Is HIV On The Rise In The US
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Stanford University, School of MedicineYes, and particularly those on treatment.... Read more »
Cornell University, Weill Medical CollegeIt is disappointing that deaths among HIV-infected patients are rising, but as I am sure you understand this is due to a number of reasons, only one of which is that some patients have exhausted their current therapeutic options. Many of the deaths... Read more »
University of British ColumbiaThis is a complicated question. In some clinics and cities, it may be true that "HIV deaths are on the rise again". However, it is clearly true that some of our patients are exhasuting current treatment options, due to issues of... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineThe major reasons deaths on on the rise related to patients still presenting late with clinical AIDS, the challenges of maintaining high levels of adherence, and resistance to drugs usuall due to prior treatment with sub-optimal drugs or problems... Read more »
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Posted by bradford, 7 RepliesHIV 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. The United Nations predicts AIDS will cut population by 300 million; 300... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesWell, it looks like it's now true at least in a few states in the US
This is the future ladies!
Report: Women's HIV Risk From Heterosexual Sex Rises in Massachusetts
Heterosexual sex has passed intravenous drug use as the primary way women in... Read more »
Posted by PositiveInPVD, 5 RepliesWell, just some words of encouragement for anyone who is 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... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesThe Body, Fall 2002: Women not going for treatment soon enough is a reason why Aids is rising in women in U.S.A.
Don't know how much this rise is. You can read article by typing in "HIV and women fall 2002". Click on "Step Perspective, hiv in... Read more »
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