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Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

...have HIVbecause of the stigma. Due to the lack of awareness of HIV in the older population (women inparticular), this age group has been left out of educational preventionprograms, research, and clinical trials. Older individuals are not routinely tested for HIV. This means that olderwomen are often misdiagnosed and/or not diagnosed with the virus until theyhave reached a late stage of HIV disease. Calling Attention to...
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Role of CD8 in HIV progression

Hi Dr. Hope you can help me understand something, in one of your recent posting 15th Feb 2009 you mentioned that - a normal reaction to HIV infection is an increase in CD8 count and percent and that the total lymphocyte count increase is likely a...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...That study and others like it were conducted prior to the availability of current potent HIV medication regimens we have today and a better understanding of the functional role of CD8 cells on containing HIV infection. Read more »

saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get HIV from an infected partners saliva on my anus?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...below 200 cells per cubic millimeter of blood. Also called the T-cell count, the CD4 count ranges from 450 to 1200 in healthy individuals. In some people, the T-cell decline and opportunistic infections that signal AIDS develop soon after... Read more »

Exercise and HIV

Nelson, is there any documented research that shows that regular exercise keeps the onset of AIDS in check for longtime survivors of HIV who strictly adhere to their medication regiment. I am 55 y/o, have been positive for 17 years, and in the best...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...SHELDON D.; BIRK, THOMAS J.We attempted to measure cardiopulmonary effects, CD4 counts, and perceived sense of well-being in 25 individuals moderately to severely immunocompromised from HIV infection (mean entry CD4 count = 144-[mu]l-1) before... Read more »

can you get hiv/aids if you.. (QTND: HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)

me and my partner have been curious about trying anal sex. we are both hiv/aids free and free of any other std's. we were curious, can we get aids from anal sex even if you both are disease free?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...below 200 cells per cubic millimeter of blood. Also called the T-cell count, the CD4 count ranges from 450 to 1200 in healthy individuals. In some people, the T-cell decline and opportunistic infections that signal AIDS develop soon after... Read more »
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Declining Concentration of HIV in Correctional Facilities, but 20 Percent of HIV-Infected People in the U.S. Have Been in a Correctional Facility

...unchanged. So, our calculations were based on data from the Bureau of Justice Statistics in 2005. We have shown that about 150,000 individuals were released from jails and prisons in 1997. In 2005, about 150,000 individuals were released from... Read more »
The Body PRO

Overall Estimate of People Living With HIV in the U.S. Grows: 21 Percent, Mostly Minorities, Undiagnosed

...the CROI conference on an analysis of the prevalence of HIV in the United States at the end of 2006, and we're focusing on the percent of persons who are undiagnosed -- who have HIV infection but are undiagnosed. 1 If we don't know they're... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Forty-Five Percent of New HIV Infections Occur Among Young People in Mozambique

...the annual UN Fund for Population Activities report on Wednesday in Maputo, UN representative Petra Lantz announced that 45 percent of new HIV infections occur among Mozambicans age 24 and younger. Women ages 20-24 have four times as many HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Young People Account for 40 Percent of HIV-Infected in Japan

...People in their teens and 20s account for nearly 40 percent of all Japanese newly infected with AIDS, according to new Health Ministry figures that officials say underline a disturbing Read more »
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1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...in 2006. Previous estimates put the number of new infections at about 40,000 a year. Of all the 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... Read more »

HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...tested positive opt out of treatments and for others; by the time they do get tested it is often too late! HIV reacts in each individual differently, there is no way of knowing how long before illness occurs. This is why people who have tested... Read more »

HIV Prevention-Our Voices ARE Necessary

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...HIV Prevention-Our Voices ARE Necessary As an individual living with HIV for 20 years, I have been working to break down the barriers of fear and discrimination for nearly a decade now. Read more »

HIV Prevention: What you need to know!

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...sex partners mean multiple infections can occur with the likelihood of infection with more than one HIV strain. This places an individual in greater danger of illness and or death as well as any person they infect. In the early years we didnt... Read more »