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Outcomes Of Drama Therapy For Those Who Are Hiv

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TEST RESULT, My story, Fear, Drama and SOLUTION

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have been posting here for quite sometimes - than due to some idiotical posts I removed myself from here. Now I am back just one more time for large number of good people on this forum to see if I can help by telling my storry and solution how I... Read more »

NEW HIV DRAMA DOCUMETARY SEEKING VOLUNTEERS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
A new drama / documentary film drama about a young heterosexual man living with HIV.

We have been trying to get this film made for the last two years - Having failed to get major funding, we have decided to shoot it anyway. We are looking for... Read more »

DRAMA / DOCUMENTARY ON HIV LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS

Posted by Anonymous
A new drama / documentary film drama about a young heterosexual man living with HIV.

We have been trying to get this film made for the last two years - Having failed to get major funding, we have decided to shoot it anyway. We are looking for... Read more »

NEW HIV DRAMA / DOCUMENTARY LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS

Posted by Anonymous
A new drama / documentary film drama about a young heterosexual man living with HIV.

We have been trying to get this film made for the last two years - Having failed to get major funding, we have decided to shoot it anyway. We are looking for... Read more »

NEW HIV DRAMA / DOCUMENTARY LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS

Posted by Anonymous
A new drama / documentary film drama about a young heterosexual man living with HIV.

We have been trying to get this film made for the last two years - Having failed to get major funding, we have decided to shoot it anyway. We are looking for... Read more »
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PEP outcome and other STDs

Dear Dr BobA follow up question from http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Current/Q192153.html I am in my 22days of PEP and the 24th date after exposure. Tonight I did a quick HIV test and the result was encouraging. However, I really...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Are you being followed by an HIV specialist while on PEP? I strongly recommend everyone who has had an exposure significant enough to warrant a course of PEP be followed by an HIV specialist. The type of questions you raise could and should be... Read more »

Does a patient's age affect outcome?

Hi,I am newly infected, and am 43. I read in one of your email answers that the age when infected affects mortality rates. If so, how?So, at what age would that ratio begin to tilt against me? thanks ...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Age has a general effect on decreasing the degree of CD4 recovery on antiretroviral therapy (there is a wide range of residual thymic tissue/function that generally decreases with age). The lower the CD4 count and the older the patient then the... Read more »

Best Predictor of Health Outcomes

In 2002 it was found that the loss of lean body mass is still the best predictor of death for people with AIDS. Over the five years of the study, 40 people died from HIV-related conditions. Investigators found that even when HAART usage was taken...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
People who have good HIV viral control by attaining undetectable viral load do not experience wasting syndrome as much. But unintentional weight loss can still be an issue in some patients with undetectable viral load. And the loss of lean body... Read more »

Hepatitis affects the outcome of hiv test ?

Hi Doc,Recently my father is sick because of Dengue and went to the hospital, when his blood was tested it was positive that is was a dengue virus. The doctor also tested his blood using the ELISA test and it came out reactive, my question is, can...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I am not aware of any data to suggest that dengue would change the outcome of an HIV test. However, I suspect there is little information about that. HIV ELISA are ALWAYS confirmed by a Western Blot.... Read more »
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HIV News & Views, March 28, 2013 - TheBody.com March 28, 2013 Top Stories at TheBody.com Read Past Newsletters Change/Update Subscription FEATURED ON THEBODY.COM Today: Join Us for Our First... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Starting Antiretroviral Therapy Earlier Yields Better Clinical Outcomes

A clinical trial has demonstrated that HIV-infected adults in a resource-limited setting are more likely to survive if they start antiretroviral therapy (ART) before their immune systems are severely compromised. On May 28, 2009, an independent... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United Kingdom: "Virological and Immunological Outcomes at 3 Years After Starting Antiretroviral Therapy with Regimens Containing Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor, Protease Inhibitor, or Both in INITIO: Open-Label Randomized Trial"

HIV morbidity and mortality have been greatly reduced by antiretroviral therapy, yet the best sequence of regimens and implications of initial regimen for long-term therapeutic success are not well defined. In INITIO -- a large international... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Treatment Adherence and Outcomes Improving Among HIV-Positive Transgender People

Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania -- led by Baligh R. Yehia, MD, MPP, MSHP, a clinical instructor in the Division of Infectious Disease at the Perelman School of Medicine -- conducted a retrospective... Read more »