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How Many People Have Died From Hiv In America

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The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...People died from AIDS before antiretrovirals became available. Since combination drug therapy for HIV was begun in 1996, the average life expectancy for HIV-positive people in Europe and North America has increased. In addition, death rates for HIV-positive people who receive combination antiretroviral treatment has dropped. Unfortunately, the HIV drugs do have side effects and toxicity (for some people) that can be life-threatening in very...
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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 obviously don't know yet, because it's only September,... 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
...African-Americans make up 13 percent of the U.S. population, they make up 49 percent of new HIV/AIDS cases. AIDS is the leading cause of death in African-American women aged 25-34, and the third leading cause of death in African-American men in... 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
...sustains lives by providing treatment to some, but then promotes increased HIV-infection rates (and ultimately increased HIV/AIDS deaths) by insisting on policies that sabotage prevention? Under current policy one third of all PEPFAR money... Read more »

In defence of HIV/AIDS.

Hello.For some time I have had a vague awareness of the existence of people who believe that HIV/AIDS is a myth. I have dismissed them as crackpots. However, I was surprised to discover last night that there are aconsiderable number of...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...After the introduction of the ARV cocktails into general medical practice in 1995 in the U.S., there was a dramatic decrease in deaths due to AIDS, as well as a large decrease in complications such as opportunistic infections, and a vast... Read more »
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White House

Presidential Proclamation -- World AIDS Day

...contracting the disease. Globally, there are over 33 million people living with HIV. While millions have died from this disease, the death rate is slowly declining due, in part, to our Nation's global effort through the President's Emergency... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...Incidence Surveillance System -- United States, 2006. MMWR . 2008; 57(36):985-989. HIV and AIDS Diagnoses 4 and Deaths At some point in life, 1 in 36 Hispanic/Latino men will be diagnosed with HIV, as will 1 in 106 Hispanic/Latina... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

AIDS in Black America as Severe as in Africa

...Sub-Saharan Africa remains the hardest hit. Two-thirds of people living with HIV reside in this region and three quarters of all AIDS deaths occurred there. The prevalence rate, a revealing statistic which compares the number of people living... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Passing the HIV Test for Black America

...highly active antiretroviral therapy -- known as HAART, or more popularly as "combination therapy" -- has helped drive down AIDS deaths for all of the U.S. over the last decade. Yet, much of Black America is not benefiting from the treatment... Read more »
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HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...fewer people in the world by the year 2050 from the impact of AIDS.? The United Nations is predicting the biggest rises in AIDS deaths to be in China (estimated 40 million) and India (estimated 47 million). The population of sub-Saharan Africa... Read more »

hiv is a myth?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...for diagnosing HIV. The two major problems with this are that physicians use these tests to tell people theyre infected with a deadly virus, and decisions to initiate therapy are based on these tests as well. Scheff, Boston Dig In fact there... Read more »

Growing?

Posted by Survivor
...coverage would have us believe otherwise. Avian flu is omnipresent in the international media, despite having caused only about 100 deaths since its first identification, in 1997. The threat of SARS rocked our world in 2003; so far, it has killed... Read more »

World AIDS Day 2007 - Deconstructing 'HIV'

Posted by Amun, 6 Replies
...produced by adhering strictly to the Etienne de Harven methodology, I am prepared to offer the sum of $100,000 to the first person to submit just such a micrograph, prepared under stringent laboratory conditions. I do not want 'markers' for... Read more »