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Structure Of Hiv Virus

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Why has personal behavior structure not been discussed as to HIV infection?

Although I have 2 major medical conditions I activley participate in behavior to maximize the quality of my life and that it has involved behavioral change.What good does it do to continue the same behavioral structure which causes HIV infection...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
I agree that responsible sexual behavior is extremely important. Your point is well taken. Read more »

Viral structure

What is the structure of the HIV virus and how does it work within the body? Read more »

Heat resistance of HIV virus cells vs. RBCs

... Do you think this is possible given the DNA/RNA structure of HIV virus cells versus the protein... Read more »
Articles
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

UNC Researchers Decode Structure of an Entire HIV Genome

...journal Nature , also opens the door for further research which could accelerate the development of antiviral drugs. Structures found in the HIV RNA genome as identified by UNC researchers. Spheres indicate individual RNA nucleotides.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Structural and Environmental Barriers to Condom Use Negotiation With Clients Among Female Sex Workers: Implications for HIV Prevention Strategies and Policy

...researchers mapped the clustering of "hot spots" for being pressured into unprotected sex by a client and investigated sexual HIV risk. Multivariate logistic modeling was employed to estimate the relationship between environmental-structural... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Structure and Outcomes of a HIV Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Program in a High HIV Prevalence Setup in Western Kenya

... "In 2001, HIV post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) was initiated in western Kenya," explained the authors of the current study, which sought to Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

NPR's "Weekend Edition Sunday" Examines Impact of HIV/AIDS on Family Structures in Lesotho

... HIV/AIDS in Lesotho has "stretched the extended family beyond the breaking point," where an estimated 180,000 children have lost Read more »
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DIY Experimental Treatment

Posted by Hopdinkmoopwop, 1 Reply
...to try to kill the virus- that would be stupid. I'm here because I'm curious about where I can get information about how the HIV virus, in it's various strains, react to certain stimuli and what it's physical properties are. Is it killed by... Read more »

Scientists Discover 'Natural Barrier' to HIV

Posted by MOCHA
...online issue of Nature Medicine, "is very interesting and unexpected," said Dr. Jeffrey Laurence, director of the Laboratory for AIDS Virus Research at the Weill Cornell Medical College, in New York City. "It may explain part of the relative... Read more »

HIV RNA QUALITATIVE,QUALITATIVE TEST QUESTION

Posted by okki, 1 Reply
...HELLO,I wonder if any of you have information about the hiv RNA qualitative test.The laboratory where i live offer this test.Ihave heard a lot of information about the HIV RNA quantitative Read more »

Rutgers researchers may have stopped HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...Medicinal Chemistry. Full details will be published in the journal in early 2005. Dr. Arnold, 47, has worked at dismantling the AIDS virus over the last 20 years. He uses X-ray crystallography, a technique to determine the structure of... Read more »