The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Populations Affected By Hiv

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Get the Facts
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...behind only cancer and heart disease. HIV affects both younger and older women. In fact, an increase in HIVdiagnoses has been seen in older women (50 and older). Minority women, especially African-American women, are most affected.HIV/AIDS is the leading cause of death for African-American women aged 25 to34. Women in African-American and Hispanic communities make up only 25 percentof the US female population, yet accounted for 82 percent...
Ask the Experts

HIV/Aids UN funds , etc

Hello Dr BobI am the person still whoooing after 3 month Antibody Negative but had a false positvie of 899 copies at 4 weeks PCR test.I am back to normal and the stress and anxeity have gone.Y'day I was watching Channel 13 last night , The program...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation for Duesberg and the AIDS denialists, I've written about this many times before. Check the archives!Regarding Jesse Helms (the homophobic Republican Senator from North Carolina), his... Read more »

Does Vitamin D affect hiv meds?

Hello, I have been diagnosed with osteopenia and have been advised by my doctor to take a vitamin D supplement. Does vitamin D affect my meds? I take Isentress and Truvada. I am now taking 2000 I.U of vitamin D per day. I also now take a...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...osteoporosis) are very common among HIV+'ers in the US and gaining attention in the medical literature-- perhaps as high as 50% of the population have low bone density. So, getting a handle on the multitude of risk factors of bone disease, like... Read more »

hiv/aids blacks

why are blacks more affected by hiv/aids then any other race
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. In the United States, blacks and other people of color are affected by HIV/AIDS out of proportion to their makeup of the population. The major reason for this is that HIV is, itself, an opportunistic Read more »

have you heard of anythinkg like this before?

Dear Dr Bob I am from a small town in North Carolina. This is a part of th country where Jesse Helms is viewed as a hero. So hiv education is not a high priority here. I am 19 and had a very scary experience. I am a small guy only 5.1. Needless to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...controlling it. The first Nation to start a generic HAART drugs were the brazilian govt and was made avl to the entire population affected with HIV . The other thing whihc bothers me is the corporate greed in protecting the drugs reaching the... 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 Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS in Zimbabwe Has Reduced Life Expectancy, Not Affecting Population Growth, Study Says

...rural areas by 19 years among men and 22 years among women. HIV/AIDS has reduced population growth by two-thirds in the most affected areas of Zimbabwe, but the overall growth rate remains unchanged at about 1% annually, Gregson said. The... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Affecting Formerly Low-Risk Populations in Indonesian Province

...developed AIDS. Rohmi said the province's HIV prevalence is "a matter of grave concern," particularly because the virus has affected married women and young children "despite the fact that they are not included in the high-risk category."... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...based on new UNAIDS data to determine that the number of female commercial sex workers as a percentage of the adult female population is positively correlated with HIV/AIDS prevalence nationwide. Talbott also found that literacy levels among... Read more »
Connect With Others

Getting the Message

Posted by ethan_hines, 2 Replies
Is there anything poz guys can wear in public to comunicate with other poz guys they are poz? The gay comunity has the pride colors, is there no other way to let poz guys know who's who in this brave new world we are living in? Read more »

Cure for HIV not discussed

Posted by new2this2010, 5 Replies
...Everything is being discussed except a cure. There is something wrong with the fact that no one is even concerned about a cure for HIV in these groups and The Body Experts seems to suggest how to live with it but do NOT discuss anything hopeful... Read more »

1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...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 more patients survive thanks to HIV drugs. ... Read more »

HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...Infections ARE RISING! Many people still have the belief that HIV and AIDS only affects homosexuals! However, 75% of the world population infected with HIV is heterosexual. The United Nations predicts ?AIDS will cut population by 300 million;... Read more »