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Why Is Hiv And Aids Heath Information More Sensitive

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Life, Heath & LT Disability

I was diagnosed with AIDS in Nov. I am unsure just how long I have been +, but I feel great and am on meds. I currently do not have insurance and am on the Ryan White program. I am about to begin a new job with a large (major) company and am so...
Lynn L. Franzoi

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Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
You should sign up for the health care coverage available to you. With a large employer, you will be covered under a group health plan and your health status will be confidential. With the exception of supplemental life insurance, most health and... Read more »

Would I get a call from the heath department if I've been tested positive

would I recieve a phone call from the health dept after being tested positive for HIV?... Read more »

Heath Insurance cancellation

I was hired with a company last March and was offered health insurance due to go into effect on... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

World Heath Organization Gives Endorsement to Canadian Company's Combination HIV/AIDS Drug; Health Canada Approval Held Up by Negotiations Between GSK, Apotex

The World Health Organization on Friday gave its approval to Apo-triAvir, a generic HIV/AIDS medication made by the Toronto-based drug company Apotex , a "critical step" in allowing the drug to be exported to developing countries, the Toronto Star... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Advocate Calls on Media Outlets in Ethiopia to Be More Sensitive When Reporting on HIV/AIDS

Media outlets in Ethiopia should be more sensitive when reporting on or about people living with HIV/AIDS because some of the language used has been improper, Sonya De Masi, resident adviser at Internews Network , said on Monday during a media... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Toronto Star Profiles Canadian Photography Collective PhotoSensitive, Project on HIV/AIDS in Rwanda

The Toronto Star on Sunday featured an article by Christopher Maughan, an intern with the journalism partnership Rwanda Initiative , about the Canadian photography collective PhotoSensitive and its efforts to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

China Bans AIDS Conference; Officials Fear Foreign Involvement in Sensitive Issue, Organizer Says

Organizers of a planned AIDS conference in China said Sunday they have been told by government authorities to cancel the meeting. The conference, scheduled for early August in Guangzhou near Hong Kong, would have brought together 50 Chinese and... Read more »
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PCR sensitivity

Posted by GPPG, 1 Reply
For everyone I am posting the information I gathered about RNA/DNA testing's sensitivity ( i.e not reporting false negative),
1. RNA-PCR 90 - 98 % (depending on timing, immunse response, assay etc.)
2. bDNA little more sensitive
3. DNA-PCR > 99%
4.... Read more »

OLD DRUG, NEW INFORMATION: SF Trial of Peptide T

Posted by Anonymous
OLD DRUG, NEW INFORMATION:
Recruitment to Open for Peptide T Anti-Viral Trial

(Contact Diane Cenko, HIVCARE Client Outreach Coordinator, 415-353-6215 or 6259)

San Francisco, Calif. - February, 2001 -- A phase II study of Peptide T to evaluate its... Read more »

Some Widow information

Posted by Anonymous
HIV Antibody Assays

HIV InSite Knowledge Base Chapter
Published February 1998
Niel Constantine, PhD, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Specific antibody to HIV is produced shortly after infection, but the exact time depends on several... Read more »

Pinky, information regarding case

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Pinky,

I really do think that something should be done about this if he is knowingly having unprotected sex while HIV positive. Not only can you go after him for criminal prosecution, but you can sue him for damages in civil court.

The fact that you... Read more »