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The Well Project

How to Read a Package Insert

...groups of people found any differences in how it works for treatment-experienced patients (patients who have taken HIV drugs before), treatment-naive patients (those who have never taken HIV drugs before), women, children, and elderly people. While there is no specific section of the package insert dedicated solely to women, information pertaining to women (for example, indications for use in pregnant or breastfeeding women, dosing...
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Dr. Bob, please see this artice from the Dallas morning news and comment on it. I dont know why i read this one.

This is the URL link. http://www.lusakatimes.com/?p=27639A man who calls himself "Dr. Rev. Prince" Nathaniel Tumbwe pleads guilty to rape and second charge of transmitting HIV for having unprotected sex with women in Dallas County without telling...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your 10-month negative HIV test is definitive and conclusive. No additional HIV testing is warranted.There is no medical justification for the "test very Read more »

What hospital would you suggest that I get a second opinion? (NON-HIV-RELATED KAPOSIS SARCOMA, 2010)

Dr. Robert,I am a 61 y/o gay male who is HIV negative and I have KS with HHV-8. I am being treated at Fox Chase Cancer Center. I use Panretin gel, however, I am not seeing significant progress. Is KS that rare in HIV neg. men?I am thinking about...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...complete discussion of each is beyond the scope of this forum, which is devoted to HIV/AIDS.Briefly, "classic" KS tends to occur in elderly folks of Mediterranean, Eastern European and Middle Eastern heritage. It is more common in men than women.... Read more »

Smokey The Bear (SMOKING and HIV, 2009)

Hey Doc.,I'm positive, a bit overweight (a bear, lol), and I smoke cigaretts. Do I really have to quit? Hell, I'm already HIV positive, aren't my Marlboros now a rather minor issue??? I'm doing OK on my HIV meds. My HIV doc hasn't mentioned my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...an average FEV1 of 88% predicted to 83.2% and a DLCO of 77.6 to 70.0. "This is the type of decline you might expect to see in elderly individuals who have a long history of smoking," said Mr. Kadri. "These results indicate that HIV-positive... Read more »

HIV and Flu Fears

Hey Doc,If someone has HIV what are the risks and complications they can have if they get the seasonal flu or even the H1N1 flu?Thanks.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...cause severe illness in healthy young adults unlike most seasonal flu, which usually causes more complications in children and elderly people, but similar to the deadly 1918 pandemic flu. In the U.S., however, most cases of hospitalization or... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Advocate Urges Tanzania to Provide More HIV/AIDS Support to Elderly People, Caregivers

... Anna Mshigwa, CEO of the Tanga Elderly Women Resource Center, on Wednesday urged the Tanzanian government to provide more funding and support for HIV/AIDS services Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

NYC HIV/AIDS Outreach Programs Should Be Targeting Black Women

... An alarming new statistic shines a glaring light on the increasingly Black and female faces of HIV in New York City. According to the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (pdf), a staggering 93.4 percent of all new HIV Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Greater Empowerment for Black Women

... March is Women's History Month, and next Wednesday, March 10, is National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day , a campaign that promotes greater awareness for women of how to keep from becoming infected with HIV. This Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tanzania Elderly Increasingly at HIV Risk -- Report

...such as polygamy and wife inheritance, as well as by their role as caregivers to people living with AIDS," the report said. Elderly women spend 88 percent of their time looking after sick adult children or orphans, leaving many to resort to... Read more »
Connect With Others

Survey: HIV- women desiring children with HIV+ man

Posted by Poppy
...BAPAC, Bay Area Perinatel AIDS Center is conducting an online survey for HIV- women, desiring to have children with an HIV+ male partner. The goal of this survey is to collect data which will be useful Read more »

I am 19 infected with HIV from the Philippines

Posted by dyingYOUNG
...that even elementary students posed nude or masturbated while chatting. Luigi was only 16 when he lost his virginity to an elderly chatmate who forced him into sex. Sa forum pa lang, may invititation na for orgies, Luigi said. Chatmates... Read more »

I am 19 infected with HIV from the Philippines

Posted by dyingYOUNG
...that even elementary students posed nude or masturbated while chatting. Luigi was only 16 when he lost his virginity to an elderly chatmate who forced him into sex. Sa forum pa lang, may invititation na for orgies, Luigi said. Chatmates... Read more »

UN - UPDATE

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...increasing numbers of young girls that are dropping out of school to take care of mom and dad, again, girls; the numbers of elderly women that are having to care in their homes, and support, and provide, and becoming heads of households in their... Read more »