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HIV News & Views: Summarizing the Latest HIV Cure Research; A Virus, a Vajayjay and the Same-Sex Marriage Debate; and More

HIV News & Views, April 4, 2013 - April 4, 2013 Top Stories at Read Past Newsletters Change/Update Subscription BLOG CENTRAL Rae Lewis-Thornton: A Woman's Vagina Should Not... Read more »

Danish Study Targets HIV Reservoir, in Latest Search for HIV Cure

Danish researchers have begun testing panobinostat, an HDAC inhibitor, in 15 patients, in an attempt to find an HIV cure. HDAC inhibitors, which are traditionally used to treat cancer, are now being studied for their potential to flush HIV out of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Latest Attempt to Block HIV: Stronger Vaginal Gels

Researchers gathering for the 2010 International Microbicides Conference in Pittsburgh, May 22-25, are cautiously optimistic about new approaches to prevent HIV infection in spite of two decades of failed attempts. "Frankly, blocking transmission... Read more »
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latest information for when to start

Good Day Dr. Daar,My partner and I both have just recently tested positive and our Drs. think we are in the acute HIV phase. While my Dr. suggests waiting to go on medications till a low CD4 count, my partners Dr. suggests the "hit it hard hit...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
Hi Confused and Stressed in Canada,Unfortunately, your experience with differences in opinion amongst physicians regarding treatment during your stage of HIV infection is not unusual. The reason for this is that we simply do not know the right... Read more »

Latest info on qualitative HIV detection by PCR

This is a curt, but highly revealing/informative abstract on the subtype detection limitaions of the currently available commercial Roche Amplicor assay kit. I hope this information will reduce your burden of questions regarding this diagnostic....
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
Posted.... Read more »

latest update on valtrex. does this mean i have to wait how long to get an HIV test. Please help me with an answer Barbara.

Hi Doctor, THere is a recent update on the body.com Treatment Can Control Herpes and HIV Viral Load, Study FindsTreatment with the herpes drug Valtrex (valacyclovir) not only reduces the viral load...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
No I would not expect that Valtrex would have any effect on your antibody testing. Please forward all future HIV questions to the HIV forum.... Read more »

Latest and greatest HIV tests

hi Dr BobI thought you were cool until you hung it on Dr Phil ... all jokes aside -what is the latest and greatest on HIV testing - I had a test at 6 weeks the other day (negative) and the test stated that it was a new test (for Melbourne) ......
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Dont tell me that bald-headed bag of wind is popular in Australia!?! How can you trust a Rogaine failure guy like that?OK, on to your question. Its true: Advances in testing technology can increase sensitivity. For instance, years ago, an HIV... Read more »
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Spirulina Latest Scientific Research

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Effects on the AIDS Virus, Cancer and the Immune System.
by Richard Kozlenko DPM, Ph.D M.P.H. and Ronald H. Henson. Copyright 1998

Spirulina is gaining more attention from medical scientists as a nutraceutical and source of potential... Read more »

my latest news (BAD NEWS)

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I just got back my viral culture results that were taken about 1 month ago. Bad news for me and all. It was positive. This means that I was not crazy and there are others out there like me. HIV does exist and strains of it go undetected by... Read more »

My boyfriend got his latest blood work results

Posted by RedDirtGirl, 2 Replies
Hi everyone,

My man and I have been doing very well together. He is the love of my life!

You may remember I posted a few weeks ago about the fact that his CD4's were at 90 and his viral load undetectable. Well, about 3 months ago his doc switched... Read more »

Latest update

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Firstly I would like to thank those who responded to my latest update post a few weeks back. In response to your questions (sorry I didnt get back earlier I went on a 3 day bender and consequently have only just learnt how to type again): -

Jackie... Read more »