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How Long Majority Of People With HIV Develop AIDS

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...during the period 1977-91. Among 2,448 individuals with severe hemophilia, the annual death rate was stable at 8 per 1,000 during 1977-84. While death rates remained stable at 8 per 1,000 from 1985-1992 among HIV-seronegative persons with severe hemophilia, deaths rose steeply among those who had become HIV-seropositive following HIV-tainted transfusions during 1979-1986, reaching 81 per 1,000 in 1991-92. Among 3,830 individuals with mild or...
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How long can a person live with HIV/AIDS?

What is the longest time that someone has lived with the AIDS virus active in their body? does HIV always turn into AIDS? Is it possible for a person with AIDS or HIV to live a full long life? What is the average life span?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question. At this time, we cannot say what is the longest amount of time a person can live with HIV. This is because there are some people who have been infected for many years (since the epidemic was first recognized in... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Denial (AIDS DENIALISTS, 2009)

What's up with all these people who either deny HIV exists or believe the government create it? I was watching a youtube video of a news report from Houston about these researchers working on a cure. I noticed in all the comments on youtube, most...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...that would come as quite a surprise to the over 40,000,000 people infected worldwide today, considering that's how the vast majority contracted the virus! As for "documented cases of HIV-infected people remaining healthy after 10 years of no... 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
...Hey Peter,Where does Sarah Palin stand on the issue of HIV/AIDS? Well, no one knows, because she is tightly scripted by the McCain handlers. And she doesn't answer questions or consent 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
...believe you are doing a wonderful thing by helping so many people with your wealth of knowledge. I just don't think that your personal political views should be brought up at every possible chance, including using your position to edorse Obama.... Read more »
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The Body

ONAP Releases Report of Community Recommendations for the National HIV/AIDS Strategy

....) Last fall, the Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP) asked Americans to give us their input for the National HIV/AIDS Strategy, which will be released in the coming months. From the beginning, ONAP recognized that community... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS in Mozambique Threatens to Undermine Country's Long-Term Economic Growth, IMF Official Says

... HIV/AIDS in Mozambique poses a growing threat to the country's long-term economic development, and the government must increase efforts Read more »
AIDS.gov

Looking Ahead: NIAID's Future HIV/AIDS Therapeutics Priorities

...from the AIDS.gov blog. Carl W. Dieffenbach, Ph.D. , is Director of NIAID's Division of AIDS. Since the 1980s when the HIV/AIDS epidemic was first recognized, NIAID-supported clinical research has helped to save millions of lives and played... Read more »
AIDS Treatment Activists Coalition

Most Pharmaceutical Companies Receive Poor Grades on HIV/AIDS Drug Development Innovation, According to AIDS Treatment Activist Coalition Report Card

...-- With the estimated 1.2 million people with HIV/AIDS in the United States expected to live close to a normal life span, the majority of pharmaceutical companies are not developing innovative, new long-term treatment options that offer improved... Read more »
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IS THERE SUCH THING AS HIV-NEGATIVE AIDS?

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
As per the title, is there really such a thing? Read more »

is aids way worse than hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...everything i read or at least the best news relates to hiv it says nothing about AIDS. Read more »

Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...From KaiserNet January 8, 2008 Some experts and doctors recently have voiced concerns that people who were diagnosed with HIV and Aids in the early years of the epidemic are experiencing "premature[e]" or "disproportionate numbers" of ailments... Read more »

I am 19 infected with HIV from the Philippines

Posted by dyingYOUNG
...strength and purpose. I want to know my purpose in life. Maybe with this (HIV), malaman ko ang purpose ko sa buhay, Luigi said. A person infected with HIV could show no symptoms from six months to 10 years after his exposure to the virus. ----- ... Read more »