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Spotlight Series: HIV Stigma and Discrimination

A Case Study Of Someone Living With Hiv

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case studies for healthy HIV+,no meds, 14+ yrs

Dr. Mark,Thank you for your response. My husband was wondering if you know of any case studies regarding healthy long term non-progressers? Is there any way to test the cytotoxic t-cell response? Also, are there any numbers regarding the amount of...
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
You should feel good about it. There are some research labs that are tackling this question and there is now some data that are being published on the subject.MH Read more »

Case study of 2 girls

How do you explain this? Have you ever read about this case before? What do you think happened and... Read more »

Case study for biology

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Counseling Heterosexual Couples About HIV in Zambia, Rwanda Could Prevent 60% of HIV Cases, Study Finds

...Counseling heterosexual couples living in Zambia and Rwanda about HIV transmission could prevent up to 60% of new cases, according to a study published Saturday in the journal Lancet , Reuters Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Women, Hispanics Represent Increasing Percentage of Connecticut's New HIV, AIDS Cases, Study Says

...AIDS cases occurring among women and Hispanics has increased, according to the Connecticut Department of Public Health 's 2003 HIV/AIDS survey , the AP/New Haven Register reports ( AP/New Haven Register , 12/1). In 1993, Connecticut... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Crystal Meth Use Can Increase High-Risk Sexual Activity, Lead to Increase in Number of HIV/AIDS Cases, Study Says

...Crystal methamphetamine use can "spark high-risk sex" and might have contributed to a recent increase in the number of new HIV/AIDS cases reported in South Florida, according to a study published in the March issue of AIDS and Behavior , the ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

San Francisco Might Lower Estimate of Annual Number of New HIV Cases After Studies Find Lower Rates Among MSM

... San Francisco public health officials within a month are planning to meet with a panel of HIV/AIDS experts to discuss lowering the city's official estimate of annual new HIV cases because of the results of three new analyses Read more »
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eyes ,lights and mucous

Posted by sugar, 2 Replies
...years . I have hep c..but none of this is related to the diseases so says my docs, i am ready to go into the hospital to be a case study.. Read more »

50% of HIV+ Develop Neurocognitive Impairment

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...following is a very interesting recent post to The Body, which emphasizes the importance of neurological monitoring for people with HIV. It also points up the fact that long term HIV infection remains a disabling condition. For me it confirms... Read more »

ARS Case Study

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Barebacking may lead to re-infection

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
..."super-infection" that may threaten the success of vaccines designed to stymie the disease and adds to safety concerns over barebacking. A case study presented earlier this month at the XIV International AIDS Conference in Barcelona highlighted... Read more »