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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Drug-Resistant HIV Strain in NYC Patient Similar to Treatable Canadian Cases; Debate Over Announcement Continues

The rare, drug-resistant HIV strain recently detected in a New York City man appears to be "similar in some ways" to two HIV cases in Canada that first appeared in 2001 and did not lead to the spread of a "supervirus," the Washington Post ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Experts Considering Whether to Shift HIV/AIDS Funding to Basic Health Problems, AP/Google.com Reports

Some HIV/AIDS experts are considering whether it would be "wise" to shift some of the global funding for HIV/AIDS to basic health problems -- such as clean water, family planning or diarrhea -- facing developing countries, the AP/Google.com ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Opinions: Media Coverage of HIV/AIDS; WTO and Global Health; G8, HIV/AIDS; Stopping Syringe Reuse

More Media Coverage of HIV/AIDS Needed In a New Republic /NPR opinion piece , Harold Pollack, an associate professor at the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration, looks at the media's coverage of World AIDS Day. "Almost... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Treatment options/Drs. in Venezuela/Treatability of or Coping with myopathy

Hi Nelson, Thank you very much for your answer to my question in http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/Nutrition/Q225828.html.I quit Trizivir on mid December 2012. My red cell counts went back to normal (4.7 x 10^9 Hg: 16). My ataxia is now considered...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
You probably mean lipoatrophy, not myopathy, of the extremities. The new DHHS guidelines in the US recommend treatment for everyone regardless of CD4 count and viral load. But these guidelines may not be universally accepted in many countries,... Read more »

Can lower 'normal' testosterone levels still actually be considered 'low', and treatable?

Dr. Frascino, I am a 34 y/o HIV+ man who has recently had labs drawn to check my androgen levels, and the results of these tests has me confused. According to these, my free testosterone was 2.45 (sc: 1-2.7) and total testosterone was 290 (sc:...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello L.S.,Hypogonadism or low testosterone is extremely common in those of us with HIV. True, your level is in the normal range, but just barely. For a happy, healthy, horny 34-year-old, I'd expect you'd be 500+. (And if you were Italian,... Read more »

Is herpes curable or treatable?

I am suffering from Herpes. Is there any cure forever? what will be the outcome if I get married? Any treatments availabel?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. Literally millions of people have herpes, and live very productive lives. Since outbreaks tend to occur when a person is under physical or emotional stress, one of the best ways to reduce the number of outbreaks you... Read more »

Death (HIV/AIDS A CHRONIC, NOT ALWAYS SO MANAGEABLE, CONDITION, 2010) ( HIV AND ACCELERATED AGING, 2010)

I think the p.c. word is morbidity . I recently had an argument with one of the very few friends iv disclosed to who stated , "people don't die from aids anymore". For whatever reason after 4 years despite three meds ( kaletra,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Pillboy,Morbidity means illness. Mortality refers to pushing up daisies.Your friend is woefully misinformed. HIV/AIDS is a slowly progressive disease that does not have a cure. That makes it a terminal (fatal) condition. Yes, we have made... Read more »
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Living with HIV/AIDS today

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies
Hi!
I am a student filmmaker working on a Community Based Media Project intended to be about, by and for people affected by and/or infected with HIV/AIDS.
In looking to include the community in the process I would like to ask (with gratitude) for... Read more »

HIV / AIDS DOCS

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
What do HIV/AIDS Doc's do, when they are not seeing you?

http://www.thebody.com/thebody/ukraine.html

Ben Young, M.D.
In Ukraine, Clinicians From East and West Battle HIV's Onslaught
An Interview With Providers at the Lavra Clinic in Kiev, Ukraine

By... Read more »

World AIDS Day 2006: raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

Posted by Anonymous
World AIDS Day 2006: Raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

We urgently need to raise 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness to stop the epidemic spread of AIDS-related Myths, HIV-related Lies and Pharmogenocide: Iatrogenic 'AIDS' ('AIDS' caused by anti-retroviral' drugs).

World... Read more »

7/9, New York, NY: Spiritual HIV Support Dinner Forum for all affected by HIV and AIDS

Posted by bartleby
Spiritual HIV Support Dinner Forum for all affected by HIV and AIDS
Monday, July 9
6:30pm - 9:00pm
The Riverside Church NYC
90 Claremont Avenue, Room 10T
New York, NY

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm / Light Refreshments and Networking
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm / 90 Minute... Read more »