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Women and HIV

... How Serious Is HIV for Women? What Do Women Need to Know? Research on Women Treatment for Women The Bottom Line How Serious Is HIV for Women? Only 7% of AIDS cases reported in 1985 in the U.S. were women and girls. That percentage grew to 27% in 2007. About 80% of women are infected through sex with an HIV-infected man (often an injection drug user), and many through injection drug
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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
..."real world" experience of using HIV treatment as prevention, the results are mixed. See below.Prevalence data on HIV-positive women on antiretroviral therapy is difficult to obtain. Please note not all prescribed antiretroviral therapy results... Read more »

HIV from menstrual blood on gym equipment

Hi Dr. Bob. First off let me see that you're website is such a blessing, I am living in a small (very small, hick if you will, southern town -my husband's idea) but one of my HIV + friends turned me on to your website before I moved from DC just...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and well in Small Town, U.S.A. If any of the small-minded folks living in Small Town, U.S.A. had had even the most basic HIV/AIDS education in school (or read anything rational about the pandemic in the past quarter century), this type of... Read more »

HIV/AIDS in the USA...World AIDS Day

As World AIDS Day approaches, we are hearing much about the pandemic in Africa and other resource-poor areas of the world. What about the U.S.? Do we have this problem under control? No one seems to talk about AIDS here anymore. Can you give us the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...In fact many of the commitments the Bush Administration promised in 2001 at the U.N. General Assembly Special Session on HIV/AIDS turned out to be all bluster and no substance. For instance, in the U.S. we have a huge and ever increasing racial... Read more »

SARAH PALIN and HIV/AIDS

Dr. Bob,Where does Sarah Palin stand on the issue of HIV/AIDS? I'm beginning to think she's a flake. what do you think?Peter
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...not to bless is not up to us, but pointing out Dubya's blunders certainly is! Dr. Bob HIV/AIDS Fight Remains High Priority for United States? Feb 27, 2008 Hi Dr. Take a look to this statement... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hospitalizations of Pregnant HIV-Infected Women in the USA Prior to and During the Era of HAART, 1994-2003

...study set out to compare rates of hospitalization for select morbidities among HIV-infected and uninfected pregnant women in the United States. Data from the 1994-2003 Nationwide Inpatient Sample were employed. Descriptive statistics and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS 2010 Opinions: U.S. Funding for Global HIV/AIDS Programs; Empowering Women, Girls in Fight Against HIV/AIDS

...piece by Desmond Tutu, archbishop emeritus of Cape Town and honorary chairman of the Global AIDS Alliance. Goosby writes, "The United States has been and continues to be the global leader on HIV/AIDS. The best metric of our success is lives... Read more »
Positive Women's Network USA

White House Says Women Are a Priority in the U.S. National HIV/AIDS Strategy

...here , in PDF format) co-authored by fourteen organizations working to expand the human rights of women living with HIV in the United States. As a membership body made up of HIV-positive women and their allies, the U.S. Positive Women's Network... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. News & World Report Examines HIV/AIDS Rate Among Black Women

... U.S. News & World Report recently looked at how "black women continue to be struck particularly hard" by HIV/AIDS (Payne, U.S. News & World Report , 9/12). According to the latest available figures reported by CDC , blacks in 2006 had... Read more »
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The U.S. patented cure for AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
...Disease Control Office of Minority Health omh@cdc.gov Re: The U.S. patented cure for AIDS Dear CDC OMH: In 1997, the United States patented the cure for AIDS, patent #5676977 (abstract below). To date the CDC does not even register... Read more »

1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...previously reported that more people are becoming infected each year than previously estimated, with 56,300 new HIV infections in the United States in 2006. Previous estimates put the number of new infections at about 40,000 a year. Of all the... Read more »

Looking to educate myself

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...wondering, could anyone share personal insight..is it through injecting drugs, visiting prostitutes, or just non-prostitute women. I am trying to educate myself. Any feedback would certainly be appreciated. Take care. Read more »

U.S. women read this

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
... LISTEN WOMEN!! For your very life, assume any date/boyfriend has Hiv, and assume what he tells you, what you hear, what you see, in regards to him having led a strictly heterosexual life is a lie (the devil is the great liar!), assume the man... Read more »