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...Introduction Studied as a way to reduce excess deep belly fat, the synthetic human growth hormone releasing factor called tesamorelin may be approved by the FDA in the first half of 2010. Results from a 52-week study of 816 people showed 18% less deep belly fat in those on tesamorelin than those on placebo. Although it may help some people trim down some of their deep belly or visceral fat, it should not be viewed as a weight control...
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How long can a person live with HIV/AIDS?

What is the longest time that someone has lived with the AIDS virus active in their body? does HIV always turn into AIDS? Is it possible for a person with AIDS or HIV to live a full long life? What is the average life span?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...mathematical modeling to predict that some HIV positive people (perhaps 10% or more) may live up to 25 years without getting AIDS. Because HIV has only been studied since the early 1980s, we cannot say at this time how accurate this mathematical... Read more »

how many people die from HIV in 2008 (HIV/AIDS SURVIVAL)

Hi Bob,l am recently infected with hiv and and live in Australia, 36 years old and my hiv specialist told me hardly no one dies of hiv-aids anymore in Australia, he said maybe 10% of pepole with HIV die in 2008 in auz,but people infected in 2008...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hey there Aussie Dude (or Dudette?),How many people die from HIV in 2008? Well, if you are asking how many HIV/AIDS-related deaths will occur worldwide (or in the Land Down Under) Read more »

one year on and cd4 still low

Hi there thanks for invaluble insight into my condition i found out i was hiv+ feb 2006 with a viral load of 15000 and cd4 off 250 which has gone up and down during that year to 350 and then back to 225 so i started on kivexsa and sustiva combo this...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
...years from 1996 to 2004. And according to the MACS natural history study, a 35 year old person with HIV who has never had an AIDS-defining condition can expect to live to age 69 years, which is 10 years less than those without HIV in the MACS... Read more »

CDC Biostatistians Claiming HIV/AIDS takes 16 years off your life

I have a question that has been eating away at me since the CDC in their infinite wisdom issued their findings, as usual, without caveats, additional resources, or other possible ways of more fully understanding their pronouncements.The question: I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...study was basically presenting good news, not bad! We should be and I certainly am anticipating continued improvements in HIV/AIDS care as well as the introduction of novel new therapies. In the treatment pipeline we have integrase inhibitors,... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

QuickStats: Annual Rates* of Hospitalization With a Diagnosis of HIV/AIDS Among Persons Aged ≥45 Years, by Sex -- National Hospital Discharge Survey, United States, 1997-2007 †

... Abbreviation: HIV/AIDS = human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. * Per 10,000 population. † Annual hospitalizations Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Zambian President Announces New Goal of Distributing AIDS Drugs to 100,000 HIV-Positive People by End of Next Year

...antiretroviral drugs at no cost to 100,000 HIV-positive residents by the end of 2005, Reuters reports. Currently, about 12,000 people in the country receive antiretroviral drugs at no cost. Mwanawasa gave no cost estimate for the expansion,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Number of Older People Living With HIV/AIDS in Michigan Doubled Over Past Five Years

...sex lives, but many do not use condoms because they do not see themselves as at risk for HIV infection, perhaps because HIV/AIDS prevention messages are targeted toward people ages 40 and younger, according to the News . In addition, some... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Legal Program for People With AIDS Marks 25 Years

... San Francisco's AIDS Legal Referral Panel, the Bay Area's only nonprofit providing low- or no-cost legal services to people with HIV/AIDS, will mark its 25th anniversary on Nov. 13 with a fundraising reception. Bill Hirsh, its executive... Read more »
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QUICK QUESTIONS

Posted by worrywart22, 5 Replies
...WHATS THE LONGEST PERSON WHO LIVED WITH HIV/AIDS?AND HOW MANY YEARS AND WHATS THE AVERAGE PERSON TO LIVE WITH HIV/AIDS???? Read more »

AIDS vs HIV -

Posted by 30YEAROLDMOTHER, 6 Replies
...Now i know that AIDS is the end stages of HIV but I just was thinking - And wanted to see if anyone knows. IF I (just say me for example) Had unprotected sex with a men that Read more »

Baby-boomers living with HIV

Posted by Mondo, 6 Replies
...Baby-boomers living with HIV We lived through the fifties and sixties, with reminders from our parents to appreciate the things that they never had in the Read more »

Living well with HIV

Posted by LondonLad, 5 Replies
...here that are unfortunately depressing and negative and I know that this is not a true reflection of living with HIV for some people. Okay I am not saying it always easy but I am confident that there are people out there who live with the virus... Read more »