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Distribution Of Hiv In The World

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Microsporidiosis

Causal Agents Life Cycle Geographic Distribution Clinical Features Laboratory Diagnosis Treatment [Brachiola spp. ] [Encephalitozoon cuniculi] [Encephalitozoon hellem] [Encephalitozoon intestinalis ( syn. Septata intestinalis)] [Enterocytozoon bieneusi] [Nosema spp. ] [Pleistophora sp. ] [Trachipleistophora spp. ] [Vittaforma corneae ( syn. Nosema corneum)] --> Causal Agents The term microsporidia is also...
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body fat distribution change

I'm HIV + since 1986 and started "treatment" in early 1992, now on the cocktail. I am 38 and have noticed the my body fat has "relocated" all over my body. My "normal" adult weight has been 115 pounds (female...
Marc Hellerstein, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Marc Hellerstein, M.D., Ph.D.

University of California Berkeley & San Francisco
What has happened to you is happening to people with HIV infection on treatment, throughout the world. It has been called the "lipodystrophy" and the "paunch" syndrome. I have seen probably hundreds of patients with exactly... Read more »

type and distribution of Hodgkin's Disease in hiv- and hiv+ patients

Hello,I read in a post that the type and distribution of HD seen in HIV+ patients is different from that of HIV- patients. I was hoping you could either elaborate and let me know what the differences are. I have searched on the web endlessly, and am...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Hodgkin's disease (HD) is indeed reasonably common in HIV-positive patients. HD is a form of lymphoma. HD is also not that uncommon in HIV-negative patients.HD is HIV-positive patients differs from that in HIV-negative patients in several... Read more »

Free distribution of pairs of HIV home test kits

Are there any programs anywhere distributing pairs of home HIV test kits for no charge? Would the cost for free distribution of kits be less than the cost of health care for those who have got infected with HIV?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. Home tests are not available for free. The cost varies between US$30 toUS$50. These tests are not free, since it costs money to pay for themanufacturing of these kits, as well as the costs of running the tests... Read more »

DAAIR to begin distribution of New-Fill - AF

DAAIR (http://www.daair.org/) will begin to distribute New-Fill within three weeks. It is packaged in 3ml bottles and, for now, a bottle will cost US177.50 plus the cost of shipping within the United States. To purchase New-Fill, you will need to...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
Thanks, this info will be posted. This is not in any way an endorsement of New-Fill by the way. AF... Read more »
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global distribution of hiv subtypes

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subtype distribution maps

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http://hiv-web.lanl.gov/content/hiv-db/geography/map_right.html

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World AIDS Day 2006: raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

Posted by Anonymous
World AIDS Day 2006: Raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

We urgently need to raise 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness to stop the epidemic spread of AIDS-related Myths, HIV-related Lies and Pharmogenocide: Iatrogenic 'AIDS' ('AIDS' caused by anti-retroviral' drugs).

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HIV+ and feeling like my world is caving in...HELP

Posted by mepos_himneg, 3 Replies
I'm new here and I'm a hiv + women that is in a relationship with a hiv - man. We've been together for several years however I just found out that I was pos. He is having a very hard time accepting this (i.e. the "elephant" Syndrome). We both are... Read more »