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Poor Adherence To Treat Aids And Hiv Patients

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Over the rest of the life of a patient with HIV, how much does it cost to treat a patient on the average?

Over the rest of the life of a patient with HIV, how much does it cost to treat a patient on the average?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question.I am not aware of any recent study that has looked into the overall costs ofHIV care and treatment. Such studies have been done in the past, howevercosts have radically changed just in the past year or so. This... Read more »

BCG to treat HIV patients!?

There is a doctor in Brazil using BCG and other immunogenic products totreat HIV/AIDS patients. She... Read more »

Anal cancer and chemo/radiation - side effects of both? How do you treat HIV+ patients?

Hi. My partner's brother had surgery four weeks ago to remove a tumour. They couldn't get it all... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Wall Street Journal Examines Zimbabwean Clinic's Efforts to Treat HIV/AIDS Patients With Antiretroviral Drugs

...examined efforts by the Bulawayo, Zimbabwe-based Mpilo Chest Hospital to provide HIV/AIDS patients with antiretroviral drug treatment and other care. The clinic, which is funded by the Zimbabwean Ministry of Health and Child Welfare , Medecins... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Guardian Examines Challenge of Testing, Treating Patients With HIV/AIDS in Kenya

... The Guardian examines the challenge of testing and treating some of the estimated 1.4 million people living with HIV/AIDS in Kenya. "Deep-rooted stigma and patchy health education has Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS 2010 Studies, Releases: Treating HIV-Positive Patients With ARVs Drove Down Number of New HIV Infections, Study Finds

... "Treating HIV patients with cocktails of AIDS drugs helps to stop them spreading the infection further and more than halved the number Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Investigation of Patients Treated by an HIV-Infected Cardiothoracic Surgeon -- Israel, 2007

...transmission of HIV might have occurred more than 10 years before diagnosis, this possibility is unlikely given the fact that, untreated, the surgeon was clinically well until the weeks preceding diagnosis. This report adds to the existing body... Read more »
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AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
...Very interesting read while he went through some hardships doing this it sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant. ... Read more »

1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...that causes AIDS did not know they were infected. The total U.S. population is 300 million. "We're not going to be able to treat our way out of this epidemic. We need to have strong prevention programs so we can prevent these infections from... Read more »

AIDS Patients Face Downside of Living Longer

Posted by ScotCharles
...CHICAGO John Holloway received a diagnosis of AIDS nearly two decades ago, when the disease was a speedy death sentence and treatment a distant dream. Yet at 59 he is alive, thanks to a cocktail of drugs that changed the course of an epidemic.... Read more »

HIV / AIDS DOCS

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...only US$20 to US$50 a month), can make it a daunting task to find doctors, especially medical specialists, who are willing to treat people with HIV. The Ukrainian epidemic stands in stark contradiction to the stereotype that Americans hold... Read more »