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Health Articles On Hiv Aids

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

PLoS Medicine, Journal of Infectious Diseases Articles on HIV/AIDS, Global Health Issues; Uncommon HIV Subtypes in Minnesota; 2005 Gates Award for Global Health

PLoS Medicine : The May 31 issue of the journal includes several articles and studies on HIV/AIDS and other global health issues, including "HIV Epidemiology in Africa: Weak Variables and Tendentiousness Generate Wobbly Conclusions ," "The... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Recruitment of Health Workers in Sub-Saharan Africa Weakening Health Systems, Inhibiting Efforts to Fight HIV/AIDS, Article Says

The practice of recruiting trained health personnel from sub-Saharan Africa to work in developed nations is weakening health infrastructures and undermining efforts to fight HIV/AIDS in the region, according to an article published in the Feb. 23... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

American Journal of Public Health Issue Includes Multiple HIV/AIDS-Related Articles

American Journal of Public Health , January 2005: The January issue of AJPH includes multiple articles on the HIV/AIDS pandemic, including the role of the World Bank in global health; increasing access to antiretroviral drugs in sub-Saharan... Read more »
Ask the Experts


In your answr to a patient , you said that the current definition of AIDS is not reversible to HIV. It is my understanding that even if you have been diagnosed with AIDS, once you get better CD4 more than 200 and no opportunistic infections the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello HIV Educator,"When did this definition change?" Actually the definition never changed. Apparently your understanding has been incorrect all along! Once someone has a diagnosis of AIDS, it is indeed absolutely irreversible, even if... Read more »

HIV can even penetrate healthy genital tissues? This article says so..

Hi Dr Bob,Hope you are doing well. I found this article in the newspaper today. Chicago: Instead of infiltrating breaks in the skin, HIV appears to attack normal, healthy genital tissue, US researchers said in a study that offers new insight into...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,This is new and very preliminary information. Stay tuned to The Body. We'll keep you informed as this story evolves or dissolves!Dr. Bob... Read more »

NYTimes: Good Article

Didn't know where else to post this you sexy bitch, but it's a great, heartening article for those living with HIV (even if they mistakenly equate HIV and AIDS):
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I'll take that "sexy bitch" comment as a compliment . . . . Stay well.Dr. Bob... Read more »

Need advice concerning an article

Do you believe HIV can be transmitted this way through a fish massage? did this once in Asia and i am very concerned because i had abrasions...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Interesting. I think the agency is looking at the theoretical risk of infection with this procedure. This is all guess work and my own guess is that the risk is close to zero if not actually zero. There is a much greater risk of bacterial... Read more »
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HIV and Pregnancy Article

Posted by Anonymous
Just thought I'd mention an informative article on HIV and pregnancy:

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CNN Article - HIV & Unsafe sex

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
After reading the following article, I was wondering others opinion. In my view, people that are HIV+ and know they are HIV+ and continue to have unprotected sex with others, should be considered as attempted murderers. I mean they have a deadly... Read more »

Excellent article on HIV & aging, "New York" mag.

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 2 Replies

"Another Kind of AIDS Crisis"

A striking number of HIV patients are living longer but getting older fastershowing early signs of dementia and bone weakness usually seen in the elderly.
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seeking interviewees for magazine article

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I'm working on an article for Real Health Magazine looking at HIV treatments and black people. Reports abound about the health disparities associated with treatment in this populationdoctors don't prescribe treatment as early in the process for... Read more »