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What Medications Do Children Take For Hiv

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New data on HIV medication in children?

I have represented a lot of Social Security disability applicants over the years. I know that in the past, there was concern about the long-term effects of HAART meds on children - who did not have a fully developed immune system when they...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...compared to adults partly due to a larger/more functional thymus gland. Newer HIV regimens often get used somewhat later in children than adults but the trend in treatment has steadily been more effective, simpler, and safer (fewer side effects... Read more »

Treatment Options

I may be starting HIV treatment soon and, due to another medical condition, find it almost... Read more »

Long term side effects in children

Has it been questioned what the long term use of these powerful meds might have on young children? ... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Bulgarian Medics Suspected of Infecting Children with HIV Released from Libyan Prison and Put Under House Arrest

...Six Bulgarian medical workers accused of infecting hundreds of Libyan children with HIV have been released from prison to house arrest, the Foreign Ministry in Sofia, Bulgaria, said Tuesday. In a faxed statement, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

ABC Examines Shortage of Medical Workers to Provide HIV-Positive Children in Lesotho With Treatment

... ABC's " World News " on Monday examined how a physician shortage in Lesotho is hindering efforts to provide HIV-positive children in the country with treatment. There are six pediatricians in Lesotho to serve a population of 800,000 children,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Genetic Evidence That Medical Workers Did Not Infect Libyan Children With HIV Published in Journal

...New genetic evidence that five Bulgarian nurses and a Palestinian doctor accused of intentionally infecting hundreds of Libyan children with HIV did not do so was published on Wednesday in the journal Nature , the AP/ San Jose Mercury News ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S., Europe Criticize Death Sentence for Medical Workers Accused of Infecting Libyan Children With HIV

...that five Bulgarian nurses and a Palestinian doctor should be executed for allegedly intentionally infecting hundreds of Libyan children with HIV, the Washington Post reports (Anderson, Washington Post , 12/20). The six medical workers in... Read more »
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children

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Do children respond to hiv medication and live just as long as adults with hiv? Or do they have more complications? Read more »

Need Help with Childs questions

Posted by kat01, 2 Replies
I have to talk to my niece about her recent diagnoses. She is 12 yrs old.He mother cannot talk to her about it because she is dealing with her own recent diagnoses and is several states away recouperating from an additonal illness..I need help in... Read more »

children

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...how long can children live with hiv 2 years and 4 years old very worried Read more »

Raising Children with HIV

Posted by TwinsDad, 3 Replies
...Hello ladies, I am posting this for my wife. She is still in denial and I want to help her with some information about raising children with HIV in 2005. Thank you for your cooperation. Read more »