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HIV Resistance Testing

...keeps multiplying rapidly while you are taking the drug. Changes (mutations) in the virus cause resistance. HIV mutates almost every time a new copy is made. Not every mutation causes resistance. The "wild type" virus is the most common form of HIV. Anything different from the wild type is considered a mutation. An antitiviral drug won't control virus that is resistant to it. It can "escape" from the drug. If you keep taking the drug, the...
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Can a pet licking sweat or a cut from a HIV positve persons skin cause them to get sick or even HIV but in animal form whatever that may be? (CATS AND DOGS AND HIV, 2009)

Hello there. This may sound like a weird question but I have to ask because the only way to know is to ask, also someone else may be wondering the same thing. First of all I am currently on meds and undectable my question doesn't pertain to humans...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...are certainly not the only one wondering if Toto or Miss Kitty could be at risk. In fact we have an entire chapter in the archives of this forum devoted to animal HIV transmission. I'll reprint below some information from those archival posts.To... Read more »

A proven cure for HIV ???

Doctors please read this story and let us know, is this what we have been waiting for a cure for aids ???you guys do such a great job and save lives and give us hopeGiven this context, a brief report in February 2008 by a group of physicians from...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thanks for your post.This is a very provocative case that suggests strategies to improve treatments for HIV.On the other hand, while the patient does have an undetectable viral load, this does not mean that he's cured. Moreover, since Read more »

ls this the first step for a cure of HIV ???

Hi Dr Keith, l love your work and you give us hivs so much hope, can you please read this story and let us know what you think ??? it looks like the 40 year old man has been cured, should we be clebrating ???thank you so much for your time...Given...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...That report is very interesting as a single case. The follow-up time is still short so more time and informmation is needed to comment with more confidence. It is too early to tell if there is wider applicability to the techniques used Read more »

Could this be the holy grail cure for Aids ???

Hi Dr Mark,please read this story and let us know what you think ??have we hit the jackpot for a cure for hiv ???thank you for your timeGiven this context, a brief report in February 2008 by a group of physicians from Germany appeared to change...
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
As a proof of concept experiment, it is an important first step. Cost, toxicity, matching donors, among other logistical issues will likely limit this approach. However, if there are other low cost, high tech methods that could mass produce this... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Georgia: New Group Formed to Combat HIV/AIDS in Metro Atlanta

... A new group, the Atlanta AIDS Partnership, has formed to help reinvigorate community efforts in dealing with HIV/AIDS in the metro area. The idea for AAP emerged last year through the efforts of the United Way of Metropolitan Atlanta and the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Arkansas Gov. Beebe Forms Task Force to Study HIV/AIDS Among State's Minority Populations

... Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe (R) recently created a 19-member task force to examine HIV/AIDS among the state's minority populations, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports. The Arkansas HIV/AIDS Minority Task Force, which Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Hawaiian, Vietnamese Researchers Form Partnership to Train Physicians, Study HIV/AIDS Treatments

... The Honolulu Star-Bulletin recently published two articles examining partnerships formed between HIV/AIDS researchers from Hawaii and Vietnam. The Kaiser Family Foundation 's Media Fellowship Program supported these reports as part Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nepal Forms Global Alliance to Combat HIV/AIDS, Prevention Efforts "Main Focus," Officials Say

... The Nepal Red Cross Society and Red Crescent Societies have formed a global alliance to fight HIV/AIDS in low-income countries like Nepal, where the epidemic is "so severe that it could well be classified as a disaster," the Himalayan Read more »
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Where did HIV come from?

Posted by DUDE
...the Los Alamos National Laboratory in Los Alamos, N.M. The study appears Friday in the journal Science. Bhattachary said the most common form of HIV worldwide evolved from simian immunodeficiency virus, or SIV, that was in the chimpanzee. SIV... Read more »

Serious symptom

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...pimples or somnething and i dont know how i got them so im jw what is the most common place for rash's to form when you are HIV positive and my dry cough went from nothing at all to today its pretty bad but how long does a dry cough usually last... Read more »

DUDE

Posted by DUDE
...Laboratory in Los Alamos, N.M. The study appears Friday in the journal Science. Bhattachary said the most common form of HIV worldwide evolved from simian immunodeficiency virus, or SIV, that ... Read more »

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Posted by DUDE
...the Los Alamos National Laboratory in Los Alamos, N.M. The study appears Friday in the journal Science. Bhattachary said the most common form of HIV worldwide evolved from simian immunodeficiency virus, or SIV, that was in the chimpanzee. SIV... Read more »