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Methods Of Treatment For Aids

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Debate Over Antiretroviral Treatment Interruption Remains After Findings Show Method Increases HIV-Positive Patients' Risk of AIDS, Death

The Washington Post on Tuesday examined the debate surrounding the Strategies for Management of Antiretroviral Therapy trial, which compared daily antiretroviral therapy with a drug-conservation strategy that involved taking medication... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

Providing appropriate treatment methods to HIV-positive women during pregnancy can prevent nearly all risk of mother-to-child transmission of the virus, according to a study published online Wednesday in the journal AIDS , the PA/ ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

The emergence of new 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... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Alternative treatment methods

Since being diagnosed recently with HIV, I have actively searched for information regarding the treatment for HIV/Aids. What are your comments on non-medical websites that preach a cure or an effective lifestyle for HIV/Aids individuals? E.g.,...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Call me a science geek, but I find that most of these are a "flash in the pan". Indeed, sites that try to convince persons with advanced disease from taking combination therapies for HIV are irresponsible, if not unethical.We have several... Read more »

Useful HIV testing method

Dr. Kull,Please tell me if there is any HIV testing method which can detect HIV virus even the netx day of infection.Thank you. ...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
There is no testing available that can detect HIV infection the day after exposure. The most reliable testing method available is the HIV antibody test. If you know that you have been exposed to HIV, more agressive treatment and screening methods... Read more »

Any American research on this Chinese method? has developed an herb extract they say is an "integrase-inhibitor" against HIV. Is there any U.S. research to refute or support this finding? It claims to be treatment without...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
I am not aware of laboratory or data in patients to support these claims. The good news is there are integrase inhibitors in development that appear to be very active in the laboratory as well as in patients. This should provide wonderful new... Read more »


my wife has tested positive for hiv by elisa method. now we have done Qualitative PCR for her . the reports showed not detected. as of now we have given her blood sample for RNA & Western Blot Test. I want to know if the result obtained for PCR...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiPCR testing is the most accurate as it is detecting the virus. The other test are looking for the body building antibodies against HIV which could take a little longer to show up. The ELISA test is the confirmatory test for HIV antibody test. So... Read more »
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Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
U.S. President George Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work!
Who is informing the president on HIV and AIDS?

Failure of the American president to recognize the need to promote condoms has not only undermined over two decades of HIV prevention... Read more »

need information on current outreach-prev methods

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i work for the santa cruz aids projects and was wondering if anyone knows where i can fid information on the latest techniques for hiv prevention outreach for the msm (men who have sex with men) community
E-mail me at: Read more »

Rapid Test Accuracy Question. Finger Prick Method.

Posted by xrayvison, 1 Reply
I am curious and do have a question about Hiv Rapid Testing accuracy. I always test about every 3 to 6 months as I compete in combat sports and it is mandatory, and I go to planned parenthood usually and they use a rapid test and prick my finger.... Read more »

Condoms: Our most trusted method

Posted by bradford
Condoms: Our most trusted method to prevent HIV infection and AIDS!

These three words echo around the world AIDS CRISIS WORSENS!

40 million people infected worldwide
o37.2 million adults
o2.2 million children under 15

In 2004, 4.8 million people were... Read more »