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Effects Of Aids In Africa

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Women and HIV/AIDS

...thirdmost-deadly disease for women, behind only cancer and heart disease. HIV affects both younger and older women. In fact, an increase in HIVdiagnoses has been seen in older women (50 and older). Minority women, especially African-American women, are most affected.HIV/AIDS is the leading cause of death for African-American women aged 25 to34. Women in African-American and Hispanic communities make up only 25 percentof the US female...
Ask the Experts

How effective is Viraday compared with Atripla?

I have been on Atripla as the the only drug for Aids for the past two years with no side effects to speak of. My doctor questioned if Viraday was as effective as Atripla. I will be going on Medicare soon and will have to pay out of pocket for my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Viraday is a combination of Viread, Emtriva and Sustiva; the same components and the exact same dosages that are in Atripla. In essence Viraday is the generic formulation of Atripla. I see no difficulty in switching from Atripla to Viraday.Good... Read more »

Stress Related Side Effects?

Good morning,Firstly, thank you for this wonderful site. For me here in South Africa it has been a valuable source of information over the years. It has become my "Holy Grail" for information and it is the first place that I turn to for...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...some intriguing but not definitive studies linking stress to more problems with HIV and its treatment. Many more subtle side effects are seen more often with older HIV regimens (unfortunately) than with newer regimens (particularly relating to... Read more »

Edward Green Harvard AIDS Project Right or Wrong?

Dear Dr. Bob, I was reading the newspaper "National Catholic Register" and they quote Edward Green as backing up the recent debacle with the Pope in Africa. I would love to know your thoughts on this. I was stunned to read this in print and again...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Count me (and nearly every other HIV specialist, HIV/AIDS organization, medical epidemiologist and person with even a modicum of common sense) among the "most people Read more »

Biochoice Immune26

...give me this chance. There is a study on hyperimmune egg that showed positive benefits for people suffering the devastating effects of AIDS in Africa for cachexia, muscle pain/weakness, fatigue...visit www.hyperimmuneegg.org for further...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...product's claims. It makes absolutely no sense immunologically. But, that's just my opinion as a Board Certified Immunologist and HIV/AIDS specialist physician. (It might be worth noting the "expert" you mention who "holds many patents" has never... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Guardian Examines Effects of AIDS on Teachers in South Africa, Prevention, Education Efforts in Schools

... London's Guardian on Tuesday examined the effects of HIV/AIDS on teachers in South Africa and how teachers' unions and other organizations in the country are leading a movement to implement education and prevention Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Toronto Globe and Mail Examines HIV/AIDS' Effects on Botswana, Once "Africa's Success Story"

...The HIV/AIDS epidemic has "robbed" Botswana, which was once described as "Africa's success story," of "many of its dreams," Toronto's Globe and Mail reports. Throughout the 1990s, Botswana consistently Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

World Food Program Asks for $404 Million to Mitigate Food Shortages, Effects of HIV/AIDS on Food Production in Southern Africa

...remaining 33% would be used for food relief. "If we don't step in now with support, there's a very real danger that Southern Africa will descend into a perpetual cycle of tragedy, with children missing out on education and vital agricultural... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Bush Concludes Africa Trip With Stop in Nigeria; Sees Effects of HIV/AIDS in Person

... President Bush on Saturday ended his five-day, five-country trip through Africa with a visit to Nigeria, where he met with people living with HIV/AIDS and talked to health officials, the Los Angeles Times Read more »
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About the denialists

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...like quackery, but the theory has emerged as a genuine menace to public health in the United States and, particularly, in South Africa. The theory, which we call AIDS denialism, has gained such currency with President Thabo Mbeki of South... Read more »

Male Circumcision Lowers Risk For HIV

Posted by spiderman
...reduced by 60 per cent if the men were circumcised. A study published last month calculated that if all men in sub-Saharan Africa were circumcised, it would prevent almost six million new cases of HIV infection and save three million lives over... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Co-ordinator for Southern Africa

Posted by Anonymous
...Opportunity: VSO-RAISA Regional HIV/AIDS Co-ordinator for Southern Africa ******* VSO-RAISA Regional HIV/AIDS Co-ordinator, Southern Africa UK 20,542 (GBP) Based in Pretoria with significant regional Read more »

Debunking AIDS in Africa

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Where Are the Data? If four million South Africans are HIV positive, President Mbeki should demand that all four million HIV antibody test results be submitted to him immediately. Read more »