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Death From HIV / AIDS

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I think the p.c. word is morbidity . I recently had an argument with one of the very few friends iv disclosed to who stated , "people don't die from aids anymore". For whatever reason after 4 years despite three meds ( kaletra,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Pillboy,Morbidity means illness. Mortality refers to pushing up daisies.Your friend is woefully misinformed. HIV/AIDS is a slowly progressive disease that does not have a cure. That makes it a terminal (fatal) condition. Yes, we have made... Read more »

HIV/AIDS: death only cure ?

Hi Doc,I have read number of articles which say, Death is only cure for AIDS/HIV.Is this true ?... Read more »

bad death, horrible death, terrible death etc...

Hey Doctor Bob,I know this isn't really a question for this particular forum but how bad of a... Read more »

Dixie Carter's Death and Her HIV/AIDS Prevention Legacy

In 1987, when nurses would still flip coins to see which would enter the room of an AIDS patient and politicians debated sending those with HIV to an isolated island , something truly remarkable happened. And the passing Friday of the great Dixie... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Preparing for Life and Death: HIV/AIDS Is a Fact of Everyday Life in South Africa

Cotlands began in 1936 as a home for unmarried mothers. Situated in one of Johannesburg's less salubrious southern suburbs, it has evolved into one of the most effective nonprofit organizations caring for children affected by HIV/AIDS. The dormitory... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

World Health Organization Says Deaths From Cancer, Heart Disease, Road Crashes to Soar While HIV/AIDS Deaths to Decline Near 2030

In its recently released "World Health Statistics 2008," the World Health Organization said deaths from noncommunicable diseases and traffic accidents are set to soar in the next 20 years as the developing world's populations becomes wealthier and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Globe and Mail Reports on Death of Zambian HIV/AIDS Advocate Winstone Zulu

Toronto's Globe and Mail reports on the death on Thursday of Winstone Zulu, an HIV/AIDS advocate from Zambia who lived with the virus for two decades. "His death has devastated the international community of AIDS activists," the newspaper writes,... Read more »
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Calculator for risk of HIV related Aids or Death

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Scared To Death Of Death

Posted by DaveyBoy, 6 Replies
Being HIV positive has its woes for sure. When I first found out I had HIV (early 90s), all I could think was poor me, I cannot deal with this, what can I do, what do I care to do? I got so depressed and confused. Things got worse and I wound up... Read more »

AIDS- 3rd leading cause of death

Posted by Anonymous
AIDS to Be 3rd Leading Cause of Death

The Associated Press


November 27, 2006

You can't put all your eggs in the abstinence basket

Within the next 25 years, AIDS is set to join heart disease and stroke as the top three causes of death... Read more »

How to legally find out AIDS death?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
My friend's girlfriend left him and had been living with another man for two months. The man was a drug user and lived hundreds of miles away. No one knows him. Two weeks ago, the man was hospitalized for pneumonia. After a week or so, the... Read more »