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The Year Hiv Was Discovered

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

False Information in HIV/AIDS Prevention Study Discovered Two Years Ago, Not Included in Final Study, HHS Says

Despite recent reports that federally funded research on an HIV/AIDS prevention model may have included falsified information, HHS on Friday said that the data collectors involved were discovered two years ago and that the falsified information was... Read more »
Bionor Immuno AS

New Path to Therapeutic HIV Vaccine Discovered by Studying Immunologic Profile of Rare HIV Controllers

Oslo -- Based on encouraging results from pre-clinical research, Bionor Immuno AS, today announced intentions to take the therapeutic and potentially preventative HIV-vaccine candidate Vacc-C5 into a Phase I/II clinical trial. The research results... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Testing Project Discovers 18,000 New Cases

A CDC initiative to expand HIV testing and link those infected to care resulted in more than 18,000 new diagnoses, the agency reported Thursday. Launched in 2007, the three-year, $111 million Expanded HIV Testing Initiative operated in 25... Read more »
Ask the Experts

discovering a friend is postive

my friend just learned that he has aids and that he doesn't have much to live, what happens now and how long does a person usually live upon discovering this diagnosis? he told me that the doctor told him that he waited too long but how i ask...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
HIV infection most often takes many years (average 10 but wide range) to damage the imune system before symptoms develop and life threatening infections are seen.I hope your friend has access to a good HIV specialist--often HIV treatment can reverse... Read more »

New once-a-year vaccine discovered in Spain

Hi doctor, I just read the news on the newly discovered vaccine in Spain that would elliminate the daily retroviral meds. Do you think it will take a long time to have it available in America? if ever? Thank you very much for your answer....
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi and thanks for posting.Let's be clear here. <a href="http://www.aidsmeds.com/articles/therapeutic_vaccine_1667_23352.shtml" target=_new>What you've referred to</a> isn't a vaccine, it's a candidate... Read more »

just discovered my fiancee is Hiv positve and am negative

I just discovered my fiancee is HIV positive and i am negative. we started unprotected sex 6 weeks before the test. i am afraid i might have contracted this dieases because i had small nail cut on my penis during this period we had sex. Can i start...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) should be started as soon as possible following exposure. PEP is not effective if started more than 72 hours post-exposure.If you start PEP after it is likely to be effective in preventing transmission, you can... Read more »

Is "Newly Discovered" HIV Pathogenic Mechanism Really New?

Hello, Can you please tell me if the recent news that a new self-destruction mechanism, used by HIV... http://www.aidsmeds.com/articles/cellular_suicide_1667_24962.shtml http://www.sciencemag.org/content/early/2013/12/18/science.1243640...is...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.Nope. The IFI16 report from the UCSF group should be distinct from the actin-scavenger system.BY... Read more »