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The Feminization of an Epidemic

... Women and HIV in the United States Women represent the fastest growing demographic of HIV infections worldwide. In order to work on reversing this trend, we must have a thorough understanding of the unique issues that affect women living with HIV infection.
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HIV is HIV - is what is is..isn't it? Obama (TRAVEL BAN, 2010)

Hi Doc!!HIV is what is is: an incredible danger. Why, then, are some body fluids more infectious than others? If a person has got HIV, than they've got HIV and that's it! Anything can be infectious! The virus in the blood is still the same as in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...October 31, 2009By JULIA PRESTON, New York TimesPresident Obama on Friday announced the end of a 22-year ban on travel to the United States by people who had tested positive for the virus that causes AIDS, fulfilling a promise he made to gay... Read more »

How many cases of HIV in the USA?

simple question: as aids maybe highest in hetrosexuals worldwide, why was it that u.s. homosexuals, and iv drug users accounted for almost 80 percent of all of the 561,00 cases across the u.s. 1981-1995? also can you give me a rough estimate on how...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...early 1950s, this infection began (and continues to be) among the heterosexual population. However, when HIV first came to the United States in the late 1970s, the epidemic started primarily among Gay/Bisexual men and Injecting Drug Users... Read more »

National AIDS Policy, Summer School Student Needs Your Help!!!!!!!!!!

Dr. Bob,HELP!!!!!!!!!! I have to write a brief paper on why the United States needs a National AIDS Policy. I haven't got a clue.... My teacher suggested I contact you... really, she said it would be OK. I really really need to pass this class Dr....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...virus.4.Only 50% of people living with HIV in the U.S. are in care.5.Only 50% of HIVers who qualify for antiretrovirals are currently receiving them.6.Severe health disparities exist related to race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation and... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Fight Remains High Priority for United States?

Hi Dr.Take a look to this statement http://www.america.gov/st/health-english/2007/May/20070522175313atiayduj0.4688532.html and tell us what do you think about it, is it true? I think that we are lossing the battle against VIH/AIDS, but then I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...increased HIV-infection rates (and ultimately increased HIV/AIDS deaths) by insisting on policies that sabotage prevention? Under current policy one third of all PEPFAR money allocated to HIV prevention is specifically dedicated to... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.N. Says PMTCT of HIV Is Achievable, Efforts Must Target Millions Currently "Falling Through the Cracks"

...generation of babies could be born free of AIDS if the international community stepped up efforts to provide universal access to HIV prevention, treatment and social protection, the United Nations said on Tuesday," Reuters reports. The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

General and Laboratory Considerations: Rapid HIV Tests Currently Available in the United States

...done. Six rapid HIV tests approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are commercially available for use in the United States (listed in chronological order of their FDA approval dates): OraQuick Rapid HIV-1/2 Antibody Test Reveal... Read more »
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Number of HIV-Infected Women Giving Birth in U.S. Increased 40% From 2000 to 2006, Estimates Show

...Control and Prevention [CDC]. My abstract here at CROI is titled the "Estimated Number of Births to HIV-Positive Women in the United States, 2006." 1 This abstract is a summary of a manuscript that is currently in clearance. We used a number... Read more »
The Body

Word on the Street: Advocates Urge Obama to Address HIV in the U.S.

...things would you advise President Barack Obama to change now that would make a difference in HIV prevention and treatment in the United States? View Previous "Word on the Street" Questions View All Articles About Obama and HIV ... Read more »
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The U.S. patented cure for AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
...Disease Control Office of Minority Health omh@cdc.gov Re: The U.S. patented cure for AIDS Dear CDC OMH: In 1997, the United States patented the cure for AIDS, patent #5676977 (abstract below). To date the CDC does not even register... Read more »

Today is my "HIV Birthday."

Posted by mikeosito, 7 Replies
...Seven years ago today, I found out I am HIV-positive. I'm thinking a lot today about how my life has changed since that day. You know, I have to say, there has been good Read more »

Entry into the US if HIV+

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
...medical treatment, visit close family members or conduct business. A routine waiver applicant must demonstrate: S/he is not currently symptomatic; the proposed visit to the U.S. is for 30 days or fewer; the person has sufficient assets such... Read more »

Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...million deaths and currently, over 40 million people are infected with human immune deficiency virus (HIV). The President of the United States and others must realize the important role of condoms in prevention of disease. Consider these points: ... Read more »