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Correlation Between Incarceration And Black Men And Women As It Relates To Hiv And Aids

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...SOC notes, it may be acceptable to provide hormones to patients who have not fulfilled the third criteria -- for example, to facilitate the provision of monitored therapy using hormones of known quality, as an alternative to black-market or unsupervised hormone use. To view the latest edition of the World Professional Association for Transgender Health Standards of Care for Gender Identity Disorders, visit ...
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Political Views? (BARACK OBAMA PLAN TO FIGHT HIV/AIDS)

Hello Dr. Rob,This is my first visit to your forum. I have read only a handful of your posts and have gotten a lot of valuable information from them. The one question that I have is regarding your political views. You are in a place to give so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...leading cause of death in African-American men in the same age group. In 2005, 64 percent of women living with HIV/AIDS were black. Obama will tackle the root causes of health disparities by addressing differences in access to health coverage and... Read more »

SARAH PALIN and HIV/AIDS

Dr. Bob,Where does Sarah Palin stand on the issue of HIV/AIDS? I'm beginning to think she's a flake. what do you think?Peter
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...leading cause of death in African-American men in the same age group. In 2005, 64 percent of women living with HIV/AIDS were black. Obama will tackle the root causes of health disparities by addressing differences in access to health coverage and... Read more »

The Bush Administration (BUSH, McCAIN, OBAMA POLICIES ON HIV/AIDS)

Just an opinion, but many believe and there are videos with experts, that Bush as well as other top political figures both Dem and Rep,as well as around the world does not want a cure for HIV or funding nor borders to pretect the USA simply because...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...leading cause of death in African-American men in the same age group. In 2005, 64 percent of women living with HIV/AIDS were black. Obama will tackle the root causes of health disparities by addressing differences in access to health coverage and... Read more »

HIV AIDS RELATED

My CD4 count is 45 and I am HIV infected.So how chances are there of leaving to normal life.Also is there any way to increase CD4 count
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
...If your absolute CD4 count is 45 you are at serious risk for developing serious infections associated with AIDS. You need HIV treatment immediately. If you start HIV treatment and get that CD4 count up above 200, then your risk of these... Read more »
Articles
ACRIA and GMHC

Women and HIV: A Nuanced Epidemic

...new diagnoses in that same year, though they are 13% and 68% of U.S. women, respectively. The rate of HIV infections among black women is nearly 15 times as high as that of white women, and nearly four times that of Latinas. According to the HIV... Read more »
National AIDS Housing Coalition

United States: Housing for People Living With HIV/AIDS

...31% and 12% of PLWHA,respectively. Three men are infected for every woman infected, and AIDS is the leading cause ofdeath for black women ages 25 to 34. Black people account for more HIV infections, AIDS cases,and HIV/AIDS related deaths than any... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Black America: A Neglected Dimension of the Global AIDS Epidemic

...efforts in the U.S. on "risk groups" is an important reason why a broad-based community-wide mobilization has yet to occur in Black America. In 2000, the global community committed through the Millennium Development Goals to halt and begin to... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...men. However, as the years passed, women have emerged asanother group hard hit by the AIDS epidemic. Even though more men than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion... Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV/AIDS related kidney problems...

Posted by alexzander, 2 Replies
...i have a question and was wondering if ANYONE out there knew even a little bit....people who are HIV+ (i myself have AIDS) but is it common to see tons of reoccuring kidney infections?! i mean these have been going on for months Read more »

hiv in prison

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...that U.S. prisons are hotbeds of the AIDS epidemic, and that incarceration contributes directly to the high rate of HIV among black men, who make up the majority of male prisoners in many states. The study revealed a surprising and unexplored... Read more »

aids related dimentia..

Posted by AIDS2HIV, 1 Reply
...common anticonvulsant drug improved cognitive function and appeared to restore nerve cells in the brains of patients with HIV-related dementia. The results of the Phase I clinical trial are published in the March issue of the scientific journal... Read more »

My close relative has HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I have evidence that one of my closest relatives is HIV positive. My relative has not been open about it and lives as if nothing has changed. The only concern is that my relative is Read more »