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Number Of Deaths From Hiv Victims Each Year

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...for older individuals or those with other (non-age-related) risk factors for blood clots. A large Dutch cohort showed that prescribed and monitored hormone therapy did not increase mortality; rather, the number-one cause of death in this cohort was suicide. As discussed previously, many transgender persons have attempted or committed suicide and often struggle with mental illness. Thirty-two percent of a San Francisco-based sample of...
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Ding, Dong The Wicked Witch is Dead

Christine Maggiore directly caused the death of her 3 year old daughter by abject neglect. And her rabid rhetoric and the ear of Mbeki has cost the lives of countless South Africans - never mind the simple-minded denialists she inspired.The world...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...believe Ms. Maggiore's disastrous notions that HIV does not cause AIDS. I'll reprint below some information about Ms. Maggiore's death and also some information from the archives.Dr. BobReprint:Hello,Although I am glad Ms. Maggiore will no longer... Read more »

HIV infection cure? Was told on CNN. What do you think? Mommy of three. (BERLIN PATIENT, 2010) (TIMOTHY BROWN, THE BERLIN PATIENT, 2010)

Hello my beloved Dr. Bob. I hope you are feeling wonderfully. I am writing because I came upon this article today on CNN's news page. I think I know you enough to figure out what you think about it, but truly want to hear all you have to say about...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...different receptor (CXCR4).2. Wiping out your immune system is extremely dangerous carries a significant risk that you could wind up dead as a doornail. It only makes sense when you have a disease like acute myeloid leukemia, which is already... Read more »

Is HIV still considered an emergency?

Considering the constant rise of new infected (an estimate of 100 million people in 2012) and the fact that people still die from the disease the attempts and efforts to cure HIV or even eradicate it failed and are very discontinued and low. My...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...some to think that the problem of HIV has largely been solved. Not quite. Not even close. Thankfully, the days of a short-term death sentence are well behind us. With good care and treatment, it's fair for people with HIV to expect to live out a... Read more »

Recent prevention failure and efforts to cure the disease part 3 (HIV IS 100% PREVENTABLE TODAY, 2010)

Thanks again. I understand your difficulties in managing a prevention forum since your objective is to put more fear on the disease to lower further infections but the general and widespread opinion of doctors and researchers is that HIV is a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...lack of effective awareness/prevention/treatment programs, etc. play a role in allowing the pandemic to continue taking its deadly toll. Interventions, such as clean needle exchange, condom use and PEP should be no-brainers, but such proven... Read more »
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Poetry Month at TheBody.com: HIV/AIDS-Related Poems From Our Readers

..."Cover my soul / in a transparent net" A Poem by A.G. (posted April 30) "i count my days in twos and threes / in life and death and pills / every night i make the choice to live / or let myself be killed" A Poem by Robert Breining ... Read more »
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Three Reasons Why Criminalizing HIV Is So Wrong

...should be given the harshest punishment by law. For some, this seems reasonable given the fact that the person has a potentially deadly and incurable disease. However, activists and advocates in the AIDS education field feel that this is over the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Senegal: More Women Living With HIV/AIDS

...virus has risen only from 24,048 to 41,326. Today 77,000 people are living with HIV/AIDS, and, in 2001, some 4,700 AIDS-related deaths were recorded in Senegal. Aminata Toure, head of the Gender and Human Development Program for the West African... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...27 percent in 2008. That means that about one infour Americans living with HIV are women. HIV has also become the thirdmost-deadly disease for women, behind only cancer and heart disease. HIV affects both younger and older women. In fact, an... Read more »
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CNN - AN END TO AIDS

Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
...need the drugs most. President Clinton once told me, "AIDS used to be about two things nobody wanted to talk about: sex and death. While the disease still centers around sex, it is no longer just about death." It is also true that though the... Read more »

CNN - AN END TO AIDS

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...keeps spreading. There are currently an estimated 40 million people living with HIV/AIDS across the world. How can a disease so deadly and so rampant not make the news any more? How could it have fallen off the radar screens of news executives? ... Read more »

CNN - AN END TO AIDS

Posted by Survivor
...need the drugs most. President Clinton once told me, "AIDS used to be about two things nobody wanted to talk about: sex and death. While the disease still centers around sex, it is no longer just about death." It is also true that though the... Read more »

CNN - AN END TO AIDS

Posted by Survivor, 2 Replies
...keeps spreading. There are currently an estimated 40 million people living with HIV/AIDS across the world. How can a disease so deadly and so rampant not make the news any more? How could it have fallen off the radar screens of news executives? ... Read more »