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Hiv Aids Case Study

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Women, Hispanics Represent Increasing Percentage of Connecticut's New HIV, AIDS Cases, Study Says

Although the total number of new AIDS cases reported each year in Connecticut has declined since 1993, the percentage of AIDS cases occurring among women and Hispanics has increased, according to the Connecticut Department of Public Health 's 2003... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Crystal Meth Use Can Increase High-Risk Sexual Activity, Lead to Increase in Number of HIV/AIDS Cases, Study Says

Crystal methamphetamine use can "spark high-risk sex" and might have contributed to a recent increase in the number of new HIV/AIDS cases reported in South Florida, according to a study published in the March issue of AIDS and Behavior , the ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Prison Time Among Black Males Might Account for Rise in Number of HIV/AIDS Cases Among Blacks, Study Says

The recent increase in the prevalence of HIV/AIDS among blacks coincides with an increase in the proportion of black men who are incarcerated, according to a study released last year, the Washington Post reports. Rucker Johnson and Steven... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Case study for biology

What precautions do medical professionals take to protect themselves from the AIDS virus?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,We use "universal precautions" to protect ourselves form bloodborne diseases, such as HIV and hepatitis. These precautions protect in both directions infected patient to health care worker and vice versa. You can read about... Read more »

looking for a case study on prejudice

i need a case study regarding prejudice against someone with HIV, its for a project...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
There are dozens of books about experiences of people with HIV and discrimination, reams of magazine articles, acres of newspaper stories. I recommend that you stop by the website of the National Association of People with AIDS (NAPWA) to pose this... Read more »

Case study of 2 girls

How do you explain this? Have you ever read about this case before? What do you think happened and how did it happen?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,It's important to realize that extremely rare things do happen extremely rarely! (Dubya got reelected; that's got to be one of the most unexplainable phenomena in the history of the universe. But it happened!)The important thing to... Read more »

case studies for healthy HIV+,no meds, 14+ yrs

Dr. Mark,Thank you for your response. My husband was wondering if you know of any case studies regarding healthy long term non-progressers? Is there any way to test the cytotoxic t-cell response? Also, are there any numbers regarding the amount of...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
You should feel good about it. There are some research labs that are tackling this question and there is now some data that are being published on the subject.MH... Read more »
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Am I a case study?

Posted by Anonymous
Tested Elisa HIV-1 out to 1 year - all negative.
Have an autoimmune condition (crohn's)
Still feel real tired, have night sweats, pain & tenderness in right side neck, slight persistent cough. Yes I have been skitish, depressed and convinced I had... Read more »

ARS Case Study

Posted by notanonymous, 3 Replies

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Alarm Over Single AIDS Case Is Challenged by Quest

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Alarm Over Single AIDS Case Is Challenged by Questioners

February 21, 2005
Alarm Over Single AIDS Case Is Challenged by Questioners

York City's health commissioner, Thomas R. Frieden, had barely
stepped away from... Read more »

Unusual case. Ongoing Low CD4 - HIV possible?

Posted by Tryin2BRational, 4 Replies
I wrote awhile back outlining a one-time risky exposure in March 2006(unprotected vaginal sex) with a female of unknown status. I contacted her and she told me she did not have HIV, but I doubted her veracity (I had two consectutive rounds of... Read more »