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When Was Hiv Aids First Discovered

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

First Human Cases of Two Retroviruses Discovered Among People in Contact With Monkey Meat in Cameroon

Scientists have detected the first human cases of two retroviruses among two people in rural Cameroon who hunt monkeys and other primates, according to a study presented on Friday at the 12th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections ... Read more »

News & Views: HIV Reservoir Discovered in the Lungs; The Last HIV Conference of the Year; Helping Puerto Rican IDUs; and More

HIV News & Views, October 9, 2014 - October 9, 2014 Top Stories at Read Past Newsletters Change/Update Subscription Dear Readers, This week, I'm back from San Diego... Read more »

HIV Reservoir Discovered Within Lungs

One of the most active areas of HIV cure research focuses on the cell reservoirs where latent virus is believed to be hiding, out of the reach of existing antiretroviral therapy. Despite considerable research in this area over the past several... Read more »
Ask the Experts

i discovered i am your son!!!

Dear dr Bobsorry for this title but i needed to have your attetion somehow.I have written so many times before but you never answered. I understand that you are a really busy person but please I need your help.I have been a straight male all my life...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Sonny-Boy,I have a son in Switzerland???? Oh my. That must mean that not only did my condom fail during a concert tour I gave there in the 70s, but also that your "mother" is a strikingly handsome skier-stud named Friedemann. O.K.,... Read more »

Discovering AIDS in Eastern Europe & Cental Asia

Why did it take so long for AIDS to get to Central Asia and Eastern Europe....
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
It probably was there all along, but was not being talked about until freedom of information became an issue. DTD... Read more »

Is "Newly Discovered" HIV Pathogenic Mechanism Really New?

Hello, Can you please tell me if the recent news that a new self-destruction mechanism, used by HIV...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.Nope. The IFI16 report from the UCSF group should be distinct from the actin-scavenger system.BY... Read more »

just discovered my fiancee is Hiv positve and am negative

I just discovered my fiancee is HIV positive and i am negative. we started unprotected sex 6 weeks before the test. i am afraid i might have contracted this dieases because i had small nail cut on my penis during this period we had sex. Can i start...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) should be started as soon as possible following exposure. PEP is not effective if started more than 72 hours post-exposure.If you start PEP after it is likely to be effective in preventing transmission, you can... Read more »