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Lowest Hiv Infection In The World

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Zimbabwean Women Have Lowest Life Expectancy in World, Due in Part to HIV/AIDS, WHO Says

The life expectancy for women in Zimbabwe is 34 years, the lowest in the world, according to the World Health Organization 's World Health Report 2006 released Friday, London's Telegraph reports (Thornycroft, Telegraph , 4/9). Men in Zimbabwe... Read more »
TheBody.com

News Flash: Asians and Pacific Islanders Have the Lowest HIV Testing Rates

For our World AIDS Day 2010 section, we wanted to capture the diversity of the AIDS community. So, we reached out to people across the world -- mostly those who have never written for us before -- and asked them to guest blog. These columns are... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Egypt Has One of the Lowest HIV Rates: Health and Population Ministry

According to Dr. Ihab Ahmed Abdel Rahman, manager of the National AIDS Programme at the Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population, the country has one of the lowest global rates of HIV infection, with only 2 cases for every 10,000 citizens ages... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Lowest ever, highest ever question

Ben,In following up on your answer below, when you say the 'lowest ever CD4...', do you mean after the primary or acute infection phase? My understanding is that during these initial stages, CD4 counts falls way down (VL's go way up)...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Dear Confused-I'm sorry that this wasn't clear in the first post. Since the vast majority of persons with HIV never get CD4 counts or viral loads performed during acute infection (that is to say that most are diagnosed in the chronic... Read more »

LOWEST CD4%

what is the lowest cd4 percent you have seen. is a cd4% of 0 possible?...
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 in very advance AIDS.... Read more »

Unprotected sex between 2 men with the same hiv strain (SUPER INFECTION, 2010) (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2010)

I'd like to know from a scientific point of view, what happens when 2 men with the exact same hiv strain have sex together.. Does it affect each - other's viral load? Or does the strain become more dangerous or something? I have read some...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You read that two poz dudes who bareback actually improve their immune functioning. WHAT? Where did you read such nonsense, the Journal of Irreproducible Results? Is it true? No, of course not! Silly boy!As for your question about two men with... Read more »

HIV adoption third world countries

We are traveling to Ukraine to adopt an infant. Her mother was tested during pregnancy and was positive for HIV.(this was the only test performed) The child was tested several times with what I assume was a standard antibody test all tests came...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
The easiest screen would be an HIV antibody test; if negative then the mother was HIV negative and the child could not be infected from the mother; if the antibody test is positive then you would need to get an HIV DNA PCR test on the child to... Read more »
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Lowest Risk Tested +

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I have been married for 12 years and have 2 children. Both myself & my husband have remained faithful for the whole of our marriage. Neither of us have had blood transfusions or used intravenous drugs.

My husband tested negative two years ago.

On... Read more »

HIV+ and feeling like my world is caving in...HELP

Posted by mepos_himneg, 3 Replies
I'm new here and I'm a hiv + women that is in a relationship with a hiv - man. We've been together for several years however I just found out that I was pos. He is having a very hard time accepting this (i.e. the "elephant" Syndrome). We both are... 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 »

Being a straight man in the world of HIV

Posted by poztrainer, 6 Replies
This is my first post in here. I live my life as if I'm not infected, and try to be just like everybody else that I see walking down the street, having fun, and enjoying life. I'm fairly accomplished, and have made some of my greatest... Read more »