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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...years passed, women have emerged asanother group hard hit by the AIDS epidemic. Even though more men than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means that about one infour Americans living with HIV are women. HIV has also become the thirdmost-deadly...
Ask the Experts

HIV TRANSMISSION FROM DEAD BODY

I am a surgeon. I was working on a deadbody which was preserved in a refrigerator for 18 hours. As i was working , a piece of muscle splashed in to my eyes. I didnt take any prophylactic medications. What is the potential risk of me getting infected...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...out of young trick-or-treaters, but your neighbors might frown on that. There is no personal or public health risk from an HIV/AIDS perspective. However, if you really do plan to dig this dude up, that could be the least of your worries. I'd... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Denial (AIDS DENIALISTS, 2009)

What's up with all these people who either deny HIV exists or believe the government create it? I was watching a youtube video of a news report from Houston about these researchers working on a cure. I noticed in all the comments on youtube, most...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...than gays and intravenous drug users combined! (Over 25 million lives have been cut short by the pandemic.) Please note that HIV/AIDS is not limited to gays and drug users! HIV was transmitted from chimpanzees to humans. (No, humans were not... Read more »

cure for hiv/aids -the truth is how expedable and profitable are you?

Hi Dr. Bob, Just my two cents. I agree with you post that there seems to be no cure for hiv/aids on the distant horizon. But one at the same time, has to stop and wonder - if they can clone animals, human genes, and put a man into space...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...evil. (OK, maybe close, but not quite that evil!!!)I do agree that if there had been more emphasis and resources devoted to HIV/AIDS over the past quarter century, we would be much further ahead in all aspects of this disastrous pandemic ... Read more »

Cure for HIV/AIDS (CURE 2009) (CURE 2009)

Hi,I have been wondering why it is so difficult for HIV/AIDS cure to be found especially for Americans who nothing is impossible for. I am from Africa living with HIV. Would there ever be a cure for this deadly disease and when?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...or should we as HIV+ just let the cure fall into our laps someday. Response from Dr. Frascino Hi, I strongly doubt a cure for HIV/AIDS will fall into our laps! The way to the cure is scientific research. This unfortunately requires significant... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Botswana: Speeding HIV's Deadly Spread

... In Botswana and other nations in southern Africa, AIDS experts say high rates of sexual networking with multiple, concurrent, and enduring partners are partly to blame for driving Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Can Be Deadly Even Before CD4 Counts Fall, Researchers Say

...immune system has deteriorated significantly. A CD4 count of 200 cells/microliter or lower increases the chance of infections and AIDS-related illnesses. Yet in the developing world, treatment has generally begun only when the count falls to 200.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Leading Deadly Infectious Disease in China in 2008, Health Ministry Report Says

... HIV/AIDS became China's No. 1 deadly infectious disease for the first time in 2008, with 6,897 people dying from AIDS-related causes during Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS 2010 Follow-Up Coverage: Global HIV/AIDS Funding; HIV/AIDS Studies, Releases

..."concerns about [the] costs" of global HIV treatment programs "dominated the talk" of the conference. The newspaper notes that some HIV/AIDS advocates used the conference as an opportunity to voice their criticisms of the Obama administration,... Read more »
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Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles
...http://www.thebody.com/workplace.html Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »

Attitudes towards HIV and aids

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
... Hi, I am a student at Fordham and our professor gave us a research project concerning "The attitudes towards HIV/AIDS. We are to find a research problem and a research question. I would like to ask all of you, as to what do you think my research Read more »

Once the fluid containing HIV dries, is it dead?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Once vaginal secretion dry, would the HIV in them die? And how long would HIV live if it were into underwear? Would it die once soaked in? Read more »

U.S. Bullying Interferes With HIV/AIDS Prevention

Posted by bradford
...preventing the spread of HIV and AIDS. Bullying in the areas of and affecting freedom of speech and Human rights. In the area of HIV/AIDS research, access is often denied to government research, studies and trial documents. In the area of... Read more »