Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Simian Immunodeficiency Virus And Hiv

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Experimental Treatment Lengthens Lifespan of Monkeys With Simian Version of HIV, Study Says

Macaque monkeys with simian immunodeficiency virus -- the simian equivalent of HIV -- that received a single dose of an experimental treatment survived nearly twice as long as monkeys who did not receive the drug, according to a study published... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Researchers Develop Vaccine Candidate That Is Successful in Blocking Simian Version of HIV

Researchers have successfully blocked SIV, the simian version of HIV, using a new technique that could help lead to the development of an effective HIV/AIDS vaccine, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports . The research, published online in the journal... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Simian Viral Strain Most Similar to HIV Found in Wild Gorilla Populations, Study Says

Scientists have discovered a virus in gorillas that is more similar to HIV than any other related HIV strain previously found in apes, according to a study published on Thursday in Nature , the Washington Post reports ( Washington Post , 11/9).... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Lipoatrophy, Lipodystrophy, and Simian DNA

You know in looking at the effects of Lipoatrophy and Lipdystrophy and then looking at apes or monkeys from where supposedly HIV came from, do you think there is any possibility of body changes being derived from simian DNA bonding with human DNA?...
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
You make an interesting connection. I am not sure we have any data that connects those dots.... Read more »

HIV / CVID (COMMON VARIABLE IMMUNODEFICIENCY) (HYPOGAMMAGLOBULINEMIA 2008)

Im a gay man, 44. Over the last 8 years I have had the tell-tail signs of swollen neck glands, soaking night sweats, shingles, persistent chest infections and bacterial pneumonia. In May 2006 I tested negative for HIV (the test was a spot of blood...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Actually, HIV often sends serum antibody levels up, not down. HIV causes hypergammaglobulinemia, not hypogammaglobulinemia. This is a consequence of immune activation. I'll repost some information below from the archives concerning CVID and... Read more »

How long HIV virus survive in a Dead Human body

QUESTION #1: Respected Sir, I want to know, How long HIV virus survive in a dead human body as soon as a person dies. How to handle the dead body which is infected with HIV? How to wrap? What sort of precaution should be taken in this regard?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your questions.When a person dies, HIV will not "die" immediately after death. This is because there is a large quantity of blood in the body, and it takes time for the conditions inside the body to change to an unlivable... Read more »

hiv and hep viruses

Is it true that hep viruses (A, B or C?) are more easily transmitted than the hiv virus?...
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
Hepatitis A is trasmitted by the ingestion of food or water that carries the virus.Hepatitis B is equally trasmitted as HIV.Hepatitis C is very infectious and the inoculum(amount of .virus needed) is very small.If we consider that 15-20% of the HCV... Read more »
Connect With Others

space shuttels vs hiv virus ??..

Posted by umavanukuri
space shuttels lands on moon and moves at upper atmosphere, hiv virus touches cd4 cells and does work spoiling the cells and eventually immune system Read more »

Sbjct: 2nd POST-Virus Replication & OTHER Things

Posted by DUDE
Fellas fellas fellas,,,,
It's certainly time to move one. These HIV tests are very sensative. If you are infected with the HIV virus (or any virus for that matter)
the human body produces anti-bodies. The body reacts. THink of it like this. If you... Read more »

New findings on virus scam

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
The latest Time reports that the hiv virus may not be caused by hhv6 at all. Did anyone read this too.

Read more »

Has the virus...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
has the hiv virus ever been known to run it's full course in a matter of six months. meaning showing symptoms such as muscle mass loss,skin marking and even other symptoms that are not usually accompanied by the virus


Read more »