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Posted by Ryan_Handy
Hello,

My name is Ryan Handy and I am journalist from Columbia University. I am writing an article that focuses on the lives of HIV patients, and discusses everything from dealing with side effects of HIV medications, to adjusting one's life style... Read more »

Article on living with HIV

Posted by Ryan_Handy
Hello,

My name is Ryan Handy and I am journalist from Columbia University. I am writing an article that focuses on the lives of HIV patients, and discusses everything from dealing with side effects of HIV medications, to adjusting one's life style to... Read more »

CNN Article - HIV & Unsafe sex

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
After reading the following article, I was wondering others opinion. In my view, people that are HIV+ and know they are HIV+ and continue to have unprotected sex with others, should be considered as attempted murderers. I mean they have a deadly... Read more »

Seeking people for article research.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am a freelance writer doing a story on how to go about seeking medical care for the first time after being diagnosed with HIV. I would be very interested in hearing people's thoughts on: what to look for in a doctor; red flags that indicate... Read more »

7/9: Staten Island, NY: A Health Living Luncheon for People Living with HIV and AIDS

Posted by bartleby
A Health Living Luncheon for People Living with HIV and AIDS
Monday, July 9
Noon - 3:00pm
514 Bay Street (Soup Kitchen)
Staten Island, NY

Featuring: Blood Pressure Screening, Mental Health Screening, Nutritional Presentation - Eating the right foods,... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Is Probiotics Safe for people living with HIV?

Hello Dr. Young, Recently I read that probiotic supplements can help reduce inflammation. I also read people living with HIV should avoid those types of supplements. What's true? My VL is undetectable and CD4 is 550, I am on Truvada, Reyataz,...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
I have written a few articles that will give you the information you seek: <a href="http://www.thebodypro.com/content/63818/a-gut-feeling-emerges-in-hiv.html" target=_new>A "Gut Feeling" Emerges in HIV</a> <a... Read more »

NYTimes article on Procrit risks for people w/ cancer

Hi Dr. Bob,Last week the New York Times ran an article about how the anemia drug erythropoietin might not help people with some types of cancer -- and might even make their chemo less effective. The article says erythropoietin is very similar to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I do read the NYT every day (well at last the front section and the Arts & Leisure section), but I must have missed that particular article. However I should point out this finding is not new or unexpected. There are an amazing number of... Read more »

article and confusion

I read two separate articles concerning the recent new guidlines for hiv testing. in the first article they mentioned that someone that is diagnosed with hiv but still not aids can expect to extend their lives by about 25 years or more with current...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
There are estimates that have been published on life expectancy of people living with HIV infection or years gained with HIV meds. Importantly, these are just that - esitmates - applied to populations not for use in determining how one specific... Read more »

Newsweek Article

Hi Drs. Young, Wohl and Pierone, I recently read the Newsweek article concerning AIDS 25 Years Later...this quote caught my interest:"Since then, the urgency that once surrounded the AIDS fight in the United States has ebbed, as HIV has come to...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Thanks for sharing this article quote and your concerns. Among those who have been living with HIV for 20 years, are individuals who were treated when we had much less understaning of the virus and what it does to the body than we do today. Before... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Article Examines Infectiousness of TB Patients Living With HIV

"The Infectiousness of Tuberculosis Patients Coinfected With HIV ," PLoS Medicine : Roderick Escombe of Imperial College London and colleagues conducted the study to examine infectiousness and airborne transmission of TB by exposing guinea pigs... Read more »
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The Canadian HIV Fertility Program: Improving Access to Pregnancy Planning Options for People Living With HIV

This article is part of a transcript of a presentation delivered at the XVIII International AIDS Conference in Vienna, Austria . The original session took place on July 21, 2010. Jump to the table of contents to see other articles in the series. ... Read more »
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The Road to Reproductive Choices for People Living With HIV/AIDS in Germany and Western Europe

This article is part of a transcript of a presentation delivered at the XVIII International AIDS Conference in Vienna, Austria . The original session took place on July 21, 2010. Jump to the table of contents to see other articles in the series. ... Read more »
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Breaking the Taboos: Pregnancy Planning and Fertility Issues for People Living With HIV/AIDS in the United States

This article is part of a transcript of a presentation delivered at the XVIII International AIDS Conference in Vienna, Austria . The original session took place on July 21, 2010. Jump to the table of contents to see other articles in the series. ... Read more »