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What Is HIV?

...more. Where Did HIV Come From? The origins of HIV are still a little murky. Experts currently think that, about 100 years ago in Africa, an ancestor of HIV evolved into a form that jumped from monkeys to humans. The history of the global HIV pandemic is more recent, however: The world only began to pay attention to HIV in the early 1980s, when gay men in New York City and San Francisco began to die of a mysterious illness. The term...
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Want to share this video on HIV and AIDS research (AIDS DENIALISTS, 2010)

I Doctor. I watched this video and wanted to pass it on to you so if you ever get the time to watch it, perhaps you can give your opinions on it. This research Virologist I believe is his expert field in the 1980-90's, suggested then that HIV exists...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
..."The truth will set you free."I will make a few comments about AIDS denialism in general for our readers who may not know the history of this misguided cult. In the early years of the epidemic, a few scientists postulated that HIV infection may... Read more »

non-existence of hiv? (AIDS DENIALISM, 2010)

Dear Doctor Robert Frascino,I am hiv positive since 2004 and am doing just fine. No coinfections, mild side effects (fatigue mostly), no oportunistic infections, cd 4 cell count of 714, viral load undetected since the i begun taking antiretrovirals....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
..."The truth will set you free."I will make a few comments about AIDS denialism in general for our readers who may not know the history of this misguided cult. In the early years of the epidemic, a few scientists postulated that HIV infection may... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Denial (AIDS DENIALISTS, 2009)

What's up with all these people who either deny HIV exists or believe the government create it? I was watching a youtube video of a news report from Houston about these researchers working on a cure. I noticed in all the comments on youtube, most...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Maggiore has pointed to their apparent good health as evidence of her belief that HIV is harmless. Anyone aware of the natural history of HIV knew this proved nothing since only a relatively small percentage of children born to HIV-positive... Read more »

long history of hiv and pregnancy?

Dear Doctor, 37-year old female, HIV+ since 1990. In 1997, I was put on meds (AZT and Epivir) because VL had risen to 80,000, though all my numbers were OK. In 2003, I was put off meds because of my general good conditions (CD4 1,200, % 52, VL...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...Your history of being HIV positive should not preclude as successful pregnancy and a reasonable life expectancy. However, to optimize your chances Read more »
Articles
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The History of Pride From a 29-Year Survivor of HIV and AIDS

...being gay had become acceptable, people started fearing being around gay men, because there was much ignorance about HIV and AIDS. Gay men started losing their jobs, housing and families even if they were not HIV positive. The next several... Read more »
Terri Wilder

Twenty-Nine Years of Women Living With HIV: Past, Present and Future

...timeline was originally written in 2001. It is a living document that has been updated over the years to reflect the growing history of response to HIV/AIDS among women. Since the beginning of time, women have had to fight for recognition.... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

The U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

...Line What Is PEPFAR? In 2003, the U.S. congress passed a bill to provide money to foreign governments to fight HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. This plan is the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR.) It is the largest... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

A Brief History of HIV

...will be a reminder. For the younger crowd and those for whom dealing with HIV is a relatively new experience, I hope this brief history of HIV will be informative and provide a different perspective for you. It is likely that we will never know... Read more »
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Posted by Robertagp, 5 Replies
...Greetings, new guy here. After living with HIV/AIDS for 14 years, it dawned on me a couple weeks ago that I had never once talked to another person with this disease. In an attempt Read more »

HIV / AIDS DOCS

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...What do HIV/AIDS Doc's do, when they are not seeing you? http://www.thebody.com/thebody/ukraine.html Ben Young, M.D. In Ukraine, Clinicians Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...twenty months before experiencing symptoms of AIDS, including a steep drop in CD4 cells and a high viral load. He also has a history of unprotected anal sex with multiple male partners while using crystal methamphetamine (crystal meth, speed). ... Read more »

New rules in Washington state ease HIV testing

Posted by spiritzone2, 1 Reply
...Health hotline at 800-272-2437. The original rules were adopted by the state Board of Health in 1989. More than 15,000 cases of HIV & AIDS have been reported in Washington since the epidemic began in 1982. "Today the rate of new cases of... Read more »