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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
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Liver & HIV medications

How does medication effect the liver, as the liver filters the medication. After an MRI, the results were that i have Hemangiomas,several on the liver.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...None of the currently widely used HIV meds in the US are linked to development of hemangiomas (which occur in the general population and are often an incidental finding Read more »

Parotid Gland Swelling

Hello Dr. Henry,I have had HIV for nearly 20 years now, and over the last 5 years, my parotid glands have gradually enlarged - and have now reached a point which is actually disfiguring.I have had an MRI performed within the last year, and the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Patients that have parotid enlargement due to polycystic disease (cancer ruled out) can have some cosmetic improvement (of varying duration) with low dose radiation. I have had perhaps 7-8 patients undergo that procedure with generally good results... Read more »

Doubts about and need for HIV information

Hello. I received a preliminary HIV positive test result from a rapid test yesterday. I am pretty sure that this is not a false positive since I had a very obvious sero-conversion illness exactly two weeks after what I thought was a questionable...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...to conclusions about your status until you get this result.As for information, there are many websites that provide data on HIV. I recommend the following for starters:www.TheBody.comwww.cdc.gov/hivwww.aegis.comand many more that have links to... Read more »

My parents don't want to talk about HIV and AIDS

Dear Dr.Bobby, I am 15 years old and I have a great fear of diseases, mainly HIV/AIDS. One day when I was going to the doctor, I asked my parents a simple question, "What if I have AIDS?" After hearing my question, my mother told me not to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your mother told you not to talk about it and your father said that HIV only happens in dirty places and to dirty people?!!?? It always amazes me that 25 years into this global pandemic and with over Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Men Who Have Sex With Men in the United States: Demographic and Behavioral Characteristics and Prevalence of HIV and HSV-2 Infection: Results From National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2001-2006

... The team undertook the current study to describe demographic and behavioral characteristics, together with HIV and herpes simplex virus type 2 infections, among men who have sex with men (MSM) identified through a population-based nationally Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Risk Factors for HIV Infection in a National Adult Population: Evidence From the 2003 Kenya Demographic and Health Survey

... The authors of the current study sought to examine demographic, social, and behavioral variables as HIV risk factors among men and women in Kenya. Data from the 2003 Kenya Demographic and Health Survey, a cross-sectional, population-based Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Biological and Demographic Causes of High HIV and Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevalence in Men Who Have Sex With Men

... Men who have sex with men (MSM) are disproportionately affected by HIV. MSM and heterosexual networks are distinguished by biologically determined sexual role segregation among heterosexual individuals Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Ohio: Akron Beacon Journal Profiles Growing Complacency About AIDS Among "Key" Demographic Populations

...Monday profiled the growing complacency about AIDS among "key" demographic populations in Ohio. In 2002, the number of new HIV diagnoses among men who have sex with men nationwide increased for the the third year in a row, according to CDC ... Read more »
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Request for help with research (online survey)

Posted by CatSmith
...dissertation, I wish to examine some of the reasons users give for participation in online forums for those affected by HIV/AIDS. I would be most grateful if you would take some time out to complete an online questionnaire about your experiences... Read more »

hiv in prison

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... HIV Articles Back Few Men Found to Get HIV in Prison- CDC Report "HIV Transmission Among Male Inmates in a State Read more »

The Greying of HIV

Posted by Bear60
...over 50 with HIV will shout it from the rooftops: Do not ignore these people, says lead researcher Stephen Karpiak, PhD, of the AIDS Community Research Initiative of America (ACRIA). The studys specific findings have been embargoed until July... Read more »

Low bone mineral density a risk

Posted by ravi
...hi regards from india I found this interesting article, i hope it is informative and helpful. HIV-positive women entering the menopause are significantly more likely to have osteopenia (low bone mineral density) than comparable Read more »