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Recent Developments In Hiv Treatment

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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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hiv treatment

Dear Dr. Is this a really a big news for people who have just be infected like us please help i hope it is really a good news and gods blessing for us. Please advise.Israeli researchers have developed a new treatment for HIV that kills...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...like that. So, I would not count on it yet. Take the HIV meds that your doctor prescribe and lets keep our eyes open for new developments in the next few years that may work on actually improving the way the immune system controls HIV.As a long... Read more »

all of my researce goes against treating hiv

i have been doing quite a bit of researce and all of the stuff i rear says all the hiv med cause AIDS im sure you dont agree with Peter Duesberg but when you can prove that hiv antibodies prove i have a bad virus then i will treat it i know of many...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...research. It is clear that you have many concerns about the validity of current scientific understanding about HIV and the treatments for HIV/AIDS. Know that while you are entitled to your opinion, it flies in the face of the best medical... Read more »

is it possable to develop HIV in anal sex? HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009)

hello, me and my girlfriend recently had unprotected anal sex, she has done it before so we did it the "right" way going slow and pleanty of k-y and there was no trama but this was her 1st time unprotected. we are both absolutly clean of any form of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...infection than others? Are women especially vulnerable to HIV? Are young people at significant risk of HIV infection? Are there treatments for HIV/AIDS? Is there a cure for AIDS? Is there a vaccine to prevent HIV infection? Can you tell whether... Read more »

Can HIV develop between two persons without HIV +ve?

If suppose one woman have unsafe sexual relation with two men and both of the men and woman are free from HIV at the start of the relationship and also neither the two men nor the woman doesn't have any other relation,is there any chance of HIV...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...infection than others?Are women especially vulnerable to HIV?Are young people at significant risk of HIV infection?Are there treatments for HIV/AIDS?Is there a cure for AIDS?Is there a vaccine to prevent HIV infection?Can you tell whether someone... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Researchers' Efforts to Develop HIV Treatment Examined

... Forbes recently examined the challenges Merck researcher Daria Hazuda encountered while developing the HIV treatment Isentress, which "was Merck's fastest growing medicine last quarter." Most of Hazuda's work has involved the enzyme... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gilead Sciences, Tibotec to Develop Second Once-Daily HIV Treatment

...Johnson and Johnson subsidiary Tibotec Pharmaceuticals for the development and commercialization of a new once-daily fixed-dose treatment for HIV, the San Francisco Business Times reports. The FDA approved the first once-daily HIV treatment... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer Formally Launch Company to Develop New HIV Treatments

...GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Pfizer on Tuesday formally launched ViiV Healthcare , a company focused on the development of new HIV treatments, Dow Jones Newswires/SmartMoney.com reports (11/3). "GSK was at the forefront of breakthroughs in HIV... Read more »
American Medical Association

HIV Treatment Widely-Used in Developing Countries May Be Less Effective When Used With Anti-TB Therapy

...anti-tuberculosis therapy are more likely to experience virological failure when starting nevirapine-based antiretroviral therapy, an HIV treatment that is widely used in developing countries because of lower cost, than when starting... Read more »
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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 »

50% of HIV+ Develop Neurocognitive Impairment

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
The following is a very interesting recent post to The Body, which emphasizes the importance of neurological monitoring for people with HIV. It also points up the fact that long term HIV infection remains a disabling condition. For me it confirms... Read more »

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 »

almost there!

Posted by themushroom, 1 Reply
...infection." Prof Lewin said understanding how the virus achieved this should speed up the development of new and more potent treatments for HIV, that could possibly block the virus from establishing latency while also targeting its more active... Read more »