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Is HIV On The Rise In The US

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Rising Fastest in Eastern Europe; Central Asia: UNICEF

HIV infection is spreading more rapidly in Eastern Europe and Central Asia than anywhere else in the world, AIDS experts warned this week at the 18th International AIDS Conference in Vienna. In parts of Russia, the rate of HIV infection has risen... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Jersey: HIV on Rise in Hudson County

The Hudson Pride Connection team hopes to promote HIV awareness and raise $15,000 from this year's New York AIDS Walk. The May 15 event in Central Park is being organized by Gay Men's Health Crisis. In last year's walk, the HPC team raised $9,000... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United Kingdom: Gay Men Warned as HIV Rises

The Health Protection Agency on Friday reported that 2,830 HIV diagnoses in 2008 were linked to sex between men, down from 3,050 cases in 2007 but still the second-highest number on record. The doubling of rates over the past decade may be... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Hiv!Rise in cd4 count?

We all now that hiv cause fall in cd4 count,butCan hivinfection in some cases cause to high cd4 counts over the normal levels?...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Yes, and particularly those on treatment.... Read more »

Hiv Death on Rise Again

Dr. Boyle,Not to let you down, but i got a bit concerned when i saw on Cnn that "Hiv deaths are on a rise again." Is this true, are more people dying of AIDS related complications today then 5 years ago. What was made clear that people,...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
It 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 »

Hiv Death on Rise Again

Dr. Conway,Not to let you down, but I got a bit concerned when i saw on CNN that "HIV deaths are on the rise again." Is this true? are more people dying of AIDS related complications today then 5 years ago?What was made clear that many...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
This 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 »

Hiv Death on Rise Again

Dr. Henry,Not to let you down, but i got a bit concerned when i saw on Cnn that "Hiv deaths are on a rise again." Is this true, are more people dying of AIDS related complications today then 5 years ago. What was made clear that people,...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The 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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HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
HIV 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 »

Women's HIV Risk From Heterosexual Sex Rises

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Well, 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 »

On the rise 3.5 years post HIV/AIDS diagnosis

Posted by PositiveInPVD, 5 Replies
Well, 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 »

Women's Aids rise due to lack of treatment

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
The 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 »