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Methods Of Hiv Treatment

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The Feminization of an Epidemic

...status. Furthermore, according to a National Health Interview Survey conducted in 2007, only 36% of adults reported ever being tested for HIV. 10 In hopes of strengthening HIV prevention efforts and maximizing the efficacy of treatment for HIV-positive individuals, the CDC published new recommendations in September 2006 that all adults aged 13-64 should be tested at least once for HIV in a medical setting and that people at higher risk...
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Serodiscordant Couple. Help.

Hi Dr.Mcgovern;Is IVF-ICSI a perfectly safe method of conception for a HIV+ male and HIV- female regardless of HIV viral loads and regardless of whether or not HIV treatment was being used? Thanks.From India.
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Please refer your excellent HIV related question to the HIV forum. Read more »

having a baby

can a hiv+ woman have a baby with an hiv- man through normal sex without infecting that man.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...a child with an HIV- man without transmitting HIV to the male. The first key step is for the HIV+ woman to be on effective HIV treatment and achieve undetectable viral levels (that protects the fetus/child and the partner) Techniques for safe... Read more »

HIV treatment

Sir,can antirectoviral drugs be taking to prevent HIV infection.John
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...of sexual partners, HIV counseling and testing, condom use, use of sterile syringes, and other prevention measures. How would HIV treatment drugs work to protect against HIV infection? The concept of providing a preventive before exposure to an... Read more »

Contraception and HIV treatment

Please tell me if protease inhibitors and birth control pills such as Loestrin can be used at the same time without diminishing effectiveness of either. Some doctors I have spoken to indicate that p.i. diminish birth control pills' effectiveness.
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...inhibitors with potential interactions include ritonavir, nelfinavir, and possibly amprenavir -- use of additional or alternative methods of birth control are recommended with these agents. Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D. Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Male Circumcision, New Antiretrovirals, Genetic Engineering Most Promising HIV Prevention, Treatment Methods, Conference Delegates Say

...antiretroviral drugs, genetic engineering and male circumcision are the latest and most promising HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment methods, delegates attending the 4th IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention in Sydney,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Appropriate Treatment Methods Can Prevent Nearly All Risk of Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission, Study Says

...Ireland in 1999 and between 2000 and 2003 in the United Kingdom, the PA/ reports. Expanded access to antiretroviral treatment for HIV-positive pregnant women also was a factor, researchers said. The HIV transmission rate for women... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Treatment During Primary HIV Infection as a Method of Altering the Epidemic Spread of HIV?

...antigen priming among the women studied." 14 Possible Interventions Treatment with HAART during PHI has been proposed as a method to decrease infectiousness and the spread of HIV. Studies have shown that such treatment reduces viral... Read more »
World Health Organization

New Progress and Guidance on HIV Treatment

... Update on People Receiving HIV Treatment Read the 2010 guidelines Antiretroviral Treatment for HIV Infection in Adults and Adolescents (PDF). The number of people receiving lifesaving antiretroviral treatment (ART) reached Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous
...people a day are being infected with HIV. Disclosure is necessary if we are going to prevent the spread of AIDS. HIV prevention methods are not working. It is up to people who are infected to disclose the fact that they have been infected with... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...conducting an abundance of research on all areas of HIV infection, including developing and testing preventive HIV vaccines and new treatments for HIV infection and AIDS-associated opportunistic infections. Researchers also are investigating... Read more »

Interesting news on HIV treatments..

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...and EuroSIDA findings put a positive spin on the dire news, portraying the studies as merely proving out "simpler and cheaper" methods of measuring risk of death and progression to disease, glossing over the issues of drug-induced liver failure... Read more »

The way we address HIV is cause for concern

Posted by bradford
...effects. Providing proper nutrition and Complementary therapies can address the immune system and many of the side effects of HIV treatments. There are no shortages of scientists and physicians as well as individuals living with HIV, who have... Read more »