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Hiv In The Elderly Black Women

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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...
Ask the Experts

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 »

Quercetin-Black Tea/Green Tea and Atripla

Is there any interaction between Black or Green Tea and Atripla. Both teas have the antioxidant quercetin which is supposed to help the immune system, according to The University of Michigan. Please advise!
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...to my knowledge no data on drug interaction (or effectiveness) between black or green tea and efavirenz or Atripla. If any reader knows of a reference please post. I would not expect a clinically significant Read more »

hiv/aids blacks

why are blacks more affected by hiv/aids then any other race
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 question. In the United States, blacks and other people of color are affected by HIV/AIDS out of proportion to their makeup of the population. The major reason for Read more »

Dr. bobs genes (LIVING LONGER WITH HIV/AIDS)

hey Bob, r u like a long term survivor yourself. you have been poz for some time is this because of the new meds or just your excellent genes? can most new diagnosed persons expect to live a long life like 20 years is that norm with the meds today
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...prevailing view of AIDS as a manageable, chronic disease. Mr. Holloway, who lives in a housing complex designed for the frail elderly, suffers from complex health problems usually associated with advanced age: chronic obstructive pulmonary... Read more »
Articles
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 Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Greater Empowerment for Black Women

...promotes greater awareness for women of how to keep from becoming infected with HIV. This exercise is particularly important for Black women because while most Black people know the facts about HIV, many times we don't act as if we know. ... Read more »
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 Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...Options Get Evaluated and Treated for Depression Depression Is More Common in Women While many people living with HIV (HIV-positive people) suffer from depression, it is more common in HIV-positive women than HIV-positive men. In some... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

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 »

AIDS Patients Face Downside of Living Longer

Posted by ScotCharles
...prevailing view of AIDS as a manageable, chronic disease. Mr. Holloway, who lives in a housing complex designed for the frail elderly, suffers from complex health problems usually associated with advanced age: chronic obstructive pulmonary... Read more »

Blacks and Hiv

Posted by paula5122, 1 Reply
...How do black hiv american recieve support? Are you connected with other black hiv people in your community? How can I find support in the Read more »