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Effect Hiv In Latin America

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The Well Project

Side Effects of HIV Drugs

... Table of Contents Side Effects and HIV Drugs Being Informed About Side Effects Helps Women and Side Effects Taking Care of Yourself Side Effects and HIV Drugs Over the years, drugs have been developed that can treat a wide range of medical problems,
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medication

I have been on Atripla for 8 months now for HIV and having no problems. Will this prevent my chances of getting AIDS and what is the expected life span for a person with HIV?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...are likely to live longer than HIV-positive people in "resource-poor" countries like those in sub-Saharan Africa or much of Latin America. But it's more accurate to say that no matter where in the world you're living with HIV, that life will be... Read more »

Hot Yoga

Hi Dr. BobI have a question about HIV and Hot Yoga. Hot Yoga is a series of 26 yoga postures performed in a room that is 115 degrees farenheit and with room humidity somewhere around 50%. The class is physially exhausting for anyone. You break a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...generation elisa, based on a double sandwich technique :P is this accurate? does it is still used in the united states? (im in latin america)Response from Dr. FrascinoHi Yoga Guy,Third generation ELISA tests using the double sandwich technique... Read more »

double sandwich

thanks a lot dr bob for answering me, im the yoga guy. i assume that "you've got to be kidding me pose" was product of that advil pose, haha.yesterday i emailed the lab where i tested, cause i didnt know what kind of elisa they performed to me....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...question "Have I even seen seroconversion after someone tested negative at four to six weeks," the answer is yes! Remember, HIV-antibody tests taken prior to the three-month mark are not considered to be definitive or conclusive. Improvements in... Read more »

Prevalence of antiretroviral therapy in the U.S.A. / transmission risk

Dr. Frascino,First let me say that I admire the work you do in educating the public on this issue.I have a twofold question for you concerning the real probability of becoming infected with HIV via a single heterosexual encounter. This question is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...to high rates of treatment failure and drug resistance reported in the country compared to treatment programmes in Africa and Latin America. China Daily reported in 2004 that many patients stopped taking antiretroviral drugs after a few months... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Lancet Publishes Opinions, Profiles Pieces About HIV/AIDS in Latin America, U.S. Blacks

... The Lancet on Saturday published an editorial, profile piece and viewpoint about HIV/AIDS in Latin America, the Caribbean and U.S. blacks. Summaries appear below. " HIV/AIDS in Latin America and the Caribbean ": Approximately "20,000 Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Transcript of a Speech From the Closing Ceremony of the XV International AIDS Conference

...author of my life, my Savior and Lord. My name is Violeta. I am 27. I am Bolivian. Bolivia is a small developing country in Latin America. You can see it now on the map. The map please. As a small part of my culture I want to show you the typical... Read more »
Body Positive

Jairo Pedraza on HIV in Latin America

...disease. Body Positive was fortunate to get one hour worth of his precious moments to talk with him about the impact of HIV on Latin American communities. Can you share some of your personal history? How did you get involved in the fight... Read more »
amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

Latin America

... Latin America had an estimated 100,000 new HIV infections in 2007, for a total of 1.6 million people living with HIV/AIDS in the region. Approximately Read more »
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CDC says HAART is to blaim

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...proportions of deaths with the following conditions Deaths from Non-AIDS-Related Diseases Have Increased as a Proportion of Deaths of HIV-Infected Persons since the Advent of HAART Atlanta, GA Results: From 1992 through 2000, we observed a total... Read more »

UNAIDS Delegates:Africa/Europe/Latin America/N.Ame

Posted by Anonymous
...AFRICA, LATIN AMERICA/CARIBBEAN, EUROPE & NORTH AMERICA PLEASE DISTRIBUTE WIDELY AND FORGIVE DUPLICATION DEADLINE: 14 APRIL 2006 Background Read more »

Feeling effects of stigmatization towards HIV/AIDS

Posted by HIVstigmastudy
...Coping with HIV/AIDS: How the Perception of Stigmatization Affects Adherence to Medical Treatment and Disease Prognosis http://hivstigmastudy.webs.com/ Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »