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Population Effected By AIDS

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Ask the Experts

Infection rates of HIV/AIDS on population

How much of the population is infected with HIV and developed AIDS?
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
...You can check it out at the UNAIDS or WHO websites. Read more »

AIDS VIRUS CREATED TO DIMINISH BLACK POPULATION

Hi there Dr. Bob, The other day I read a shocking article on a website claiming that there was... Read more »

Do I still have AIDS?

I was diagnosed with AIDS in 1997. I was hospitalized with PCP and had a CD4 count of 19 and viral... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Using Social Networks Effective Strategy to Reach Populations at Risk of HIV/AIDS, Study Finds

...access medical care and other services to improve their personal health." They added that the social networking strategy was more effective and a better use of staff time at contacting undiagnosed HIV-positive people, compared with the common... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Angola: Around 3.5 Percent of Population Suffers from AIDS

...According to figures released at a recent national meeting on AIDS, about 3.5 percent of Angola's population of approximately 12 million have AIDS. Pregnant women and people with TB are the sectors of society at highest risk. The country's Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zimbabwe's Population Stops Growth Due to AIDS

...Zimbabwe's population growth is zero due to the death rate from AIDS, local newspapers reported Monday. More than 70 percent of births do no more than Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Impact of HIV/AIDS on Minority Populations, MSM "Overlooked" by Presidential Candidates, Opinion Piece Says

... The impact of HIV/AIDS on U.S. minority populations and men who have sex with men has been "[o]verlooked" by the 2008 presidential candidates, James Driscoll -- adviser to the Read more »
Connect With Others

Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...NIH-funded Multi-Site Aids Cohort Study - which has followed 2 000 subjects nationwide for the past 25 years - will examine the effects of HIV and Aids and ageing over the next five years. MACS investigators and other researchers say the slow... Read more »

AIDS Patients Face Downside of Living Longer

Posted by ScotCharles
...obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetes, kidney failure, a bleeding ulcer, severe depression, rectal cancer and the lingering effects of a broken hip. Those illnesses, more severe than his 84-year-old fathers, are not what Mr. Holloway expected... Read more »

The Failure of Viral Load Tests

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...improvement has not translated into a decrease in mortality. The multi-center study reported in The Lancet article tracked the effects of HAART on some 22,000 previously treatment naove HIV positives between 1995 and 2003 at 12 locations in... Read more »

I forgot to mention...

Posted by Anonymous
...The counselor told me only 10% of the population show any symptoms before the onset of AIDS. I always thought it was higher, but nope... Read more »