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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Survey Shows "Dangerous" AIDS Ignorance in China

A new Zogby International/MFC Insight Internet poll shows that Chinese city dwellers are largely ignorant about their risk of contracting HIV and thus may spread it to others. More than one-third of male survey participants said they frequent... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: John Letters Are Dangerous: AIDS Group

Some activists are responding angrily to an Ottawa police plan to send warning letters to the homes of men observed seeking commercial sex. The letters will put women "at greater danger by making them even more invisible within our community," said... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Despite HIV/AIDS Danger, Casual Sex Remains the Name of the Game for Namibian Men

A private social research firm's report reveals that close to half of Namibian men have more than one casual sex partner -- even though 94 percent of them know that HIV/AIDS is transmitted through sex. Last year, the Social Impact Assessment and... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HIV DRUGS ARE DANGEROUS AND TOXIC? WHEN NEW DRUGS!!!!

Hello Dearest Experts, Although it may be true that Hiv Meds might prolong progression to ARC (Aids Related Complications) it seems that the current medicines out to treat the disease are deliquent and inconsistent in allowing patients who spend...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Dear Craig-We do indeed need a new generation of antiretrovirals that are less toxic and maybe we are just starting to see this happen. But, I will tell you, I am a glass half full kind of guy. In my early HIV career I did research on CMV retinitis... Read more »

are children in an apartment building in danger

we have a tenant with hepatitis C and Aids. we also have children in this building. Can they get infected if this person spits on the walls?...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
No this would not be a risk.... Read more »

Dangerous Lipid Levels -- Scared

Hi Docs...I have had an AIDS diagnosis for almost 10 years...so far I have enjoyed pretty good health and have never had a serious health problem. For the past six months my doctor has been trying to get my triglycerides and cholesterol down, he...
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
Let's take this one step at a time. The meds you are on are not clearly associated with high cholesterol. In fact, we usually consider changing to a triple nuke or nevirapine based regimen if a very high cholesterol develops on a PI. High... Read more »

danger cats in home

I have 3 cats and my son has AIDS. He lives with me. He's been on meds for 1 month but prior to them his cd4 was 22 and his viral load 490,000 (we'll get the new results next week, he seems to be so much better). I think I know what you...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
If he avoids the litter box area and you keep it clean there usually is not a problem (better still if he is taking Bactrim or Septra which can prevent toxoplasmosis which is what the concern is about). KH... Read more »
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HeteroSex is DANGEROUS!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
For all those who continually say heterosex is not as dangerous for a man.. Here is a posting from JAMA HIV/AIDS

The rate of male-to-female transmission was not significantly different from the rate of female-to-male transmission (12.0 per 100... Read more »

Dave's Web In Danger - HELP NEEDED!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Guys, have you heard about Dave, an HIV+ guy that was running a network of Web sites to help HIV+ people and provide information to the worried wells? He is in a lot of trouble now, because he doesn' have enough money to pay to his provider. I was... Read more »

Dave's Web In Danger - HELP NEEDED!

Posted by Anonymous
Guys, have you heard about Dave, an HIV+ guy that was running a network of Web sites to help HIV+ people and provide information to the worried wells? He is in a lot of trouble now, because he doesn' have enough money to pay to his provider. I was... Read more »

Dave's Web In Danger - HELP NEEDED!

Posted by Anonymous
Guys, have you heard about Dave, an HIV+ guy that was running a network of Web sites to help HIV+ people and provide information to the worried wells? He is in a lot of trouble now, because he doesn' have enough money to pay to his provider. I was... Read more »