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How Many People Are Living With AIDS Today

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will individuals today affected with hiv all share this fate?

Hi Doctor Wohl, I just recently read the article by Gregg Gonsalves posted here under what's new at the body. Gonsalves states in the passage,"With Fred Gormley's death; the death of my friend, Frank Moore; and Indian AIDS activist, Ashok...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...known cure. We are still living in the heady days of potent HIV therapies, where one cocktail is easily swaped for another and people complain more about body fat and lipids than about KS lesions and wasting syndrome. How long will this last?Of... Read more »

Why are people still dying of AIDS with the incredible meds available today?

This may sound like a stupid question, but why are people still dying of AIDS? I am 31,... Read more »

how many people die from HIV in 2008 (HIV/AIDS SURVIVAL)

Hi Bob,l am recently infected with hiv and and live in Australia, 36 years old and my hiv... Read more »
Articles
American Association for World Health

Fact Sheet: Talking to Youth About HIV/AIDS

...Positive communication about sexuality and risky behaviors can have a profound influence in helping young people to establish individual values and in making healthy decisions. Conversation Starters Talking to youth about HIV/AIDS can often... Read more »
The Body

HIV/AIDS Travel Ban Finally, Officially Over

... The ban on travel or immigration to the U.S. by people living with HIV/AIDS is officially over today. It was an ugly law that had been in place since 1987 and caused countless humiliations. Most students applying for visas to Read more »
AIDS Action

AIDS Action Mourns Loss of Senator Ted Kennedy, Champion of People Living With HIV/AIDS

... AIDS Action today mourns the loss of Senator Ted Kennedy, a true champion for people living with HIV/AIDS. As the Chair of the Senate Health, Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

AIDS Myths and Misunderstandings

...evidence to support this belief. Myth: Current medications can cure AIDS. It's no big deal if you get infected. Reality: Today's medications have cut the death rate from AIDS by about 80%. They are also easier to take than they used to be.... Read more »
Connect With Others

UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE - HIV/AIDS RESEARCH STUDY

Posted by sak51
...Department at the University of Cambridge, is currently conducting a research study focusing on HIV/AIDS stigma. He is looking for individuals interested in sharing their stories about living with HIV/AIDS. Interviews will take place over e-mail... Read more »

I just found out today my cousin has aids

Posted by VAmberwaves7, 3 Replies
...and said my other cousin just had chicken pox. I kind of found that suspicious, but I dismissed it and was like "Ok." Than today my mother told me my other cousin does indeed have full-blown advanced aids. My cousin the one who is living with me... Read more »

Media and People Living with HIV and AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
...available via pwasurvey@internews.org). Your views are valued and your participation appreciated, so please complete the survey today! Thank you. The Survey Team (Internews & GNP+) ... Read more »

HIV+ stories at http://aidsvideos.org/#stories

Posted by AIDSvideos
...includes personal stories and testimonials from some HIV+ people, Charlie Johnson and Cory Norlund. Both of them are healthy today and have done wonderful things for HIV/AIDS education since learning they were HIV positive. I would welcome more... Read more »