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HIV infection sites in infants and children

I have read that the central nervous system is the largest site for HIV infections in infants and children. I was trying to find data to support this, but was unable to. Why is the central nervous system affected more than other systems such as...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
The CNS may be or may not be involved in HIV infection in infants and children; JLS.... Read more »

any web sites for health care workers on infection control and hiv

Are there any web sites on hiv and infection control. I am a nurse trying to educate nursing... Read more »

Scared I was infected at Aids project testing site

Hi Dr Bob, After 8 years I finaly got the courage to go take a rapid test at my local site called... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV-Positive Men Show High Rates of Papillomavirus Infection at Oral, Anal, and Penile Sites, Spanish Study Reports

Researchers from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, the Lluita Contra la SIDA (Fight Against AIDS) Foundation, and the IrsiCaixa Foundation in Spain report high rates of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in the oral, anal, and penile... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Ottawa Loses Appeal in Supervised Injection Site Case -- Site to Remain Open

On Friday, British Columbia's Court of Appeal (COA) upheld a lower court ruling that allowed Vancouver's supervised injection facility, Insite, to continue operations. The Conservative government had appealed the lower court's determination that... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Recent Releases: Study Examining U.S. HIV Prevention Methods; Web Sites on HIV/AIDS Reporting, Global Health Guidelines

"Cost-Effective Allocation of Government Funds to Prevent HIV Infection ," Health Affairs : RAND researchers Deborah Cohen and Shin-Yi Wu examine nine cost-effective methods to maximize HIV prevention strategies in the U.S. (Cohen/Wu, Health... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Prevention Education and HIV-Related Policies in Secondary Schools -- Selected Sites, United States, 2006

Persons who engage in sexual risk behaviors are at increased risk for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. School health education can help reduce the prevalence of sexual risk behaviors among students. 1 In addition, school health... Read more »
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wicked scared i got infected at the testing site

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am scared I may have been infected at the test site because I scraped my knuckles on the door. That was 7 weeks ago and I am practically having a nervous breakdown. I have a lymph node behind my ear which is swollen. Does anyone know how far... Read more »

a good site

Posted by Anonymous
http://hivinsite.ucsf.edu/InSite.jsp

a lot of you may already have browsed this one, but it really has some good, in detail info on various stuff concerning hiv infection.

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any free dating sites for hiv gay people!!!

Posted by keeponliving, 13 Replies
just tested positive, n life is changed thoroughly! lost my lover,he just ran away after i told him that am infected hiv.dunno where to turn now. anyone can help me !!!! Read more »

Window Period Post From HIV InSite

Posted by notanonymous
this was a response to a question about the conflicting answers one might get about the window. answered by the hiv prevention editor at HIV InSite. good site bytheway.

There are several problems I've had in answering this question to people's... Read more »