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Global Effects Of Aids

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What Is HIV?

...Where Did HIV Come From? The origins of HIV are still a little murky. Experts currently think that, about 100 years ago in Africa, an ancestor of HIV evolved into a form that jumped from monkeys to humans. The history of the global HIV pandemic is more recent, however: The world only began to pay attention to HIV in the early 1980s, when gay men in New York City and San Francisco began to die of a mysterious illness. The term "AIDS" --...
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side effects

do hiv meds have an effect on male libido
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Generally not but there are occasioanl patients that report decreased libido linked to specific meds. Many other factors contribute to Read more »

Clinical Cemistry Parameters and HIV/AIDS

What is the effect of HIV/AIDS on Clinical Chemistry Parameters such as ALT, AST, Creatinine, Urea, Potassium, Glucose and Total Protein?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...(ALT. AST), kidney (Cr, urea, potassium)) or metabolic (glucose) if a patient develops AIDS-related disease processes or side effects from treatment. The one exception is total protein levels which are usually elevated in HIV infection (most... Read more »

Political Views? (BARACK OBAMA PLAN TO FIGHT HIV/AIDS)

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
...has not released an HIV/AIDS platform. By comparison, Future President Obama's HIV/AIDS platform includes both domestic and global components. I'll post his plan below.On August 2, the CDC greatly increased its estimate of the number of new HIV... Read more »

My parents don't want to talk about HIV and AIDS

Dear Dr.Bobby, I am 15 years old and I have a great fear of diseases, mainly HIV/AIDS. One day when I was going to the doctor, I asked my parents a simple question, "What if I have AIDS?" After hearing my question, my mother told me not to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
..."Health Profile" on Bangladesh that discusses HIV/AIDS. Other information is readily available on the Internet.Fear of diseases generally stems from lack of understanding. Learning more about HIV/AIDS what it is, how it is (and is not)... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

MSF Report Warns of Effects of International Donor "Backtracking" in Global Fight Against HIV/AIDS

...countries to illustrate how major international funding institutions such as PEPFAR, the World Bank, UNITAID, and donors to the Global Fund [to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria] have decided to cap, reduce or withdraw their spending on HIV... Read more »
UNAIDS and UNDP

Launch of the Global Commission on HIV and the Law: "Addressing Punitive Laws and Human Rights Violations Blocking Effective AIDS Responses"

...Geneva, Switzerland -- The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), with the support of the UNAIDS Secretariat, launched the Global Commission on HIV and the Law today. The Commission's aim is to increase understanding of the impact of the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...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 reports. Chan in the statement said that in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effects and Generalizability of Communally Oriented HIV/AIDS Prevention Versus General Health Promotion Groups for Single, Inner-City Women in Urban Clinics

...promotion intervention made more changes than standard care controls, but only to a limited degree. The findings indicate that the effects on the health promotion participants were limited, consisting of their acquiring the learned... Read more »
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CNN - AN END TO AIDS

Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
...positive," a CNN.com user wrote. "We come from an upper-middle-class background. I look at the way AIDS has become a disease that effects all. Just as we have an obligation to support countries that are victims of genocide, so should we support... Read more »

CNN - AN END TO AIDS

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...positive," a CNN.com user wrote. "We come from an upper-middle-class background. I look at the way AIDS has become a disease that effects all. Just as we have an obligation to support countries that are victims of genocide, so should we support... Read more »

CNN - AN END TO AIDS

Posted by Survivor
...positive," a CNN.com user wrote. "We come from an upper-middle-class background. I look at the way AIDS has become a disease that effects all. Just as we have an obligation to support countries that are victims of genocide, so should we support... Read more »

CNN - AN END TO AIDS

Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
...positive," a CNN.com user wrote. "We come from an upper-middle-class background. I look at the way AIDS has become a disease that effects all. Just as we have an obligation to support countries that are victims of genocide, so should we support... Read more »