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The Well Project

HIV and Aging

...all ages, including older people (age 50 and over). Issues related to HIV and older people are receiving more and more attention as this population grows. In fact, on September 18, 2009, the first National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day was held to recognize the need to: Prevent HIV infection in this age group Understand the unique health effects of the virus in older HIV-positive people Improve the health and quality of life of older...
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Trying to retake my sexual activity (SAFE SEX)

Dr. Bob:I'm a 29 years old guy who sent you a question with the title "I'm very concerned about what I've done in the last years". I sent a donation to your foundation the last year and now I'm donating to some of the local organizations who work...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...dangerous." Unprotected anal receptive sex holds that distinction!Thank you for your donations to the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). They are warmly appreciated.Continue to play safe and you'll stay safe, OK?Be... Read more »

Dan Active

Will DanActive help increase my CD4 count. I am taking my kaletra & truvada regularly, but was wondering if the DanActive will really help build up the immune system for me? Right now my count is around 350 and rising, and my virul load has been...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
...Thank you for your post.I am not aware of any data showing that DanActive will increase CD4 cells in people with HIV.The good news is that you appear to be doing great on antiretrovirals with undetectable viral load and good CD4 cells that you Read more »

In defence of HIV/AIDS.

Hello.For some time I have had a vague awareness of the existence of people who believe that HIV/AIDS is a myth. I have dismissed them as crackpots. However, I was surprised to discover last night that there are aconsiderable number of...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...The scientific evidence showing that HIV causes AIDS is overwhelming. The evidence that antiretroviral (ARV) medications improve the course of HIV infection and AIDS is also overwhelming. Read more »

hepb + hiv

I'M COINFECTED SINCE 2004 hiv + hep b e antigen positive, I don't need drugs yet to treat my hiv (cd4 640, viral load 2100) is adefovir the best option for me? my liver biopsy results: fibrosis 1-2 out of 6, inflamation 3/18. thanks very much for...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...should not be used currently in patients with detectable HIV RNA. This is due to the fact that entecavir may have some anti-HIV activity (demonstrated in some case reports of a few patients) which could compromise the effectivenss future HIV... Read more »
Articles
American Association for World Health

What We Can Do: Motivate and Educate! Sample Activities for HIV/AIDS Awareness

... The ideas listed below challenge everyone -- members of the community, teachers, HIV/AIDS educators and members of the faith, business, and health communities -- to use their creativity to inform themselves and their Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Groups Mark World Human Rights Day With HIV/AIDS Awareness Activities

...Women and AIDS to mark world Human Rights Day on Friday concluded their gender violence activism campaign, which aimed to raise awareness of the "links between gender-based violence and the spread of HIV infection," according to a UNAIDS ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Few HIV-Positive Georgia Teenagers Aware of Risks of Sexual Activity, Study Says

...in the study were pregnant at the time of diagnosis (Yee, AP/ Las Vegas Sun , 4/20). About 8% of the teens had developed AIDS by the time they were diagnosed, and 16 were diagnosed with other sexually transmitted diseases when they tested... Read more »
The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...Studies have shown that people can lower their risk of developing diabetes by losing weight through diet and increased physical activity. One study found that diet and exercise leading to 5 to 7 percent weight loss (about 10 to 14 pounds in a... Read more »
Connect With Others

Discussing HIV and AIDS openly through the arts

Posted by JohnYAHA
...would like to encourage each of you to check out the TABOO (Take Art, Be Open Often) Photo Campaign run by Youth, the Arts, HIV & AIDS Network ( www.yahanet.org ) an interactive online forum, gallery, and resource centre for arts-based... Read more »

Contacting other HIV+ active duty soldiers

Posted by armypoz, 5 Replies
...I am HIV+ and currently serving on active duty. Would like to contact other active duty soldiers of any branch that would be interested Read more »

World AIDS Day 2006: raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

Posted by Anonymous
...World AIDS Day 2006: Raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness We urgently need to raise 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness to stop the epidemic spread of AIDS-related Read more »

A MUST SEE!! - You've got to see this!!

Posted by New_Play
...of the many friends she has lost to HIV/AIDS. The organization focuses on raising money and coordinating activities to create awareness of, and combat against the deadly HIV/AIDS virus. The DIVA Foundation utilizes music and entertainment as a... Read more »