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People In North Dakota Are Infected With Aids At High School Age

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Youth

...Risk Factors and Barriers to Prevention Sexual Risk Factors Early age at sexual initiation. According to CDC's Youth Risk Behavioral Survey (YRBS), many young people begin having sexual intercourse at early ages: 47% of high school students have had sexual intercourse, and 7.4% of them reported first sexual intercourse before age 13. 4 HIV/AIDS education needs to take place at correspondingly young ages, before young people engage in...
Ask the Experts


I think the p.c. word is morbidity . I recently had an argument with one of the very few friends iv disclosed to who stated , "people don't die from aids anymore". For whatever reason after 4 years despite three meds ( kaletra, truvada, instentra) I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...February 16, 2010I'm undoubtedly the most optimistic guy in the galaxy, bar none! Really, I am. For instance, you know how some people are cup-half-full folks and others are cup-half-empty folks? Well, I'm a cup-runneth-over kind of fellow. Yet... Read more »

"The Age Of AIDS"

Thanks for the info about this PBS program. Just wanted to let you know I found it for free at and by typing The Age of AIDS into the search field. I believe you said it could be found at Net Flicks and Blockbuster, which is good for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I'm glad you found "The Age of AIDS" on It does a good job describing the first 25 years of the epidemic.Regarding a documentary that follows newly Read more »

Is Resveratrol effective against the aging effects of being HIV positive?

Dr. Henry,I've both read and heard on the news about the anti-aging effects of resveratrol and just wondered if there have been any studies of this supplement related to HIV?I was wondering if there are any known interactions with existing HIV meds,...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...A clinical trial of the drug was just halted due to unexpected kidney side effects. To my knowledge has not been studied in HIV infections. If any reader knows of any published study please post. KH Read more »

middle aged and hiv

Ive read where basic average of someone who has hiv needing to go on meds is 5 years from infection and without meds dropping to 200 cd count between 8 to 10 years. Is this the same for someone in their late 40's? I read somewhere that people in...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Thanks for your question.We are learning more about HIV in older people. Because it can be overlooked, HIV is often diagnosed late in older people. They may already have lower CD4 counts when tested Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Women

...them. 12 Such sexual inequality is a major issue in relationships between young women and older men. In a CDC study of urban high schools, more than one third of black and Hispanic women had their first sexual encounter with a male who was... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among American Indians and Alaska Natives

...national average (12.4%) -- were living in poverty. 10 The proportion of the American Indian and Alaska Native population with a high school diploma (66%) in 1990 was less than the national average (75%). 11 Life expectancy for American... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Aging

...Yourself The Aging HIV Population Is Growing HIV began mostly as a disease of young men, but today the epidemic impacts people of all ages, including older people (age 50 and over). Issues related to HIV and older people are receiving... Read more »
The Well Project

Hyperlipidemia and HIV/AIDS: High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

...Hyperlipidemia and HIV There are many possible causes for high lipid levels, including HIV and someof the HIV drugs. This puts HIV+ people at particular risk for developinghyperlipidemia. Although you cannot tell if you have this condition... Read more »
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19and Hiv positive

Posted by ally, 6 Replies
...i am scared of how to explain it to her when she gets older. part of the reasons i joined this web site is to find and meet people who are going through treatment and have kids. i would like to know more about how treatments affect you and how... Read more »

Excellent article on HIV & aging, "New York" mag.

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 2 Replies
... "Another Kind of AIDS Crisis" A striking number of HIV patients are living longer but getting older fastershowing early signs of dementia and bone weakness usually seen in the elderly. Read more »

21 wm lookin for other guys around my age

Posted by Studsmurf1985, 9 Replies
...Found this site thought it was helpful. Would love to find people around my age to chat with. Positive for 3 months. Anyone out there? :) Read more »

Ageing with AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies a call for our doctors and the researchers to pay more attention to the problems of ageing and HIV. For instance, older people are excluded from HIV drug trials in order to screen out the statistical noise caused by the effects of ageing. I... Read more »