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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...information shows that HIV affectsmen and women differently in some ways: When women are first diagnosed, they tend to have lower viral loads (amount of HIV in the blood) compared to men who are newlydiagnosed Women generally have a faster disease progression, and lower CD4 cell counts, than men with equivalent viral loads Women are more likely than men to develop bacterial pneumonia Women have higher rates of herpes...
Ask the Experts

can you get hiv/aids if you.. (QTND: HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)

me and my partner have been curious about trying anal sex. we are both hiv/aids free and free of any other std's. we were curious, can we get aids from anal sex even if you both are disease free?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...QTND (Question That Never Dies) and has a common sense ATNC (Answer That Never Changes). See below.Dr. Bobgay anal sex with two hiv negativesJun 2, 2008 dr bob, i am really worried because my gay friend and i had gay sex and anal! is there any... Read more »

From HIV to AIDS

Hi,I know that it is relative, but based on the experience we've had with HIV in the last 20 years, is it possible to tell the average amount of time from the onset of infection with the virus to developing full-blown AIDS?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...The literature generally states that the average time from infection with HIV to AIDS-related illness is about 10 years.For more information about this Read more »

HIV/AIDS counseling/counseling referrals?

What is the 800 National Hotline for HIV/AIDS counseling/counseling referrals for straight as well as gay individuals? The one listed in my Internet search was for the CDC, and they do not provide this counseling inforamtion. Thanks.
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...The CDC National AIDS Hotline (1-800-342-AIDS) does not provide counseling, but it does provide information on where to go for HIV testing and counseling. The counseling is designed to explain the test process and meaning of the test results. In... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Wellness and Practical Strategies for Managing Mental Health and Depression in the Workplace

I have put together this conference here in South Africa. I want to know what sort of topics will benefit delegates. Workplace programs on this subject are almost non existant here. Many people have shown great interest to attend this, but I don't...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...There are several important topics for a workplace conference like this. It should include topics such as 1)HIV prevention, 2) general education about HIV (how it is and is not transmitted, how does HIV testing work, what is the course of... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

General Information Regarding HIV and Travel

...Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS), caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), has a very long and variable incubation period, generally lasting for many years. Some persons infected with HIV have remained Read more »
AIDS.gov

Latino Community Leaders Meet in Washington D.C. to Talk About HIV

...working in their communities conducting community outreach, growing knowledge and awareness, increasing attention to testing, and generally decreasing stigma. You can see highlights from these conversations below: Learn more about: ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Former Nigeria Institute of Medical Research Director-General Advises Country to Take Ownership of HIV/AIDS Programs

... "With over 80 percent of the country's national response to HIV and AIDS donor-driven, health experts have expressed fear that the global economic recession may affect the efforts to combat Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.N. Secretary-General Calls for African Nations to Invest 15 Percent of National Budgets to Fight HIV/AIDS

... During a tour of the Joint Clinical Research Centre in Kampala, Uganda, on Monday, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon called for countries in Africa to invest 15 percent of their national budgets in HIV/AIDS programs, the Daily Monitor Read more »
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AIDS vs HIV -

Posted by 30YEAROLDMOTHER, 6 Replies
...Now i know that AIDS is the end stages of HIV but I just was thinking - And wanted to see if anyone knows. IF I (just say me for example) Had unprotected sex with a men that Read more »

How to Live With HIV

Posted by judy
...ago, AIDS was considered an automatic death sentence. From the time a person developed full-blown AIDS to the time of death was generally a couple of years or less. Thanks to new medications, the face of HIV/AIDS is changing dramatically. For a... Read more »

IS THERE SUCH THING AS HIV-NEGATIVE AIDS?

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
As per the title, is there really such a thing? Read more »

World AIDS Day 2006: raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

Posted by Anonymous
...transmitted retrovirus. As Virologist Dr. Stefan Lanka observed: The rules demonstrating the existence of HIV (and retroviruses in general) were never adhered to by those who devised them nor were they ever validated. No particle of HIV has ever... Read more »