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What Are The Effects Of Aids On African Population

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Among African Americans

...ethnicities they continue to account for a higher proportion of cases at all stages of HIV -- from new infections to deaths. Estimated Rates of New HIV Infections, by Race/Ethnicity and Gender, 2006 Source: CDC. Subpopulation Estimates from the HIV Incidence Surveillance System -- United States, 2006. MMWR . 2008; 57(36):985-989. The Numbers New HIV Infections 1 In 2006, black men accounted for two-thirds of...
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DOES size matter??? CDC FACT SHEET -- EFFECT OF ANTIRETROVIRAL THERAPY ON THE RISK OF SEXUAL TRANSMISSION OF HIV AND SUPERINFECTION, 2009)

I'm a gay male form Vermont, 54, have been pos 22 years and finally, after all of the myriad meds, highs and lows and being brought back from the abyss in the mid 90's, have tested undetectable during the past year. It feels good. And beyond...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...implications of these data to individual couples and to the potential impact of ART in the prevention of HIV transmission within populations.Prevention of Sexual Transmission of HIV: Individual Couples vs. PopulationsEvidence from observational... 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
...Disparities: HIV has hit some communities harder than others. For example, while African-Americans make up 13 percent of the U.S. population, they make up 49 percent of new HIV/AIDS cases. AIDS is the leading cause of death in African-American... Read more »

Vitamin C and its effects

Hi,I would like to inquire about the intake of the daily supplement of Vitamin C and its effect on the HIV virus.Recently, I read an article from the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center entitled "High Levels of Vitamin C Prove Toxic to HIV"....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV/AIDS, Tang and colleagues concluded that "a combination of vitamins may afford some benefits to undernourished HIV-infected populations, particularly those with more advanced disease," but conceded that "the role of individual micronutrients... Read more »

Medical Journalist Says Reliance on Condoms Spreads HIV/AIDS

By Gudrun SchultzWASHINGTON, D.C., June 23, 2006 (LifeSiteNews.com) - A medical journalist has added her voice to claims that the explosion in HIV/AIDS infection rates is directly linked to reliance on condom use as a virus preventative.Writing for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...These folks are concerned about the "crisis of modernity" and therefore reject sound scientific facts, such as condoms are very effective in preventing HIV, for faith-based bullshit, such as the nonsense in the article you quote.Dr. Bob Read more »
Articles
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

NAACP Raises Alarm Over Growing Cases of AIDS in African-American Communities

...is critical if we are to overcome this crisis," concluded Jealous. Even though Blacks account for about 13 percent of the US population, they are almost half (49 percent) of the people living with HIV and AIDS. African Americans represent 51... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

AIDS Myths and Misunderstandings

...Myths About "Catching" HIV Myths About a Cure AIDS Is a Death Sentence The Government Developed AIDS to Reduce Minority Populations Myths About Medications Why Are There so Many AIDS Myths? When AIDS first showed up, it was a very... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...African-American women aged 25 to34. Women in African-American and Hispanic communities make up only 25 percentof the US female population, yet accounted for 82 percent of all femaleHIV/AIDS cases in the US in 2006. Heterosexual sex is the most... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Heightened National Response to the HIV/AIDS Crisis Among African Americans

...HIV/AIDS in African American Communities CDC estimates that 56,300 new HIV infections occurred in the United States in 2006 1 . Populations of minority races and ethnicities are disproportionately affected by the HIV epidemic. To reduce... Read more »
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The U.S. patented cure for AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
...register this AIDS cure in any of its databases. Patent #5676977 is a single infusion cure for AIDS, with virtually no side effects. It is inconceivable the country?s health watchdog has no record of the patented cure. We are hopeful our... Read more »

siv

Posted by Anonymous
...speculated that an experimental polio vaccine used in Central Africa in the 1950s resulted in the spread of HIV in the general population. The World Health Organisation (WHO, 2000) refuted these arguments by scientists and others (specifically... Read more »

The Failure of Viral Load Tests

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...competence than previously believed. A study in Africa conducted by the World Health Organization (WHO) revealed that HIV negative populations can have T cell counts below 350, a number that would, according to WHO guidelines, qualify for an... Read more »

Debunking AIDS in Africa

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...the clinical trials for licensure of the HIV antibody tests take into account the incidence of false positive tests on African populations exposed to toxic chemicals like DDT? Many false positive antibody reactions are directed against an... Read more »