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Death Rates In Adolescents For HIV/AIDS

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...and middle-aged people in many developing countries (UNAIDS, 2000; Harries et al. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 1997;1:346; Floyd et al. JAMA 1999;282:1087). In studies conducted in both developing and developed countries, death rates are markedly higher among HIV-seropositive individuals than among HIV-seronegative individuals. For example, Nunn and colleagues ( BMJ 1997;315:767) assessed the impact of HIV infection over five years in...
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Will I test positive while on meds.?

Thank you Dr. Bob for all the excellent informtion you provide for the many people who access this site. You are an renowned expert in the field of HIV and I so value your candid responses. I have a couple of questions, please:1. I was diagnosed...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...drugs have also been absolutely established by countless clinical trials and large epidemiological observational studies. The death rate from AIDS plummeted by 50% the year after HAART was introduced!!! It's hard to argue with facts such as... Read more »


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, truvada, instentra) I...
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 »

Big Guy, Small Jacket

Dr. Bob:Thank you for your services. I'm a terrible worrier and just reading thru the posts here has helped me. I also admire you a great deal for the way you've dealt with your hardship, reminiscent of many courageous people I've known.OK, so: I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...diagnosis of AIDS, and (3) concurrent diagnoses of HIV infection and AIDS. ReferencesLCWK2. Deaths, percent of total deaths, and death rates forthe 15 leading causes of death in 10-year age groups, by race and sex: United States, 2003. Accessed... Read more »

Infection rates of HIV/AIDS on population

How much of the population is infected with HIV and developed AIDS?
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
...You can check it out at the UNAIDS or WHO websites. Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

The HIV/AIDS Epidemic in the United States

...mortality rates, which rose steadily through the 1980s and peaked in 1995, 8 have declined significantly; the age-adjusted HIV death rate dropped by more than 70% since then, including by 7% between 2004 and 2005. 8 This is largely due to... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Survival of Children With HIV in the United States Has Improved Dramatically Since 1990s, New Analysis Shows

... The death rates of children with HIV have decreased ninefold since doctors started prescribing cocktails of antiretroviral drugs in the mid-1990s, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Teacher-Student Relationships in Kenyan Province Place Girls at Increased Risk for HIV, Education Official Says

...the country. Luke Opondo, Bondo district's HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted infections coordinator, said, "Poverty and high death rates, which leave girls orphans at an early age, make them want to get money by any means -- not only to take care... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Children, Adolescents Living With HIV Have Higher Rates of Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Issues, Study Finds

...decades to determine whether the higher risk factors observed in the study will translate into more heart attacks and higher death rates. Miller has designed a program for HIV-positive children that includes education, monitoring, diet,... Read more »
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...Maine: State Awarded $82,787 for AIDS Prevention Ohio: Agency to Receive $87,100 to Assist Victims of AIDS New York City's Death Rate Reaches Record Low in 2006 in Part Because of Decreased AIDS-Related Deaths Arizona Hispanic Group Decides to... Read more »

AIDS Treatment News on Denialists

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...antiretroviral therapy" (sometimes abbreviated "HAART"). These combination treatments have received much of the credit for the plunging death rate. But AIDS denialists have disputed this claim, branding it a "myth." The denialists-who prefer to... Read more »

Christian Grantham of GAYBC Questions AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
...movement with Christian Grantham at GAYBC promoting Christine Maggiore's book, "What If Everything You Thought You Knew About AIDS Was Wrong?" Grantham, formerly a staunch HIV Believist, read the book this month as was shocked to learn that much... Read more »

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles
... Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »