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How Does HIV/AIDS Effect Our Society

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European AIDS Clinical Society, World Health Organization Each Issue Revised HIV/AIDS Treatment Guidelines

The past month has been a busy one when it comes to HIV/AIDS treatment guidelines. Revised U.S. guidelines were released on Dec. 1 , providing an interesting counterpoint to recently updated HIV treatment guidelines from two other key groups: the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Piot Warns Full Impact of HIV/AIDS Yet to Be Seen as International AIDS Society Conference Ends in Brazil

The full impact of the HIV/AIDS pandemic has not yet been seen, as a record five million new HIV cases were reported worldwide last year and China and Central Asia are experiencing new outbreaks of the disease, UNAIDS Executive Director Peter Piot... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Civil Society Groups in Mozambique Pledge to Help Standardize National Strategies Against HIV/AIDS

Civil society organizations working to fight HIV/AIDS in Mozambique on Monday at the close of the first National Civil Society Conference on HIV/AIDS said they are committed to standardizing national strategies against the disease, AIM/ Read more »
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Hi Dr. Bob - I found this website while doing my fear-induced research. ha. It outlines the risk factors for HIV transmission for many, many types of sexual activities from Golden Showers, to Fisting, to plain vanilla sex. It's published by a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Thanks! I've posted this reference in this forum previously, but it's been a while. Consequently, I'll happily repost the Web address to help others in their (fear-induced) research!Dr. Bob... Read more »

Aids in the society

How does having aids affect future implications?...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
I have no idea what you mean by your question. Plus, unless your question is specifically about HIV or AIDs and mental health please do not resubmit it here.Michael Shernoff, MSW... Read more »

Psychosocial issues concerning the patient, family, friends, and society

I was looking for information concerning the psychosocial issues of an AIDS sufferer, such as the one in the book, Borrowed Time: An AIDS Memoir. How do these psychosocial issues affect the victim's family, friends, and society?...
Steven Pieters

Response from Steven Pieters

Metropolitan Community Church of LA
The psychosocial issues described in Paul Monette's "Borrowed Time" are those of an upper middle class gay man with terminal AIDS in the mid-1980's. This is only one small slice of the pie. A great deal of progress has been... Read more »

Follow-up Results: I need the Icon of societies help!

Well I just got my Hiv1/Hiv2 12.5week (87th day) results! NEGATIVE!!!!!!!!!!My doctor felt that I was out of my mind since my PCR and Elisa were negative at 1month/4.5weeks/28-29days. She actually called me personally to tell me that as well as to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Welcome back to the forum.Your repeatedly negative ELISAs out to 87 days plus your negative PCR at 4.5 weeks are indeed WOO-HOOable. Congratulations!Personally, I do not feel you need a six-month follow-up test. However, the CDC guidelines do... Read more »
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AIDS and Japanese society

Posted by Anonymous
I have a close Japanese friend living in Tokyo. He has AIDS and I fear his condition is deteriorating rapidly. When he first told me that he had AIDS he asked me to tell his parents about him and the disease after he was dead - and related to me the... Read more »

Feeling effects of stigmatization towards HIV/AIDS

Posted by HIVstigmastudy
Coping with HIV/AIDS: How the Perception of Stigmatization Affects Adherence to Medical Treatment and Disease Prognosis

My name is Eric, a graduate student at DePaul University in Chicago, IL. I am working on a research... Read more »

Safe, Natural & Effective HIV/AIDS Treatment

Posted by MICA_INC, 2 Replies

We are trying to get HIV Groups & Organizations, Medical and Pharmaceutical Institutions, and Universities and the Medical & Scientific Communities aware, informed and interested in MM-1,...
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HIV/AIDS Stigma and Discrimination

Posted by bradford
HIV/AIDS-Stigma and Discrimination by Bradford McIntyre

Individuals should not have to suffer all losses due to illness! Men, women and children are suffering with HIV/AIDS. We need to assure that these people are cared for, not discriminated... Read more »