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triumeq vs stribild

My question has to do with Triumeq vs Stribild. Lets say you pass the gene test for Triumeq is Triumeq always the best medication to take? Why do doctors still proscribe Stribild/Complera, and other medication if that is the case? I don't really unde...

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Could HIV cure lies in our very own immune system ?

Hi Ben, Just curious when we look at HIV positive patients, some do well than others. As such, I believe the immune system has a role to play in controlling HIV, which makes me wonder whether the answer to the possible cure could potentially lies in ...

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With HIV Cure as the Goal, Gene Therapy Research Expands

What if someone could have HIV in his or her body, but the virus was incapable of causing harm? That's the tantalizing promise of a "functional cure" for HIV. A new trial will evaluate if gene therapy can achieve this goal.

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Recruiting Women for Clinical Trials

In order to make sure meds work for all populations, we need to make sure women participate in clinical trials. There are many reasons this is harder to do than it seems.

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Clinical Research Trials and You

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What Are Clinical Trials and Why Do People Participate? What Is Clinical Research? Who Participates in Clinical Trials? What Do I Need to Know if I Am Thinking About Participating? What Questions Should I Ask if Offered a C...

Stigma 'Lite': The FDA's Revised Ban on Gay Blood Donors Img
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Stigma 'Lite': The FDA's Revised Ban on Gay Blood Donors

"For many HIV-positive gay men I know, this has an uncomfortable resonance with the old days when many, if allowed to visit their families, were forced to unpack on the porch and eat off disposable plates."

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Hydroxyurea (Hydrea)

What Is Hydroxyurea? Who Should Take Hydroxyurea? How Is Hydroxyurea Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Hydroxyurea React With Other Drugs? The Bottom Line

What Is Hydroxyurea?

Hydroxyurea (Hydrea) is a drug that was tested as p...

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How HIV Drugs Get Approved

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Why Does It Take So Long to Approve New Drugs?

What Are the "Phases" of Clinical Trials?

How Do We Know if a Drug Works?

Using Unapproved Drugs

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Why Does It Take So Long to Approve New Drugs?

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Injectable Therapy and Lymes Disease

Dr. Young you recently answered a question and told the person that injectable HIV therapy was in the pipeline (two drugs in phase 2 or something around those lines). I was wondering if you could mention what company(ies) are developing these and the...

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Baariz Immune booster

I am HIV positive and not on treatment and would like to know if Baariz can boost my Immune system Viral Load is 23 copies and CD4 is 400.