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Social Injustice At The Root Of Hiv Epidemic

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The Feminization of an Epidemic

... Women and HIV in the United States Women represent the fastest growing demographic of HIV infections worldwide. In order to work on reversing this trend, we must have a thorough understanding of the unique issues that affect women living
Ask the Experts

resubmitted form the Fatigue and Anemia Forum: Discordant couple - Risk of HCV transmission (Hepatitis C Virus Infections Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men: An Expanding Epidemic, 2010 )

I have been HIV+ about 5 years now and take Atripla as treatment. My CD4 is 650, viral load below detection. Very recently I have also been found HCV positive. My boyfriend is HIV and HCV negative. We are very much into fisting. He is top only and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...studies have found increasing rates of hepatitis C in MSM (men who have sex with men). See below. Associated risk factors include HIV infection, intravenous drug use, fisting and use of GHB (gamma hydroxyl butyrate). Hepatitis C is transmitted... Read more »

AN ACTUARIAL ANALYSIS OF THE AIDS EPIDEMIC IN THE U.S.

what are your thoughts and opinions on this article?http://www.virusmyth.com/aids/hiv/pptalk.htm
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
..."AIDS Denialist" Web site. I have discussed this dwindling idiotic fringe group many times before in this forum. (Check the archives.) The article you reference is from 1994, ancient history in the world of HIV/AIDS. It's also complete... Read more »

Is the AIDS epidemic declining?

Mr Sowadsky:Could you please comment on the latest numbers from the recent issue (June 9) of the HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report, the CDC's publication that tracks the epidemic. Given the continued drop in new cases, when could we conclude that this...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...people (including many members of the media) have misinterpreted many of the statistics found in the June 1998 edition of the HIVAIDS Surveillance Report. Let me clear up some of the confusion. As you will see, not only is the epidemic not... Read more »

How the government effects HIV epidemic

How does the government in struggling countries affect the HIV epidemic?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...This is a great question with many different answers. Various countries have responded to the HIV epidemic in different ways. Some have been highly successful, like Brazil, but others have been slow to respond.A great source Read more »
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Project Inform

The Rationale for TLC+, and Project Inform's Position on When to Start HIV Treatment

...Test & Treat is perceived by many as being coercive, and as placing public health before individual health. TLC+ is firmly rooted in principles of informed choice by HIV-positive people regarding all aspects of their care, particularly decisions... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...Options Get Evaluated and Treated for Depression Depression Is More Common in Women While many people living with HIV (HIV-positive people) suffer from depression, it is more common in HIV-positive women than HIV-positive men. In some... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Im new and want friends!=)

Posted by chula93, 1 Reply
...hey! i am new here. I have had HIV all my life. i was born with it. Anyway, i thought it would be nice to talk to other people. Dame un mesaje si tu quieres=) Read more »

always know your roots.....................

Posted by daisey6205, 4 Replies
it has been the hardest year for me. i know others have it worse than i do, so no i am not throwing a pitty party, please dont go there. i told all about my adopted dad having the heart attack. today he is in surgery for a quadruple... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Timeline

Posted by ScotCharles
...http://www.aegis.com/topics/timeline/ The link above will give you an idea of what happenned in the first few years of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Lux Eternum, but Keep Raising Hell Until a Cure is Found Read more »