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Malnutrition And Hiv Aids

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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Food Insecurity, Malnutrition and HIV/AIDS Treatment: A Global Perspective

Malnutrition is a general term describing improper nutrition, either in excess or deficiency. Some examples include protein and/or calorie deficiency, micronutrient deficiency and overnutrition resulting in obesity. 1 Manifestations of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Starvation, Malnutrition Threatening Fight Against HIV/AIDS Pandemic, Experts Say

Starvation and malnutrition are "fast becoming the twin perils" in the fight against HIV/AIDS, and the need for food soon might surpass the need for antiretroviral drugs among many HIV-positive people in the developing world, the AP/ABC2 News ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

MSF Report Names Malnutrition, Inadequate Funds for HIV/AIDS, Neglected Diseases Among Top Humanitarian Crises of 2009

Inadequate international funding for HIV/AIDS and neglected diseases as well as global malnutrition were among the top 10 humanitarian crises outlined in an annual report issued Monday by Medecins Sans Frontieres, the Associated Press reports... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Nutritional Assessment- malnutrition

Is there a specific form for nutritional assessment of IV drug users with HIV/AIDS? would use of the SGA be appropriate? Should I be looking for more detailed or specific information?I realize this is not abiochemicaly related labs question, but I...
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
Sorry, I don't have an answer for you.... Read more »

treating malnutrition and drug resistant virus?

I'm 30 years positive and have been very healthy but I have had diarehea for l8 months (I've become drug resistant. Now my MD says that my body is just not absorbing nuitrition properly, already causing adema. He has no advice about what...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello, and thanks for posting. Depending on the cause, prolonged diarrhea may be associated with malabsorption of nutrients and subsequent nutritional deficiency. This may lead to a potentially fatal downward spiral unless it is aggressively... Read more »

Want to share this video on HIV and AIDS research (AIDS DENIALISTS, 2010)

I Doctor. I watched this video and wanted to pass it on to you so if you ever get the time to watch it, perhaps you can give your opinions on it. This research Virologist I believe is his expert field in the 1980-90's, suggested then that HIV...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Yes, it sounds crazy, because it is indeed crazy! The documentary is pseudo-science mumbo jumbo put out by AIDS denialists, including Peter Duesberg. (See below.) Don't be duped by these dimwits.Dr. BobAids Dissident (AIDS DENIALISM, 2010)... Read more »

Aids Dissident (AIDS DENIALISM, 2010)

I am currently undergoing tests for HIV post exposure. I am also trying to start a non for profit organization. To keep a long story short the graphic designer I am using to create logo is also gay and has told me there there is no reason to test...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your graphic designer may be great at creating logos, but when it comes to HIV/AIDS he's totally whacked. AIDS denialists (a more accurate term than dissidents) are a shrinking group of deluded individuals who refuse to believe scientific... Read more »
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HIV Causes AIDS -- And Knowing It Could Save Your

Posted by Anonymous
HIV Causes AIDS -- And Knowing It Could Save Your Life
By San Francisco AIDS Foundation

While the global HIV/AIDS pandemic continues to rage, a small number of fringe groups have been aggressively promoting misinformation about AIDS. Some claim that... Read more »


Posted by bradford, 1 Reply

In many countries throughout the world, people are going to naturopathic physicians when faced with a health issue.

It is naturopathic physicians, not medical doctors, who are specifically educated as physicians... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Stigma and Discrimination

Posted by bradford
HIV/AIDS-Stigma and Discrimination by Bradford McIntyre

Individuals should not have to suffer all losses due to illness! Men, women and children are suffering with HIV/AIDS. We need to assure that these people are cared for, not discriminated... 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 »