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Where Was Hiv 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 »
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 »
Bionor Immuno AS

New Path to Therapeutic HIV Vaccine Discovered by Studying Immunologic Profile of Rare HIV Controllers

Oslo -- Based on encouraging results from pre-clinical research, Bionor Immuno AS, today announced intentions to take the therapeutic and potentially preventative HIV-vaccine candidate Vacc-C5 into a Phase I/II clinical trial. The research results... 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 »

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 »

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 »

New Antibody Discovered for HIV

I have just watched a CNN interview with Dr. Fauci that revealed the discovery of a new antibody to fight the transmission of the HIV virus. Will this new antibody also become the basis for a possible cure for the disease. It sounds to good to be...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,This information is still hot off the press and very preliminary. Perhaps we'll hear more at the upcoming International AIDS Meetings in Vienna. See below for what we know so far. Stay tuned to The Body and we'll keep you informed as... Read more »