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CD4 (T-CELL) TESTS

WHAT ARE CD4 CELLS? WHY ARE CD4 CELLS IMPORTANT IN HIV? WHAT FACTORS INFLUENCE A CD4 CELL COUNT? HOW ARE THE TEST RESULTS REPORTED? WHAT DO THE NUMBERS MEAN? WHAT ARE CD4 CELLS? CD4 cells are a type of lymphocyte (white blood cell). They are an important part of the immune system. CD4 cells are […]

Early HIV Drug Therapy Protects Sex Partners From Virus

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, May 12 (HealthDay News) — People with HIV can reduce the risk of infecting their sex partners by more than 90 percent if they start treatment with antiretroviral drugs when their immune system is still relatively healthy, researchers announced Thursday. The study, which included 1,763 mostly heterosexual couples from […]

LYMPHOMA

WHAT IS LYMPHOMA? HOW IS NHL DIAGNOSED? WHAT CAUSES NHL? HOW IS NHL TREATED? THE BOTTOM LINE WHAT IS LYMPHOMA? Lymphoma is a cancer of white blood cells called B-lymphocytes, or B-cells. They multiply rapidly and form tumors. Lymphoma of the brain or spinal cord is called central nervous system (CNS) lymphoma. AIDS-related lymphoma is […]

HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS (HPV)

WHAT IS HPV? HOW CAN HPV BE DETECTED? CAN HPV INFECTION BE PREVENTED? HOW ARE HPV INFECTIONS TREATED? THE BOTTOM LINE NOTE: In the US, counseling and referrals are available on a national human papillomavirus (HPV) hotline. Call toll-free at 877- HPV-5868 (877-478-5868.) WHAT IS HPV? There are over 100 viruses known as human papilloma […]

VACCINATIONS AND HIV

WHAT ARE VACCINATIONS? WHAT’S DIFFERENT FOR PEOPLE WITH HIV? WHICH VACCINATIONS ARE RECOMMENDED? HIV-POSITIVE TRAVELLERS WHAT ARE VACCINATIONS? Vaccinations, or immunizations, are treatments that build up your body’s defenses against certain infections. For example, many people get flu shots each fall. It can take a few weeks for your immune system to respond after a […]

PARTICIPATING IN A CLINICAL TRIAL

WHAT IS AN AIDS CLINICAL TRIAL? WHO CAN PARTICIPATE IN A CLINICAL TRIAL? WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF PARTICIPATING? WHAT ARE THE RISKS? HOW ARE PARTICIPANTS PROTECTED? SHOULD I PARTICIPATE? TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT CLINICAL TRIALS: WHAT IS AN AIDS CLINICAL TRIAL? Before new drugs can be sold to treat HIV disease, they must […]

HOW DO I START?

DID YOU JUST LEARN THAT YOU’RE HIV-POSITIVE? LEARN MORE ABOUT HIV KEEP TRACK OF YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM DECIDE HOW YOU WANT TO DEAL WITH HIV GETTING HELP THE BOTTOM LINE FOR MORE INFORMATION DID YOU JUST LEARN THAT YOU’RE HIV-POSITIVE? It can be very scary to learn that your HIV blood test came back positive, […]

AIDS MYTHS AND MISUNDERSTANDINGS

WHY ARE THERE SO MANY AIDS MYTHS? TRANSMISSION MYTHS MYTHS ABOUT A CURE AIDS IS A DEATH SENTENCE THE GOVERNMENT DEVELOPED AIDS TO REDUCE MINORITY POPULATIONS MYTHS ABOUT MEDICATIONS WHY ARE THERE SO MANY AIDS MYTHS? When AIDS first became known, it was a very mysterious disease. It caused the death of many people. There […]

HOW HIV DRUGS GET APPROVED

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 FOR MORE INFORMATION WHY DOES IT TAKE SO LONG TO APPROVE NEW DRUGS? Developing a new drug can take 10 years or more. First, drug companies must […]

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