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The Principal Targets Of The Aids Virus

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...with the dose of Factor VIII having no effect on survival in either group ( Goedert . Lancet 1995;346:1425). In the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study (MACS), a 16-year study of 5,622 homosexual and bisexual men, 1,668 of 2,761 HIV-seropositive men have died (60 percent), 1,547 after a diagnosis of AIDS. In contrast, among 2,861 HIV-seronegative participants, only 66 men (2.3 percent) have died (A. Munoz, MACS, personal communication). HIV...
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Pontential new target for HIV MEDS with A3G

Hi Dr Keith, thank you for your time and work you put into helping people with hiv,What can you let us know about A3G and maybe changing the way we compat hiv..thank you once again Anton Scientists continue to unravel a potential new target for HIV...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...This is a promising new target for anti-HIV drug development but there is no A3G-related candidate drug currently under clinical (human) study that would likely Read more »

Employer targeting me for HIV

My employer switched benefit plans 3 years ago and became self insured. After the first year, the personnel director advised that they were hiring a third party benefit administrator "because she knows way more than she should know about us". ...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
The best thing to do would be to contact an attorney to discuss the situation and seek advice. Read more »

H1N1 "target" population

The H1N1 "target" population right now includes Health Care workers (including EMTs, etc.). I believe the next "target" group is elementary age, high school, college and pregnant women. When do HIV/AIDS (+) people fit into the "target" population...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,HIVers are included in the target population. The CDC's target populations for H1N1 vaccination include:Pregnant Women.Household contacts and caregivers for children Read more »

Milk Thistle

Hello Dr. Young,Back in 2007 a question was brought to your atttention about milk thistle and the use of it. You responded that you would not recommend it due to the lack of info on side affects associated with it. The 2008 Aids conferance did some...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...your follow up.Milk thistle is touted to have beneficial effects for persons with liver disease, particularly hepatitis C. I'm principally concerned over two key issues. First, IMHO, the data on the benefit of thistle has not been proven in... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Malawi Expands National HIV Testing Campaign to Prison System

...inmates are dying compared with HIV-negative inmates, the Nyasa Times reports. The announcement was made by Mary Shawa, principal secretary for nutrition and HIV/AIDS in the Office of the President and Cabinet, who also said that district... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ethiopia Targets Free HIV/AIDS Drugs for All by 2010

... An Ethiopian health official today announced the government has set a target of providing universal antiretroviral treatment for HIV/AIDS patients by 2010. ARVs have been free in Ethiopia since 2005, but Read more »
University of Michigan

Compound Has Potential for New Class of AIDS Drugs

...treatment. The protease is necessary to replicate the virus, says Heather Carlson, U-M professor of medicinal chemistry and principal investigator of the study. Carlson stresses this is a preliminary step, but still significant. Get the... Read more »
Body Positive

New Emphasis in HIV Prevention: Interventions Targeting HIV-Positive Men

...up-to-date information. Also, they wanted the opportunity to socialize with other men," said Dr. Jeffrey Parsons, the study's principal investigator. A New Study Based on SUMS The bottom line of SUMS findings is that HIV-positive men... Read more »
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New approach for targeted killing of HIV virus

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some one with more knowledge please explain this

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 1 Reply
...Does this mean they cured HIV in these patents? http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19031451 Immunotherapy of HIV-infected patients with Gc protein-derived Read more »

Looking for Women to Participate in HIV Research

Posted by rochs3, 2 Replies
...HIV Research Study Northwestern University We are conducting a research study on the effects of HIV infection on the brain and are looking for volunteers who have been recently diagnosed with HIV. The study is funded by the National Read more »

COMPLETE SURVEY AND GET A FREE TARGET GIFT CARD!

Posted by sarora
... COMPLETE SURVEY AND GET A FREE TARGET GIFT CARD! Help health care providers understand your needs. If you are a woman who is HIV positive living in the US, I would Read more »