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Structure Of Hiv

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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 »


I have back and neck problems, but also have pain in my joints as well. Can the increased pain be... Read more »

Viral structure

What is the structure of the HIV virus and how does it work within the body? Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Scientists Uncover 3-D Structure of HIV, Study Says

... Scientists have uncovered the 3-D structure of HIV, according to a study published in the Jan. 10 edition of the journal Structure , BBC News reports. Because strains of Read more »
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. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Crystal Structure of Key HIV Protein Reveals New Prevention, Treatment Targets

...In a finding that unlocks new doors to devising drugs and vaccines against HIV, scientists have crystallized the core of gp120, the surface protein molecule that the virus uses to attach itself to immune Read more »
Connect With Others

Use your computer to "Fight AIDS at Home"

Posted by nnhood
...projects to participate in. The AIDS project is using computers around the globe to crunch numbers in designing meds to attack the HIV cell structure and protease. There is a tiny program to download and it will talk with your online account to... Read more »

Scientists Discover 'Natural Barrier' to HIV

Posted by MOCHA
...Langerin is produced by Langerhans cells, which form a web-like network in skin and mucosa. This network is one of the first structures HIV confronts as it attempts to infect its host. However, "we observed that Langerin is able to scavenge... Read more »

A new chapter of my life

Posted by CSJ26, 10 Replies
So I received a positive test on Friday, October 5. I've been tested every six months since I was 16. I never thought I would be positive...yet here I am. I am kind of freaking out about it. I am 26...and I feel like this has changed everything. I... Read more »

cdc info

Posted by Anonymous
...can anyone explain this ? During the acute period of infection, tests for p24 antigen can detect HIV infection earlier than antibody tests. P24 antigen, the core structural protein of HIV, is detectable 2-3 weeks after HIV infection Read more »