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Socio Economic Status And Hiv

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Vaccine or Cure

Is either of these possible in the near distant future. Also why are governments not putting more money on this than wars and crap. I mean HIV affects everyone regardless, color, gender and socio-economic status.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Start talking to your friends, family and colleagues and write letters to your Congress people. Vote for candidates who support HIV/IADS awareness, prevention, treatment and research for vaccines and a cure.Dr. Bob Read more »

hiv/aids blacks

why are blacks more affected by hiv/aids then any other race Read more »

Transmission of HIV in mixed HIV status, heterosexual couple

My husband is HIV+ and was probably infected circa 5 years ago. We did not know of his infection... Read more »
The Body

International AIDS Conference Day 5: Dr. Valdiserri Speaks With Dr. Kevin Fenton From the CDC focused on poverty in the United States. It is one of the largest studies ever examining the relationship between low socio-economic status, race, and HIV/AIDS. Another study Dr. Fenton presented on highlighted new data and research... Read more »
The Body

Kevin Fenton of CDC Weighs in on the XVIII International AIDS Conference

...are infected with HIV -- more than four times the national average (0.45%). The study reveals a very strong link between low socio-economic status and HIV, finding that heterosexuals in these areas living below the poverty line were twice as... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

STD Cases in Missouri Heartland Counties

...well as for gonorrhea and HIV. Butler attributed the high rates to "lots of rural areas, the demographics that we have, the socio-economic status of the people that we have, and the education level." Butler, which presents sex education... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Prevalence Higher Among Women Than General Population in Ethiopia

...general population, Worku said. According to Worku, women are at an increased risk of contracting HIV because of their low socio-economic status, as well as biological factors. He added that of the 35,000 HIV-positive people receiving... Read more »
Connect With Others

University of California, San Francisco's Center

Posted by Anonymous
...needs and concerns of diverse population groups presenting to our clinical sites, particularly with respect to men of lower socio-economic status, men who have sex with men, and their male and female sexual partners. 7. Knowledge of a wide range... Read more »

Disclosing HIV status to potential new bf's

Posted by njpozdad, 2 Replies
...being diagnosed in July of 2010 was wondering if any man out there can give me his opinion about when its best to disclose my HIV status to potential new bf's. Best to start the conversation with it? Wait until you get a feel whether the guy is... Read more »

The Failure of Viral Load Tests

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...The Failure of Viral Load Tests JAMA Study Shakes AIDS Science, Angers HIV Advocates A nationwide team of orthodox AIDS researchers led by doctors Benigno Rodriguez and Michael Lederman of Case Western Read more »

Will US Custom find out my HIV status on border?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Canada in the near future(Air or Driving). I am worried if I come back form Canada, will the US Custom officers find out my HIV status by checking my Canadian passport or US Social Security Number in their computer. I mean if their computer... Read more »