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What Age Group Is Growing Fastest In Hiv

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The Well Project

HIV and Aging

...older people are receiving more and more attention as this population grows. In fact, on September 18, 2009, the first National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day was held to recognize the need to: Prevent HIV infection in this age group Understand the unique health effects of the virus in older HIV-positive people Improve the health and quality of life of older HIV-positive people Increase research on HIV and aging issues The aging HIV...
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What is the impact on teens and young adults?
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
...issue is the number of orphans due to their parents dying from HIV related conditions. In the United States the 15-24 year old age group is the fastest growing population with HIV infection. I suggest you go to the Centers for Disease Control web... Read more »

HIV Prevention, Donations, 'WHOO-HOOS', and Thanks...

Hello Over There, dr. Bobby,I read your comments on HIV Prevention, and see that your thoughts are along the same lines as mine, only that you know a lot more about it than I do. I'll write you more about it soon. What I really can't understand is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...drugs "have been extending the sex life of many older individuals" since 1998 and "may be extending the HIV epidemic into older age groups." The use of such medications "in industrialized countries has been associated with risky safety... Read more »

Political Views? (BARACK OBAMA PLAN TO FIGHT HIV/AIDS)

Hello Dr. Rob,This is my first visit to your forum. I have read only a handful of your posts and have gotten a lot of valuable information from them. The one question that I have is regarding your political views. You are in a place to give so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...cause of death in African-American women aged 25-34, and the third leading cause of death in African-American men in the same age group. In 2005, 64 percent of women living with HIV/AIDS were black. Obama will tackle the root causes of health... Read more »

SARAH PALIN and HIV/AIDS

Dr. Bob,Where does Sarah Palin stand on the issue of HIV/AIDS? I'm beginning to think she's a flake. what do you think?Peter
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...cause of death in African-American women aged 25-34, and the third leading cause of death in African-American men in the same age group. In 2005, 64 percent of women living with HIV/AIDS were black. Obama will tackle the root causes of health... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Massachusetts: HIV Rates Stagnant in Some Age Groups

...prevention messages do not target people who are eligible for AARP membership," said Jean Flatley McGuire, director of the state's HIV/AIDS Bureau. "They still have sex and do drugs." About 18 months ago, Massachusetts eliminated the Protect Teen... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

...death in black women ages 25-34 in the U.S., while it represents the 10th leading cause of death in white women of the same age group. The threat of death from HIV/AIDS remains high in older African American women as well: AIDS is the 3rd and... Read more »
The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

...health care andsocial services providers, and their families need to understand how the viruscan and does impact this senior age group. About 10 percent of AIDS cases in the US female population are in womenolder than 50, with women of... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means... Read more »
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Why won't anyone answer this question?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Why is AIDS still the leading cause of death for men in San Fransico? Read more »

INFECTED BTWN THE AGES OF 18 AND 24???

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...cope? How did you tell your family? What is your greatest struggle? HOw do you think HIV changes the life of a person in this age group? PLEASE respond. Your feedback will help me to educate others and to help them to realize the need of the LGBT... Read more »

The Greying of HIV

Posted by Bear60
...HIV Goes Grey by Laura Whitehorn July 26, 2006Mind your elders: HIVs fastest-growing segment is about to get some long overdue Read more »

Way too scared now to test....AIDS leading cause

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
of death in San Francisco. The article is posted right on the main page of The Body. Read more »