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Coping With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...into a positive. I had a choice: I could sit there and cry and let this thing eat me alive or I could just celebrate my life and beat it. That was my choice." Click here to read or listen to how other people disclosed their HIV status. D'Jaun Black Diagnosed in 2004 "Being HIV positive has been the greatest adventure I've ever had. I kind of want to say it's like being on a rollercoaster." Click here to read or listen to...
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HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...her menstrual period, is there a possibility of contracting HIV just because she is on her period? even if both dont have HIV/AIDS?Response from Dr. FrascinoHello,Once again a QTND (question that never dies) arises! And of course the ATNC (answer... Read more »

hiv/aids

what is the life expectancy of people with hiv/aids?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...There is no way to predict the life expectancy of someone only on the basis of having HIV. For an individual person, we are not able to predict with any certainty how long they will live.What we do know is that the 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
...repost a few questions from the archives. Dr. Bob Question (HIV FROM TWO HIV NEGATIVES) Jan 20, 2007 I was just wondering. Can AIDS come out of no where? Like, if two people are disease free, can an infection occur between them like AIDS assuming... Read more »

HIV/AIDS

Dr. Bob, If the new treatment guideline is to start treatment at CD4 count of 350, is the new definition of AIDS also at CD4 count of 350? or still at the CD4 count of 200?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...remains the same. Guidelines for when to begin antiretrovirals have changed a number of times, based on increased knowledge of HIV/AIDS pathogenesis and the development and availability of new, novel, less toxic and better tolerated... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

From Treatment to Prevention: The Interplay Between HIV/AIDS Treatment Availability and HIV/AIDS Prevention Programming in Khayelitsha, South Africa

...study to describe the role that public access to antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) has played in the development and efficacy of HIV/AIDS prevention programs in Khayelitsha, a poor township in South Africa's Western Cape. The researchers documented... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Opinion Piece Finds Differences in Access to, Availability of Treatments for HIV/AIDS, Other Diseases

...prevalent in developing countries, columnist Tina Rosenberg writes in a New York Times opinion piece. Even in the case of HIV/AIDS, children in developing countries are at a disadvantage compared with adults, because wealthy countries have... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means... Read more »
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Key facts about HIV/AIDS - Note Last Item

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...Key facts about HIV/AIDS Reuters NewMedia - August 10, 2006 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The world's Read more »

Hiv and AIDs reporting

Posted by rain05, 5 Replies
What exactly does the CDC do with your name and information? Who is able to access it? Read more »

HIV/AIDS and CAM

Posted by bradford, 1 Reply
...HIV/AIDS and CAM (complementary and alternative medicine) by Bradford McIntyre Initially, there were no drugs available to treat HIV/AIDS, Read more »

HIV/AIDS drugs saved my life!

Posted by bradford
...HIV/AIDS drugs saved my life! From the time I was told I had six months to live by an AIDS specialist in 1985, I learned from other people Read more »