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Information on aids resistant people who test positive for HIV but never develop active AIDS.

I need information on HIV positive people who never develop active aids. Particularly important is the relevance of DNA in aids resistance....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.Since AIDS has only been around for about15-20 years, we cannot say for sure that there are HIV positive people whowill never develop AIDS. The disease hasn't been around long enough to knowwhat will happen... Read more »

A co-worker just informed me that he has Aids

A coworker of mine just told me that he has been living with AIDS for the past Ten years. I am... Read more »
Articles
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

Study Looks at How Young Males Get Information About AIDS and STDs After High School

A study in the January/February issue of Family Planning Perspectives examines where young men obtain new information about the prevention of STDs/HIV and whether they carry the prevention messages that they received as adolescents with them in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

More U.S. Residents Gather Health Information, Including HIV/AIDS Information, From Fictional TV Shows, Los Angeles Times Reports

Increasing numbers of U.S. residents gather and trust health information, including HIV/AIDS information, seen on fictional prime-time television shows, the Los Angeles Times reports. According to a survey conducted by CDC in 1999, 50% of the 38... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Statehealthfacts.org Adds Updated Information on HIV/AIDS

New data on HIV testing, Statehealthfacts.org : Statehealthfacts.org recently posted updated information on state-by-state requirements for anonymous and confidential HIV testing . In addition, CDC data on HIV names reporting has been updated as... Read more »
Project Inform

Project Inform at the International AIDS Conference

Project Inform's influence was felt, both directly and indirectly, at the 19th International AIDS Conference that took place July 22 to 27 in the nation's capitol. On topics ranging from HIV cure science to pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to... Read more »
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School project... in need of information please

Posted by Anonymous
Hi. I am doing a project for my AIDS in Society class which entails interacting with the HIV/AIDS community; those infected and those affected by the disease. If anyone would be willing to correspond through email on issues of the disease, dealing... Read more »

I need information

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I need information on people who are living with AIDS/HIV and I
need to know how you got it and what it is like to live with it
and how everyone reacts and how you reacted. If you would write
me back and tell me a little about how you got it I would Read more »

need information on current outreach-prev methods

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i work for the santa cruz aids projects and was wondering if anyone knows where i can fid information on the latest techniques for hiv prevention outreach for the msm (men who have sex with men) community
E-mail me at: jamesr@scapsite.org Read more »

general information about subtype detection

Posted by Anonymous
Do conventional AIDS tests detect all subtypes?

Routine AIDS tests which are currently being used for blood screening and diagnostic purposes detect virtually all subtypes of the human immunodeficiency virus. (Most companies have modified their... Read more »