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Number Of People Affected By Hiv

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AIDS InfoNet

Older People and HIV

... How Many Older People Have AIDS? Why Are Older People Getting Infected? Is HIV Disease Different for Older People? Is HIV the Same in Older People? What Other Health Problems Are Common? Mental Problems The Bottom Line How Many Older
Ask the Experts

Testing numbers to monitor?

Hi,I'm recently HIV diagnosed and am receiving medical care and am on medication. When I see my doctor after each blood work-up, he reviews some numbers with me, such as CD4 count, viral load, and CD4% (I know he reviews all my information from the...
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
...In almost all cases where people are receiving HIV meds, additional lab tests would include blood counts, liver and kidney function tests, and lipid monitoring Read more »

saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get HIV from an infected partners saliva on my anus?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: What is HIV What is AIDS? How quickly do people infected with HIV develop AIDS? How many people are affected by HIV/AIDS? How is HIV transmitted? How is HIV not transmitted? How can I reduce my risk of becoming... Read more »

Prove that HIV causes AIDS

There is a lot of talk on here about Duesberg and the Perth Group. You say that their so called 'dangerous' beliefs have been disputed time and time again yet this is not true. Many of the questions asked by some of these 'denialists' have never...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...they have exerted on some gullible individuals. They have encouraged some very scared folks into believing their myths and even affected the health policy of South Africa, which resulted in tremendous human tragedy. Researchers from the Harvard... Read more »

CD4 and Viral loads

Hi, Dr. Thanks for such a valuable service. I'm an American working in a foreign country. I was diagnosed July 2006 with HIV, I believe I contracted in Nov 2005. I can not seek medical help in this country, as I will be deported if they find out...
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
...The doctor may recommend repeating those tests to make sure they are consistent. If the numbers are relatively the same as what you present here, then treatment is indicated. Although vaccination can affect the numbers in Read more »
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National AIDS Housing Coalition

Canada: Housing for People Living With HIV/AIDS

...and HIVand call for action. The Federal Initiative to Address HIV/AIDS in Canada calls for federalagencies and departments involved with housing to be more engaged in the national HIV/AIDSresponses. Leading Together: Canada Takes Action on... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Among African Americans

...Subpopulation Estimates from the HIV Incidence Surveillance System -- United States, 2006. MMWR . 2008; 57(36):985-989. The Numbers New HIV Infections 1 In 2006, black men accounted for two-thirds of new infections (65%) among all... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...Columbia during that same year. The rate of new HIV infections among Hispanics/Latinos in 2006 was 2.5 times that of whites. The Numbers New HIV Infections 2 In 2006, Hispanic/Latino men made up three quarters (76%) of new infections... Read more »
The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

...inparticular), this age group has been left out of educational preventionprograms, research, and clinical trials. Older individuals are not routinely tested for HIV. This means that olderwomen are often misdiagnosed and/or not diagnosed with... Read more »
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AIDS vs HIV -

Posted by 30YEAROLDMOTHER, 6 Replies
...Now i know that AIDS is the end stages of HIV but I just was thinking - And wanted to see if anyone knows. IF I (just say me for example) Had unprotected sex with a men that Read more »

1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...AIDS virus puts the number at about 1.1 million, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday. The CDC numbers, based on 2006 data, show the population living with HIV is growing as people become newly infected and as... Read more »

CNN - The day in numbers: 39.5 million

Posted by Anonymous
...adults and children, living with HIV are in sub-Saharan Africa (with its center in southern Africa -- 32%), making it the most affected region in the world, according to the latest U.N. figures. 65 million: The total number of people who have... Read more »

Semantics and how we understand HIV transmission

Posted by matthewAZ, 1 Reply
...held by those who use language and thus by just about everyone we may be involved with on a daily basis and that we could be affected by the understandings based on semantics in place in language. That the language that guides us in our daily... Read more »