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Hiv Aids History

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

USA Today Examines HIV/AIDS Among Hemophiliacs, History of Virus in U.S. Blood Supply

USA Today on Wednesday examined HIV/AIDS among hemophiliacs and the history of the virus in the U.S. blood supply. Hemophilia, a condition in which a person's blood does not clot normally, mostly occurs in men, and hemophiliacs need transfusions... Read more »
TheBody.com

HIV in the Classroom: Making AIDS Activist History a Part of U.S. History

HIV in the Classroom: A Spotlight Series Do you think the general U.S. population just "got used to AIDS?" No, of course not. "It wasn't a passive process, and they weren't nice about it," recalls filmmaker Jim Hubbard; "This country had to be... Read more »
AIDS Action Council

AIDS Action Celebrates Repeal Of Hiv Military Ban As The End Of Sad Chapter In History Of AIDS Epidemic

For information, contact: Jose Zuniga, (202) 986-1300, Ext. 3042 AIDS Action joins in celebration today with its other national partners in the fight to defeat Rep. Robert Dornan's (R-Calif.) blatantly discriminatory provision in the 1996... Read more »
Ask the Experts

History of Aids

Can you provde me the inforamtion of history, like when the virus of HIV/Aids spread first time in our world and who many people effected.one more question is that HIV stand for?...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
The best history of HIV that I know is the book by Randy Shilts, And the Band Played On. Human immunodeficiency virus.... Read more »

Why does AIDS develop later now and in the past people progressed more quickly? (NATURAL HISTORY)

It says that AIDS comes out usually about 8-10 years, but in the 80s when people were infected they got it like in 2-5 years. Does it mean the virus weakened over time...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,No, your impressions are incorrect. The natural history of HIV/AIDS has not changed. Rather, what's changed is our ability to recognize and detect HIV infection and also our ability to treat the illness. Years ago, HIVers presented much... Read more »

Quick History of AIDS

i was wondering when it was first discovered and how. is it true the people started to die from AIDS in 1979, but it was not recognized until a few years later? any information about this would be appreciated. thanks....
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
The AIDS epidemic began in 1981, although most people that became ill with AIDS at that time were probably infected during the 1970's. This forum is focused on questions about fatigue and anemia.You might be more successful in obtaining more... Read more »

history of cd4 and cd8 lymphopenia but hiv 1 and hiv 2 and western blot has been ruled out

my cd4 count is at 478/ul lymph is at 36.8% my cd8 count is at 113/ul lymph 8.7% but have never tested pos for hiv 1 or hiv 2 or western blot . in 2005 i had a pneumocystis carinii pneumonia i was also tested and tested neg for hiv . i was ok after...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You should be evaluated and treated by a clinical immunologist. There are other immunological conditions that can cause lymphopenia other than HIV-1 or HIV-2. It appears that HIV has more than been ruled out by your 32 negative tests!... Read more »
Connect With Others

Symptoms vs. testing history - what should I do?

Posted by Tryin2BRational, 3 Replies
I am trying desperately to find some closure to an ongoing concern Ive had about possibly acquiring HIV. I would appreciate your advice.

In early March 2006, I had an unprotected sexual encounter with a woman whom I met in a bar. We engaged in both... Read more »

my history..

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
am back again, want to write abit abt me and how i possibly got hiv.am not even sure where to start but i last went for a test in july 2004, and that was negative.since then i haven't had unprotected sex, except with my ex boyfriend, who i was... Read more »

My Case History

Posted by BabyPeanut, 3 Replies
I thought posting my case history might be useful to others since I
have done well with the somewhat exotic therapies that I have used
over the years.

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I am a 38 year-old male who was... Read more »

history of aids in media

Posted by Anonymous
I am a graduate student studying Public Health at the Univ of CT in Farmington, CT. My instructor has given me an assignment of writing about the history of iads reporting in jounalism. someone working in the media can help me. questions i have,... Read more »