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HIV Treatment 101

... Forget what you've heard about treatment for HIV. HIV treatment in 2009 is a world away from what it was even two years ago. Important new medications and older, proven medications can now be taken less frequently with reduced side effects. Nonetheless, choosing HIV medications
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hiv treatment

What other treatment is there for HIV/AIDS?
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
There are many HIV specific medications currently available. You can read more about them at TheBody website. Read more »

Pain associated with long term treatment of HIV

Dr. Henry,I started having deep aches in all my joints 2 years ago. I have been treated for HIV for 15 years with normal CD4 cell counts and non detectable Viral Loads and no other major illnesses. My specialist sent the inflammatory lab work up...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...I have not seen credible data clearly linking long tern successful HIV treatment with swelling of joints or specific drugs with that problem either. In our large HIV clinic we also have not been seeing a trend Read more »

gene therapy for hiv treatment

Hi Dr Keith,l am hiv positve and just started meds 2 months ago my cd4 was 300 and viroal load 45,000 and percentage was l feel better now l am on the meds truvada and nivermine, but l keep reading about gene therapy as a new form of treatment for...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Too early to comment whether gene therapy will ever be an available, affordable, effective HIV therapy. Has only been used in very select research settings so far. For the immediate future (next 2-5 years) effective antiretroviral therapy will... Read more »

treatment for hiv

hi. i was just found i am +ve and my CD4 count is low 252 i am in toronto do you recommend any best treatment available in canada and is my CD4 counts can go up?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...antiretroviral drug regimen will be best for you. I also suggest you begin learning more about HIV, HIV monitoring tests and HIV treatment options. Begin by reading the "Just Diagnosed" chapter on The Body's homepage.Good luck.Dr. Bob Read more »
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FAQs About Treatment for HIV Treatment Veterans From The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums

...my 3TC (lamivudine) resistance make me resistant to Sustiva also, before I am able to change my regimen? After 12 years of HIV treatment, I have become resistant to some protease inhibitors, all NNRTIs and nearly all NRTIs. For the last year... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Is HIV Treatment HIV Prevention?

...are two different agendas that compete here. It could not be clearer that prevention of HIV transmission is the foundation for HIV treatment sustainability." -- Robert Grant, MD Visit www.sfaf.org/hivision to download an audio recording of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Impact of Incarceration Upon Adherence to HIV Treatment Among HIV-Positive Injection Drug Users: A Qualitative Study

...indicated that improved health services and coordination with community care providers are needed to enhance the quality of HIV treatment within correctional environments." Back to other news for July 2009 Search the Newsroom archive Read more »
World Health Organization

More Than Five Million People Receiving HIV Treatment

... Geneva, Vienna -- An estimated 5.2 million people in low and middle-income countries were receiving life-saving HIV treatment at the end of 2009, according to the latest update from WHO. WHO estimates that 1.2 million people started treatment... Read more »
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new hope for possibility of HIV treatment

Posted by lalamma, 3 Replies
This new treatment proposes to successfully control the virus in those infected, destroying a constant region of the virus and thus inactivating it's activity. The treatment may also prevent infection in high risk groups. This has been all over... Read more »

Cool video on HIV treatment side effects

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
http://aegis.healthology.com/webcast_transcript.asp?f=hiv&c=hiv_nrtisidefx&b=aegis Read more »

Community Member Sought for HIV Treatment Guidelin

Posted by Anonymous
...Community Member Sought for HIV Treatment Guidelines Panel The Panel on Clinical Practices for Treatment of HIV Infection is seeking nominations for a community representative Read more »

HIV-treatment study

Posted by Anonymous
...how HIV therapies intersect with patients' daily life. I need to recruit three adults in NYC who are currently under medical treatment for HIV and are at least 25 years old to participate in this study, which is scheduled to begin this weekend... Read more »