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How Many People Are Infected With Hiv In Canada

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The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

...skin. Lipids are fats or fat-like substances in the blood, such ascholesterol and triglycerides. Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted and potentially unhealthy changes in HIV+ people including: Body shape changes Lipohypertrophy: Fat gain in the breasts, back of the neck (buffalo hump),visceral fat in the belly, or round lumps that appear under the...
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HIV infection

So, rather than ask the question can you get aids from bed bugs, I prefer to ask, can you get aids from being exposed to infected blood from a bed bug. Its not the feeding process that I am concerned about, but rather exposure.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...not been a huge problem in recent years, not much has been considered in my opinion of the possibility of transmission between people who sleep together of a number of diseases. Hepatitis B seems like a perfect disease for this bug to pick up... Read more »

Hiv infection!!!!!!!!

can HIV infection take place if the hiv infected blood from the squashed bed bug comes in direct contact with the penis?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...because that could be quite painful and bruise the delicate components of your home entertainment center (so to speak). The HIV-acquisition risk from smashing blood-filled bugs on your blood-filled Mr. Happy is nonexistent, just as it is when you... Read more »

bed bugs and hiv (BED BUGS, 2008)

CAN BED BUGS PASS HIV/AIDS?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...not been a huge problem in recent years, not much has been considered in my opinion of the possibility of transmission between people who sleep together of a number of diseases. Hepatitis B seems like a perfect disease for this bug to pick up... Read more »

ozone again

do u know HIV+ person undergon ozone and have a good lifestyle now? why is ozone legal in the canada,germany, and other countries in the world and the US prohibits it... the only country in the world.... seems there is a political conditions or...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...There are no good data that ozone helps people with HIV. One published report found no benefit of ozone ("Lack of efficacy of ozone therapy in HIV infection." Clin Microbiol Read more »
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National AIDS Housing Coalition

Canada: Housing for People Living With HIV/AIDS

...of their HIV status. Although men who have sex with men (MSM) have the highest rate of new HIV infections inCanada, women, persons from endemic countries and Aboriginal persons are at high-risk ofcontracting HIV. Aboriginal persons and persons... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

People Living With HIV/AIDS in Canada Have Difficulty Obtaining Organ Transplants, Advocates Say at AIDS Conference

... People living with HIV/AIDS in Canada often have difficulty obtaining organ transplants in the country, Canadian HIV/AIDS advocates Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: People Not as Concerned About Contracting HIV

...growing problem. While new drug therapies allow HIV/AIDS patients to live healthier, more productive lives, they have also given people the false impression that contracting the disease is no big deal, said Wainberg. "HIV infection rates... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: B.C. Health Authority Issues Public Advisory for At-Risk People to Get HIV Test

...residents of northwest British Columbia to get tested for HIV. The region logs around a dozen new HIV cases every year, although 26 people tested positive in 2006. Nancy Dhaliwal, a public health nurse with the Northern Health Unit in Terrace,... Read more »
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HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...HIV Infections ARE RISING! Many people still have the belief that HIV and AIDS only affects homosexuals! However, 75% of the world population infected with HIV is heterosexual. Read more »

Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...and abstinence as top priorities. Fidelity and abstinence are known to be of little effect in reducing HIV infection! Many people have been infected with HIV while believing that they were in a monogamous (faithful) relationship. However, their... Read more »

HIV Prevention: What you need to know!

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...Twenty three years since I first began to witness the horrific illnesses and deaths caused by HIV and still today, very few people have an understanding of HIV. The world population is ignorant about HIV! We have failed to properly educate the... Read more »

Confusion & Conflict when it comes to HIV and AIDS

Posted by bradford, 1 Reply
...Later, hemophiliacs and others with health problems were infected due to tainted blood received through blood transfusions. People infected early on had no treatment available! A new and strange virus was weakening the immune system and causing... Read more »