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The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...Common in Women How Do I Know if I'm Depressed? Depression Can Cause Serious Problems Treatment 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 studies, HIV-positive women were twice as likely as men to be depressed (this is also seen in...
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New data on HIV medication in children?

I have represented a lot of Social Security disability applicants over the years. I know that in the past, there was concern about the long-term effects of HAART meds on children - who did not have a fully developed immune system when they...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...I am not the best person to answer that question. Younger persons with HIV infection often have a more pronounced CD4 recovery on effective ART compared to adults partly due to a larger/more functional Read more »

Social perpections not evolving?

I read this forum, as a way of social support. It amazes me that from those who are negative, they pose questions of how terrified they are about HIV. On the other hand, those recently detecte as poz, face the same social issues and questions that...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...developed in the last 10 years, and research continues on treatments, vaccines and methods of prevention.As for attitudes toward HIV, there will always be those who react with fear or ignorance, as well as those who react with compassion and... Read more »

HIV/ AIDS and if effects on Social Health

Hi my name is Chris S. and I am doing a report on the AIDS/ HIV Virus. I was wondering if you could take the time to answer my question. I am wondering what the impact of this virus can have of the social health of an individual. Thank you for...
Father Rodney J. DeMartini

Response from Father Rodney J. DeMartini

National Catholic AIDS Network
...question. I want to begin by saying that my response is based upon my experience of journeying with many women and men living with HIV/AIDS but in no way can include the variety of effects which the virus can have on one's social health. I... Read more »

AIDS progression

Is there difference in AIDS progression with respect to gender?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...that women in some impoverished settings often don't seek appropriate health care due to family/child committments and other social issues. KH Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Is Social Issue Affecting Women, Botswana Conference Participants Say

...HIV/AIDS should be looked at as a "social issue, not just a medical one," according to participants attending a conference on the impact of the epidemic on women that opened Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Laura Bush Becoming "Public Face" of U.S. Commitment to Fight HIV/AIDS, Other Humanitarian, Social Issues

...Laura Bush is becoming the "public face" of the U.S. government commitment to fight HIV/AIDS and address other humanitarian and social issues, the Washington Post reports. According to the Post , Laura Bush is adopting the role of a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS IMPACT Conference in South Africa Begins With Theme of Social Issues Related to HIV/AIDS

...Social issues related to HIV/AIDS -- such as urbanization, underdevelopment and gender equality -- are not being "adequately addressed" in Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

AIDS Vaccines: The Ethical and Social Issues

...researchers should be particularly cautious about exposing young people to potential harm and because of the maze of legal and social issues involved. For example, parental consent is often required for underage youths to participate in research,... Read more »
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UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE - HIV/AIDS RESEARCH STUDY

Posted by sak51
...Social and Political Sciences Department at the University of Cambridge, is currently conducting a research study focusing on HIV/AIDS stigma. He is looking for individuals interested in sharing their stories about living with HIV/AIDS.... Read more »

HIV Chatroom for Teens

Posted by Anonymous
...LivingPos18to24 is an aol online chatroom for any 18-24 yrs. old HIV+ to join in on discussions about HIV, sex, STDs,social, political or any other issues. The room facilitated from 3-5 Mon.-Fri. Read more »

HIV Vhat for young women

Posted by Anonymous
...LivingPos18to24 is an aol online chatroom for any 18-24 yrs. old HIV+ to join in on discussions about HIV, sex, STDs,social, political or any other issues. The room facilitated from 3-5 Mon.-Fri. Read more »

HIV Chatroom 18-24 yrs. old

Posted by Anonymous
...LivingPos18to24 is an aol online chatroom for any 18-24 yrs. old HIV+ to join in on discussions about HIV, sex, STDs,social, political or any other issues. The room facilitated from 3-5 Mon.-Fri. Read more »