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Why Haart Is Not Cure For Hiv

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HIV Antibody post HAART

Dear Dr.: My 9 year old child contracted HIV from his birth mother. He was diagnosed at 10 weeks and started HAART immediately. By 14 weeks of age he had undetectable HIV viral load using ultrasensitive testing. He is now 9 and had an undetectable...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...An HIV DNA test from blood cells, which detects the HIV DNA form of the virus that is integrated into the human genome in cells, is Read more »

haart therapy and hiv genes

Of the nine HIV genes, which one according to HAART therapy would be the most dangerous if it were... Read more »

HIV HAART resistance

Hi,I hear a lot about HARRT resistance. I have had Heptatisis B long ago - 25 years. I will be a... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Anti-HIV Agents: A. Good News for HAART Users

... In high-income regions such as North America, Western Europe and Australia, highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) has been available since about 1996. In these regions, HAART’s impact has been dramatic. For instance, once-dreaded... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

An Exploration of Factors Influencing Adherence to Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) Among People Living With HIV/AIDS in Northern Thailand

... The chief purpose of the current report, the first of a three-phase study of the experiences of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) in northern Thailand, "was to gain an in-depth understanding of the factors contributing to adherence in patients... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Lung Cancer in HIV-Positive HAART Users

...reducing levels of HIV in the blood (viral load) and thus strengthening the immune system, highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) has greatly reduced deaths from AIDS-related infections. Since the introduction of HAART in high-income... Read more »

HIV Persistence in Patients on HAART: Re-Evaluating Prospects for Eradication

...HIV persistence in patients on highly active antiretroviral therapy. He will speak today on "HIV Persistence on Patients on HAART: Reevaluating Prospects for Eradication." Dr. Siliciano. Robert Siliciano, M.D., Ph.D.: Thank you. Good morning.... Read more »
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CDC says HAART is to blaim

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...From 1992 through 2000, we observed a total of 7188 deaths, 4870 (68%) during the pre-HAART period, and 2318 (32%) during the HAART period. Compared with the pre-HAART period, proportions of deaths with the following Read more »

Truvada / Viramune; My first year on HAART

Posted by AugustusII, 1 Reply
...Pretty good from the 16,000 copies VL and 350 ish CD4 leading into the decision to start treament 2 years after learning of my HIV status. My CD4 declined steadily over each month to the 350 range that my doctor advised as a good starting... Read more »

Personal opinion about HAART Treatment

Posted by TwinsDad, 1 Reply
...Hi, I was recently infected and I was wondering for people that have been using HAART, What is your personal opinion about the treatment? How long do you think that we will have to use it? Please, let me know. Read more »

HAART in Blood vs. Tissue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...published this month a study on "HIV" detection in blood vs. tissue. This highly technical paper basically says in patients taking HAART with no detectable viral load, they found plenty of HIV DNA and RNA in rectal tissue and peripheral blood. ... Read more »