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Questions and Answers: Microbicides Against HIV

...used more than once a day, N-9 contraceptive products may actually increase HIV risk by irritating the skin of the vagina. Other studies show that N-9 is even more irritating to the rectum than to the vagina. According to the World Health Organization (WHO): N-9 is not effective at preventing the transmission of HIV or other STDs. It should NOT be used for disease prevention. Women at risk for HIV, especially those having sex more than...
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Is AIDS Our Biggest Health Threat?

In 1998, deaths in Americans with AIDS reached 410,800. This is the total for the entire time known as the AIDS epidemic, a period which spans nearly two decades. Included in this total are deaths from any cause at all -- accidents, noncontagious...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...statistics from 1998. Aside from the fact your statistics are blatantly wrong, they are also so-last-century!A few quick points:1.HIV/AIDS is a global pandemic and can not be viewed solely as an American problem.2.Where did you find such... Read more »

diagnosed aids cases statistics worldwide 1983-1996

I need to know the total diagnosed AIDS cases through the years of 1983-1996 the total of each year and the increase or decrease as the years passed. And the total diagnosed cases of AIDS to date.
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...following statistics are taken from the "HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases Newsletter (September 1997), published by the World Health Organization (WHO) Office of HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Because of very poor HIV/AIDS... Read more »

Latest Stats?The Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

I was just wondering what some of the latest statistics are for teens and the HIV Virus..... do you know where I may be able to find a web page or such that could give me answers?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question. For the latest HIV and AIDS statistics for the United States (includingstatistics among teens), go to the following website:http://www.cdc.gov/nchstp/hiv_aids/stats/hasrlink.htmFor Read more »

Is the AIDS epidemic declining?

Mr Sowadsky:Could you please comment on the latest numbers from the recent issue (June 9) of the HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report, the CDC's publication that tracks the epidemic. Given the continued drop in new cases, when could we conclude that this...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...information on the scope of the epidemic worldwide, let me refer you to the following report:Report on the Global HIV/AIDS EpidemicWorld Health OrganizationDecember 1997In summary, when you are reading any statistics, you must carefully read... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

World Health Organization Starts Testing Program for HIV/AIDS in Afghanistan

...The World Health Organization (WHO) said Thursday it was planning to survey the level of HIV/AIDS and STDs in Afghanistan and to encourage pre-transfusion testing Read more »
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European AIDS Clinical Society, World Health Organization Each Issue Revised HIV/AIDS Treatment Guidelines

...on Dec. 1 , providing an interesting counterpoint to recently updated HIV treatment guidelines from two other key groups: the World Health Organization (WHO) and the European AIDS Clinical Society. WHO Recommends Many More People Start HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

World Health Organization Says Deaths From Cancer, Heart Disease, Road Crashes to Soar While HIV/AIDS Deaths to Decline Near 2030

... In its recently released "World Health Statistics 2008," the World Health Organization said deaths from noncommunicable diseases and traffic accidents are set to soar in the next 20 years as the developing world's Read more »
Treatment Action Group

World Health Organization HIV Treatment Guidelines Evolve

... Unusually, there was something to celebrate on World AIDS Day in 2009, even if it was only on paper. The World Health Organization (WHO) updated its antiretroviral treatment (ART) guidelines for adults, adolescents, pregnant women,... Read more »
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WHO (World Health Organization) Window Period

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...http://www.who.int/diagnostics_laboratory/faq/window_period/en/index.html Window period What is the "window-period" and how long is it? This is the time between original infection with HIV and the appearance of Detectable antibodies to the... Read more »

I'm a female teen whos HIV positive

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...Hello, I'm new here. I'm 13years old and I'm HIV positive. I don't know alot of teens who have AIDS/HIV and I'm starting to want to have more contact with teens like me. It gets Read more »

Question about gay men

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I am getting my thoughts on who really has HIV. Does anyone have any thought on what percentage of gay men are infected? Read more »

HIV Prevention

Posted by Anonymous
...person they infect. Some strains of HIV have been shown to cause illness and death rapidly regardless of immune status. The World Health Organization (WHO) has estimated 170 million people worldwide are infected with hepatitis C. Being infected... Read more »