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Opinions On Hiv

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

Opinion: HIV/AIDS Efforts Among Women, Girls Gaining Momentum, but Journey "Far From Over"

"Global efforts to reach the 'three zeros' for women and girls -- zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination and zero AIDS-related deaths -- are gaining momentum," Michelle Bachelet, executive director of U.N. Women, Michel Sidibe, executive... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kaiser Family Foundation/ Washington Post Poll Shows Positive News About Public Opinion and HIV

As the XIX International AIDS Conference convenes in Washington, D.C., Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) President and CEO Drew Altman highlights positive news about public opinion and HIV from KFF's new survey of the American people conducted with the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Opinion: "HIV 'Cure' at Risk From Budget Cuts"

"The automatic cuts in federal spending known as sequestration could take a bite out of crucial medical research, such as the recently unveiled study in which a toddler was cured of HIV. The National Institutes of Health, which co-funded the study,... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Second Opinion For HIV Test Results

I tested positive for HIV this past November. I got a new HIV doctor and had full labs... After reviewing my lap results my new HIV doctor did not put me on any HIV medication. Instead she wanted me to comeback in 3 months and have another full lap...
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
Your CD4 count is in the normal range and your viral load is quite low. I don't think you need to start treatment. At this point your immune system is doing a good job controlling the infection.... Read more »

doctors opinions about HIV and breastfeeding

Are most doctors for or against an HIV positive mother breastfeeding her baby?...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
In the United States doctors advise HIV infected women not to breastfeed their baby because clean water and formula is readily affordable and available. In developing countries this is not the case where infant death rates are high if a mother does... Read more »

your opinion about reservoir hiv

Hi,Just read an article here on scientists finding that hiv still infects cells by attraction rather than in a hidden reservoir. I wish I could find it again and I might sound more intelligent. I got the idea that it just shut the door on a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.Relax Max! These discoveries actually bring us closer to a cure (either functional or total eradication)! As the author states: "Determining the location of viral reservoirs in the body, as well as mechanisms that maintain it, are important... Read more »

What hospital would you suggest that I get a second opinion? (NON-HIV-RELATED KAPOSIS SARCOMA, 2010)

Dr. Robert,I am a 61 y/o gay male who is HIV negative and I have KS with HHV-8. I am being treated at Fox Chase Cancer Center. I use Panretin gel, however, I am not seeing significant progress. Is KS that rare in HIV neg. men?I am thinking about...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,If you are looking for a second opinion, certainly Sloan-Kettering would be a good choice.There are several different types or classifications of non-HIV-related Kaposi's Sarcoma (KS). A complete discussion of each is beyond the scope of... Read more »
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Cash For Your Opinions On HIV Treatments

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
We are currently conducting a research study on antiretroviral medications that are used to treat HIV infections.

We are inviting the following categories of patients to participate in this study for their opinions:

vAfrican American males ages 30-54... Read more »

Need Some Experienced Opinions about Acute HIV

Posted by DrsNeedLoveToo, 5 Replies
This seems so different when it's you and not one of your patients dealing with this. Granted, I am going through Acute HIV Illness and still feeling the side effects of it, but I just got my first test results today. CD4+ was 266, VL >500k. ... Read more »

HIV and varying opinions/countries

Posted by Cris, 2 Replies
I know 3 months will be the long awaited milestone, and maybe not, maybe I'll to wait 6 months. But what is really troubling me is how different opinions can be on testing.
If i talk to HIV help people here in Paris, they tell me that an ELISA test... Read more »

HIV positive survey Consumer Opinion Center

Posted by Anonymous
One hour survey pays you $100.00. Discreet call 914-328-2447- Say joe sent me-Survey re: Hiv positive males-W.P. Galleria fashion level ! next to Sears. Read more »