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Is The Population Of People Of Color With Hiv Growing

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The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

... Table of Contents Older Women: An Overlooked Group Calling Attention to Transmission and Prevention Getting Tested for HIV HIV began mostly as a disease of young men, but today the epidemic impactspeople of all ages, including older people (age 50 and over). While most newHIV infections are still in younger people, people 50 and older are also beinginfected. Older Women: An Overlooked Group Women over 50 are frequently
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hiv/aids blacks

why are blacks more affected by hiv/aids then any other race
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Thanks for your question. In the United States, blacks and other people of color are affected by HIV/AIDS out of proportion to their makeup of the population. The major reason for this is that HIV Read more »

Psycological response to longterm HIV diagnosis?

I read a most interesting and self confirming article in the May/June Issue of PA (Positively Aware) magazine. It was titled, "Is it all in your head?" Since I have been diagnosed now being over 16 years, I have been finding myself depressed, mood...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...years of the epidemic, researchers have recognized that HIV can affect the brain. Before effective antiretroviral therapy (ART), people with AIDS were susceptible to a variety of opportunistic infections of the brain, as well as HIV-related... Read more »

Vit C and Hiv

Pls can you tell me how much vitamin C can an HIV+ person can use to have positive impact on immunity system,bcos i understand that it may be harmful if a positive person take less than necessary,and may be useful when higher doses is employed.Also...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...problems (such as bone loss) associated with normal aging. But there is no single, optimal eating regimen appropriate for every person living with HIV/AIDS. Instead, HIV positive people should adopt a sensible balanced diet and consult an... Read more »

How do additional deal with hiv body

Dr. BobI am recently diagnosed with hiv, and will be starting medication very soon. I am currently finishing off my masters in organic chemistry (biochem undergrad) and am very in tune to the workings of the body. As such have been doing a lot of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Thanks for your excellent question. Far too many people with chronic ailments focus only on the "being sick" part, rather than the "staying well" part! A full discussion of everything Read more »

Fighting HIV in Communities of Color

...and Harlan Pruden Introduction Effective HIV prevention requires a variety of tools and approaches tailored for each person or community. To discuss the issues facing people of color, Achieve asked experts from four communities to weigh... Read more »
The Body

The Rising HIV Rates Among Young Women and Girls of Color: What's Going On? Part One

...the bifurcation between HIV services and STI [sexually transmitted infection] services, which means that we're having young people getting treated for STDs [sexually transmitted diseases] -- and certainly in the areas in the city where there's... Read more »
AIDS Action Council

Policy Facts: Communities of Color and HIV/AIDS high HIV/AIDS incidence areas and engage in high-risk behaviors are more likely to become infected with HIV compared to a person of any race in low incidence communities engaging in the same behaviors. Today, HIV and AIDS have devastated major... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Foundation Targets HIV/AIDS Awareness in Minority Communities

...Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. "We cannot afford to be silent witnesses as HIV/AIDS claims the lives of more women and people of color," said Maya Harris, vice president of Ford Foundation's Democracy, Rights and Justice program. More... Read more »
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4th Generation HIV Test

Posted by Trophy
...infection that has been present for longer than 4 months. In contrast to the prevalence of HIV infection; i.e., the number of persons infected, the incidence of HIV infection is defined as the change in prevalence of infection over time; i.e.,... Read more »


Posted by Survivor from others when she became positive, to offer a prayer for Americans living with HIV, she scoffed. I wont do a prayer for people with AIDS in the United States, she said. It seemed an odd statement coming from a woman who had campaigned so... Read more »


Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...most rapid epidemic growth in the world occurs here. It's estimated that Ukraine has between 70,000 and 200,000 HIV-infected persons, most of whom face incredible stigma and alienation. That stigma, combined with the low pay for health care... Read more »

People of Color and HIV/AIDS

Posted by Jgrimes
...I am a graduate student looking to hear more about the experiences of People of Color and HIV/AIDS. I am wondering if you notice more of a stigma because of race, differences in availability to treatments, Read more »