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What Is The Leading Cause Of Aids In Africa

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Relationship between AIDS and HIV

...Distribution of AIDS Cases AIDS in Africa Conclusion References Introduction The acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is characterized by the progressive loss of the CD4+ helper/inducer subset of T lymphocytes, leading to severe immunosuppression and constitutional disease, neurological complications, and opportunistic infections and neoplasms that rarely occur in persons with intact immune function. Although the precise...
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Im doing an essay for a collage class and in tryin to disprove the fact that Hiv in the Afican Community is souly cause by male to male sexual intercorse could you please give me a few other leading cause to research more
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you. However, if HIV/AIDS was solely caused by male-to-male sexual transmission, how would someone explain all the HIV-positive African women and children??? In Africa, HIV-sexual transmission is primarily heterosexual. This is well supported by... Read more »

Prove that HIV causes AIDS

There is a lot of talk on here about Duesberg and the Perth Group. You say that their so called 'dangerous' beliefs have been disputed time and time again yet this is not true. Many of the questions asked by some of these 'denialists' have never...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...individuals. They have encouraged some very scared folks into believing their myths and even affected the health policy of South Africa, which resulted in tremendous human tragedy. Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health have... 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
...review their stated policies. In McBush's (I mean McCain's) case, he has not called for a national AIDS strategy, which is a leading priority of hundreds of local, state and national HIV/AIDS groups. He also has not released an HIV/AIDS platform.... Read more »

HIV is not the cause of AIDS

Why do doctors keep prescribing toxic medications for HIV when HIV is not the cause of AIDS. The cause of AIDS is drugs, malnutrition, lack of vitamins, toxicity, etc.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...denialists. These theories have been definitively and repeatedly disproved. HIV causes AIDS. Period. I'd suggest you send her the PBS/Frontline documentary "The Age of AIDS." (You can purchase it on Amazon or perhaps Netflick it!) This PBS... Read more »
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UNAIDS

Global HIV Prevalence has Levelled off; AIDS Is Among the Leading Causes of Death Globally and Remains the Primary Cause of Death in Africa

...has declined in the last two years, due in part to the life prolonging effects of antiretroviral therapy. AIDS is among the leading causes of death globally and remains the primary cause of death in Africa. "These improved data present us with a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS-Related Illnesses Leading Cause of Death in South Africa in 2000, Medical Research Council Report Says

... AIDS-related illnesses were the leading cause of death in South Africa in 2000, accounting for about 30% of all deaths nationwide, according to a Medical Research Council Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hard-Hit Africa Leads Fall in New HIV Infections: UN

...HIV/AIDS by 2015. Nigeria, South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe -- among the African countries with the biggest epidemics -- are leading the decline, thanks to improved HIV prevention methods and AIDS treatment programs, UNAIDS said. "For the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

S. African President Needs to "Control His Rage," Lead Sub-Saharan Africa Out of HIV/AIDS Crisis

...South African President Thabo Mbeki has "seized" on the country's history to "complicate, delay and frustrate" attempts to fight HIV/AIDS, Read more »
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1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...people infected with HIV, 48 percent were men who have sex with men, the CDC said. While male-to-male sexual contact was the leading cause of HIV infections, heterosexual sex mostly women having sex with men who are injection drug users ... Read more »

Key facts about HIV/AIDS - Note Last Item

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...opens in Toronto, on Sunday, 25 years after the epidemic was first reported. Here are some key facts about AIDS, the world's leading cause of death among adults aged under 60: WHAT IS AIDS AND WHAT CAUSES IT? * AIDS stands for acquired... Read more »

Kenya Media Joins AIDS Debate

Posted by Anonymous
...Thabo Mbeki, those who are telling us that HIV causes Aids as we have come to know it in Africa, are either deliberately misleading us or, if acting in good faith, they are basing their conclusions on half-baked scientific information. The... Read more »

South Africa releases stats

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...available (1.5% in 1997) - In table 4.10, no province has a cause of death from HIV/AIDS listed as greater than 3.6% among the leading causes of death. - Also, in table 4.12, note the large numbers of deaths from "Complications of Medical and... Read more »