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The Effects Of Hiv On The Economy

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Christian Science Monitor Examines Effect of Economy on U.S. Foreign Aid Targets

The Christian Science Monitor on Monday examined how the Obama administration is "hinting that the economic downturn means the president is unlikely to reach his goal of doubling foreign aid by the end of his four-year term." Doubling foreign... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Has Significantly Weakened Zimbabwe's Economy, Study Finds

The HIV/AIDS epidemic has significantly weakened Zimbabwe's economy, hindering economic growth from 1994 to 2003 by 13.3%, according to a study by the Zimbabwe Economic Policy Analysis and Research Unit, New Ziana/ reports. University... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Economy Hurts Government Aid for HIV Drugs

An economic "perfect storm" is hitting state AIDS Drug Assistance Programs across the nation. As of June 24, according to the National Alliance of State & Territorial AIDS Directors, 1,840 people who cannot afford treatment were on ADAP waiting... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Is Resveratrol effective against the aging effects of being HIV positive?

Dr. Henry,I've both read and heard on the news about the anti-aging effects of resveratrol and just wondered if there have been any studies of this supplement related to HIV?I was wondering if there are any known interactions with existing HIV...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The data is not convincing that supplemental resveratrol (red wine extract) has clinically meaningful anti-aging effects. A clinical trial of the drug was just halted due to unexpected kidney side effects. To my knowledge has not been studied in... Read more »
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.You want to know if smoking "cigratte" "afftect" HIV blood test? You need to spend less time smoking and more time spellchecking! Cigarettes will not affect HIV test results; however, they will kill you in a very painful... Read more »

Nicotine's effect on HIV ELISA test (SMOKING AND HIV TEST RESULTS, 2011)

Hello, Dr. Frascino -Does smoking (cigarettes) have any effect on HIV testing? Also, does it affect the generally accepted 'window period' for HIV seroconversion? Thank you for your help....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.As in the case with so many questions, the information/reassurance you desire was already waiting for you in the archives. See below.Dr. Bob<a href="">Smoking and its... Read more »

Effects of HIV+ Mom's combo on HIV- son

Hello. During the course of my pregnancy, I took Fortovase and Combivir. I was wondering if there were any longterm effect studies done on HIV- children whose mothers took combo therapy while pregnant. If so, could you direct me to a website or...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
There are several documents in the "Treatment Issues for Pregnancy and Newborns" section of this web site that discuss the use of combination antiretroviral therapies during pregnancy and ongoing research to determine the long-term effects... Read more »
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Is Pancreatitis a symptom/effect of HIV Infection?

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