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Public Announcements About Hiv

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U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Announces Public Meeting on HIV Patient-Focused Drug Development and HIV Cure Research

Date: June 14, 2013 Time: 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Location: FDA White Oak Campus 10903 New Hampshire Ave. Building 31, Room 1503A (Great Room) Silver Spring, MD 20993 On June 14, 2013, as part of the Patient-Focused Drug Development... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Bono, Brad Pitt, Other Celebrities Appear in Public Service Announcement to Raise Awareness of HIV/AIDS, Poverty

Irish rock star Bono, U.S. actor Brad Pitt and several other entertainers and public figures star in a 60-second public service announcement scheduled to air on several networks and cable channels on Sunday night and aimed at raising awareness of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Global Media AIDS Initiative Announces New Public HIV/AIDS Education Initiatives at XV International AIDS Conference

Actor and AIDS advocate Richard Gere and MTV President Bill Roedy on Tuesday at a Global Media AIDS Initiative press conference at the XV International AIDS Conference announced several public HIV/AIDS education campaigns primarily targeting youth... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Public Transport and HIV

Hello Dr. David, I Hope you are fine. Im extremely concerned about a situation that happened to me earlier, I took a bus in order to go to my workplace and everything was just fine till the moment I needed to get off the bus, I pushed the button to...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
You do not acquire HIV from casual contact even such as this.DW... Read more »

HIV and Public Transport

Hi , I Hope you are fine. Im extremely concerned about a situation that happened to me earlier, I took a bus in order to go to my workplace and everything was just fine till the moment I needed to get off the bus, I pushed the button to announce my...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello thereThere is no way that the episode you describe could in any way lead to HIV infection. Even if the stain did have blood, HIV dies very quickly when exposed to air AND if you have no wound on your hand there is no way for the virus (even if... Read more »

new videx dosing announcement

Have you heard about the letter to physicians recommending 2x vs. 1x daily dosing for Videx?? Here is the excerpt. WHat is your opinion and what is the correct dosage. I take two 400mg tabs once a day. are they advocating 200mg 2x day.?"BMS...
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
I assume you mean you are taking 2 200 mg tablets once daily, not 2 400 mg tablets. The BMS announcement is confusing. There are several studies that have shown no difference between videx (ddI) once daily vs twice daily, and the FDA accepted the... Read more »

new videx dosing announcement

Have you heard about the letter to physicians recommending 2x vs. 1x daily dosing for Videx?? Here is the excerpt. WHat is your opinion and what is the correct dosage. I take two 400mg tabs once a day. are they advocating 200mg 2x day?"BMS...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

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

Harvard Medical School
Thanks for asking about this important issue -- a few comments of course.First I hope you are NOT taking two 400 mg tabs once a day (!) -- since (a) it doesn't come in 400 mg tabs and (b) the standard correct once a day dose is 400 mg total,... Read more »
Connect With Others

New treatment approach to HIV: trial announcement

Posted by Anonymous
We've applied for patent protection on a novel treatment approach to HIV using existing medications already FDA-approved for other disease indications. We hope our approach will decrease infectivity by HIV virus, as well as delay progression to... Read more »

New York City ( Dating Party for HIV POZ ) Public meeting place.

Posted by tobesweet, 2 Replies
It would be nice, if someone organized a dating party for hiv poz in new york city, isn't that..!

I wonder it, How many people would like that idea.

Share your ideas and who knows, may be that can be done...
feel free to send your comments or... Read more »

How to fight HIV - Public Health Reform

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
http://www.monthlyreview.org/nfte0904.htm
http://www-personal.umich.edu/~josephwd/Cuba/delaVega.html
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=2014854&dopt=Abstract

Many won't like this but I think... Read more »

HIV & Public Health - lets rethink.....

Posted by GamboJim, 2 Replies
All,

I posted this reply to one of the messages earlier. I feel we need to examine current testing conditions to really fight HIV. Also google "Sharon Mitchell" & "Pcr" - she's the Director of AIM (clinic that caters to Adult Industry) - for her... Read more »