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Effects Of Hiv On Women

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful
Ask the Experts

HIV on Pregnant women

What are the effects of HIV AIDS on pregnant women.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...HIV/AIDS untreated is a direct health threat to a pregnant women as well as puts the baby at risk for acquiring HIV infection so Read more »

effects of ribavirin on HIV pregnant woman on ARV therapy

HIV woman on ARV therapy get pregnant from her hasband who has HBV and HCV Infection and is on treatment with peg-interferon and ribavirin .she is now 8 weeks pregnant. what is your advice to them
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
They should contact their obstetrician as soon as possible and get counselled about the potential risks; JLS. Read more »

effects of ribavirin on HIV pregnant woman on ARV therapy

An HIV-infected woman on ARV therapy got pregnant from her husband who has HBV and HCV Infection and is on treatment with peg-interferon and ribavirin. She is now 8 weeks pregnant. What is your advice to them?
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...genral terms, nevirapine, nelfinavir and all the NRTIs are the safest, but the most important thing is for the mother to receive effective therapy. Second, the peg-interferon is potentially teratogenic, but can be used in pregnancy if the... Read more »

effects of ribavirin on HIV pregnant woman on ARV therapy

HIV woman on ARV therapy get pregnant from her hasband who has HBV and HCV Infection and is on treatment with peg-interferon and ribavirin .she is now 8 weeks pregnant. what is your advice to them
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
My first advice is to have this patient discuss these matters fully with her medical provider.Secondly, it is important to know if her husband has past exposure to Hepatitis B or has chronic infection with hepatitis B to determine the next course of... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

WHO Director-General Chan Discusses Effect of HIV/AIDS on Women on International Women's Day

... statement released in recognition of International Women's Day, which is scheduled for Thursday, discussed the effects of HIV/AIDS on women in sub-Saharan Africa, Xinhua News Agency reports. Chan in the statement said that in 2006, 74% of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

NIAID Director Fauci Discusses Effect of HIV/AIDS on Women, Microbicide Research

...Diseases , in a statement released on Saturday in recognition of International Women's Day discussed microbicide research and the effects of HIV/AIDS on women, CQ HealthBeat reports. Fauci in the statement said that in the U.S., the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effect of Herpes Simplex Suppression on Incidence of HIV Among Women in Tanzania

... Given that infection with herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) is associated with an increased risk of acquiring HIV, the current study tested whether therapy to suppress HSV-2 might reduce the risk of HIV acquisition. The subjects of the study Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effect of Breastfeeding on Mortality Among HIV-1 Infected Women: A Randomized Trial

...The authors completed a randomized clinical trial of breastfeeding and formula feeding among infants of 425 HIV-1- infected women in Nairobi, Kenya. Formula feeding is customary for HIV-1-infected women in the industrialized world, and is Read more »
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PAID HIV STUDY - WOMEN IN THE SAN FRANCISCO AREA

Posted by Anonymous
...Nichols Research Inc. is conducting a series of paid individual interviews with HIV+ women. The interviews will take place at our San Francisco facility. If you are currently taking an antiretroviral regimen, Read more »

Infected Heterosexual Women

Posted by Anonymous
...that would be willing to share their story with us during these events to put a "face" to the disease and how it is not only effective woman, but African American women at an alarming rate. If there is anyone that can lead me in the right... Read more »

Women of Color & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I am a graduate student looking to hear more about the experiences of Women of Color and HIV/AIDS. I am wondering if you notice more of a stigma because of race, differences in availability to treatments, communty/family Read more »

Living with HIV/AIDS today

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies
...filmmaker working on a Community Based Media Project intended to be about, by and for people affected by and/or infected with HIV/AIDS. In looking to include the community in the process I would like to ask (with gratitude) for any input on... Read more »