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Hiv And Aids Affecting The Community

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Fishing Communities in Some Developing Countries Highly Affected by HIV/AIDS, Report Says

Fishing communities in some developing countries have higher HIV prevalences, as well as AIDS-related illnesses and mortality rates, than other populations, primarily because of travel and a custom of trading sex for fish, according to a report... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Global Community Should Support Campaign Aimed at Children Affected by HIV/AIDS, Editorial Says

The international community should provide "effective action and resources" to a new campaign launched by UNICEF , UNAIDS and other groups aimed at garnering funding and support for children affected by HIV/AIDS worldwide, a Khaleej Times ... Read more »
The Banyan Tree Project

Asians, Pacific Islanders Reveal How HIV Affects Their Lives, Communities in New Digital Story Series

San Francisco -- To commemorate May 19th, 2013 -- the 9th annual National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day -- the Banyan Tree Project is hosting a series of Twitter chats throughout the month premiering twenty new digital... Read more »
Ask the Experts

what can people do to help you and others affected by HIV

Dr. Bob, I have been looking through this forum for a while now and am really touched by the work that you do. I really do and i speak from my heart. Instead of being upset at the world after your infection you are out there helping people cope with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Thank you for your very kind comments. What's my secret to being so optimistic about life??? Gosh, I'm not sure I have one. I just feel our very temporary existence on this incredible planet, including our very lives, loves, sex... Read more »

negative side affects treatment against possible hiv aids

A relation of mine was mugged and bitten several times,as a preventation against possible hiv aids he was given the normal medication ATR.Now he has no energy,has large weight loss,has to lay down many times daily.What can we do to bolster his...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Symptoms due to HIV drugs vary depending on which regimen is used. Those symptoms generally reverse quickly once the meds are stopped (used for up to 4 weeks for prevention situations like you describe). There is no vitamin therapy proven to... Read more »

how does HIV/AIDS affect the sexual behavior of teens

I was wondering how the sexual behavior of teens has changed in recent years due to AIDS. Does it cause a paranoia type response?...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
Not being a researcher, not having read anything on the topic you are asking about and not working with any teenagers I have no way to respond to your question. Sorry not to be more helpful.Michael Shernoff, MSW... Read more »

First claim of aids cure from the scientific community and qualified medical doctors! (BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT,"FUNCTIONAL CURE"

Hi Dr. Bob,While I dont have hiv nor have been at risk, I follow your posts just for your great sense of humour and expert knowledge.Anyway, the news just broke that German doctors have had a breakthrough which might be a big step in finding a CURE...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,See below.Dr. Bobbone marrow transplant???Nov 14, 2008 Hi Doctor, My boyfriend just showed me this article http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/2008-11-12-aids-cure_N.htm Is this possible true? what do you think about it? Response from Dr.... Read more »
Connect With Others

Care Home for persons affected w/ HIV/AIDS

Posted by kel
Hi All~
I don't know if this will interest anyone but her goes. I just recently moved to Phoenix AZ w/ my best freind (who is gay) and we found out that there are no care homes/assisted living facilities for the gay community here or for those... Read more »

Care home for people affected with HIV/AIDS

Posted by kel
Hi All~
I don't know if this will interest anyone but her goes. I just recently moved to Phoenix AZ w/ my best freind (who is gay) and we found out that there are no care homes/assisted living facilities for the gay community here or for those... Read more »

Saddened by the state of AIDS in our community

Posted by sportsfaninsf
As an HIV+ man, as an educator, and as a gay man, i often times wear different hats, have different goals, and different needs within a day. I joined the site to see what was going on with the brothers and sisters infected and affected with HIV.... Read more »

New HIV/AIDS Community Website

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Greetings,

We have started a new HIV/AIDS website. We currently have the ability
for users to add blogs, post information that is of use to the
community and hiv dating. We need your assistance in getting this site
off the ground. Please stop by and... Read more »