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Women And Hiv Prevalence

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In HIV-Infected Women, Prevalence, Diversity, Persistence and Detection of New HPV Infection Is Greater in the Anus Than in the Cervix

Listen (2.4MB, 6 min.) Welcome. This is Bonnie Goldman, Editorial Director of The Body PRO. I'm in San Diego at IDSA 2007, one of the year's HIV conferences. Right now, I'm in the poster session where researchers are standing in front of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Prevalence Among Pregnant Women in South Africa Increasing More Slowly Than in 1990s, Survey Says

HIV prevalence among pregnant women in South Africa continues to increase but at lower levels than those experienced in the 1990s, according to data released on Wednesday from a national survey conducted by the country's Department of Health , the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Prevalence Higher Among Women Than General Population in Ethiopia

HIV prevalence among women is higher than among the general population in Ethiopia, Health Minister Kebede Worku said Thursday at the annual conference of the Ethiopian Medical Association, SAPA/ Mail & Guardian reports. According to the... Read more »
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Prevalence of antiretroviral therapy in the U.S.A. / transmission risk

Dr. Frascino,First let me say that I admire the work you do in educating the public on this issue.I have a twofold question for you concerning the real probability of becoming infected with HIV via a single heterosexual encounter. This question is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,When effective combination antiretroviral therapy is used consistently and drives the plasma HIV viral load to undetectable levels for at least six months, it is indeed true that the risk of HIV transmission is significantly decreased; however,... Read more »

Explain the prevalence of LTNP Meth Users

I know dozens of people that have been doing meth for 20+ years and have been hiv+ for as many (no coincidence that both started around the same time, I am sure) I have, however, lost 3 dear friends, who after 5 or more years of abstaining suffered...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
Thank you for writing. I have to rely on facts, and there is absolutely no medical literature that suggests any correlation between meth use and LTNPs. In fact, my personal experience has been the opposite. I've seen the devastating impact... Read more »

Incidence and Prevalence of KS

What are the incidence and prevalence of KS? Have they been increasing or declining? I have heard about a topical gel in clinical trials. Can you tell me anything about it?...
Joel Gallant, M.D.

Response from Joel Gallant, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
It is estimated that Kaposi's sarcoma occurs in about 20% of gay men with AIDS and 1 to 5% of other people with AIDS, but the incidence and prevalence vary geographically as well. It's been known for some time that KS behaves a lot like a... Read more »

Why is the prevalance of HIV increasing among the young and gay populations?

Hi Dr. Bob,I just saw this really troubling article on Yahoo News and thought you might have some feedback on it. In particular, it's really troubling that the rate of HIV infection among youth and gay men has increased so significantly over...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,This is a highly complex issue and I could write a thesis on all the factors potentially contributing to these epidemiological trends. They would include such disparate issues as biology, sociology, politics, religion, perception, funding... Read more »
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HIV 2 Prevalence

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HIV 2 prevalence
Posted: Nov 17, 2001



DR.Holodniy,

Is there an actual number of individuals to infected with HIV2 in the United States ? I did a home access test and it does not test for this is this something that if your doing an HIV test you... Read more »

HISPANIC HIV LOOKING FOR A HIV WOMEN

Posted by Anonymous
HI, MY NAME IS HUMBERTO FROM MASTIC BEACH IN LONG ISLAND . I AM LOOKING FOR A WOMEN WHO UNDERSTANDS THE EMOTIONAL AND FELLING OF SOMEONE WHO IS LIVING WITH HIV AND IS NOT AFFRAID TO HAVE SEXUAL RELATIONSHIP WITH SOMEONE. WHO ALSO LIKES MOVIES,... Read more »

Are HIV- women or men more likely to be accepting of you being HIV+

Posted by PozInOrlando, 1 Reply
I am recently HIV+ and it seems based on what I read about and have heard that men who are HIV- tend to be more accepting of a woman who's HIV+ than the other way around when it comes to serodiscordant relationships

Do yo think when it comes to... Read more »

Survey: HIV- women desiring children with HIV+ man

Posted by Poppy
BAPAC, Bay Area Perinatel AIDS Center is conducting an online survey for HIV- women, desiring to have children with an HIV+ male partner. The goal of this survey is to collect data which will be useful in educating couples, physicians,... Read more »