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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 »

Experimental Treatments Effective?

The article at http://www.electriciti.com/explore/Articles/Beck/HIV_Article.htmldescribes an experimental electrical treatment method for HIV and other viruses.Are the studies cited therein with respect to neutralization of HIV in a petri dish by...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
I'd put off answering your question because you've raised so many questions, but I think I'll answer it with a single point. The shortanswer to all of your questions is "I don't know." Now it may sound bad for an AIDS specialist to be "ignorant"... Read more »
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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/Google.com 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 »
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 »
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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New Hope for HIV Eradication

Posted by Mondo, 4 Replies
...on the mixed results of earlier studies of valproic acid (Depakote), an epilepsy treatment that demonstrated potential as a method of purging HIV from its cellular hiding places. Read more »

New Hope for HIV Eradication

Posted by Mondo, 4 Replies
...on the mixed results of earlier studies of valproic acid (Depakote), an epilepsy treatment that demonstrated potential as a method of purging HIV from its cellular hiding places. Read more »

SOBRE TEST DE HIV...???

Posted by mincho, 2 Replies
HOLA PROFESIONALES Y AMIGOS... ME PODRIAN AYUDAR... DESPUES DE LA EXPOSICION ME HECHO DOS PRUEBAS.. TOME LA DECISION DE HACERME LAS PRUEBAS MAS QUE TODO POR PREVENCION LA CHICA ERA MI NOVIA... 2 MESES Y 4 MESES PASADOS AMBAS NEGATIVAS... PODRE... Read more »

waiting for results...

Posted by Sal, 4 Replies
I have some of the symptoms. Flu like symptoms, dry throat, lots of flem, night sweats, dry cotton mouth, constantly tired. No swollen lymphs, sores or any fever. Another symptom, I haven't read this any where, but when I rest it feels like my... Read more »