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How Many People Die Each Year From Hiv

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AIDS InfoNet

Older People and HIV

...In some cities, as many as 37% of people with AIDS are older than 50. The number of older people diagnosed with AIDS is increasing. There are three types of older people with HIV: People who have been living with HIV for many years; older HIV-infected people who are just learning their HIV status; and older people newly infected with HIV. About half of the older people with AIDS have been infected for one year or less. The rates of HIV/AIDS...
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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 specialist told me hardly no one dies of hiv-aids anymore in Australia, he said maybe 10% of pepole with HIV die in 2008 in auz,but people infected in 2008...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hey there Aussie Dude (or Dudette?),How many people die from HIV in 2008? Well, if you are asking how many HIV/AIDS-related deaths will occur worldwide (or in the Land Down Under) in 2008, we Read more »

Travel Ban Lifted (you haven't replied!)

Hello Dr.I sent an email telling you the good news of the travel ban lift 2 days ago. http://afp.google.com/article/ALeqM5iIhMPqDtUc33IcguVjOgN-ZyJRuAApparently you have not read it! I know the travel ban does not make a difference to you on the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...10% of funding to programs for orphans and vulnerable children, as well as allocate $2 billion for the Global Fund in fiscal year 2009. Both bills contain an existing requirement that organizations receiving PEPFAR aid have a policy that opposes... Read more »

TRAVEL BAN LIFTED!!

Congratulations to us doc. I just sent an email to you last week about Obama and the travel ban. Apparently Dubya did the first right thing in his career. http://andrewsullivan.theatlantic.com/the_daily_dish/2008/07/the-hiv-travel.html...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...part of agreements with countries that receive PEPFAR aid. The Senate version also includes a provision that would ease U.S. HIV/AIDS travel restrictions.The House version of the legislation, which would allocate $50 billion for PEPFAR, passed in... Read more »

No one left planet Earth alive

Dear Doctor Moyle,Thanks for participating on thebody.com! Since I found out about my diagnosis I have been reading alot (and I mean really a lot) about living with this pesky bug. As you are the specialist on Aging with HIV I have the following...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
...diseases typically acount for 40% or less of deaths. These are often related to HIV malignancies, especially lymphoma, or in persons who have extensively resistant virus and have run out of options. New drugs should mean fewer people will be in... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

QuickStats: Annual Rates* of Hospitalization With a Diagnosis of HIV/AIDS Among Persons Aged ≥45 Years, by Sex -- National Hospital Discharge Survey, United States, 1997-2007 †

... Abbreviation: HIV/AIDS = human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. * Per 10,000 population. † Annual hospitalizations Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Zambian President Announces New Goal of Distributing AIDS Drugs to 100,000 HIV-Positive People by End of Next Year

...expansion, but the government previously has said that planned treatment programs would cost about $500 million over the next five years. Mwanawasa said that the country's $7 billion external debt has been "hampering the government's ability to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Legal Program for People With AIDS Marks 25 Years

...Francisco's AIDS Legal Referral Panel, the Bay Area's only nonprofit providing low- or no-cost legal services to people with HIV/AIDS, will mark its 25th anniversary on Nov. 13 with a fundraising reception. Bill Hirsh, its executive director,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Number of Older People Living With HIV/AIDS in Michigan Doubled Over Past Five Years

...The number of HIV-positive people age 50 and older living in Michigan has doubled over the past five years, from 1,135 in January 1999 to 2,394 in January 2004, the Detroit News reports. Although some HIV-positive people are living Read more »
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On the rise 3.5 years post HIV/AIDS diagnosis

Posted by PositiveInPVD, 5 Replies
...particularly new to this whole thing. After diagnosis in Dec 2002 when I was in very bad shape by the time we found out it was HIV (CD4 = 50, VL >650,000, thrush, wasting, all that bad stuff), I continue to show signs of enormous improvement... Read more »

Ageing with AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...diseases of ageing in those with HIV. Those studies have found that HIV and Protease Inhibitors both make more likely that a person with HIV will get age related cancers, Alzheimer's, kidney disease, liver disease, and heart disease. The... Read more »

Seeking insight into living w/ HIV; not HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hello. I'm not HIV+, but am a nursing student in Portland, OR who hopes to gain insight from anyone who would be open and/or comfortable about sharing Read more »

hiv/aids and impact on family

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...My name is Susy. My Dad died from AIDS 9 yrs ago. i am currently in graduate school, (almost finished), with a degree in clinical psychology. I have a project due in oe Read more »