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AIDS-related dementia by Dave W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Fri 19 Sep 2008 12:56pm I’m Bevin English Since the early stages of the AIDS pandemic, doctors have known about an important neurological complication of HIV infection. This condition, known as AIDS-related dementia, AIDS dementia complex (ADC), or HIV-associated dementia (HAD), is a complex and poorly understood disease, and has the potential to greatly impact many pe ... Read on »
AIDS-related dementia by Dave W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 10:35am I’m Bevin English Since the early stages of the AIDS pandemic, doctors have known about an important neurological complication of HIV infection. This condition, known as AIDS-related dementia, AIDS dementia complex (ADC), or HIV-associated dementia (HAD), is a complex and poorly understood disease, and has the potential to greatly impact many ... Read on »
AIDS dementia: Current findings by Dave W. Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 4:32pm Welcome to The AIDS Pandemic, a podcast hosted by Dr. David Wessner from the Department of Biology at Davidson College. I'm Steve Halliday. One of my most striking memories from my time spent in the hospital in Mwandi was towards the end of my stay when I saw a woman suffering from AIDS dementia who was in the courtyard screaming at the top ... Read on »
HIV dementia scales by Neurodoc .. Patient Expert Posted Fri 27 Nov 2009 10:00pm HIV dementia scale http://www.hivguidelines.org/Content.aspx?PageID=325&guideLineID=44&guideParent=&vType=&pGuideLineID=44 , HIV modified dementia scale http://www.hivguidelines.org/Content.aspx?PageID=326&guideLineID=44&guideParent=&vType=&pGuideLineID=44 , Mental alternation test http://www.hivguidelines.org/Conten ... Read on »
Is Your Disease on the RARE List™ – If So, More Bad News! by Chris H. Posted Mon 06 Feb 2012 3:01pm I wonder if people truly understand what it means if their rare disease or disorder is on the RARE List™? Last week, the R.A.R.E. Project and  Global Genes Project , leading patient advocacy organizations representing the rare disease community, issued the RARE List™ , a stunning 65 page ... Read on »
HIV/AIDS Experts, Doctors Voice Concerns About Health Problems Seen Among Long-Term HIV/AIDS Survivors by Nelson V. Patient Expert Posted Thu 18 Dec 2008 7:28pm I am so glad people are taking about this now. We are living longer and aging-related problems seems to show up earlier in long term survivors. As more and more doctos leave HIV practices for other fields that offer better reimbursement, or due to retirement, we need more doctors who can deal with the increasing needs of the long term survivor p ... Read on »
HHS Confers with HIV/AIDS Community Representatives on National HIV/AIDS Strategy by Health & Human Services Posted Mon 18 Oct 2010 1:35pm By Ronald Valdiserri, M.D., M.P.H., Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Infectious Diseases, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Dr. Marjorie Hill, CEO of Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) at HHS Community Meeting Last Wednesday, as part of our ongoing effort to develop an agency-wide implementatio ... Read on »
Top 10 Ways the National HIV/AIDS Strategy Improves the National Response to HIV/AIDS by Health & Human Services Posted Fri 12 Nov 2010 1:32pm The National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) contains many different elements and goals for creating a nation "where new HIV infections are rare and when they do occur, every person, regardless of age, gender, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, or socioeconomic circumstance will have unfettered access to h ... Read on »
November's Top 10 Ways the National HIV/AIDS Strategy Improves the National Response to HIV/AIDS by Health & Human Services Posted Tue 16 Nov 2010 8:00am Last week, we announced that we'd be posting monthly National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) Top Ten lists to reinforce key parts of the NHAS. Today's post is November's Top Ten list. By 2015, the National HIV/AIDS Strategy aims to: Reduce new HIV infections Lower the annual number of new infections by ... Read on »
Massachusetts HIV/AIDS Plan Aligns with National Strategy to End HIV/AIDS Epidemic by Health & Human Services Posted Fri 15 Nov 2013 5:35pm By Andrew D. Forsyth, Ph.D. , Senior Science Advisor, Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services In September 2013, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s (MDPH) Office of HIV/AIDS released its latest strategic plan intended to further the state’s long-standing success in combati ... Read on »