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What Is The Structure Of The AIDS Virus

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Ask the Experts

Why has personal behavior structure not been discussed as to HIV infection?

Although I have 2 major medical conditions I activley participate in behavior to maximize the quality of my life and that it has involved behavioral change.What good does it do to continue the same behavioral structure which causes HIV infection...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
I agree that responsible sexual behavior is extremely important. Your point is well taken. Read more »

New Antibody Discovered for HIV

I have just watched a CNN interview with Dr. Fauci that revealed the discovery of a new antibody to... Read more »

How can I bring back my good structure?

I am a 38 year old and I have been on HIV drugs (Nevirapine, Stavudine & Lamuvidine)for 12months... Read more »
Articles
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

UNC Researchers Decode Structure of an Entire HIV Genome

...Christina Burch, Ph.D., an associate professor of biology. They found that the RNA structures influence multiple steps in the HIV infectivity cycle. "There is so much structure in the HIV RNA genome that it almost certainly plays a previously... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Structural and Environmental Barriers to Condom Use Negotiation With Clients Among Female Sex Workers: Implications for HIV Prevention Strategies and Policy

... The study authors sought to assess the relationship between environmental-structural factors and client condom-use negotiation among female sex workers in Vancouver, British Columbia. Using baseline data from Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

NPR's "Weekend Edition Sunday" Examines Impact of HIV/AIDS on Family Structures in Lesotho

HIV/AIDS in Lesotho has "stretched the extended family beyond the breaking point," where an estimated 180,000 children have lost parents to AIDS-related illnesses, NPR's " Weekend Edition Sunday " reports in the first of a series of segments on... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Scientists Uncover 3-D Structure of HIV, Study Says

...images of 70 individual viruses and compared them using a computer program. The researchers found that the cone-shaped core of HIV is as wide as the viral membrane, and the virus has spikes on the outside that it uses when attaching to CD4+ T... Read more »
Connect With Others

Use your computer to "Fight AIDS at Home"

Posted by nnhood
...participate in. The AIDS project is using computers around the globe to crunch numbers in designing meds to attack the HIV cell structure and protease. There is a tiny program to download and it will talk with your online account to see what... Read more »

Scientists Discover 'Natural Barrier' to HIV

Posted by MOCHA
...online issue of Nature Medicine, "is very interesting and unexpected," said Dr. Jeffrey Laurence, director of the Laboratory for AIDS Virus Research at the Weill Cornell Medical College, in New York City. "It may explain part of the relative... Read more »

Rutgers researchers may have stopped HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...Medicinal Chemistry. Full details will be published in the journal in early 2005. Dr. Arnold, 47, has worked at dismantling the AIDS virus over the last 20 years. He uses X-ray crystallography, a technique to determine the structure of... Read more »

more Group N

Posted by Anonymous
...at the present time. However, continuous monitoring of HIV-1 diversity will be important to survey the potential of unusual HIV infections, such as group N, to contribute to the HIV/AIDS pandemic. PMID: 15199313 [PubMed - in process] Read more »