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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 can now be taken less frequently with reduced side effects. Nonetheless, choosing HIV medications
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gene therapy via blood stem cells new treatment for hiv ???

Hi Dr Bob,l am recently infected with hiv and guess what you have become my hero, please keep up the great work you do for us hivers around the world,l read all your posts and you are the man period...l need to start treatment asap cd4 300 and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...indication in a randomized and controlled study that there is a biological effect of gene therapy" for HIV should help in getting funding and approval for additional HIV-related gene therapy clinical trials. This study was encouraging but not a... Read more »

gene therapy and immune based therapies: changing treatment of hiv?

Goodday Nelson from Greece... In Greece where i am there is not alot of chatter about gene based therapies or immune therapies- i wonder if in US (since you wrote in your last email) that you follow gene based and immune therapies hoping that they...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
Great timimg. The company is having a conference call free to all.Here is the informationInteresting stuff for those of us with multidrug resistanceVIRxSYS to Host a Web Conference to Announce Clinical Trial UpdateSummary of data from five 2008... Read more »

HIV treatment

Sir,can antirectoviral drugs be taking to prevent HIV infection.John
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...used these drugs. Among these patients, tenofovir has resulted in a relatively low level of side effects, compared to other HIV treatments. The most common side effects include nausea and vomiting, and loss of appetite. Tenofovir plus... Read more »

Medicare/Medicaid and availibility of treatment.

I live on SS Disability-I have worked hard and piad into Social Securtiy for all my working career. Since I am considered low income, existing on such low andlimited income that having private or group insurance is impossible to afford. I have my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...receive different or suboptimal HIV/AIDS care? In general I do not believe it is true that Medicare and/or Medicaid will not cover HIV treatment until the client develops full-blown AIDS. Current guidelines suggest HAART be started when the CD4... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Boston Globe Examines Challenges Facing Zimbabwean HIV Treatment Programs Operating With Little Funding

...The Boston Globe on Tuesday examined the challenges facing HIV treatment programs in Zimbabwe, which have expanded despite little funding from international donors. Zimbabwe receives comparatively Read more »
Housing Works

N.C. Rep: Government Shouldn't Fund HIV Treatment for People "Living in Perverted Lifestyles"

... Rep. Brown mouths off. But he's not alone in his view that HIV-positive people don't deserve funding. In North Carolina this week, state Rep. Larry Brown announced that the government should not spend money to treat adults Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Canadian Premier Pledges Funding for Pilot Program to Increase HIV Treatment Access, Prevent New Cases

...approach than we've taken in the past," Campbell said, adding, "We expect over 170 lives to be saved." According to Campbell, the funding for the project comes from a four-year health care budget increase worth 4.8 billion Canadian dollars -- or... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Lack of Funding Contributing to "Egregious Treatment" of HIV-Positive Inmates in Alabama Prison, Editorial Says

...It is "crystal clear" that a lack of proper funding, resulting in overcrowding and understaffing, is at the root of a federal class-action lawsuit over the "egregious treatment" Read more »
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Director of Treatment & Prevention Advocacy

Posted by Robert1
...Advocacy Department Other duties as assigned Desired qualifications: A keen sense of current and future needs for strengthening HIV treatment and cure related research and therapeutic development, and for achieving greater control of the... Read more »

front line

Posted by Anonymous
...three-fold, including a doubling in 2005 alone. In sub-Saharan Africa, the most heavily affected region, the number of people on HIV treatment increased eight-fold in 2004 and 2005. As a result, an estimated 250,000 to 350,000 deaths worldwide... Read more »

Almost a year later...

Posted by Jenni, 3 Replies
...My bf was diagnosed + last July and still refuses to see a Dr. Part of it is finances, part is location and worries of confidentiality. Well, I'm worried about him. All we know is a diagnosis. We don't know Read more »

ID Specialists...Clinics...Privacy

Posted by HealingPower, 5 Replies
Are all ID Specialists located in clinics? That's kind of impersonal don't you think? Please tell me that I may be able to find one in their own office or a little more private. Read more »