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Global Hiv Aids Death Toll

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ethiopian Death Toll From AIDS May Double in Three Years: U.S. Study

Unless current HIV infection rates in Ethiopia are reduced and those infected receive care, the country could lose almost 2 million people to the disease by 2008, according to a new study released in Addis Ababa. "The total population lost to AIDS... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mozambique Police AIDS Death Toll Hurting Crime Fight

The AIDS-related deaths of some 1,000 police officers annually in Mozambique are denting its effort to deter crime, Interior Minister Jose Pachero said Wednesday in Lisbon, according to Portugal's Lusa news agency. The HIV rate among police in the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Thai AIDS Death Toll Down Sharply in 2005

From January through November 2005, Thailand recorded 1,478 deaths from AIDS, compared to 6,593 for the same period in 2004. "The sharp drop is because of widespread access to antiretroviral drugs which resulted in improvements to the lives of... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HIV MEDICATION ARE TAKING A TOLL ON MY BODY

I am a 55 year old man living with HIV for 13 years my meds have taken a toll on my body. Extremly fatigued daily and my memory is terrible i used to be energentic and would be so active is this common for men over 55?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Fatigue and memory problems become more common in the general populaton with aging so can be a challenge to sort out if there is a contribution in your case from either HIV or your treatments. A thorough clinical evaluation including possibly... Read more »

35 years of medication toll on my body?

I'm a 56 yr. old male and have been on hiv med's for 30 years. I'm lucky, my number are still very high in the 800's to 1000 with 0 viral load. My concern is with age I require less food,less activity ect...I am wondering if my...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
You raise several important points. Some studies have suggested that HIV+ patients, including those doing well on treatment based on good CD4 counts and low viral levels, may be at increased risk for premature frailty (weakness). Cause is not yet... Read more »

Please help OCD and anxiety is taking its toll

Hi Dr. Lisa thanks for the time. I have this large fear of HIV from the environment its stopping me from moving on in life. I went to a liquor store and then my finger scratched the counter I came back home about 10 min later and saw their was what...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello thereI think you have realized that your fears are more related to your OCD than to true risk events. I do not see any reason to think you could have become exposed to HIV based on what you write. Thus, additional testing is not needed.... Read more »

Aids deaths

Doctor,You stated in a recent post that it is estimated that 8000 people die a day of AIDS. Would you know by chance how many people die each year of poverty, malnutrition in underdeveloped nations? Has this number declined in the past 5 years?...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
There are always problems with statistics even in the US. It is only as good as the people collecting the data. But to answer your question, yes increasing numbers of people still die from malnutrition, tuberculosis, malaria and all the other... Read more »
Connect With Others

Emotional Toll of Long-Term Survival

Posted by Anonymous
I would like people who have survived with HIV for a long time to give me some help. I'm stuck emotionally and spiritually. I've had HIV for 23 years and AIDS for 10, along with a stroke, cancer, and epilepsy. I'm physically doing quite well despite... Read more »

Emotional Toll of Long-Term Survival

Posted by Anonymous
I would like people who have survived with HIV for a long time to give me some help. I'm stuck emotionally and spiritually. I've had HIV for 23 years and AIDS for 10, along with a stroke, cancer, and epilepsy. I'm physically doing quite well despite... Read more »

AIDS- 3rd leading cause of death

Posted by Anonymous
AIDS to Be 3rd Leading Cause of Death

The Associated Press

By MARIA CHENG

November 27, 2006

You can't put all your eggs in the abstinence basket

Within the next 25 years, AIDS is set to join heart disease and stroke as the top three causes of death... Read more »

Calculator for risk of HIV related Aids or Death

Posted by AmPosSoBPos
http://www.art-cohort-collaboration.org/ Read more »