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Does Hiv Aids Lead To Other Diseases

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Leading Deadly Infectious Disease in China in 2008, Health Ministry Report Says

HIV/AIDS became China's No. 1 deadly infectious disease for the first time in 2008, with 6,897 people dying from AIDS-related causes during the first nine months of last year, Reuters reports. According to Reuters, a Ministry of Health report said... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Becoming China's Leading Deadly Infectious Disease "Lends Added Urgency" to Sex Education Campaign, Editorial Says

"The news that AIDS has become China's deadliest infectious disease ... lends added urgency to a national sex education campaign" that was launched earlier this week, a South China Morning Post editorial says. According to the editorial,... Read more »
International AIDS Society

New HIV Estimates Confirm That HIV/AIDS Is Still a Leading Cause of Death Worldwide

Geneva -- New global HIV estimates, released this week by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) and the World Health Organization (WHO), underscore the continued severity of the HIV pandemic. An estimated 33.2 million adults and... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Why don't small quantities of HIV lead to AIDS?

Dear Mr. Sowadsky: I've read repeatedly that the quantities of HIV in urine and saliva are so small that it is generally believed that transmission of HIV through these liquids is improbable. Nevertheless, these liquids do contain some HIV, and...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your questions.Nobody ever said that it's impossible to become infected by saliva, tears,sweat and urine. However we can say that the probabilities of becominginfected through any of these body fluids are extremely remote.... Read more »
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
HIV infection weakens the immune system as manifested by a falling CD4 cell (T cell) count. HIV also causes many other defects in the immune system. This weakened immune system in turn leads to Kaposi's sarcoma, Lymphoma, and many other... Read more »

could this lead to a cure for HIV ???

Hi Dr Keith,what is you opininon on this new discovery ??? how far are we really from the next state of the art cutting edge meds for hiv ??? Two immune proteins found to control HIV infectionby Alan McCord, January 9, 2009A new observation in how...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Too early to say if that finding has any general clinical or treatment relevance. KH... Read more »

Leading Causes

I presented a lecture on AIDS awareness and prevention to a middle school. While I was there, the professor asked me what the leading cause of death was in AIDS patients. I told him that I did not have an answer, but that I'd try to get one...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
The leading causes of death have changed markedly in the last several years. I think wasting syndrome has become increasingly more common. You can check what the Centers of Disease Control have to say about this at cdc.gov.... Read more »
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AIDS- 3rd leading cause of death

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

The Associated Press

By MARIA CHENG

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 »

Way too scared now to test....AIDS leading cause

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
of death in San Francisco. The article is posted right on the main page of The Body. Read more »

Another ANON posting that HIV doesn't lead to AIDS

Posted by still_here, 1 Reply
check out the posting in "Living" subject: Viruses. Read more »

cdc leads the charge

Posted by DUDE, 1 Reply
Here's what the nation's leading authority on HIV testing has to say about the HIV anti-body test and the time it takes to detect
infection.
Oh, and let us not bastardize this information to sooth our worries.
The CDC (Center for Disease Control) says:
T... Read more »