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What Are The Populations Affected By Hiv Aids

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...behind only cancer and heart disease. HIV affects both younger and older women. In fact, an increase in HIVdiagnoses has been seen in older women (50 and older). Minority women, especially African-American women, are most affected.HIV/AIDS is the leading cause of death for 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...
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hiv/aids blacks

why are blacks more affected by hiv/aids then any other race
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Thanks for your question. In the United States, blacks and other people of color are affected by HIV/AIDS out of proportion to their makeup of the population. The major reason for this is that HIV is, itself, an opportunistic Read more »

Music Therapy and HIV/AIDS

Dr. Bob, Sorry if this seems strange. I am a music therapy student who will be working with HIV/AIDS patients in the near future. Obviously everyone is different, but for other populations there are some general goals that we can work on with most...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,In many ways HIV/AIDS is similar to other chronic debilitating conditions. Common problems include fatigue, depression, anxiety, discomfort, fear Read more »


What's up with all these people who either deny HIV exists or believe the government create it? I was watching a youtube video of a news report from Houston about these researchers working on a cure. I noticed in all the comments on youtube, most...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Control. The appearance of clustered cases of PCP was in fact key to the realization that a new disease had appeared in the population. If PCP was truly found in Eliza Jane Scovill, the medical examiner's report might easily end there as a proven... Read more »


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
...its share to meet the Millennium Development Goals, including halving the number of people who die of tuberculosis and/or are affected by malaria. In 2005, Obama cosponsored the International Cooperation to Meet the Millennium Development Goals... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rapid Population Growth in Uganda Affecting Efforts to Fight HIV/AIDS

... Rapid population growth in Uganda is undermining efforts to fight the spread of HIV/AIDS, Uganda AIDS Commission Director General Kihumuro Apuuli Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS in Zimbabwe Has Reduced Life Expectancy, Not Affecting Population Growth, Study Says

...rural areas by 19 years among men and 22 years among women. HIV/AIDS has reduced population growth by two-thirds in the most affected areas of Zimbabwe, but the overall growth rate remains unchanged at about 1% annually, Gregson said. The... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Affecting Formerly Low-Risk Populations in Indonesian Province

...developed AIDS. Rohmi said the province's HIV prevalence is "a matter of grave concern," particularly because the virus has affected married women and young children "despite the fact that they are not included in the high-risk category."... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Examines How Population's Percentage of Female Commercial Sex Workers Affects HIV/AIDS Prevalence

...based on new UNAIDS data to determine that the number of female commercial sex workers as a percentage of the adult female population is positively correlated with HIV/AIDS prevalence nationwide. Talbott also found that literacy levels among... Read more »
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1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...million, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday. The CDC numbers, based on 2006 data, show the population living with HIV is growing as people become newly infected and as more patients survive thanks to HIV drugs. ... Read more »

HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...Infections ARE RISING! Many people still have the belief that HIV and AIDS only affects homosexuals! However, 75% of the world population infected with HIV is heterosexual. The United Nations predicts ?AIDS will cut population by 300 million;... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Thank you for visiting our website. 1. At 3 months, 99.9%(CDC Sponsored research) of the population will have developed antibodies to HIV if they were truly infected. 2. I have not read of a time period that will be 100%. At Read more »


Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply I asked Dr. Tatiana Suprunenko and head nurse Tatiana Savina to share their personal stories. How long have you been involved with HIV care? Suprunenko: Ten years. Savina: I've been working here as head nurse for three years. Ten... Read more »