Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

What Is The Biggest Misconception The General Public Has About Hiv And Aids

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

when did the general public become aware of the HIV/AIDS virus?

did their >knowledge and awareness stem from the contamination of the national blood >supply, and the unusual cancers occuring after organ transplants in theearly 80's? where can i find other resources backing up your answer? thank you >for your...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
...of AIDS in an infant was reported in December 1982. These cases were in the mainstream news at the time, but I think that the general public did not really become aware of AIDS until 1983 when there was a large effort to educate the public about... Read more »

when did the general public become aware of the HIV/AIDS virus?

did their >knowledge and awareness stem from the contamination of the national blood >supply, and... Read more »

Skin hyperpigmentation in AIDS patients = an hypophyse dysfunction?

Is there any treatment or medicine for the hyperpigmentation in Aids patients? Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Prevalence Higher Among Women Than General Population in Ethiopia

... HIV prevalence among women is higher than among the general population in Ethiopia, Health Minister Kebede Worku said Thursday at the annual conference of the Ethiopian Medical Association, SAPA/ Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual Behavior and HIV/Sexually Transmitted Infection Risk Behaviors in the General Population of Slovenia, a Low HIV Prevalence Country in Central Europe

...transmitted infection (STI) risk behaviors in Slovenia. In 1999-2001, a nationally representative cross-sectional survey of the general population, ages 18-49, was conducted. Face-to-face interviews and anonymous self-administered questionnaires... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Recurrent TB: Relapse or Re-infection? The Effect of HIV in a General Population Cohort in Malawi

...Karonga district, rural Malawi, to estimate rates of recurrent tuberculosis due to re-infection and relapse, by HIV status, in a general population. All TB patients with culture-proven disease in the district were followed up after treatment,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Vietnam HIV/AIDS Prevention Department to Target General Population, Youth

... on Tuesday announced that its HIV/AIDS prevention department plans to widen its education program to include the country's general population, specifically young people, in an attempt to change the public's attitude and behavior regarding the... Read more »
Connect With Others

Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...According to the Times, there are no data that compare the incidence, age of onset and cause of ageing-related diseases in the general population with long-term survivors of HIV. However, experts say they do not see HIV-negative people in their... Read more »

How to fight HIV - Public Health Reform

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=2014854&dopt=Abstract Many won't like this but I think reform is needed in this fight with this menace called HIV. To the POSITIVE folks please... Read more »

HIV & Public Health - lets rethink.....

Posted by GamboJim, 2 Replies
...All, I posted this reply to one of the messages earlier. I feel we need to examine current testing conditions to really fight HIV. Also google "Sharon Mitchell" & "Pcr" - she's the Director of AIM (clinic that caters to Adult Industry) -... Read more »

HIV/AIDS EDUCATION-OUR BEST RESOURCE

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...you to know if you are infected. The only way to determine how HIV is reacting in your body is with regular blood work! The general public is unaware of the many realities of HIV or that people can live with HIV. Here in Canada, PRIDE VISION... Read more »