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What Enzyme Is Involved In Hiv Synthesis

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual Risk Reduction for Persons Living With HIV: Research Synthesis of Randomized Controlled Trials, 1993 to 2004

The authors of the current study conducted a meta-analytic review of interventions to reduce HIV-positive persons' sexual risk. Studies that examined a deliberate sexual risk-reduction strategy in a sample that included HIV-positive participants;... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

House/Ball Culture and Adolescent African-American Transgender Persons and Men Who Have Sex With Men: A Synthesis of the Literature

Young men of color who have sex with men (YMSM of color) and transgender individuals have been severely impacted by the US HIV/AIDS epidemic. In the United States, "houses" and "balls" have historically been a primary meeting ground for YMSM of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Human Enzyme Could Hold Key to New AIDS Drug

The "latest and most exciting developmen[t]" for scientists performing basic science research on HIV is the discovery that a protein produced by HIV enables the virus to overcome the human body's natural defenses against viruses such as HIV, the ... Read more »
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herbal extract interactions with p450 enzyme in anti-HIV drugs

Hi. I am HIV positive and doing well on Sustiva/Combivir . Someone sold me a liquid natural supplement called "Intra Lifestyles" which contains a long list of herbal extracts. In doing some research on the web concerning possible risks,...
Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

Response from Cade Fields-Gardner M.S., R.D.

The Cutting Edge
Dear RT,Your caution is appropriate, especially when it comes to saving your working anti-HIV regimen. There has been very little research into the potential for interactions between antiretrovirals or other medications and extracts or herbs. It... Read more »

Gene focus of the new Tre enzyme?

Hey guys,Hoping you can help me clarify something. Regarding the recent news of the creation of the Tre enzyme by the German scientists:In the technical literature that you have access to is it specifically mentioned which of the...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello, and thanks for posting. Medical research involves two general types of activities which roughly be divided into basic science and clinical work. Basic science is bench work in the laboratory involving the underlying biology which provides... Read more »

THANKS RE: Gene focus of the new Tre enzyme

Thanks so much for doing a deep dive on my question about the Tre enzyme study.You're clarification of the "target" of the Tre enzyme being LTR really starts to point my understanding in the right direction.I was hoping you might be...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
No problem, it was actually fun to try and decipher the scientific methods involved in this groundbreaking study. Here is the <a href="" target=_new>original post </a> on... Read more »

Elevated Liver Enzymes

I just got the results of my last labs and my liver enzymes are elevated, which has been a trend over the past year and a half. my ast is 156 and my alt is 225 and bilirubin is 1.7 My Physicians Assistant is fairly new to HIV but has been a PAC for...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
If your ALT and AST have been normal on this regimen for 7 years, then the elevation is likely not related directly to those meds. The slightly increased bilirubin is likely the result of reyataz, but that doesn't usually involve an increase in... Read more »
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are enzymes related to hiv testing?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was wondering if when you donate plasma and they test your enzyme levels in your liver and stuff does it have to do with hiv.I'm wondering becuase i was told my enzyme levels were low when they tested my plasma and they needed to take 2 tubes of... Read more »


Posted by steelah343, 1 Reply
I just recently had an HIV test for the first time. I'm currently waiting results.
The impetus for the test was an increase in liver enzyme levels, which my doctor tells me have doubled (from 20s to 40s) in the past two years.

Again, I'm not certain... Read more »

Elevated liver enzymes.

Posted by Mark100, 1 Reply
Hey guys I just have a question regarding elevated liver enzymes. I contracted hiv in early December of last year and ever since my liver enzymes have been elevated. I don't drink except the occasional drink on the weekends, I don't smoke or do... Read more »

risks involved with cunnilingus?

Posted by Anonymous

I have recently become involved with a woman who is HIV+. We have gotten to a point in our relationship where we have started to become sexually active. Myself being negative, we have taken all the percautions necessary to avoid my becoming... Read more »