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Effects Of Aids Hiv Epidemic In Africa

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What Is HIV?

...expectancy for HIVers shows that HIV-positive people who are on treatment can expect to live well into their 60s and beyond -- and the estimates keep getting closer to those of HIV-negative people as HIV meds become more and more effective. What Should a Person Do After They Test Positive? If you've already tested positive for HIV, then there are tests a doctor can do to see whether your HIV is progressing, and whether it's wise to ...
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Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...about AIDS denialism in general for our readers who may not know the history of this misguided cult. In the early years of the epidemic, a few scientists postulated that HIV infection may not be the cause of AIDS. They suggested a number of other... Read more »

non-existence of hiv? (AIDS DENIALISM, 2010)

Dear Doctor Robert Frascino,I am hiv positive since 2004 and am doing just fine. No coinfections, mild side effects (fatigue mostly), no oportunistic infections, cd 4 cell count of 714, viral load undetected since the i begun taking antiretrovirals....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...solid scientific evidence of how HIV infects human cells, damages the immune system and results in AIDS. The life-sustaining effects of antiretroviral drugs have also been absolutely established by countless clinical trials and large... Read more »

Want to share this video on HIV and AIDS research (AIDS DENIALISTS, 2010)

I Doctor. I watched this video and wanted to pass it on to you so if you ever get the time to watch it, perhaps you can give your opinions on it. This research Virologist I believe is his expert field in the 1980-90's, suggested then that HIV exists...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...denialists who support these repeatedly disproven theories. It's all pure poppycock!Dr. BobAN ACTUARIAL ANALYSIS OF THE AIDS EPIDEMIC IN THE U.S. Aug 13, 2009what are your thoughts and opinions on this article?... Read more »


Hello Dr. Rob,This is my first visit to your forum. I have read only a handful of your posts and have gotten a lot of valuable information from them. The one question that I have is regarding your political views. You are in a place to give so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...prescription drug benefit and wasting billions of taxpayer dollars on abstinence-only sex education programs that have been proven ineffective while failing to fund clean needle-exchange programs that have been scientifically proven to be very... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Epidemic "Reversing Decades" of Development in Africa, Opinion Piece Says

... The HIV/AIDS epidemic in Africa is "reversing decades of slow improvement in child survival, life expectancy, educational progress and economic growth," Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Testing, Immediately Treating HIV/AIDS Cases in Africa Could Halt Epidemic, Model Predicts that in South Africa" (Reuters, 11/25). Bloomberg reports that the study "hinges on emerging research suggesting that effective [antiretroviral] treatment can keep levels of the virus so low in people that the possibility it will spread is... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...was thought toprimarily affect gay men. However, as the years passed, women have emerged asanother group hard hit by the AIDS epidemic. Even though more men than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+... Read more »
The Well Project

AIDS Vaccines

...immune system how to protect itself against a disease-causing germ like avirus or bacteria. Vaccines are one of the world's most effective tools for preventingdiseases. Serious illnesses like polio, smallpox, measles, and mumps have beennearly... Read more »
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Male Circumcision Lowers Risk For HIV

Posted by spiderman
...transmitted diseases and male circumcision. Other things being equal, in a circumcised population you have a low and slowly developing epidemic and in an uncircumcised population you have a high and fast developing epidemic." He added:... Read more »


Posted by Survivor
...overcoming the psychological aftermath of the rape and adjusting to her HIV medications and their various debilitating side effects. When Susans sister returned home from Africa, she shared her heartbreaking photos of the trip. There was this... Read more »

Mozambique HIV/AIDS Programme National Coordinator

Posted by Anonymous
...partner organisations, which will scale up dramatically over the next three to five years, building capacity to respond to the epidemic through local partnerships at district, provincial and national levels. We are seeking a dynamic national... Read more »

Debunking AIDS in Africa

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...pesticides long banned in the United States, like DDT, which is passed from mother to child through breast milk.(12,13) What effect are those environmental toxins having on the health of South Africans? Did the clinical trials for licensure of... Read more »