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hiv+ group in jamaica

Posted by Anonymous
HIV+ GROUP IN JAMAICA

: I am a regular visitor to your site for the information update
and the experiences. I am HIV positive for five years and I am
currently involve in network of persons living with the virus,
Jamaica Network of Persons Living... Read more »

LOS ANGELES hetero HIV+ group *DELETED*

Posted by AaronK, 1 Reply
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HIV groups

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am looking to meet other men or women with HIV--can't seem to make friends. so scared that I will have to tell people I have HIV and I don't want to risk the rejection. I live in NYC. Looking for educated men and women with HIV. Does anyone know... Read more »

Yoga for HIV group in Miami, FL

Posted by MoonDreamer
I'm a yoga instructor living with HIV for the past 14 yrs. I want to share the many benefits of yoga so I'm going to be teaching a class specially designed to boost our immune system and deal with the other many issues affecting us. The class will... Read more »

hiv/aidslove group

Posted by viewer1977
http://groups.aol.com/_cqr/hivaidslove?mmch_=0
this is a link to my hivaidslove group, i hope you will come to the group for support, its just a messege board, but i live with aids, its been almost 10 years now, and i understand the meaning of... Read more »
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What is an eHIV test:? (GROUP O, Subtype O, eHIV TEST, 2009)

I just received my HIV test results - Nonreactive. Yay!My question is about what is written on the results sheet. It says "Attention: New enhanced methodology (eHIV) detects antibodies to HIV-1, including Group O, and/or HIV-2.Can you please...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi, WOO-HOO!The eHIV test is an "enhanced" automated assay for HIV-1, HIV-2 and HIV subtype O. It was FDA approved in June 2006. The "enhanced" aspects are largely technical improvements, such as cascade reflex testing. I'll... Read more »

HIV AND BLOOD GROUP A+

IS IT TRUE THAT PEOPLE WITH BLOOD GROUP A+ CANT CONTRACT HIV?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,No, of course not! Where did you come up with such a crazy notion? Oh, your boyfriend told you because he happens to be A+ and wants to play Brokeback Mountain cowboys. I see. Don't believe him! HIV doesn't care if you're A+, gay,... Read more »

hiv 1 group o

Could you please give us updated information on HIV 1 group o? It pertains to donor blood screening Thanks....
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Please refer to my recent response to Rare HIV Strains into Perspective for updated information on group O detection.RMK... Read more »

Research regarding HIV+ support groups

I am trying to find information (statistics, studies, and other research) that outlines the effects of organized support groups on people effected with HIV.I can easily find info regarding number of cases, etc. But nothing specific to the benefits...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
I don't know of any published data on the effects of support groups. I would recommend researching the commonly used informational sites. A good place to start is:http://aidsinfo.nih.gov/... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Georgia: HIV Groups Changing Outreach Efforts

Several metro Atlanta AIDS groups are using various strategies that target minorities, youth and drug users. AIDGwinnett has partnered with the North Georgia AIDS Alliance to specifically target migrant workers. The effort is a component of... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Almost Three Quarters of Adults in U.S. HIV Group Have Low Vitamin D

Nearly three quarters of HIV-positive adults in a fourcityUS study had low levels of vitamin D, which is essentialfor healthy bones and good general health. 1 Blacks and Hispanics had a higher risk of vitamin Ddeficiency than whites. Some risk... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chinese Government's Treatment of Drug Users Hindering Efforts to Curb Spread of HIV, Group Says

Efforts to curb the spread of HIV/AIDS among drug users in China are being hindered by the government's treatment of the population, according to a Human Rights Watch report released Tuesday, Reuters reports. Drug addiction has received more... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Mental and Psychological Problems Affect Over 50% in U.S. HIV Group

Slightly more than half of HIV-positive adults in a newnationwide US study have some form of neuropsychological(NP) impairment, which includes problemsthat affect the brain (like mental sharpness and memory)and the mood (like depression). 1 People... Read more »