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Should Doctors With Hiv Tell Their Patients They Have It

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Doctors in Berlin claim to have found a "cure" for HIV (BERLIN PATIENT, 2010) (TIMOTHY BROWN, THE BERLIN PATIENT, 2010)

Hi Dr. Bob.I was on the internet and ran across this article:http://www.aidsmap.com/page/1577949/I was wondering what you think about its potential and whether you think it holds up scientifically. I'm currently in medical school and am amazed by...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,We have been following the story of "The Berlin Patient" for a number of years. Due to a recent publication in the medical journal "Blood," the story has resurfaced with great fanfare. Read more »

Why no studies on healthy HIV patients? This is appaling. Doctors are of little use.

Hi,I have been HIV positive for 15+ years. I find it amazing how, in all that time, I have yet to... Read more »

I'm i aids or hiv patient, help doctor.

Hi! doc. I was tested positive for hiv last year september with the VL of 3235, & CD4 of 80. my... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Going Beyond HIV: Doctors Urged to Fight Patients' Other Illnesses Too

...treatment, says a study presented at the recent 18th International AIDS Conference in Vienna. "We just want to make sure that both patients and doctors treating people with HIV don't just focus on the T-cells," said Renslow Sherer, a professor... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Zimbabwean Women's Caucus Calls for Government Review of Policy Barring Doctors From Disclosing Patients' HIV Status to Spouses, Relatives

...Zimbabwe's Parliamentary Women's Caucus last weekend adopted a resolution calling on the government to review the country's doctor-patient confidentiality policy in regard to HIV status, Zimbabwe's Herald reports. According to Zimbabwean law,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Cardiovascular Risk Influences Doctors' Treatment Decisions for HIV/AIDS Patients, Survey Says

...Smoking, antiretroviral therapy and family history are the top three risk factors for cardiovascular complications among HIV/AIDS patients, according to surveys of physicians and HIV patients published yesterday in a supplement to the Journal... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

German Doctors Declare "Cure" in HIV Patient

... A new report finds that nearly four years after a bone marrow transplant, a patient with both HIV and leukemia appears to be free of HIV. "Our results strongly suggest that cure of HIV has been achieved in this Read more »
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HIV Positive Doctors and Medical Students

Posted by JumptheHorizon, 4 Replies
...down). Anyway, what is the story for Doctors who are HIV positive? I saw a news article in the newspaper which said that recent patients of a HIV positive doctor are to be tested for the virus. Does this mean HIV positive Doctors cannot... Read more »

Boon for HIV & AIDS patients - Yoga Pranayama ....

Posted by akumar, 1 Reply
...Boon for HIV & AIDS patients - Yoga & Pranayama - Swami Ramdev From: akumar My dear Brothers & Sisters, Re: Great ancient Indian science Read more »

Again...

Posted by justmesad, 4 Replies
...times can this doc continue to reschedule? I asked why and the receptionist said he is busy- backed up making rounds with other patients in the hospital that are dying. Thats the excuse she gave me word for word. So there it is. So now I... Read more »

New rules in Washington state ease HIV testing

Posted by spiritzone2, 1 Reply
...Health hotline at 800-272-2437. The original rules were adopted by the state Board of Health in 1989. More than 15,000 cases of HIV & AIDS have been reported in Washington since the epidemic began in 1982. "Today the rate of new cases of... Read more »