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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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

False Information in HIV/AIDS Prevention Study Discovered Two Years Ago, Not Included in Final Study, HHS Says

Despite recent reports that federally funded research on an HIV/AIDS prevention model may have included falsified information, HHS on Friday said that the data collectors involved were discovered two years ago and that the falsified information was... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA-Led Research Team Discovers an Autoimmune Mechanism for Serious Drug-Induced Adverse Reactions

A team of researchers led by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has discovered a new mechanism for identifying and understanding drug-related autoimmune reactions. In an article available online today in the journal AIDS , the team found that... 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... http://www.aidsmeds.com/articles/cellular_suicide_1667_24962.shtml http://www.sciencemag.org/content/early/2013/12/18/science.1243640...is...
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 »