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Effects Of Hiv On Women

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Has Ability to Help Curb Effects of HIV Among Women at Home, Abroad

The U.S. has "been working toward integrating HIV, sexual and reproductive health, and gender-based violence services for women overseas," and "[i]t's time we did the same at home," Serra Sippel, president of the Center for Health and Gender Equity,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

World Health Organization Director-General Margaret Chan in a 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... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

Anthony Fauci, director of NIH 's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious 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... Read more »
Ask the Experts

The side effects of AIDS medication on women?

Do the side effects of AIDS medications differ from men to women?...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
That is an excellent question and one we are trying to learn more about. I cannot make a general statement as each drug is different. There is a study suggesting that nevirapine is more likely to cause a rash in women compared with men. This study... Read more »

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 treatment is recommended both to protect the mother's health and protect the baby. KH... Read more »

hiv & pregnant women

what are the side effects to antiretroviral drugs for pregnant women...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The side effects of antiretroviral therapy in pregnant women are similar to other patient populations (for discussion of particular drugs see the body discussion on specific drugs). Pregnant patients may experience more nausea/vomiting than other... Read more »

Testosterone for Women with High Fatigue (TESTOSTERONE REPLACEMENT FOR WOMEN, 2011)

Diagnosed 6 years ago with 1-digit t-cells, currently am undetectable, with t-cells close to 300. Switched off AZT to Atripla 2 years ago and all was good. For the past 4 months am becoming overwhelmingly fatigued - have to work, but almost too...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,HIV-associated fatigue is remarkably common and it can be phenomenally annoying. The underlying cause often turns out to be multifactorial. In other words there are usually several underlying causes working in tandem to zap our zip. Take a read... Read more »
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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 acceptance...really... Read more »

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, you may be qualified to participate. You... Read more »

HIV and women

Posted by Anonymous
Hello,

I really hope I am not overstepping any bounds in this forum. I wasn't sure exactly who to speak with here and I thought this might be the best way to communicate with the people who really count.

I am a first year journalism student writing a... Read more »

Support for professional women diagnosed with HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies
I know that this disease doesn't discriminate. But I feel so alone as a black woman living with this disease. I'm the person in the family that everyone looks up to. I attended the best Universities, have a great career, beautiful home and car... Read more »