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HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part III: Treatments for Metabolic Changes

Table of Contents Fat in the Body Metabolic Problems Treatments Taking Care of Yourself Fat in the Body Fat is needed for the body to function. It plays an important role inkeeping the skin and hair healthy, protecting body organs, and maintaining bodytemperature. Fat is also stored energy. There are different types of fat found in the body. Visceral fat is locateddeep in the belly under the muscle. Subcutaneous fat is the...
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Recent prevention failure and efforts to cure the disease part 3 (HIV IS 100% PREVENTABLE TODAY, 2010)

Thanks again. I understand your difficulties in managing a prevention forum since your objective is to put more fear on the disease to lower further infections but the general and widespread opinion of doctors and researchers is that HIV is a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Dude, you're spending way too much time on this site and arguing with the wrong guy. Generally you and I agree on most things. It's just that I have the perspective of being HIV infected since January 1991 plus the experience of being... Read more »

Recent prevention failure and efforts to cure the disease part 2 (HIV IS 100% PREVENTABLE TODAY, 2009)

Thanks for your quick response. I have to disagree too on one point. You said that HIV is 100% preventable which is correct but it ignores the nature of human beings. Let me explain. Many actually know the ways of transmission but this leads not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Sorry, I have to disagree with your disagreement!The statement that HIV is 100% preventable is completely true and has nothing to do with human nature! It's just a scientific fact that we could prevent all (or essentially all) HIV... Read more »

Donation of body parts if HepC+ ?

I was exposed to Hep C over 20 yeas ago, so now I test poitive; but it has never made me sick. Would it be safe to donate my body at death? Could my body parts be of any help to anyone?...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
This is an interesting question. There is recent interest in using liver organs from hepatitis C individuals who have died and transplanting them in HCV positive patients who are dying from liver disease. The idea is that since there is such a... Read more »

The body and body system effects of Hepatitus B

I have been assigned a project about Hepatitus B for my Biology course. I cannot figure out the detailed disease's effects on the body and/or body systems. Do you know what they are?...
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
Hepatitis B is a viral disease that affects primarily the liver.There are multiple extrahepatic manifestations that are mediated by the immune system.Go to liver disease in the web to get all the details.It is preventable by a vaccine.... Read more »
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AIDS-Like Disease Sweeping Asia, Parts Of U.S.

Posted by My3Cents, 1 Reply
"An AIDS-like disease which attacks the immune system has swept Asia and parts of the U.S. in a bizarre pattern, bewildering doctors and researchers.

The disease, which doesnt appear to be contagious, doesnt spread through a virus, unlike AIDS."

http:... Read more »

Part two

Posted by Anonymous
What are the chances of transmitting HIV through a needle?
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July 13, 1998
Answered by Nicolas Sheon, HIV InSite Prevention Editor
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Question One

I would like to know what the chances of transmitting HIV through a... Read more »

Part of today's problem

Posted by RevAnn, 2 Replies
So let me qualify myself for those who don't know me. I am 40 yo, was infected in 1980 (through a rape).

Now, I am concerned that we have become our own worse enemies for education. I too am guilty. We are telling people that HIV/AIDS is not a... Read more »

Most important body part

Posted by firefly, 4 Replies
The Most Important Body Part:

My mother used to ask me what is the most important part of the body.

Through the years I would take a guess at what I thought was the correct answer. When I was younger, I thought sound was very important to us as... Read more »