status of your partner. You might not even...
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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
...XMRV-specific sequences in the DNA or RNA of samples from prostate cancer patients, and no XMRV-specific antibodies were detected in blood serum samples.[8] Another German study had previously found no XMRV association with non-familial... Read more »

Exercise and HIV

Nelson, is there any documented research that shows that regular exercise keeps the onset of AIDS in check for longtime survivors of HIV who strictly adhere to their medication regiment. I am 55 y/o, have been positive for 17 years, and in the best...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...anabolism.********************************************Supervised exercise training improves cardiopulmonary fitness in HIV-infected persons. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 25(6):684-688, June 1993.MACARTHUR, RODGER D.; LEVINE, SHELDON... Read more »

Information on aids resistant people who test positive for HIV but never develop active AIDS.

I need information on HIV positive people who never develop active aids. Particularly important is the relevance of DNA in aids resistance.
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...to stay healthy for many years, despite their HIV infection. It isestimated that this group of people comprise about 5-10% of persons infectedwith HIV. There are multiple reasons why non-progressors do better than mostothers with HIV/AIDS. Many... Read more »

Re:Re HIV and Disability

Hey Dr. Bob, no need to thank me for the last post! I'm always happy to do my part. By my calculations, you've given me way more minutes of smiles and laughter reading your columns than I've spent on the response to SSI-guy (and often there's some...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...disease. That's still being worked out.Perhaps the best way to approach this case would be to state that anemia in the setting of HIV/AIDS is often multifactorial in nature. Certainly anemia of chronic disease may well be a contributing factor in... Read more »
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International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

20 Years of HIV Science: Setbacks and Activism

...occur in people who are HIV positive may not be directly related to one another, even when they occur simultaneously in the same person, according to researchers from the NIH-sponsored Fat Redistribution and Metabolic Change in HIV Study (FRAM).... Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...diseases including heart disease and Alzheimer's. What Is IRIS? IRIS is a serious condition that can occur shortly after a person starts HIV therapy for the first time. It can also occur in people who restart their meds after a time being... Read more »
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Diagnostic, Monitoring and Resistance Laboratory Tests for HIV

...3: Patients Who Should Receive Combined HIV-1/HIV-2 Screening Had sexual or needle-sharing contact or other drug-using activities in which there was potential for exposure to blood and body fluids with persons who are infected with HIV-2 ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

An Exploration of Factors Influencing Adherence to Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) Among People Living With HIV/AIDS in Northern Thailand

... The chief purpose of the current report, the first of a three-phase study of the experiences of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in northern Thailand, "was to gain an in-depth understanding of the factors contributing to adherence Read more »
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Some Info on ARS, Seroconversion and the Rest

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...people think, but CERTAINLY not impossible. Check the section "How is HIV transmitted" at http://beatnikboy.tripod.com/ Some activities carry a theoretical risk of transmission (i.e. medics and biologists can describe how this transmission... Read more »

some one with more knowledge please explain this

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 1 Reply
...immunosuppression. Since Nagalase is the intrinsic component of the envelope protein gp120, serum Nagalase activity is the sum of enzyme activities carried by both HIV virions and envelope proteins. These Nagalase carriers were already complexed... Read more »

Contacting other HIV+ active duty soldiers

Posted by armypoz, 5 Replies
...I am HIV+ and currently serving on active duty. Would like to contact other active duty soldiers of any branch that would be interested Read more »

today news

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...been the source of ongoing controversy, and is currently before the Tasmanian Anti-Discrimination Commission[citation needed]. People who have engaged in heterosexual or female-to-female sex during the past 12 months are allowed to give blood.... Read more »