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Who Does AIDS Affect The Most

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chinese Premier Spends World AIDS Day With AIDS-Affected Children

Today in Beijing, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao sported a red AIDS awareness ribbon as he welcomed 15 AIDS-affected children to the headquarters of the Chinese Communist Party. The children -- two of whom are HIV-positive and 13 of whom were orphaned... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

IPS Examines How HIV/AIDS Affects Women in Western Nepal

Inter Press Service examines how HIV/AIDS is affecting women in western Nepal, where life in the poor region "is getting worse thanks to HIV infection brought back by men who go to neighboring India for seasonal work." According to IPS, "Worst hit... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

About 66% of African Companies Say HIV/AIDS Will Affect Business, Survey Shows

Almost 66% of African businesses believe HIV/AIDS will "affect their bottom line" over the next five years, according to a survey released on Thursday by the World Economic Forum Global Health Initiative during the WEF Africa Economic Summit in... Read more »
Ask the Experts

aids and there affect

what are the affects of aids, and how likely is it to be passed on to child ...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
I have good news for you. THis question and others like it are answered beautifully all over this site. Please treat yourself to a tour of TheBody.com, where you will find all the answers you need to these general questions.... Read more »

Can AIDS affect your heart?

I've been investigating about AIDS and it called my attention that your heart can be affected. Can I avoid this? After being diagnosed how long would it take the virus to damage my heart? ...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
Uncontrolled HIV infection can cause inflammation which has been shown to increase chances of cardiovascular events. But it is impossible to predict who will be affected and when the first event may happen after infection. Everyone has certain... Read more »

How does AIDS affect SLE (lupus)?

Hi. I was diagnosed with SLE (lupus) in 1990, and with AIDS in 2000. My initial T-cell count was 26, viral load 600,000. Unfortunately, I had been taking Methotrexate for years to suppress my immune system and help with my lupus. I have developed...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
SLE is a fairly rare disease; I have never seen it in a person with HIV. I agree that some interaction between the two is likely. And I can't imagine anything beneficial arising from the presence of HIV in a person with SLE. Can you get off... Read more »

how does HIV/AIDS affect the sexual behavior of teens

I was wondering how the sexual behavior of teens has changed in recent years due to AIDS. Does it cause a paranoia type response?...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
Not being a researcher, not having read anything on the topic you are asking about and not working with any teenagers I have no way to respond to your question. Sorry not to be more helpful.Michael Shernoff, MSW... Read more »
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7/9, New York, NY: Spiritual HIV Support Dinner Forum for all affected by HIV and AIDS

Posted by bartleby
Spiritual HIV Support Dinner Forum for all affected by HIV and AIDS
Monday, July 9
6:30pm - 9:00pm
The Riverside Church NYC
90 Claremont Avenue, Room 10T
New York, NY

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm / Light Refreshments and Networking
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm / 90 Minute... Read more »

Care home for people affected with HIV/AIDS

Posted by kel
Hi All~
I don't know if this will interest anyone but her goes. I just recently moved to Phoenix AZ w/ my best freind (who is gay) and we found out that there are no care homes/assisted living facilities for the gay community here or for those... Read more »

Care Home for persons affected w/ HIV/AIDS

Posted by kel
Hi All~
I don't know if this will interest anyone but her goes. I just recently moved to Phoenix AZ w/ my best freind (who is gay) and we found out that there are no care homes/assisted living facilities for the gay community here or for those... Read more »

SURVEY:How does social stigma affect your coping?

Posted by HIVstigmastudy
Coping with HIV/AIDS: How the Perception of Stigmatization Affects Adherence to Medical Treatment and Disease Prognosis

http://hivstigmastudy.webs.com/

My name is Eric, a graduate student at DePaul University in Chicago, IL. I am working on a research... Read more »