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Hiv Patients Rights

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS 2010: Advocates March in Vienna for Human Rights of HIV/AIDS Patients

Thousands of HIV/AIDS advocates, gathered for the International AIDS Conference-AIDS 2010 , "marched through Vienna's city centre on Tuesday evening, demanding more respect for human rights in the fight against HIV," Agence France-Presse reports. ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New CDC HIV Testing Recommendations Could Compromise Patients' Civil Rights, ACLU Statement Says

CDC's revised recommendations on HIV testing in the U.S. -- that say HIV tests should become a routine part of medical care for residents ages 13 to 64 and that requirements for written consent and pretest counseling should be dropped -- could harm... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

British Surgeons Demand Right to Test Their Patients for HIV Infection

Responding to calls for compulsory HIV testing of doctors and nurses, British surgeons have said it is only "fairness" that if doctors are tested, patients should be tested also. The Royal College of Surgeons said that doctors were far more likely... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Where to find information about privacy rights amongst HIV infected patients

To whom it may concern: I am a college student doing a research project on the privacy rights of HIV/AIDS infected patients when it comes to health care. I have searching and searching for places to find laws for such issues, and am having a great...
Lynne Gabriel

Response from Lynne Gabriel

WorkPositive, Inc.
Here are a few suggestions to get you started: first, go to the National AIDS Fund Workplace Resource Center through their website at www.aidsfund.org. Look at the website of David Webber, Esq. he's got lots of information and resources:... Read more »

Concerns Careing from HIV patient (CARING FOR AN HIV/AIDS PATIENT AT HOME)

I recently started caring from my brother who has Full blown AIDS with Cryptococcus meningitis. I wasnt paranoid about it until my toddler covered herself over with his throw and suddenly got a rash on both her arms and face. She had been inside all...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,We don't use the term "Full Blown AIDS" anymore, because in reality there is no such thing as "Partially Blown AIDS." I'm delighted you are caring for your brother in his time of need. I wish all AIDS patients had... Read more »

HIV infection cure? Was told on CNN. What do you think? Mommy of three. (BERLIN PATIENT, 2010) (TIMOTHY BROWN, THE BERLIN PATIENT, 2010)

Hello my beloved Dr. Bob. I hope you are feeling wonderfully. I am writing because I came upon this article today on CNN's news page. I think I know you enough to figure out what you think about it, but truly want to hear all you have to say...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,See below!Happy Healthy Holidays to you and yours.Dr. BobDoctors in Berlin claim to have found a "cure" for HIV (BERLIN PATIENT, 2010) (TIMOTHY BROWN, THE BERLIN PATIENT, 2010) Dec 18, 2010Hi Dr. Bob. I was on the internet and ran... Read more »

Fatal HIV Encephalitis in HIV-Seronegative Patients

Doc, Just came across this link on CDC website, its only a few weeks old(http://www.cdc.gov/eid/content/15/1/129.htm). This kind of stuff scares the you know what out of me. I have had super bad symptoms since my exposure to a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The case report referenced is an extremely unusual one involving a woman with multiple medical problems (hypothyroidism, depression, chronic alcohol abuse) and psychosocial problems (jail inmate). The authors of the article discuss several... Read more »
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AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
Very interesting read while he went through some hardships doing this it sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB122602394113... Read more »

Boon for HIV & AIDS patients - Yoga Pranayama ....

Posted by akumar, 2 Replies
Boon for HIV & AIDS patients - Yoga & Pranayama - Swami Ramdev
From: akumar

My dear Brothers & Sisters,

Re: Great ancient Indian science "Yoga & Pranayama" is a boon for HIV & AIDS patients.

I am impressed by the Great job, being... Read more »

ARS Patient cases

Posted by Anonymous
Primary HIV Infection Case Presentations
The following cases illustrate the complexities involved in recognizing and correctly diagnosing primary HIV infection (PHI). Extensive lab work, but also thorough history taking, is required. Patient 1 was... Read more »

Are They Right?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Why do some people insist that HIV does not cause AIDS and that test is not accurate?

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