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Rna Interference With Hiv

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The Well Project

HIV Drugs and the HIV Lifecycle

... Table of Contents The Basics The HIV Lifecycle Approved HIV Drugs Combining HIV Drugs The Bottom Line The Basics HIV drugs cannot cure HIV but they can help you stay healthy by preventingthe virus from reproducing (making copies of itself). When
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APTIMA HIV-1 RNA QUALITATIVE ASSAY (APTIMA - HIV-1 RNA QUALITATIVE ASSAY, 2010) Part 2

To the good Dr. Bob, I have submitted a donation on-line, and will submit a heftier holiday donation as well, but in the interim I was hoping you might field another inquiry from me regarding a post of mine a few weeks ago pertaining to the Aptima...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...inner scientific geek and come back to planet earth. I can't believe you actually read the Gen-Probe package insert for APTIMA HIV-1 RNA Qualitative Assay! That's got to be more painful than Palin's latest ghost-written babble. I'll try to... Read more »

Again positive HIV with steroid interfere

Hi Doctor Bob in order to remember my case I am the man who has congenital adrenal Hyperplasia and has a PCR reduction after steroid reduction dose this is the link to remember my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...case. More recently it appears you've had an undetectable PCR DNA (from Germany). That would correspond to your history of no HIV-exposure risk. You also report a positive WB. Did you have a repeatedly reactive (positive) ELISA prior to getting... Read more »

Nobel price - any hope?

Dear doctors,I would like to ask what do you think about recent discover which was awarded by Nobel price about mechanism how is the information exactly stored in genes. Is there any hope for HIV suffers to expect new more efficient drugs? What is...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Thanks for your post.The Nobel was awarded to Andrew Fire and Craig Mello for their important discovery of RNA interference (RNAi). Indeed exciting news to this reader (and former RNA biochemist).Whether this makes it as a therapy for HIV (or... Read more »

Concern about HIV test Sequence

Hi, I had a possible exposure on Aug, 12. I had p24 Antigen test done on Sept,15. The p24 Ag is negative. My doctor ordered HIV RNA on Sept, 23. My question is that how accurate the HIV RNA could be if I am recovering from a cold or flu. Will it...
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
...The medications will have not effect on the viral load test. Cold viruses in and of themselves will not cross react with HIV viral load tests. I doubt an acute upper respiratory viral infection would affect the development of HIV infection if it... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Strategy Proposed for Fighting HIV

...RNA interference, an ancient defense mechanism that plants and other organisms use to fight off viruses, holds promise as a strategy for treating Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...Options Get Evaluated and Treated for Depression Depression Is More Common in Women While many people living with HIV (HIV-positive people) suffer from depression, it is more common in HIV-positive women than HIV-positive men. In some... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
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Researchers Halt Spread Of HIV With RNAi

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 1 Reply
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/117656.php sorry guys this just sounded real promising so i posted it here Read more »

Undetected HIV-1 RNA,PCR at 17 weeks

Posted by roma2010, 2 Replies
...hiya all i have the results of my 17 close to 18 weeks results of a PCR RNA for HIV-1 and it was undetected testing was done by COBAS AmpliPrep (Roche Molecular systems) qualification range of this assay is 48 Read more »

Some new HIV breakthrough!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... Just for info: For the first time, scientists have succeeded in a-plying a technique called RNA Interference to the T-cells of the immune system. This pioneering technique could be used making HIV-infected T-cells commit suicide if Read more »

hiv rna by pcr ultra testing

Posted by nomoreworry4me, 1 Reply
if someone had 15.000 rna copies wont this test will pick up any copies from 50 and up thanks i took alot of this test and 400 copies was not det also from two weels all the way to 20 months , my last test was rna / nat elisa taken at 20 months... Read more »