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The First Treatment For Hiv In 1980

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AIDS InfoNet

AIDS Myths and Misunderstandings

...medications. People still died of AIDS-related conditions. It's true that some people get serious side effects from AIDS medications, but the death rate in the US has dropped by about 80%. Researchers are working hard to make HIV treatments easier and safer to use.
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RE: Refusal of Treatment

Dr. Henry---I read this question about the person who had a brother who doesn't want to receive treatment for his HIV and it made me feel like I should chip in. I too was one of those people who had seen the ravages of HIV disease and the side...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Thank you for sharing your own experience which speaks volumes on the matter of the benefits of treatment. KH Read more »

Hiv denialists. CBC

I have studied very carefully the claims of hiv denialists and their opponents. It is clear to me that the denialists are wrong. What puzzles me is that among the denialists one can find some very serious scientists. Really, what's going on?Another...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...claimed that HIV does not cause AIDS; that AIDS is not contagious; that HIV is either harmless or does not even exist; that the treatments for HIV/AIDS are poisons, which themselves are the cause of the disease; and that the AIDS epidemic is a... Read more »

Help needed for HIV Education (AIDS DENIALISTS)

Hi Dr Bob,I always read this site and being a regular traveller to Africa i always pass of safe sex info to the locals.I have one gentthere who denies HIV/Aids is real and usually bounces all kind of info at me to back up his claim. Can you please...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...tested and do not know they are carrying the virus. Finally, it should be noted that some denialists not only claim that anti-HIV treatment is ineffective, but that it actually causes AIDS. In reality, countless studies have affirmed that highly... Read more »

HIV does not cause AIDS??

Dr. Frascino,I have read in depth articles published by Dr. Duesberg, a cell biologist and articles from Dr. Mohammed Ali Bayati; a toxocoligist; who both claim that HIV in itself is not the cause of AIDS. While, I realize this is a huge debate...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...claimed that HIV does not cause AIDS; that AIDS is not contagious; that HIV is either harmless or does not even exist; that the treatments for HIV/AIDS are poisons, which themselves are the cause of the disease; and that the AIDS epidemic is a... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

How Risky Is It?

...accident, or unsafe sexual activity. In these cases, talk to your health care provider immediately . Ask whether you can use HIV treatments to prevent infection. Fact Sheet 156 has more information on "post-exposure prophylaxis." What Do... Read more »
The Body

What Is HIV?

...can do to see whether your HIV is progressing, and whether it's wise to start taking HIV medications . For most people, if HIV treatment is not started when their doctor recommends it (i.e., when their CD4 count is low or their viral load ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Dynamics and Behavior Change as Determinants of the Impact of Sexually Transmitted Disease Treatment on HIV Transmission in the Context of the Rakai Trial

...model, since the actual magnitude of the change in risk behavior in Uganda is not known, with data lacking up until the late 1980s. Data are subject to reporting biases, and it is not possible to determine the relative contributions of the end of... Read more »
The Body

HIV Treatment 101

... Forget what you've heard about treatment for HIV. HIV treatment in 2009 is a world away from what it was even two years ago. Important new medications and older, proven medications Read more »
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Alternatives?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Please pardon this simple question but what do you think about infos available at sites like http://www.aidsrealitycheck.org, http://www.actupsf.com/, http://www.healaids.com/ or http://aliveandwell.org/ Any truth to these sites? Who to believe:... Read more »

Growing?

Posted by Survivor
...established itself as the worst epidemic the world has ever known. It has killed at least 25 million people globally since the early 1980s, and more than 41 million people worldwide are now infected (47% are women). There are 14,000 new... Read more »

What is HIV?

Posted by Anonymous
...since you may pass on the infection to others and may also risk re-infection with additional strains of HIV yourself. What HIV treatments are available? The treatment of HIV care has come a long way in the last few years. Today, there are many... Read more »

coinfection with hiv and heb c

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...physician or other medical professionals. Always discuss treatment options with a doctor who specializes in treating HIV. Copyright 1980, 2005. AEGiS. All materials appearing on AEGiS are protected by copyright as a collective work or... Read more »