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Hiv Aids And The Aging

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Death (HIV/AIDS A CHRONIC, NOT ALWAYS SO MANAGEABLE, CONDITION, 2010) ( HIV AND ACCELERATED AGING, 2010)

I think the p.c. word is morbidity . I recently had an argument with one of the very few friends iv disclosed to who stated , "people don't die from aids anymore". For whatever reason after 4 years despite three meds ( kaletra, truvada, instentra) I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...more susceptible to heart attacks, strokes, malignancies and other conditions associated with chronic inflammation and advanced aging. For some HIV may be a "chronic manageable disease"; however, for many others it's anything but. Print out a... Read more »

Is Resveratrol effective against the aging effects of being HIV positive?

Dr. Henry,I've both read and heard on the news about the anti-aging effects of resveratrol and just... Read more »

"The Age Of AIDS"

Thanks for the info about this PBS program. Just wanted to let you know I found it for free at... Read more »
Articles
AIDS.gov

National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day

... Tomorrow, September 18, 2010, marks the 3rd annual National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day. This special day provides us all with the opportunity to focus on the many challenges related to HIV prevention, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: HIV/AIDS and Aging Workshop

... A workshop entitled "An Emerging Issue: HIV/AIDS and Aging, a Report of the Joint Workshop on HIV and Aging," will be presented Thursday, Oct. 28, at the LGBT Community Center, 1800 Market Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day

... Saturday is designated as National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day. On Wednesday in south Florida, the Pride Center at Equality Park will host a free seminar on the health and legal Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day, September 18, 2009

...the epidemic touches people of all ages, including adults aged 50 and older. On September 18, the first National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day, we pause to recognize the importance of preventing HIV infection in this age group and... Read more »
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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 »

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. http://nymag.com/health/features/61740/ Read more »

Age of AIDS to air on PBS May 30 and 31

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
...http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/aids/ PBS Frontline will air a documentary on HIV/AIDS from the first mysterious cases in the late 70's to the present pandemic. Should be excellent, especially for all you young'un's Read more »

Ageing with AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...As many of you know, I was diagnosed with HIV in September 1984; but, as with many others, I probably was initially infected years earlier. I started AZT in 1994, then DDC, Read more »