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Hiv Aids In Africa Articles

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

London's Guardian Christmas Charity Appeal Focuses on HIV/AIDS in Africa, Features Online Resources, Articles

London's Guardian last week announced its annual Christmas charity appeal , which this year focuses on HIV/AIDS in Africa. As part of the appeal, the newspaper has established a Web site that includes articles and interactive features on the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Recruitment of Health Workers in Sub-Saharan Africa Weakening Health Systems, Inhibiting Efforts to Fight HIV/AIDS, Article Says

The practice of recruiting trained health personnel from sub-Saharan Africa to work in developed nations is weakening health infrastructures and undermining efforts to fight HIV/AIDS in the region, according to an article published in the Feb. 23... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

San Francisco Chronicle Article Examines Debate Surrounding Impact of South Africa's loveLife HIV/AIDS Prevention Campaign

An article in the San Francisco Chronicle on Sunday examined the debate surrounding loveLife , South Africa's national HIV prevention program for youth and one of the largest HIV/AIDS prevention programs in the world. The program, which began in... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HIV can even penetrate healthy genital tissues? This article says so..

Hi Dr Bob,Hope you are doing well. I found this article in the newspaper today. Chicago: Instead of infiltrating breaks in the skin, HIV appears to attack normal, healthy genital tissue, US researchers said in a study that offers new insight into...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,This is new and very preliminary information. Stay tuned to The Body. We'll keep you informed as this story evolves or dissolves!Dr. Bob... Read more »

CONFUSED ABOUT YOUR ARTICLE (DEFINITION HIV VS AIDS 2009)

In your answr to a patient , you said that the current definition of AIDS is not reversible to HIV. It is my understanding that even if you have been diagnosed with AIDS, once you get better CD4 more than 200 and no opportunistic infections the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello HIV Educator,"When did this definition change?" Actually the definition never changed. Apparently your understanding has been incorrect all along! Once someone has a diagnosis of AIDS, it is indeed absolutely irreversible, even if... Read more »

is this just another snakeoil article

Fight HIV and AIDS NaturallyThis report covers several safe and natural supplements that help your body combat AIDS and the HIV virus. They are all excellent, with the first two being the ones you most likely should focus on. An essential oil...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,If I had to (on pain of death) choose between this crap and snake oil, I'd probably choose the snake oil. It would have a better chance of working.The answer to your inquiry can be found in the disclaimer: "These statements have not... Read more »

Conflicting information in articles about the relationship between HIV and cortisol

Dear Dr:As someone infected with HIV and who has high cortisol, I have attempted to do considerable research into the link between HIV and cortisol - it has been utterly frustrating. Specialists have written articles and made statements that are...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
Cortisol is produced by the body as a natural response to stress, including the stress of chronic illness. In the short term, it is a good thing allowing the body to better respond to physiologic challenges. In the longer term, however, it keeps... Read more »
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An article about HIV stats in Africa

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi, allot of attention has been focused on AIDS in Africa. Since most people can not be there to see for themselves what is happening, I believe it is very important to read other peoples reports about what is happening their rather than relying... Read more »

Interesting article about CCR5 and HIV infection.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
http://www.newswise.com/articles/2001/8/AIDS.MHS.html

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2001 articles, Men and HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
The Body, 2001: Men, epidemiology fact sheet:

Over 70% of Hiv infections occur through sex between men and women. Yet in most regions of the world 2/3 or more with Hiv are men. 53% of all people with hiv are men.
5% to 10% occur through sex... Read more »