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Maternal To Fetal Hiv Transmission

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Replication

Does Hepatitis C replicate faster in one infected with Aids?
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...is good evidence that hepatitis C levels in HIV patients are higher. This might explain why sexual transmission and maternal fetal transmission is higher in HIV+ patients. DTD Read more »

hepatitis c and deep kissing with gum disease please help

i reacently deeply kissed (many times) a guy I just recently found out is Hepatitis C Positive. I... Read more »
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Maternal-Fetal Transmission of HIV-1: Implications for Care of HIV-Affected Women and Children

...this is over-use based on the benefits for women on less aggressive therapy. In the developed world, the number of pediatric AIDS cases has fallen 80% but challenges remain. Those who present late or with no prenatal care, those who are never... Read more »
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Maternal-Fetal Transmission of HIV-1: Implications for Care of HIV-Affected Women and Children

Immunologic Reconstitution in Children and Adolescents Treated with HAART (Symposium S15) Authored by William Borkowsky View the original abstract How are children and adolescents different from adults? This was the question that framed the... Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Editorial

...men with trials involving women. In designing protocolsfor maternal-fetal HIV transmission studies, society often considers mothers as laboratoryanimals rather than human beings. In the trials attacked by the PCHRG women are given... Read more »
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Pediatric/Maternal-Fetal HIV Infection and Issues in HIV-Infected Women (Oral Abstract Session 26)

... View the original abstract The use of a single dose of nevirapine is the most important advance in the prevention of mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) since the original trial of AZT. In this landmark trial in Uganda, a single dose for... Read more »
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Things to know about HIV Transmission

Posted by bartleby, 2 Replies
...Before you worry your head off about HIV, please make sure you understand some basics to see if you if you were at risk. What is HIV? How is HIV transmitted? Read more »

Things to know about HIV Transmission

Posted by health2010, 1 Reply
...is it true that an hiv test is invalid if the blood drawn for the test is among several drawings of blood duirng the same session for other tests? Read more »

does an aspect of the fetal position help aids

Posted by Anonymous
...disease (see my non-commercial paper at www.thefetalcure.com) please let me know if this, as I expect, has the same effect in aids and aids related infections or send questions to me at www.thefetalcure@yahoo.com thanks Steve Lord Read more »

"Daily Vit. Can Thwart AIDS Progress" - NY Times

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...that mothers would pass the infection to their babies. Also, when the authors had early evidence that multivitamins prevented fetal death and premature births, they put all the women in the study on multivitamins until they delivered. After... Read more »