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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

State Dept., HHS, AVAC Release New HIV/AIDS Reports; New Initiative on AIDS Effect on Women, Families Announced

"Will a Pill a Day Prevent HIV? " AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition : The report examines the ethical issues surrounding the clinical testing of the antiretroviral drug tenofovir for HIV prevention, or pre-exposure prophylaxis. The report makes... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Toronto Globe and Mail Examines HIV/AIDS' Effects on Botswana, Once "Africa's Success Story"

The HIV/AIDS epidemic has "robbed" Botswana, which was once described as "Africa's success story," of "many of its dreams," Toronto's Globe and Mail reports. Throughout the 1990s, Botswana consistently was listed at the top of U.N. rankings... Read more »
American Medical Student Association

Medical Students Join On World AIDS Day to "Cut the Red Tape'' Impeding Effective HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment

Reston, Va. -- On the eve of World AIDS Day, 350 Chicago-area medical student members of the American Medical Student Association (AMSA) are expected to rally starting at noon in front of Senator Obama's office, followed by a march to the Illinois... Read more »
Ask the Experts

AIDS and the effects on bone mass

I have read a lot about the wasting effects on muscles.What wasting effects, if any, do you think there would be on bone in terms of mass, shape and appearance?...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
2 reports at last week's Retrovirus Conference in San Francisco indicated the development of osteoporosis (reduced bone mass) may be somewhat common in people with HIV. More data is necessary to confirm this. And we don't know whether... Read more »

HIV/ AIDS and if effects on Social Health

Hi my name is Chris S. and I am doing a report on the AIDS/ HIV Virus. I was wondering if you could take the time to answer my question. I am wondering what the impact of this virus can have of the social health of an individual. Thank you for...
Father Rodney J. DeMartini

Response from Father Rodney J. DeMartini

National Catholic AIDS Network
Dear Chris, Thank you for your question. I want to begin by saying that my response is based upon my experience of journeying with many women and men living with HIV/AIDS but in no way can include the variety of effects which the virus can have on... Read more »

Thrush, an HIV/AIDS side effect

My son has AIDS, he gets thrush among many other things, but this is really a bad side effect. What can we do?Thank you so much for your help. God Bless you for being there to answer questions.megan...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
Dear Megan:Thrush or oropharyngeal candidiasis is a common oral manifestation of HIV infection and for the most part can easily be managed by topical therapy for mild to moderate infections with agents such as Mycelex troches (clotrimazole) and... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Side Effects..

Hey are there any side effects when you have HIV?Like Hair loss.....Sickness.....Weight Gain....Anything??I think my best friend is affected because he always gets scared whenever we talk about AIDS..He is always like "I need to get myself...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
Most people who have HIV have no "side effects" until their disease is quite advanced. Therefore, if you have had a high-risk encounter for HIV, you should be tested and not wait for "side effects" to occur. BB... Read more »
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Safe, Natural & Effective HIV/AIDS Treatment

Posted by MICA_INC, 2 Replies
SEEKING CLINICAL TRIALS SPONSORSHIP & VOLUNTEERS

We are trying to get HIV Groups & Organizations, Medical and Pharmaceutical Institutions, and Universities and the Medical & Scientific Communities aware, informed and interested in MM-1,...
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Feeling effects of stigmatization towards HIV/AIDS

Posted by HIVstigmastudy
Coping with HIV/AIDS: How the Perception of Stigmatization Affects Adherence to Medical Treatment and Disease Prognosis

http://hivstigmastudy.webs.com/

My name is Eric, a graduate student at DePaul University in Chicago, IL. I am working on a research... Read more »

i do not have AIDS however...

Posted by Anonymous
I do not have Aids, however, it effects me as it effects my
brethren..human beings are not carion on the roadside upon which
we may sup, spitting out those parts we find distasteful. I just
attended a speak-out for two women killed while hiking the
A... Read more »

Tongue problems?? Aids2HIV?

Posted by WhatDoIDo, 1 Reply
Are there any tongue side effects due to HIV? What I mean is, is there a tongue disorder related to ARS? I've heard that Oral Thrush normally occurs in later stages, is that completely true? I have like a zillion BIG bumps on the back of my tongue... Read more »