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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...behind only cancer and heart disease. HIV affects both younger and older women. In fact, an increase in HIVdiagnoses has been seen in older women (50 and older). Minority women, especially African-American women, are most affected.HIV/AIDS is the leading cause of death for African-American women aged 25 to34. Women in African-American and Hispanic communities make up only 25 percentof the US female population, yet accounted for 82 percent...
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hepatitis b affects cd4 counts?

does hepatitis b or c affect the cd4 count of a hiv person?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...count with a normal CD4 percentage. Another study that was presented in preliminary form at the Infectious Diseases Society of America in 2008 - but has not been published yet - showed that CD4 counts were lower in HIV/HCV coinfected patients who... Read more »

Political Views? (BARACK OBAMA PLAN TO FIGHT HIV/AIDS)

Hello Dr. Rob,This is my first visit to your forum. I have read only a handful of your posts and have gotten a lot of valuable information from them. The one question that I have is regarding your political views. You are in a place to give so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...its share to meet the Millennium Development Goals, including halving the number of people who die of tuberculosis and/or are affected by malaria. In 2005, Obama cosponsored the International Cooperation to Meet the Millennium Development Goals... Read more »

SARAH PALIN and HIV/AIDS

Dr. Bob,Where does Sarah Palin stand on the issue of HIV/AIDS? I'm beginning to think she's a flake. what do you think?Peter
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...its share to meet the Millennium Development Goals, including halving the number of people who die of tuberculosis and/or are affected by malaria. In 2005, Obama cosponsored the International Cooperation to Meet the Millennium Development Goals... Read more »

The Bush Administration (BUSH, McCAIN, OBAMA POLICIES ON HIV/AIDS)

Just an opinion, but many believe and there are videos with experts, that Bush as well as other top political figures both Dem and Rep,as well as around the world does not want a cure for HIV or funding nor borders to pretect the USA simply because...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...its share to meet the Millennium Development Goals, including halving the number of people who die of tuberculosis and/or are affected by malaria. In 2005, Obama cosponsored the International Cooperation to Meet the Millennium Development Goals... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Lancet Publishes Opinions, Profiles Pieces About HIV/AIDS in Latin America, U.S. Blacks

...population health and well-being by addressing the root causes of these epidemics, African-Americans will continue to be severely affected and disadvantaged" (Aral et al., Lancet , 7/26). Back to other news for July 2008 Search the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...contrast, sexual contact with other men is the primary cause of HIV infections among Hispanic/Latino men born in Central or South America, Cuba, Mexico, and the US. Hispanics/Latinos are most likely to be infected with HIV as a result of sexual... Read more »
The Well Project

Adherence to HIV Drug Regimens

...treatments. If you can, includefamily, friends, case managers, treatment educators, and counselors in yournetwork. You can also get involved with your local ASO or a support group.These are places where you will be able to ask questions and share... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Passing the HIV Test for Black America

... HIV is a complicated virus, and combating it has demanded everyone involved -- from scientists to community activists to policymakers -- to develop inventive, often complex solutions. But one of the most Read more »
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1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...WASHINGTON - A new estimate of how many Americans have the AIDS virus puts the number at about 1.1 million, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday. Read more »

UNAIDS Delegates:Africa/Europe/Latin America/N.Ame

Posted by Anonymous
...delegation and their representatives. Find ways to ensure that the representatives of the entire NGO PCB Delegation are fully involved in the work of the PCB. Ensure full attendance and participation of all its NGO delegates representatives at... Read more »

Canada and America

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...How did the tests from 3 years ago improve ? in canada if im not mistaken they test for HIV 1 and 2 butin the states they have to test seperately for both right ? and other then elisa what else do they do in the labs Read more »

anyone see Primetime?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...the guts to go test after reading all the encouraging info on this site, and then I see the Primetime special on AIDS in black America last night. So which is it? is HIV/AIDS really a chronic, manageable disease, or a dark, scary, <5yr death... Read more »