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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...Rates of New HIV Infections, by Race/Ethnicity and Gender, 2006 Source: CDC. Subpopulation Estimates from the HIV Incidence Surveillance System -- United States, 2006. MMWR . 2008; 57(36):985-989. HIV and AIDS Diagnoses 4 and Deaths At some point in life, 1 in 36 Hispanic/Latino men will be diagnosed with HIV, as will 1 in 106 Hispanic/Latina women. In 2008, Hispanics/Latinos accounted for more than 19% of the...
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HIV/AIDS & Disability?

RE: Is a Person With an AIDS Diagnosis Automatically Disabled?This isn't a question but just offering a resource you may not be aware of.One of the unique challenges of HIV disease (and it's treatments) is that things may be fine today but hell...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...gays to serve in the military. You also beat us in hockey at this year's Olympics. Looks like you may be taking the lead on HIV-related episodic disability as well. BRAVO Canada!Dr. Bob Read more »

Panic attacks

I have written before, I am the author of "Depression and long term diagnosis". Lately, I have been waking up un the middle of the night after dreaming of seeing the word "neg" and waking up and flipping out. I want to go for assisted suicide and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...are no second chances with this life, you do still have a choice what to do with your first chance. Certainly living with HIV/AIDS is a challenge I well understand from both sides of the examination table. However, your primary problem at the... Read more »

drinking and aids 222

i just found out my father who is 42 has aids im not sure of the whole story and how long he has had it or if and meds are being taken or not matter of fact i dont think he knows i even know yet but my question is if they do any kind of drugs and...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...chances for liver problems with the HIV drug as well as difficulty sticking to the regimen (missing doses). I have had numerous AIDS patients who have done well from the HIV perspective but who have been ill or died from alcohol related... Read more »

Testorone

My question is in regards to testosterone levels, sex drive and production of semen. I test HIV positive in November of 2005. I think I converted to positive status in the summer of 05 as I got very ill, ran a high fever 102-103 for almost two...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...getting a second opinion or switching to an HIV specialist with whom you have a better working relationship. Coping with HIV/AIDS is challenging enough. With the appropriate evaluation and management, I doubt you'll have to cope with "no sex... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Haiti Making Progress Against HIV/AIDS, Challenges Remain, Opinion Piece Says

...Chelala writes that United Nations data show that about 2.2% of Haiti's population -- or 120,000 people -- are living with HIV/AIDS and that AIDS-related deaths in the country have decreased in recent years. This compares with an HIV/AIDS... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Government Hopes Other Countries "Will Rise to HIV/AIDS Challenge With Urgency," Tobias Says in Letter to Editor

...The President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief "uses a variety of means, including the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria ," to channel money in the Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study Highlights HIV/AIDS Challenge in American Prison System

... HIV/AIDS is nearly five times more prevalent in US prisons than in the general population. Though adherence to antiretroviral treatment Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

UNDP Says HIV/AIDS Still Posing Development Challenges to Zambia

... HIV/AIDS continues to present a major challenge to development efforts in Zambia, a senior UN Development Program official told the Times Read more »
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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 By MARC SANTORA Read more »

How to Live With HIV

Posted by judy
...As few as 10 years ago, AIDS was considered an automatic death sentence. From the time a person developed full-blown AIDS to the time of death was generally Read more »

Catholic Relief Services- HIV/AIDS Chief of Party

Posted by hrrecruiting
...Requisition Number: I 08 001 Background: CRS is the consortium lead for AIDSRelief, which is operational in 9 countries in Africa and the Caribbean. The Consortium in Rwanda comprises CRS as the prime, Read more »

HIV / AIDS DOCS

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...What do HIV/AIDS Doc's do, when they are not seeing you? http://www.thebody.com/thebody/ukraine.html Ben Young, M.D. In Ukraine, Clinicians Read more »