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Articles On Hiv Among The Elderly Population

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have
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Infection rates of HIV/AIDS on population

How much of the population is infected with HIV and developed AIDS?
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 can check it out at the UNAIDS or WHO websites. Read more »

Smokey The Bear (SMOKING and HIV, 2009)

Hey Doc.,I'm positive, a bit overweight (a bear, lol), and I smoke cigaretts. Do I really have to quit? Hell, I'm already HIV positive, aren't my Marlboros now a rather minor issue??? I'm doing OK on my HIV meds. My HIV doc hasn't mentioned my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...an average FEV1 of 88% predicted to 83.2% and a DLCO of 77.6 to 70.0. "This is the type of decline you might expect to see in elderly individuals who have a long history of smoking," said Mr. Kadri. "These results indicate that HIV-positive... Read more »

Age 60

Hi Dr. BobI was negative in April 08 and diagnoed in July 08 positive at the age 60. My first CD4 in Sept was 472 VL 1300 just tested again in Dec. and CD4 was 622 and VL 3490. I have looked for info on hiv at 60 and find no real studies. I guess my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...been pioneers and get worn out with this special situation, now that they will expect to be the first hivers entering homes for elderly people... i would be grateful if you have an idea where i can trace back this interesting report. by the way:... Read more »

Dr. bobs genes (LIVING LONGER WITH HIV/AIDS)

hey Bob, r u like a long term survivor yourself. you have been poz for some time is this because of the new meds or just your excellent genes? can most new diagnosed persons expect to live a long life like 20 years is that norm with the meds today
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...prevailing view of AIDS as a manageable, chronic disease. Mr. Holloway, who lives in a housing complex designed for the frail elderly, suffers from complex health problems usually associated with advanced age: chronic obstructive pulmonary... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Health Official Urges HIV/AIDS Testing Among Elderly Population in Tanzania

... Make Msuya -- a district health officer in Korogwe, Tanzania -- recently called on elderly people to be tested for HIV/AIDS in order to help curb the spread of the disease in the country, Guardian /IPP Media reports. Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Al Jazeera Examines HIV/AIDS Orphans' Toll on Zimbabwe's Elderly

... Al Jazeera examines the toll "almost 1.2 million children" orphaned by HIV/AIDS in Zimbabwe are having on the country's elderly population. As the piece describes, parents who have died from HIV/AIDS often leave their children in the care of... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Five HIV Facts You Need to Tell Your Parents and Other Elders

...Planned Parenthood Federation of America , baby boomers -- people ages 44 to 64 years old -- account for 27 percent of new HIV cases , and rising. "Today's young people grew up during the HIV/AIDS pandemic and have used condoms since they... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Excellent article on HIV & aging, "New York" mag.

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 2 Replies
...HIV patients are living longer but getting older fastershowing early signs of dementia and bone weakness usually seen in the elderly. http://nymag.com/health/features/61740/ Read more »

Which cities have highest HIV populations?

Posted by livesinadream
...I'm wondering which cities in the US and frankly worldwide have the highest population living with HIV. I'm wondering because I live in the midwest with a rather small population and I am considering moving somewhere were the prevlance Read more »

I am 19 infected with HIV from the Philippines

Posted by dyingYOUNG
...that even elementary students posed nude or masturbated while chatting. Luigi was only 16 when he lost his virginity to an elderly chatmate who forced him into sex. Sa forum pa lang, may invititation na for orgies, Luigi said. Chatmates... Read more »