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How Do Aids Occur

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A question on AIDS occurances

DR., Has there ever been some sort of case where an AIDS or HIV carrier hasmaraculously been rid of the disease? If so, has blood exchange worked if ithas been tried? For instance, I a patient gets rid of AIDS, would trasferringhis blood into a...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question. The only instance where I have heard ofanybody miraculously overcoming infection with HIV, was in a newborn baby. This baby was shown to be infected at birth, but suddenly became uninfectedlater on. We have no... Read more »

AIDS still occurring at very high levels?

Hey Dr. Wohl, Young, and Pierone, I just looked at the recent news article on the site talking... Read more »

HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other? Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

"Two-Speed" HIV/AIDS Epidemic Occurring in Australia, Opinion Piece Says

... A "two-speed" HIV/AIDS epidemic is taking place in Australia, Jonathan Anderson, president of the Australasian Society for HIV Medicine , writes Read more »
The Body

IAC Day 4: Malignancies and People Living With HIV/AIDS

...France, Canada, and Romania presented findings on the important clinical topic of malignancies that can develop in people with HIV/AIDS. Scientists from the U.S. National Cancer Institute reported that the rates of so-called "AIDS-defining... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Despite Increased Global Attention to HIV/AIDS Pandemic, More Infections, Deaths Occur, NEJM Perspective Piece Says

...Although "funding, global attention and political will" aimed at the HIV/AIDS pandemic have increased, "more infections and more deaths continue to occur," and participants in the XV International Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of Read more »
Connect With Others

1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday. The CDC numbers, based on 2006 data, show the population living with HIV is growing as people become newly infected and as more patients survive thanks to HIV drugs. The report also... 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 »

HIV to AIDS Presentation=Help please...

Posted by Anonymous
...How does HIV in a previously asyptomatic perosn present itself when it starts to become AIDS? What symptoms and physical changes occur? Read more »

HIV/AIDS and Youth

Posted by aledbetter
...With over 50% of new HIV infections occurring in the age group of 15 to 24, young people need to be informed about HIV/AIDS in order to protect themselves, Read more »