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How Many People Have Died From Hiv In America

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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Longer Life Expectancy for HIV-Positive People in North America

Large studies, primarily from Western Europe, the U.S. and Australia, have found that potent combination anti-HIV therapy (commonly called ART or HAART) has led to tremendous improvement in the health of HIV-positive people. In Canada and other... Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Why People With HIV Still Die -- And Why They Don't Have To ...

Introduction What Kills People With HIV Today? Hepatitis Outranks Other Death Threats Can Liver Deaths Be Prevented? Bad Adherence Can Kill Fateful Impact of a Late Diagnosis AIDS Cancers and Non-AIDS Cancers How Big Is the Threat From Heart... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive People in Africa More Likely to Adhere to Antiretroviral Treatment Than HIV-Positive People in North America, Study Finds

HIV-positive people in sub-Saharan Africa are more likely to adhere to their antiretroviral treatment regimens than are HIV-positive people in North America, according to a study published in the Aug. 9 edition of the Journal of the American... Read more »
Ask the Experts

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... Read more »

I value your opinion! (WHY ARE PEOPLE WITH AIDS STILL DYING?)

Hello Doctor BobI no this is a safe sex forum but had a questions I would like to ask you, as I value your opinion so much. Why do you still hear of people dying of AIDS with the medications that are available now? (when you have access to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Annie,I'm perhaps the most optimistic person on the planet, but I'm also a realist. The reality of HIV/AIDS is that it remains an incurable progressive terminal illness. Even with treatment AIDS patients continue to succumb. The... Read more »

Why are people still dying?

If the drugs are so good, why am I still reading so many obits of people dying from AIDS? If someone is 100 compliant with taking the meds, what are the chances the disease will still progress?...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
Well - people are still dying with HIV infection. Death from AIDS related illnesses are still happening. So what is up with that?Here is what we see. When we can create a successful combo of meds that someone can take and tolerate -- and which... Read more »

why are people still dying of AIDS?

If the HAART is very effective, why are thousands of people die every year of AIDS in resource rich countries such as the US? Is it mostly due to lymphomas? Would you agree that HAART has not decreased the probabilty of getting lymphomas in hiv...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Deaths in HIV+ patients in the US are due to a number of factors. Many patients still present late with AIDS defining conditions that remain difficult to treat (average CD4 count when starting HIV meds in US hovers around 200= AIDS range). Many... Read more »
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Memorialize people who have died of AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
I'm shooting wildly in the dark, trying to light a candle.
This is a very cool TV event that we hope to take nationwide.
We are in need of help.
But we DO NOT NEED YOUR MONEY. We need your time.

Our annual WORLD AIDS DAY television memorial is still... Read more »

UNAIDS Delegates:Africa/Europe/Latin America/N.Ame

Posted by Anonymous
AFRICA, LATIN AMERICA/CARIBBEAN, EUROPE & NORTH AMERICA

PLEASE DISTRIBUTE WIDELY AND FORGIVE DUPLICATION

DEADLINE: 14 APRIL 2006

Background

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has vacancies on the NGO Delegation of its Programme... Read more »

XMRV test in Latin America - Information Request

Posted by Sherezade, 1 Reply
Dear friends,

I've been reading the forum for some time now and I need to ask you if you guys know about commercial testing of XMRV in Latin America. I found only two cases in the forum with positive XMRV tests: Themushroom and Roma2010 but they... Read more »

Traveling through Latin America

Posted by FredR, 2 Replies
Over the next year I will be driving from Portland, Oregon to Argentina and back. I would love to hear from any one with HIV who is on meds and has traveled extensively through Latin America, especially with a car and border crossings. Any... Read more »