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Health Effects Of Hiv

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Ask the Experts

Longitudinal studies on the health effects for those HIV Positive?

Could you reference any research into the effects of HIV [physical, emotional and mental] for persons who are Positive over a long period for example, one of my clients is now into her 15th year....
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
I am sorry but I am not a researcher and am not current with what research there may be in this important area. Michael Shernoff, MSW... Read more »

How will Medicare and Health Care Reform effect HIV + people

I am very worried about the effect the new health care reform will be for people with HIV and AIDS.... Read more »

HIV/ AIDS and if effects on Social Health

Hi my name is Chris S. and I am doing a report on the AIDS/ HIV Virus. I was wondering if you... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Philadelphia Inquirer Examines Nursing Shortage in Africa, Effect on Health Crises Such as HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria

The Philadelphia Inquirer on Thursday examined the departure of nurses from African nations to seek higher salaries in more developed countries, a situation that is making it more difficult for African nations to treat diseases such as HIV/AIDS,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Population-Level Effects of Uninterrupted Health Insurance on Services Use Among HIV-Positive Unstably Housed Adults

While research consistently confirms the benefit of insurance coverage on the use of health services in the United States, few studies have simultaneously addressed the many competing unmet needs particular to unstably housed individuals. "Moreover,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Could Have "Devastating" Impact on Health Infrastructures Due to Effects on Health Care Workers, Opinion Piece Says

The HIV/AIDS pandemic could have a "potentially devastating" effect on health care infrastructures in areas most affected by the disease in large part because of the "alarming" prevalence of the disease among health care workers, Dan Ncayiyana, vice... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Effective Public Health Response Needed to Fight HIV/AIDS in Southeast Asia, WHO Says

The World Health Organization on Thursday called for an effective public health approach to curb the spread of HIV/AIDS in Southeast Asia, India's Economic Times reports. HIV/AIDS in the region was the focus of the third day of WHO's 61st... Read more »
Connect With Others

Manager, Health Programs (HIV/AIDS)

Posted by hresources
Founded in 1909 by W.E.B. DuBois and others, the NAACP is the nations oldest nonprofit civil rights organization. With its long history and deep rootsover 2000 local branches, youth and college chapters, and prison chapters in 50 states and... Read more »

How to fight HIV - Public Health Reform

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
http://www.monthlyreview.org/nfte0904.htm
http://www-personal.umich.edu/~josephwd/Cuba/delaVega.html
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=2014854&dopt=Abstract

Many won't like this but I think... Read more »

Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
From KaiserNet

January 8, 2008

Some experts and doctors recently have voiced concerns that people who were diagnosed with HIV and Aids in the early years of the epidemic are experiencing "premature[e]" or "disproportionate numbers" of ailments... Read more »

BBC Report on Brain Scan of HIV Effects

Posted by ScotCharles
Link below to copies of MRI brain scans of HIV+ people

http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/pr/fr/-/2/hi/health/4319952.stm

Scans show how HIV attacks brain

HIV, which attacks the body's natural defences, also damages the brain, three dimensional medical scans... Read more »