Articles On Hiv Among The Elderly Population
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,This is a highly complex issue and I could write a thesis on all the factors potentially contributing to these epidemiological trends. They would include such disparate issues as biology, sociology, politics, religion, perception, funding... Read more »
University of British ColumbiaI am not sure how to find out who the oldest person living with HIV might be. Google is of no help, and there are no articles on this. I would say that a number of people have lived into their 80s with HIV infection. It might be a good idea for... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi.Yep, you are indeed misreading the information. It is true that HIV can get into long-lived "resting" CD4 T-cells and remain quiescent for many years. This is a very small population of cells, comparatively speaking. New strategies are... Read more »
University of British ColumbiaCortisol is produced by the body as a natural response to stress, including the stress of chronic illness. In the short term, it is a good thing allowing the body to better respond to physiologic challenges. In the longer term, however, it keeps... Read more »
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Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 2 Replies
"Another Kind of AIDS Crisis"
A striking number of HIV patients are living longer but getting older fastershowing early signs of dementia and bone weakness usually seen in the elderly.
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI DON'T THINK gay men are doomed. I think the majority will survive AIDS. But I don't think I will survive it.
At the time I was most sexually active, I had maybe 20 or 25 partners in a month, maybe 150 partners in a year. This was in the late... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI work for "Voices Unabridged", a magazine on women and human rights. You can see it at www.voices-unabridged.com
I would like to profile a woman living with HIV in New York city. You can remain anonymous and not have your name cited in the article... Read more »
Posted by livesinadreamI'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 is much... Read more »
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