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How Can My Life Be Affected If I Am Hiv Positive

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HIV life cycle, and how HIV affects the immune system

Hi Rick, When Hiv attaches itself to a lymphocyte, is the lymphocyte actually a gland as in the neck or armpit, and does this then become a reproduction factory for HIV with an abundance of T-cells coming from the gland? Thank you for your...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...how HIV reproduces itself inside a CD4 cell, as well some information about how the immune system works, is to visit the Cells Alive website.If you have any further questions, please feel free to call the Centers for Disease Control at... Read more »

life insurance for HIV-affected

Are there any companies currently selling (even on a rated basis) life insurance policies on... Read more »

HIV positive - question about life expectancy (LIFE EXPECTANCY, 2010) (PROGNOSIS, 2010)

I have just had a 5 week test result come back positive.I couldnt get answer from my doc, so wanted... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS in Zimbabwe Has Reduced Life Expectancy, Not Affecting Population Growth, Study Says

...rural areas by 19 years among men and 22 years among women. HIV/AIDS has reduced population growth by two-thirds in the most affected areas of Zimbabwe, but the overall growth rate remains unchanged at about 1% annually, Gregson said. The... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Researchers Need to Know How Evolutionary Life of Viruses Affects Evolution of Humans, Animals, Opinion Piece Says

... "[B]efore researchers can develop new drugs" to "stave off the worst that viruses" -- such as HIV -- and "bacteria can produce, ... they must understand the evolutionary nature of individual diseases and how viruses and bacteria, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hawaii: Faster HIV Test Available, Free at Life Foundation

...organizations went into effect in Hawaii. The change was approved by Gov. Linda Lingle on June 27. The Honolulu-based nonprofit Life Foundation supported the rule change as a way to help prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS. Melanie Moore,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Hospice at Thai Buddhist Temple Adds Free Clinic for Life-Extending Care

...disease, project leaders said. The new project will extend treatment and support to keep relatively healthy people with AIDS alive, according to a statement by the temple's Dramaraksa Foundation, the Lopburi provincial government and the... Read more »
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AIDS: 25 years

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...AIDS: 25 years Twenty five years after being given a death sentence, I'm still alive! I have been living infected with HIV since 1984 but on November 28, 2010, I celebrated my 25th Anniversary of being told I Read more »

havent been here in awhile

Posted by alive2, 2 Replies
...time but now have new tag. i may need to get my wife on here to do some reading shes taking it really had mentaly facing issues involving our 4 kids any ideas where i should start shes depressed and shes seen how hiv has been affecting me. my... Read more »

19and Hiv positive

Posted by ally, 6 Replies
...my name is ally i recently was diagnosed hiv positive march 3, 2008. i was really scared and didnt know what to do or think. Im not scared of so much the disease its self Read more »

Getting on with it!!

Posted by Dreamer76, 10 Replies
... I`m a 32 year old gay male.. out to my family and friends for the past 10 yrs! Just when everything was going great in my life , career wise etc, and i feel like i`m in my prime i did a routine test only to find out that i`m H.I.V positive!!... Read more »