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Journal Articles About Hiv/aids Among African Americans

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Youth

...following are the proportions of persons in whom HIV infection did not progress to AIDS within 12 months after diagnosis of HIV infection: 81% of persons aged 15-24 70% of persons aged 13-14 61% of all persons African Americans were disproportionately affected by HIV infection, accounting for 55% of all HIV infections reported among persons aged 13-24. 2 Young men who have sex with men (MSM), especially those of...
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Is LJ001 something to get excited about

I recently read of a discovery of a small molecule compound that may effectively rid the body of all envelope viruses including HIV and many others, the compound is called LJ001. do you think this finding to be an optimistic one?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...treatments for HIV infections and to the production of the first successful vaccine against the virus" (Maugh, 7/9).Wall Street Journal: "The HIV antibodies were discovered in the cells of a 60-year-old African-American gay man, known in the... Read more »

New Vaccine?

Hello Dr. Bob-I have a question. Have you heard a recent news break on CNN about new HIV antibody vaccine? I'm assuming your organization is constantly following up on the latest and greatest treatments for people being treated for HIV and trial...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...treatments for HIV infections and to the production of the first successful vaccine against the virus" (Maugh, 7/9).Wall Street Journal: "The HIV antibodies were discovered in the cells of a 60-year-old African-American gay man, known in the... Read more »

Do HIV carrirers test negative (HIV CARRIERS) (HIV BASICS)

DO HIV carriers test negative? (I did an HIV 1&2 test which came back negative. But someone told me that I could still be a carrier. The test was done six (6) months after my last possible exposure.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...people who are still engaging in high-risk behaviors, and infection rates remain alarmingly high among young people, women, African Americans, and Hispanics. Are women especially vulnerable to HIV? In Western countries, women are four times more... Read more »

Big Guy, Small Jacket

Dr. Bob:Thank you for your services. I'm a terrible worrier and just reading thru the posts here has helped me. I also admire you a great deal for the way you've dealt with your hardship, reminiscent of many courageous people I've known.OK, so: I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...accomplish Future President Obama's plan to combat HIV/AIDS, not only worldwide, but domestically as well.Dr. BobHIV/AIDS Among African AmericansAugust 2008In the United States, the HIV/AIDS epidemic is a health crisis for African Americans. At... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Officials Should Be More "Imaginative" in Addressing HIV/AIDS Among African Americans, Wall Street Journal Columnist Says

...Although new statistics show that HIV/AIDS disproportionately affects African Americans, the trend is "not new" and is "deepening with each passing year," Michael Waldholz, Wall Street Journal health and science Read more »
The Body

Visit Our Newly Updated African-American HIV/AIDS Resource Center!

...also features other resources and great articles to read, including: Profiles in Courage : First-person stories from African Americans on living, loving and fighting with HIV. Movers & Shakers : Interviews from African-American... Read more »
University of California-Los Angeles

Study Details Strategy for Boosting Ranks of Black HIV/AIDS Researchers

... African Americans, who make up 13 percent of the U.S. population, are disproportionately affected by AIDS, accounting for nearly 49 percent of Read more »
National Minority AIDS Council

NMAC Honors the Tenth Annual National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

...Black communities, which have been disproportionately impacted by the epidemic since it began nearly thirty years ago. Though African Americans account for less than 15% of the U.S. population, they bear 70% of the country's HIV/AIDS burden and... Read more »
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Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...worldwide, it is increasingly heterosexuals who have become ill. "AIDS is not a gay disease," Weinstein said. "It's not an African American disease; it's not a Latino disease. It is a disease of the immune system." Nationwide, gay and bisexual... Read more »

Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...worldwide, it is increasingly heterosexuals who have become ill. "AIDS is not a gay disease," Weinstein said. "It's not an African American disease; it's not a Latino disease. It is a disease of the immune system." Nationwide, gay and bisexual... Read more »

Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...worldwide, it is increasingly heterosexuals who have become ill. "AIDS is not a gay disease," Weinstein said. "It's not an African American disease; it's not a Latino disease. It is a disease of the immune system." Nationwide, gay and bisexual... Read more »

Alternatives?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...http://aliveandwell.org/ Any truth to these sites? Who to believe: government sites or activist sites? The more I research information about HIV and AIDS, the more complicated the relationship between the two seems to be and the more treatments... Read more »