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Social Impact On Hiv People

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The Well Project

HIV and Aging

...Stigma and the Need for Social Support for the HIV-Positive Aging Population Taking Care of 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 more and more attention as this population grows. In fact, on September 18, 2009, the first National...
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Social Effects of Steroid Treatment

I recently went on an online dating service looking at men in my age range (40-60), and I noticed something striking: nearly all of the men with really muscular bodies listed their status as positive.I was in my 20's when steroids treatments for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...benefit. When considering testosterone replacement therapy, the potential benefits outweigh the potential risks when treating an person (HIV-positive or negative) with documented symptomatic hypogonadism. The benefits do not outweigh the risks... 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 specialist told me hardly no one dies of hiv-aids anymore in Australia, he said maybe 10% of pepole with HIV die in 2008 in auz,but people infected in 2008...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...essence doubled our previous "10 year" estimate. We also have a case-control, population-based cohort study of all HIV-infected persons receiving care in Denmark. Denmark, unlike the U.S., has universal health care that delivers quality HIV care... Read more »

saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get HIV from an infected partners saliva on my anus?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...below 200 cells per cubic millimeter of blood. Also called the T-cell count, the CD4 count ranges from 450 to 1200 in healthy individuals. In some people, the T-cell decline and opportunistic infections that signal AIDS develop soon after... Read more »

My parents don't want to talk about HIV and AIDS

Dear Dr.Bobby, I am 15 years old and I have a great fear of diseases, mainly HIV/AIDS. One day when I was going to the doctor, I asked my parents a simple question, "What if I have AIDS?" After hearing my question, my mother told me not to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Seroprevalence in Urban AreasPopulation most at risk (sex workers and clients, individuals with sexually transmitted infections, or other persons with known risk factors)2%Population least at risk (pregnant women, blood donors, or other persons... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Social Marketing Used to Promote Behavior Change Related to HIV, Other Issues in Kenya

...unknown how much social marketing and behavior-change campaigns have contributed to the decline, there is evidence that more people in the country are delaying the onset of sexual activity or are using condoms, according to Warren Buckingham,... Read more »
The Body

Public Health Reports Social Determinants of Health

...Hepatitis, Sexually Transmitted Infections and Tuberculosis . This groundbreaking supplement brings to the forefront the broad impact social influences, standings, and characteristics can have on the health of each and every person. We are... Read more »
The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

...inparticular), this age group has been left out of educational preventionprograms, research, and clinical trials. Older individuals are not routinely tested for HIV. This means that olderwomen are often misdiagnosed and/or not diagnosed with... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Violence Against Women Contributes to Spread of HIV in Ghana, Study Says

...sometimes leading them to pursue commercial sex work. According to Amekudzi, violence against women and HIV can negatively impact social, economic and political development because it affects women as caregivers and financial supporters of their... Read more »
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Under 25 and HIV+

Posted by LadyReign
...the Odds is a multimedia arts project designed with the goal of illuminating the perspectives and personal stories of young people living with HIV/AIDS. HIV-positive youth need a platform that allows them to openly communicate their realities of... Read more »


Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...most rapid epidemic growth in the world occurs here. It's estimated that Ukraine has between 70,000 and 200,000 HIV-infected persons, most of whom face incredible stigma and alienation. That stigma, combined with the low pay for health care... Read more »

Media and People Living with HIV and AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
...this notice? Thank you. Kind Regards Jackie Dear Friends, HAVE YOUR SAY! PARTICIPATE IN THE GLOBAL SURVEY OF 'THE MEDIA AND PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS' Please fill in the online survey at: ... Read more »

Join us to take HIV Prevention to the next level!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...pre-implementation activities to: 1) Asses the viability of utilizing the chat rooms to provide services, referrals and to implement HIV prevention interventions, 2) Better define online social networks of seropositive MSM of color that... Read more »