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What People Are At Risk For HIV/AIDS

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Young People at Risk: HIV/AIDS Among Americas Youth

In the United States, HIV-related death has the greatest impact on young andmiddle-aged adults, particularly racial and ethnic minorities. In 1998, HIV was thefifth leading cause of death for Americans between the ages of 25 and 44. AmongAfrican... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive People in Developing Countries Risk Having No Antiretroviral Treatment, HIV/AIDS Advocates Say

Hundreds of thousands of HIV-positive people in developing countries in a few years will have no antiretroviral drug treatment unless more focus is placed on drug costs and access, HIV/AIDS advocates said Wednesday at the XVI International AIDS... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Short-Term Risk of AIDS or Death in People Infected With HIV-1 Before Antiretroviral Therapy in South Africa: A Longitudinal Study

Motasim Badri of the Desmond Tutu HIV Centre at the University of Cape Town in Cape Town, South Africa, and colleagues examined 1,399 HIV-positive people residing in Cape Town who had no access to antiretroviral drugs or who were receiving... Read more »
Ask the Experts

do people with hiv or aids have a higher risk of contacting fungal diseases?

do people with hiv or aids have a higher rate of contacting fungal diseases?...
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
Yes.... Read more »

burn out at old hiv-pioneers (OLDER PEOPLE AND HIV/AIDS)

Hi Dr. Bob.Mikel again from Germanys online-support hotline :-)on world aids day i will be interviewed by a radiochannel to the subject of "getting old with hiv"gee, I am just 48 and within the hiv-community i am rated as "older"...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Mikel,Hopefully the information below will help with your interview. By the way, HIV "daddies" can still be hot! Stay well.Dr. Bobdata & longevityJun 22, 2007 Hi: thank you for all the insightfull information. I am compelled to... Read more »

PEOPLE WITH OCD STOP MAKING YOUR SELF GO CRAZY ITS HARD I KNOW I HAVE OCD AND WENT THROUGH A HELL OF A TIME WORRING ABOUT HIV/AIDS

Hi Im 21 years old have had unprotected sex as a young teen you could say i was very curios and experaminted alot as horney teen. i also have obsessive compolsive disorder (ocd)when i learned about Aids i went crazy for years discovered dr.Bob three...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Future Doc,Thanks for your post and taking the time to share your experience. The whole shebang (he-bang, she-bang, bang-bang-bang, whatever) is not uncommon in horned-up teens, tweens, X-gens, Y-gens or even 30 and/or 40-somethings. So... Read more »

Why do people take the risks?

Basically I'm a first year medical student, we're studying AIDS/HIV and we need to look at why people, if knowing the risk, continue knowing that they could possibly contract the illness? Not interested in what the risks are or modes of...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
There are so many theories as to why people behave in ways that put their health or well-being at risk. I can summarize my understanding of this based on my research and my experience working with gay men in New York City, but I obviously cannot do... Read more »
Connect With Others

Looking for people to interview with HIV or AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
Hi,
I am writing a series of articles about AIDS and HIV infections aimed at college students in Pullman and Moscow Idaho. Many students feel their risk of catching such a disease in a small town is virtually non-existant. I have had difficulty... Read more »

Beware people pushing "Aloe Vera" for HIV !

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 5 Replies
It's important to remember this Forum can be entered by anybody. Anybody can post here. And some people are here to try and make money out of us by offering to share with us magical cures for HIV/AIDS.

I have just received yet another email from a... Read more »

How many people have HIV / AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am curious to the number of people alive in the US with HIV / AIDS. On the CDC website it states that as of Deceober a total of about 770,000 cases had been reported. Then later on it states that about 400,000 people have died. Are those... Read more »

7/9: Staten Island, NY: A Health Living Luncheon for People Living with HIV and AIDS

Posted by bartleby
A Health Living Luncheon for People Living with HIV and AIDS
Monday, July 9
Noon - 3:00pm
514 Bay Street (Soup Kitchen)
Staten Island, NY

Featuring: Blood Pressure Screening, Mental Health Screening, Nutritional Presentation - Eating the right foods,... Read more »