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Hiv Deaths Predictions

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AIDS InfoNet

AIDS Myths and Misunderstandings

... Why Are There so Many AIDS Myths? Myths About "Catching" HIV Myths About a Cure AIDS Is a Death Sentence The Government Developed AIDS to Reduce Minority Populations Myths About Medications Why Are There so Many AIDS Myths? When AIDS first showed up, it was a very mysterious disease. It killed a lot of people.
Ask the Experts

how many people die from HIV in 2008 (HIV/AIDS SURVIVAL)

Hi Bob,l am recently infected with hiv and and live in Australia, 36 years old and my hiv specialist told me hardly no one dies of hiv-aids anymore in Australia, he said maybe 10% of pepole with HIV die in 2008 in auz,but people infected in 2008...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and HIV-knowledgeable health care providers. I realize many well-meaning folks in the HIV/AIDS health care field have made the prediction that HIV/AIDS is now a "chronic manageable illness" and those infected should expect to live "a normal... Read more »

is hiv a death sentence

Dr. Bob,Im sure many readers have this question: there seems to be a debate whether hiv is a death sentence in 2008 or whether it is possible for one who gets infected today in 2008 to live a normal life able to pursue a career have a family and so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and have a family and so forth?" Absolutely. In fact, we already are doing that and have been for quite some time. Is HIV a death sentence? No. In fact, the only condition that I truly consider to be a death sentence is "being born." Absolutely... Read more »

Longevity of HIV patients

I would like to know how long people with HIV live. Even when on a medication regimen. I have been doing some reading and it has been suggested that upon diagnosis and starting medication, they say 10 years.
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...treatments, we know that the quality of life is improved and the risk of opportunistic infections and other complications, including death, is dramatically reduced. However, we cannot predict how long someone will live. Read more »

Not a death sentence?

BY, I think anyone without HIV would have a hard time understanding the amount of mental positivity it takes to stay hopeful living with this disease.I try to be as realistic as I can without losing hope and there is one thing that I keep coming...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Not everyone achieves this, no more than not having HIV guarantees either happiness or health. That's not unrealistic, just a prediction that's so far been realized by many HIV+ persons, including hundreds of HIV+ individual that I've been... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Trends in Mortality and Causes of Death Among Women With HIV in the United States: A 10-Year Study

...Interagency HIV Study, the death rate has plateaued in recent years," the authors concluded. "Although HIV-associated factors predicted AIDS and non-AIDS deaths, other treatable conditions predicted mortality. Further gains in reducing mortality... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

WHO Says HIV/AIDS-Related Deaths Will Peak in Next Five Years, Then Decline

...earlier forecast of HIV/AIDS mortality rates, AFP/ Yahoo! News reports. According to WHO, the number of HIV/AIDS-related deaths worldwide is expected to peak in the next five years -- from 2.2 million in 2008 to a maximum of 2.4 million in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Opinions: Media Coverage of HIV/AIDS; WTO and Global Health; G8, HIV/AIDS; Stopping Syringe Reuse

...treatable, chronic illness, in the wealthy nations at least," he notes, adding, "Still, it's foolish and disrespectful to the dead to let the day pass unnoticed." Pollack writes, "In addition to supporting larger and smarter investments in global... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...adults and 1.4 million children younger than 15 years -- were living with HIV/AIDS. Through 2000, cumulative HIV/AIDS-associated deaths worldwide numbered approximately 21.8 million -- 17.5 million adults and 4.3 million children younger than 15... Read more »
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AIDS- 3rd leading cause of death

Posted by Anonymous
...improve the expected outcome. While Mathers and Loncar are unable to account for unforeseen events such as the emergence of new deadly diseases or major outbreaks like a flu pandemic, their projections may help to set the agenda of global health.... Read more »

am i on death row

Posted by soimnotalone, 10 Replies
...for months I have been reading the advancement of meds and how people are living longer with hiv as long as they take their meds and take care of themselves. does that apply to those of us who graduated to advance aids? everytime Read more »

HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...fewer people in the world by the year 2050 from the impact of AIDS.? The United Nations is predicting the biggest rises in AIDS deaths to be in China (estimated 40 million) and India (estimated 47 million). The population of sub-Saharan Africa... Read more »

As a medical student what should I know about you?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...and AIDS related dementia etc. But thats all stuff I can look up in a book. I would like to know is from the prospective of HIV positive patients what do I need to know to about how to give my future patients the best of care? Read more »