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Populations Affected By Hiv

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Urging U.N. to Collect, Report Data on Aging Population Affected by HIV

"Estimates suggest that by 2040, over nine million people with HIV will be 50 or older in sub-Saharan Africa, triple that of current data," the HIV Prevention Justice Alliance writes in The Body . "Despite this, the 2012 UNAIDS report does not... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rapid Population Growth in Uganda Affecting Efforts to Fight HIV/AIDS

Rapid population growth in Uganda is undermining efforts to fight the spread of HIV/AIDS, Uganda AIDS Commission Director General Kihumuro Apuuli said Wednesday at a press briefing in the capital of Kampala, New Vision/Allafrica.com reports. Apuuli... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Examines How Population's Percentage of Female Commercial Sex Workers Affects HIV/AIDS Prevalence

"Size Matters: The Number of Prostitutes and the Global HIV/AIDS Pandemic ," PLoS One : John Talbott of Africans Against AIDS used cross-country linear and multiple regressions based on new UNAIDS data to determine that the number of female... Read more »
Ask the Experts

segments of population affected

Which segments of the population are most affected by the AIDS epidemic?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. Simply put, EVERY segment of thepopulation has been significantly affected by this epidemic, in one respector another. Not everyone has put themselves at risk of infection. But thisdisease has significantly... Read more »

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 »

Why is the prevalance of HIV increasing among the young and gay populations?

Hi Dr. Bob,I just saw this really troubling article on Yahoo News and thought you might have some feedback on it. In particular, it's really troubling that the rate of HIV infection among youth and gay men has increased so significantly over...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,This is a highly complex issue and I could write a thesis on all the factors potentially contributing to these epidemiological trends. They would include such disparate issues as biology, sociology, politics, religion, perception, funding... Read more »

Prevent HIV in population

Hi, Dr. Horwath. Is it possible to contract HIV if both male and female are HIV negative, while they don't use any contraceptives at all?...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
No.... Read more »
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Which cities have highest HIV populations?

Posted by livesinadream
I'm wondering which cities in the US and frankly worldwide have the highest population living with HIV. I'm wondering because I live in the midwest with a rather small population and I am considering moving somewhere were the prevlance is much... Read more »

7/9, New York, NY: Spiritual HIV Support Dinner Forum for all affected by HIV and AIDS

Posted by bartleby
Spiritual HIV Support Dinner Forum for all affected by HIV and AIDS
Monday, July 9
6:30pm - 9:00pm
The Riverside Church NYC
90 Claremont Avenue, Room 10T
New York, NY

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm / Light Refreshments and Networking
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm / 90 Minute... Read more »

dear gmanbil Can HIV affect the liver?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
dear gman,hiv itself affect the liver,while NOT on meds?,
my liver enzymes are always raised.my recent DNA PCR WAS NEG,for HIV.

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Can HIV affect the liver?

Posted by Anonymous
question.can hiv affect the liver,even when a person is not on meds.?my liver enzymes are always high.my liver always hurts and is sore.

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