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What Medical Technologies Are Used To Treat HIV

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Technology Gives Rwanda an Edge in Treating HIV/AIDS

Doctors in Rwanda say the Tracnet electronic reporting system has dramatically improved their ability to treat HIV/AIDS patients across the nation. Using computer and mobile phone technology, the system lets doctors file patient histories and... Read more »
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New HIV Prevention Technologies on the Horizon

Vaginal ring containing tenofovir and levonorgestrel (image: AAPS) A vaginal ring that delivers both tenofovir for HIV prevention and levonorgestrel for contraception, a gel containing the experimental antiretroviral IQP-0528 designed for both... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cincinnati: Technology Improves HIV Testing Access

New technology will make it easier for people to get tested for HIV, and, health experts hope, help contain the spread of the epidemic. AIDS Volunteers of Cincinnati will start offering free HIV testing outside a doctor's office or public health... Read more »
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I Must Be a Technological Midget

Dear Dr. Bob:Since I am unwilling to believe you could possibly be ignoring my question after 4 desperate email submissions, I have convinced myself that the real reason you're not responding is because my computer is out of commission. So...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Well as you can see, your friend's computer works much better than yours.Although I have no personal experience with dental offices dingy or otherwise in Eastern Europe, all I can offer is precautions to prevent the transmission of... Read more »

treating reflux v. HIV medication

Hello Doctor, greetings from AfricaPositive since 99, now on second regime from Nov.05: Kaletra,Videx EC & 3TC. VL undetectable, last CD4 count 289.My recent problems : non-cardiological pain in the chest, suspected reflux treated by GP with...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Use of buffering drugs like Maalox or H2 blockers should be OK for symptom relief on your current HIV regimen. KH... Read more »

What is this HIV Testing technology - Is this ELISA testing - you are great Dr.Bob - Want to donate via Bank transfer

Dr.BobYou are the most amazing human being I have every got to know. The work you are doing is great and I think you should run for the next USA presidential election. Your work inspired a lot of lives and you are making difference to lot of lives....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Thanks for your kind comments. To answer your specific questions:1.The test you describe detects anti-HIV 1 and anti-HIV 2 antibodies. This would be analogous to an ELISA test that also detects anti-HIV antibodies. I cannot comment about the... Read more »

To Treat, or Not To Treat....

In a female patient (hiv+ 8 years) who takes no meds and has the following stats, would recommend treatment for anemia, and if so, what therapy would you recommend?Stats:T4: 20VL: 300,000Hemoglobin: 9.5Hematocrit: 28Serum Iron:22Low white...
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
HelloThanks for the concise stats. Based on this information, it appears as if you have an iron deficiency anemia. All of your markers for anemia are below normal levels. Iron deficiency is more common in females, and is usually caused by (1)... Read more »
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MAGNETIC AND FAR-INFRARED TECHNOLOGIES

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
For those of you who are open minded as far as alternative/complementary therapies are concerned, I have a strong personal testimony to share! Last Spring while atttending a lecture by Dr. Jon Kaiser, a woman had a demo table set up in the foyer... Read more »

AbacavirLamivudine to treat HIV infection.

Posted by jenniferdraper
AbacavirLamivudine is used to treat HIV infection. This combination medication is used with other medications. It belongs to a class of drugs known as nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors. Read more »

treating hiv holistic healthwise

Posted by taian, 2 Replies
anyone involved treating hiv with herbology,using colloidal silver regime or other w/good results Read more »

My doctor is refusing to treat my HIV until I sign

Posted by Garth, 2 Replies
Hello world,
As a newly diagnosed HIV gay man, living in Edmonton Alberta, ( diagnosed 1 year now) I am facing what I beleive to be discrimination and bullying by my doctor. My counts when first diagnosed were CD4 500 and viral load 16,000. Over... Read more »