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Age Group Where Hiv Is Most Prevalent Today

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The Well Project

HIV and Aging

...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 HIV-positive people Increase research on HIV and aging issues The aging HIV...
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Psycological response to longterm HIV diagnosis?

I read a most interesting and self confirming article in the May/June Issue of PA (Positively Aware) magazine. It was titled, "Is it all in your head?" Since I have been diagnosed now being over 16 years, I have been finding myself depressed, mood...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Malcolm John," for more on getting older with HIV.)This article discusses the spectrum of neurocognitive manifestations related to HIV/AIDS, looks at their natural history and possible causes, and reviews recent research, including studies... Read more »

Big Guy, Small Jacket

Dr. Bob:Thank you for your services. I'm a terrible worrier and just reading thru the posts here has helped me. I also admire you a great deal for the way you've dealt with your hardship, reminiscent of many courageous people I've known.OK, so: I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...infection and AIDS. ReferencesLCWK2. Deaths, percent of total deaths, and death rates forthe 15 leading causes of death in 10-year age groups, by race and sex: United States, 2003. Accessed January 29, 2007. CDC. HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report,... Read more »

Political Views? (BARACK OBAMA PLAN TO FIGHT HIV/AIDS)

Hello Dr. Rob,This is my first visit to your forum. I have read only a handful of your posts and have gotten a lot of valuable information from them. The one question that I have is regarding your political views. You are in a place to give so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...cause of death in African-American women aged 25-34, and the third leading cause of death in African-American men in the same age group. In 2005, 64 percent of women living with HIV/AIDS were black. Obama will tackle the root causes of health... Read more »

SARAH PALIN and HIV/AIDS

Dr. Bob,Where does Sarah Palin stand on the issue of HIV/AIDS? I'm beginning to think she's a flake. what do you think?Peter
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...cause of death in African-American women aged 25-34, and the third leading cause of death in African-American men in the same age group. In 2005, 64 percent of women living with HIV/AIDS were black. Obama will tackle the root causes of health... Read more »
Articles
Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

...death in black women ages 25-34 in the U.S., while it represents the 10th leading cause of death in white women of the same age group. The threat of death from HIV/AIDS remains high in older African American women as well: AIDS is the 3rd and... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...the fifth leading cause of death among all adults aged 25 to 44 in the United States. Among African-Americans in the 25 to 44 age group, AIDS is the leading cause of death for men and the second leading cause of death for women ( UNAIDS . AIDS... Read more »
The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

...health care andsocial services providers, and their families need to understand how the viruscan and does impact this senior age group. About 10 percent of AIDS cases in the US female population are in womenolder than 50, with women of... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day, September 18, 2009

...the first National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day, we pause to recognize the importance of preventing HIV infection in this age group and understanding and addressing the unique health effects of the virus on older Americans. Thanks to the... Read more »
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time line

Posted by Anonymous
...death for Americans between age 25 and 44. By 1996, it would no longer be the leading cause of death for all Americans in this age group, but would rank first among African Americans and third among women aged 25 to 44. Rapper Eazy-E dies... Read more »

Why won't anyone answer this question?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Why is AIDS still the leading cause of death for men in San Fransico? Read more »

READ!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I am a 18 year female and for the past couple of months I have been afraid and have thought about HIV every moment since I had a few encounters of unprotected sex in early August. I had just had my heart broken and was starting Read more »

One In 20?

Posted by Bear60, 3 Replies
...I heard on NPR that Washington DC is considering testing EVERY resident for HIV. They suspect the rate may be as high as 1 in 20. Did anyone else hear this? Read more »