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Epidemiology Of Hiv

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Women

...United States. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes 2006;42:101?107. CDC. Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Diagnoses of HIV/AIDS -- 33 States, 2001-2004 . MMWR 2006;55:121-125. Whitmore SK, Satcher AJ, Hu S. Epidemiology of HIV/AIDS among non-Hispanic black women in the United States. Journal of the National Medical Association 2005;97(suppl):19S-24S. Hall HI, Ruiguang S, Rhodes P, et al. Estimation of HIV incidence in...
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Lawsuit

Of course your answer is No, otherwise you would have to admit that you're killing your own patients.
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...discussed, the balance is for benefits. To argue anything but this simply reveals you lack of appreciation for the changing epidemiology of HIV. BY Read more »

A Gynec's query

Dear Sir, I have been going through the archives quite regularly, especially queries pertaining to occupational related risks.I am a Gynecologist, and I carry out surgical procedures almost on daily basis in a private hospital.Now, as most surgeons...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...reviewing this information, don't hesitate to write back. Your fears are unwarranted based not only on the science, but also on the epidemiology of HIV transmission in an occupational setting.Dr. Bob Read more »

Transmission of hiv subtype o

After engaging in oral sex with an african sex worker, I developed signs consistent of hiv infection (very low t-cell count,rash,sore lymph nodes throughout,etc). All the standard tests for hiv-1 and hiv-2 are repeatedly negative 6 months out. Is...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...I will refer you to some articles that explain groups, types, and subtypes of HIV in detail:How good is your HIV test?Global Epidemiology of HIV InfectionHIV Subtypes: a quick primerDo HIV tests detect HIV group O?For people who have had sexual... Read more »

PLEASE ANSWER WILL DONATE WORRIED IN THE GREAT WHITE NORTH

Dr. Bob:PLEASE PLEASE ANSWER.I HAVEN'T BEEN ABLE TO SLEEP IN 2 WEEKS DUE TO TERROR AND STRESS AND WOULD LIKE YOUR HUMBLE OPINION (STARTED A NEW JOB SO THIS ON MY MIND IS NOT HELPING IN THE FOCUS DEPARTMENT). 2 WEEKS BACK I HAD UNPROTECTED VAGINAL...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,1.There is no doubt that unprotected sex does place you at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV. Your "symptoms" are not worrisome for HIV. Statistically the odds are astronomically in your favor that you did not contract Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Surveillance: Epidemiology of HIV Infection (Through 2008)

...applies, we do ask that users preserve the slides in their current format and cite CDC as the source. Slide 1 Epidemiology of HIV Infection PDF File or PPT File Slide 2 Diagnoses of HIV Infection... Read more »
amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

The Epidemiology of HIV Among MSM in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: High Rates, Limited Responses

... In many regions of the world, HIV first emerged among populations of men who have sex with men (MSM). 1 More than a quarter-century later and in an increasingly Read more »
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The Epidemiology of HIV in the United States

... Elaine Daniels, M.D., Ph.D. A thorough overview of the epidemiology of HIV in the U.S. was given by Dr. Elaine Daniels. Against the backdrop of the overwhelming numbers of people globally currently living Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Epidemiology of HIV and AIDS Among Adolescents and Young Adults in the United States

... The study authors proposed to describe the current status of the HIV epidemic among adolescents and young adults in the United States. Despite reported declines in sexual risk behaviors among adolescents Read more »
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Why won't anyone answer this question?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Why is AIDS still the leading cause of death for men in San Fransico? Read more »

Editor: amfAR

Posted by Anonymous
...writing with a strong general science background. Knowledge of statistical and medical terminology, history, pathogenesis and epidemiology of HIV/AIDS required. Prior experience in reviewing and abstracting published scientific literature... Read more »

Way too scared now to test....AIDS leading cause

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
of death in San Francisco. The article is posted right on the main page of The Body. Read more »

2001 articles, Men and HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
...The Body, 2001: Men, epidemiology fact sheet: Over 70% of Hiv infections occur through sex between men and women. Yet in most regions of the world 2/3 or more with Hiv are men. 53% of all Read more »