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People In Their Fifties Dealing With Hiv

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HIV and over fifty people

Dear Dr,They say that the immune system of people over 50 is weker than younger people. Can such people boost their immune system with exercise and can they also aspire to live the 8-10 average if they follow a healthy lifestyle?
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
...time you develop AIDS - IN THE ABSENCE OF TREATMENT!!! Don't focus on a specific number of years of life expectancy. For many people on therapy who respond and are able to stick with it religiously, the current best guess is you are likely to... Read more »

How many people actually have HIV?

I am wondering what the estimate of people thought to be infected with HIV in the United States. I... Read more »

how many people die from HIV in 2008 (HIV/AIDS SURVIVAL)

Hi Bob,l am recently infected with hiv and and live in Australia, 36 years old and my hiv... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Advocates Speak Out After Kenyan Cabinet Member Discusses Viability of Isolating People Living With HIV/AIDS to Control Spread of Virus

... IRIN/ PlusNews reports on the recent statements a Kenyan cabinet member about isolating people living with HIV/AIDS as a means of controlling the spread of the virus and reactions by local and international HIV/AIDS advocates. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kentucky: Helping People They Know Makes Fighting AIDS Personal for House of Ruth Volunteers

... House of Ruth is a local organization that provides financial and social support for people living with HIV/AIDS. With assistance from Louisville Metro Housing and Family Services, the group offers clients a rental subsidy Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Swaziland: HIV/AIDS Education -- Disabled Persons With HIV/AIDS Face Unequal Access to Health Information

...In a recent report, A.K. Yousafzai of University College London and colleagues found that disabled persons with HIV/AIDS faced difficulties in accessing health information. This qualitative study employed focus group discussions among Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

United Nations Launches $40 Million Appeal to Provide Services to People Affected by Violence in Kenya, Including People Living With HIV/AIDS

...Nations on Tuesday said it will launch a $40 million appeal to address the political crisis in Kenya and provide services for people displaced by the violence, including those living HIV/AIDS, Xinhua News Agency reports (Xinhua News Agency,... Read more »
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Media and People Living with HIV and AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
...utmost care and remain strictly confidential. If we would wish to quote you, it will be anonymously and the information will be depersonalized. If you would like more information about the survey and the organisations involved go to INTERNEWS... Read more »

How many people have HIV / AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I am curious to the number of people alive in the US with HIV / AIDS. On the CDC website it states that as of Deceober a total of about 770,000 cases had been reported. Read more »

I want to talk to people with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hello My name is colleen and I am 16 years old and I want people with AIDS to tell there story. I love to hear it. I am intrested in what they have gone through and how they feel. Coolleen Read more »

what to eat for HIV/AIDS person?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hi all, I understand that I should eat BETTER... But I really don't know what are the good meals/food for HIV/AIDS people? Any anybody share your experience with me? And what kind exercise do you guys do? I feel my body is very senstive to... Read more »