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New Drugs For Aids

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New drug for Aids Wasting Disease

I would like to learn more about Serono's new drug, Serostim. How does it differfrom the growth hormones on the market now and what are it's advantages over them? Is it reimbursable? Is it readily available? What clinicals are out there?
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

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

Harvard Medical School
...maintenance therapy following the initial 12 week course. This is the only form of growth hormone that has been studied for AIDS-related wasting. Read more »

HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other? Read more »

Want to share this video on HIV and AIDS research (AIDS DENIALISTS, 2010)

I Doctor. I watched this video and wanted to pass it on to you so if you ever get the time to watch... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Approves New Drug to Treat HIV, AIDS

...The Food and Drug Administration has approved efavirenz, a new drug, to treat HIV and AIDS in children and adults. Efavirenz, in combination with other antiretroviral agents, was approved to treat HIV-1 infection Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Thailand's New Campaign Against Illegal Drugs Will Undermine HIV/AIDS Efforts, Advocates Say

...recently warned that Thailand's campaign against illegal drugs launched last week will undermine efforts to reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS, the South China Morning Post reports. According to the Post , Interior Minister Chalerm Yubamrung was... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pfizer Gets Patent for New HIV/AIDS Drug in India, Says Report

...regulations for its registration. Under development by Pfizer scientists for 10 years, the medication, the first in a new class of HIV/AIDS drugs, works by blocking HIV's entry into cells. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Selzentry... Read more »
Treatment Access Expansion Project, HIV Medicine Association, American Academy of HIV Medicine and National Association of People With AIDS

The New Medicare Drug Benefit: An HIV/AIDS Enrollment Tool Kit

... Materials prepared through a collaborative Medicare Part D education campaign of the Treatment Access Expansion Project, HIV Medicine Association, American Academy of HIV Medicine, and National Association of People with AIDS. New Medicare... Read more »
Connect With Others

World AIDS Day 2006: raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

Posted by Anonymous
...World AIDS Day 2006: Raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness We urgently need to raise 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness to stop the epidemic spread of AIDS-related Myths, HIV-related Read more »

Great resource for HIV/AIDS and ADA

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...http://www.jan.wvu.edu/media/aids.htm This site has a somewhat helpful booklet that includes some suggestions on reasonable accomodations for people with HIV/AIDS. Some of the accomodations are silly, and some are very good indeed. The... Read more »

Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...From KaiserNet January 8, 2008 Some experts and doctors recently have voiced concerns that people who were diagnosed with HIV and Aids in the early years of the epidemic are experiencing "premature[e]" or "disproportionate numbers" of ailments... Read more »

Have I Gone from HIV to AIDS? HELP!!!!

Posted by CLT, 4 Replies
...a prescription for Atripla. Thank GOD I have good insurance and will be able to afford the drugs. Questions? Do I now have AIDS? Will things be instantly better once I start meds this weekend? Anyone out there on Atripla who has NEVER been on... Read more »