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The Entire Life Cycle Of HIV

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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Intelence (TMC125, Etravirine)

...Transcriptase Inhibitors Etravirine, also known as Intelence or TMC125, is a type of medicine called a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI). Etravirine works by disrupting one of the early steps in the HIV life cycle, called reverse transcription. During normal reverse transcription, HIV's reverse transcriptase enzyme (a type of protein) converts HIV's RNA -- a single strand of genetic information -- into DNA -- a double...
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I <3 You Dr. Bob!

So basically, last year I had a mental catastrophe when I was convinced I was HIV+. I came on here and you provided me with peace of mind. I ended up testing negative 3 months and 6 months post exposure. I just want to offer thanks from the bottom...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the pandemic! BRAVO! And welcome to the fight!I'm also extremely pleased to hear the guest lecturers in your college course on HIV/AIDS are using examples drawn from this forum! I'll repost one of the "fart" posts below for our readers... Read more »

Protease Supplements?

I'm on Atripla which I believe contains a protease-inhibitor. You can imagine my consternation when I read the entire ingredient label of a supplement I've been taking for 2 years (I did check when I started to make sure there wasn't any St. John's...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...efficient amplification of an organism's response to a physiological signal.Protease inhibitors "inhibit" the last step in the life cycle of HIV or Hepatitis C after these viruses infect cells to them use it as a factory of hundreds or thousands... Read more »

I am HIV -, female. My husband is HIV +, male. we would like to have a baby. (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

Good Day. My husband told me a month ago that he got tested and he is HIV +. I also got tested and i am HIV -. We would still like to have a baby, in regard that i would not be infected, nor our child. Is there a way where this is possible. We are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the sperm-washing venture are quick to remind their patients that it is only a risk-reduction method, and that no procedure is entirely risk-free. There are several places in the United States that utilize sperm washing. However, due to quite... Read more »

Do HIV carrirers test negative (HIV CARRIERS) (HIV BASICS)

DO HIV carriers test negative? (I did an HIV 1&2 test which came back negative. But someone told me that I could still be a carrier. The test was done six (6) months after my last possible exposure.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...cells to rebound to normal levels. Researchers are continuing to develop new drugs that act at critical steps in the virus's life cycle. Efforts are under way to identify new targets for anti-HIV medications and to discover ways of restoring the... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Other Antiretroviral Drugs in Development

...the HIV genetic code gets "read," producing new viruses. Scientists hope that integration will be another point in the HIV life cycle that can be targeted by drugs. Elvitegravir (also known as Gilead 9137 and JTK-303) is now in a phase III... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
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Coping With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...just celebrate my life and beat it. That was my choice." Click here to read or listen to how other people disclosed their HIV status. D'Jaun Black Diagnosed in 2004 "Being HIV positive has been the greatest adventure I've ever... Read more »
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AIDS/LifeCycle 5 or Bust!

Posted by Anonymous
...a Positive Pedaler. What is a 'positive pedaler' you might ask? Positive Pedalers are a group of men and women living with HIV/AIDS and participate in AIDS cycling-related fund raising events. Many of the team participate in the AIDS/LifeCycle... Read more »

AIDS LifeCycle (and then some)

Posted by ynot
...Oprah Winfrey has again touched my heart and reconfirmed that I'm walking the right path by educating her viewers about the HIV - AIDS Pandemic. Check out her latest: Magic Johnson and The New Faces of AIDS In American... Read more »

AIDS/LifeCycle & Me

Posted by shadow1, 2 Replies
...years closeted with my status in the professional cycling field I finally came out of the closet and let everyone know I was HIV+ in 1996 (family and all). I started riding the Tanquerey American AIDS Rides in 1994 and this year the original... Read more »

AIDS/LifeCycle & Me

Posted by shadow1, 1 Reply
...years closeted with my status in the professional cycling field I finally came out of the closet and let everyone know I was HIV+ in 1996 (family and all). I started riding the Tanquerey American AIDS Rides in 1994 and this year the original... Read more »