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sharing info about hiv functional cure

Thank you for taking your time to answer our concernes and questions. I would like to get your thoughts on this product created by "berlin patinet" DR. "Genetic Immunity's proprietary DermaVir is a topically administered HIV...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
It is an interesting product and concept but way too early to tell if hypothetical benefit translates into affordable clinically meaningful benefit and long term safety. KH... Read more »

HIV and Liver Function

I'm 28, male, Asian, and been HIV positive for about two years. The counts have always been... Read more »

the function of the C-line in HIV rapid test?

my last risky exposure was on September 2011 and I did HIV rapid test last month.. it came out with... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Exercise Helps With Better Brain Functioning in HIV-Infected Adults

A study by Dr. David J. Moore and colleagues of the University of California, San Diego, found that regular exercise can help preserve the mental functioning of people with HIV infection. In spite of antiretroviral drug treatment, approximately half... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Posttreatment Control of HIV Replication and Prospects for a Functional Cure

In a review article in the open-access journal Retrovirology , Guido Vanham and EllenVan Gulck provide a detailed accounting of the multitude of immune-basedtherapy (IBT) studies that have been conducted over the years (in both peoplewith HIV and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Psychological Resources Protect Health: Five-Year Survival and Immune Function Among HIV-Infected Women From Four U.S. Cities

Directed by Cognitive Adaptation Theory, the authors of the current study aimed to asses whether psychological resources (positive affect, positive expectancy regarding health outcomes, finding meaning in challenging circumstances) are protective... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Cerebral Function in Perinatally HIV Infected Young People and HIV Uninfected Sibling Controls

A study by Ashby and colleagues aimed to characterise the neurocognitive function of young adults with perinatally acquired HIV (paHIV) infection and compare them to their HIV negative siblings or family members as aged matched controls. The study... Read more »
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I can't function(need expert help_

Posted by byond_the_world, 2 Replies
I had sex and i recently knew that person is HIV positive. we had Anal sex but with condums.. but i got blow job without condums and there was also a third person involved i had a test after exactly 8 weeks and it was negative.. but i still so... Read more »

Elevated Liver Function Test After Exposure?

Posted by MiamiLat, 2 Replies
Hello out there. Does anyone have any knowledge on liver function tests? Has anyone had elevated enzymes?
My exposure occurred on 12/05/05 by having unprotected insertive anal sex with an HIV pos partner. I tested NEG at 6 wks via OraQuick, 12 wks/... Read more »

Please help me. Can't even function...

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I had an encounter with an ex-boyfriend a couple days ago. My anxiety is getting the best of me.

This encounter was a one time thing. Bad part is we used no protection and he didn't "pull out".

He had just gotten out of a 1 1/2 year relationship... Read more »

Loss of cognitive function

Posted by ScotCharles, 6 Replies
Friends, I believe I am losing my ability to think.

As I have posted here, my liver is going haywire due in large part to the meds I take. Reyetaz is causing my bilirubin levels to rise, causing my eyes to take on a yellowish cast and my skin to... Read more »