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New Treatment For Hiv Positive People

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HIV Treatment 101

... Forget what you've heard about treatment for HIV. HIV treatment in 2009 is a world away from what it was even two years ago. Important new medications and older, proven medications can now be taken less frequently with reduced side effects. Nonetheless, choosing HIV medications
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Losing fat through ultrasound safe for hiv-positive people?

Doctor,I live in Europe, where recently a new non-surgical alternative to liposuction has become available: Ultrashape. Basically its ultrasound waves breaking up the fat cells, whereafter the body gets rid of the released fat and cellular debris by...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...no personal experience with patients undergoing that treatment nor have I seen any literature on use of the technique in HIV+ persons. The fat problems in HIV+ persons of most concern are fat loss or intra-abdominal (not subcutaneous) fat... Read more »

Gene Therapy treatment for HIV !!!!!!!!!!!!

Dr Keith my idol, the man that makes sense to me all the time,l have been hiv positive for 25 years and resistant to nearly all meds.... in your expert opinino how long before we have viable gene thearpy for hiv treatemnt ???Gene Therapy Shows...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Too early to predict if such an approach to gene therapy would be effective and safe and affordable and useful for persons with resistant virus-years away from knowing the answer to your good question. KH Read more »

gene therapy via blood stem cells new treatment for hiv ???

Hi Dr Bob,l am recently infected with hiv and guess what you have become my hero, please keep up the great work you do for us hivers around the world,l read all your posts and you are the man period...l need to start treatment asap cd4 300 and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Pat,Thanks for your kind comments.The results of the OZ1 stem cell gene therapy phase II clinical trial were exciting and encouraging in equal measure. Dr. Ron Mitsuyasu at UCLA is an excellent HIV/AIDS/oncologist physician specialist who has... Read more »

gene therapy trials starting up now for hiv !!!!

Hi Dr please keep up the great work you do for us ....l have been hiv positive for over 15 years and now have resistance to my hiv meds,what do you think of gene therapy as a option for me ???thank you for your kind timerodney Trial Begins for HIV...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thanks for your post.Gene therapy has been a very interesting, but yet unyielding pipeline for new HIV treatments. While I don't know the specific inclusion or exclusion eligibility criteria for this study, it would appear to be an... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kenyan Health Ministry, Medecins Sans Frontieres Inaugurate New Health Center to Provide Treatment, Care to HIV-Positive People in Nairobi

...provide HIV/AIDS counseling and testing services, as well as antiretroviral drug treatment at low or no cost to HIV-positive people, IRIN/Reuters AlertNet reports. About 1,850 HIV-positive people already receive treatment at the center, which... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Transgender People, Hormonal Therapy and HIV Treatment Interaction

...with transgender health in the youth and adolescent context for over a decade. He describes overall lifestyle challenges to HIV treatment adherence. Some are no different from those of other patients, while some are unique to trans youth -- the... Read more »
World Health Organization

More Than Five Million People Receiving HIV Treatment

... Geneva, Vienna -- An estimated 5.2 million people in low and middle-income countries were receiving life-saving HIV treatment at the end of 2009, according to the latest update from WHO. WHO estimates that 1.2 million people started treatment... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nigeria Triples Number of HIV Treatment Centers, Fails to Meet Target of Providing Antiretrovirals to 250,000 HIV-Positive People

... Nigeria's National Action Committee on AIDS on Tuesday announced that the country has tripled its number of HIV treatment centers during the past year, enabling about 135,000 HIV-positive people in the country to access antiretroviral drugs, ... Read more »
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new hope for possibility of HIV treatment

Posted by lalamma, 3 Replies
This new treatment proposes to successfully control the virus in those infected, destroying a constant region of the virus and thus inactivating it's activity. The treatment may also prevent infection in high risk groups. This has been all over... Read more »

for hiv- people with long lasting symptoms

Posted by Jambasher, 4 Replies
...stuff. In summary the problem here is that of a very very severe illness, not as severe as HIV, but in the western world, where HIV treatment is available, the problems caused by the infection may pose similar problems to people infected that a... Read more »

positive or negative?

Posted by wasek, 4 Replies
A confirmed hiv+ couple never had ARV. They only took a specific combination of food items for 4 months and became undetected/negative. If the status of them remain undetected/negative even after 2.5 years without any drug.............Is it a hope?... Read more »

Community Member Sought for HIV Treatment Guidelin

Posted by Anonymous
...Community Member Sought for HIV Treatment Guidelines Panel The Panel on Clinical Practices for Treatment of HIV Infection is seeking nominations for a community representative Read more »