What Is The Virus Responsible For Aids

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

What Is AIDS, HIV and HIV Disease?

... What Is HIV? What Is AIDS? What Is HIV Disease? What Is HIV? Each letter stands for the following terms: H -- Human -- because this virus can only infect human beings. I -- Immuno-deficiency -- because the effect
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Come sta? (Scientists trace AIDS virus origin to 100 years ago)

Salve! Dr Bob,Come va? Hope u are doing fine. Well I don't think I am any good in Italian, but was just giving u a dose of your own humour medicine. I wrote to you about an year back (remember the insurance story!!) and was so happy to have your...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...issues related to viral chemical warfare, I have absolutely no idea. That is not my field of expertise. I have my hands full with HIV/AIDS, thank you very much. But I can tell you I'm not a conspiracy theorist kind of guy.Dr. BobScientists trace... Read more »

Are AIDS and HIV two separate viruses?

Hi, my name is Holly and I'm a student at Cabrillo College in Aptos California. I am doing a research paper on AIDS and I am getting a little confused about what is a proven fact and what is assumed to be true. What is your stand on Peter Duesburg's...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...considered it, but now, as years of overwhelming evidence to the contrary continue to pile up, his contention that AIDS and HIV are not related is generally dismissed as the curious, if stubborn, belief of a man who seems to need a great deal of... Read more »

immune response to different viruses

I know that this is not your area of expertise, but I was diagnosed with HSV1 oral and genital a year and a half ago. I know my immune response to hsv1 is questionable. i have constant breakouts even MORE in the genital region more than the girl who...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...an inherent "defect" in your immune system. There is nothing to suggest that this would predispose you to a weak response to HIV.However...1. You should talk to your physician about the number of outbreaks you are having since prophylaxis would... Read more »

Response to " What is a quad virus"

I have wounder that myself.How they came to that conculsion? I figured that I got reinfected.Which I don't see how everytime I used protection and always told those who I slept with.
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
...HIV exists within an infected person as a family of very similar, but slightly different viruses called quasi-species. We can detect Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CCR5 Genetic Variation Responsible for Resistance to HIV Might Decrease Resistance to West Nile Virus, Study Says

...Disease Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv .... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Researchers: AIDS Virus Can Hide in Bone Marrow

...latent virus can reactivate HIV infection if treatment is ever stopped. Finding these reservoirs and eliminating them would allow HIV/AIDS patients to stop taking the drugs once the infection was eradicated. "I don't know how many people realize... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

AIDS Vaccines

...disease. For a community, vaccines can lower the overall infection rate and help stop the spread of a disease. See Vaccinations and HIV fact sheet 207 for more information on vaccinations that can help people with HIV prevent some common... Read more »
U.S. National Institutes of Health

Research Findings Open New Front in Fight Against AIDS Virus

...Henderson received support from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID). For more information about HIV/AIDS, go to: HIV/AIDS Overview . [niaid.nih.gov] Read more »
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AIDS Cure Quest to Kill `Sleeping' Viruses

Posted by new2this2010
...AIDS Cure Quest to Kill `Sleeping' Viruses Enlists Merck Cancer Medicine http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2010-09-02/aids-cure-quest-to-kill-sleeping-viruses-enlists-merck-cancer-medicine.html Read more »

AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
Very interesting read while he went through some hardships doing this it sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant. ... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If Hepatitis is a Virus and can be cured why not HIV ? Read more »

Gallo's New Virus

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...AIDSvirus, stunned the scientific community today with the discovery of a new virus that is possibly even more deadly than HIV. Speaking at an internationally televised press conference in the Georgetown Hilton, Gallo announced that he had... Read more »
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