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Hiv How Does It Impact The Community

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have
Ask the Experts

Quality of life for long-term HIV+ Persons. What to expect if diagnosed with multple HIV related illnesses?

I have been HIV+ for about 10 years now. Ive been on several different medication regimes, since I was first diagnosed, and my counts have all been excellent over the years (CD4 above 400 and Viral load undetectable). Ive also had the same Doctor...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The Side Effect of therapy forum is focused on brief discussions of side effects of specific HIV medication. In general there is continued concern that long term infection with HIV can lead to premature aging and maybe associated Read more »

SHOULD I STOP TAKING PEP, HELP ME SCARED STUDENT

Doc JoeHere's the situation:Yesterday 2 November 2010, i had receptive anal sex with a guy i had been seeing for like a week, it was protected and according to my knowledge the condom didn't break or slip, as i saw the sperm afterward's, nor did he...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Thanks for your post.While nothing is perfect, if condoms are use consistently and CORRECTLY, which is the important term, HIV transmission risk is from zero to 2% among couples where 1 partner has HIV. Approximately 50% of people who become... Read more »

will write democrat on my azz if it finds cure for HIV

Hi Bob, I am a redneck die hard republican from Texas and yes we exist but i would write DEMOCRAT ON MY AZZ and vote for OBAMA- if i know it will help to find a cure and better hiv meds for infected people. Is obama better than McCain? Alot of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Cowboy,Obama's past record on HIV/AIDS, as well as his future plans for combating the pandemic, is far more compassionate and comprehensive than McCain's. Here are Read more »

AIDS RESEARCH

Lots of thanks for your response Dr.Conway.In Malawi,all HIV/AIDS activities are coordinated by the National AIDS Commission(NAC) through some 5 umbrella orgainations and government ministries.The NGOs which were given this task are Plan...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...In the setting of AIDS-defining infections such as toxoplasmosis it is recommended to start potent antiretroviral therapy as well as receive treatment Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: March Aims to Call Attention to the Impact of HIV/AIDS on the Black Community

...your family members, your friends, and your partners about HIV, said Dr. Kevin Fenton, director of CDCs National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention. CDC has sponsored National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day since 2001. ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Florida Newspaper Examines Impact of HIV/AIDS on Black Community

... Polk County, Fla., health officials have made educating the black community a top priority in addressing HIV/AIDS in the state, where blacks are disproportionately affected by the virus, the Lakeland Ledger reports. The Polk County Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Numbers Reveal Impact on MSM Community

...five years represent 2 percent of the U.S. population age 13 and older, said Dr. Jonathan Mermin, director of CDC's Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention. The analysis shows that MSM comprise 4 percent of the U.S. male population. With this... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Universities in East Africa to Take Part in Study Examining Impact of HIV/AIDS on Community

... A study aimed at examining the effects on HIV/AIDS on universities in East Africa is scheduled to start in October, Tanzania's The Citizen reports. According to officials Read more »
Connect With Others

Manager, Health Programs (HIV/AIDS)

Posted by hresources
...all Americans. The NAACP considers health as a civil rights issue, and is committed to serving as a leader in addressing HIV/AIDS. Under direction from the Religious Affairs and Health Committees of the national Board of Directors, HIV/AIDS... Read more »

Feeling effects of stigmatization towards HIV/AIDS

Posted by HIVstigmastudy
...Coping with HIV/AIDS: How the Perception of Stigmatization Affects Adherence to Medical Treatment and Disease Prognosis http://hivstigmastudy.webs.com/ Read more »

Coping with HIV/AIDS? Participate in this survey!

Posted by HIVstigmastudy
...Coping with HIV/AIDS: How the Perception of Stigmatization Affects Adherence to Medical Treatment and Disease Prognosis http://hivstigmastudy.webs.com/ Read more »

Graduate Research on Stigma Towards HIV

Posted by HIVstigmastudy
... Coping with HIV/AIDS: How the Perception of Stigmatization Affects Adherence to Medical Treatment and Disease Prognosis http://hivstigmastudy.webs.com/ Read more »