AIDS Survival Project

"We are diverse people living with HIV, united to promote self-empowerment and enhanced quality of life for HIV-affected individuals through advocacy, education, peer support, and treatment activism."

AIDS Survival Project closed in 2008.

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Microbicides, the Future of HIV Prevention?

AIDS Survival Project has been a proud supporter of the Global Campaign for Microbicides since 1999. This open letter from campaign director, Lori Heise explains the excitement and the challenges presented at the year's International AIDS Conference....

By Lori Heise for AIDS Survival Project

New CDC Reports Highlight HIV Risks for MSM, but Little Info on WSW

In July 2006, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) published a report outlining the results of a study done with 10,030 Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM) by the National HIV Behavioral Surveillance (NHBS) System. Risk behavior data was collected bet...

By Joe Greenwood for AIDS Survival Project

AIDS Denialism: A Rebuttal

The March 2006 issue of Harper's Magazine contains an article titled "Out of Control, AIDS and the Corruption of Medical Science." Unfortunately, this article represents the latest round of attacks from "AIDS denialists." These individuals hold to th...

By John Moore, Ph.D. for AIDS Survival Project

President Bush's War on ... Prostitution?

As the old saying goes, two things are certain: death and taxes. We could just as easily add two more certainties to the list: prostitution and terrorism. Arguably, the threat of terrorism has always been around. And prostitution -- well, why do yo...

By David Salyer for AIDS Survival Project

Getting the U.S. Media to Pay Attention to Domestic HIV/AIDS Issues

There has been a growing discussion recently about coverage of HIV/AIDS by the U.S. news media. Because journalists have reported increasing difficulty in getting their media organizations to run HIV/AIDS stories, questions naturally arise about wh...

By Rob Nixon for AIDS Survival Project

Peer Counseling Perspectives: The CDC's 2003 National HIV Prevention Conference

At the end of July, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) held its 2003 National HIV Prevention Conference in Atlanta. The 3, 400 attendees included people living with HIV/AIDS, community workers, researchers and public health staff. With several h...

By Mary Lynn Hemphill, L.M.S.W. for AIDS Survival Project

The $15,000,000,000 Question

In May of 2002, Senators John Kerry (D-MA) and Bill Frist (R-TN) introduced the U.S. Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, TB and Malaria Act of 2002, a bipartisan bill that would increase the U.S. government's funding of international HIV/AIDS efforts in 2...

By David Salyer for AIDS Survival Project

Risky Cocktails

Recreational/Street Drug/Abused PrescriptionHIV/Prescription MedicationInteractionCommentsAlcoholABC/Ziagen/AbacavirIncreases ABC levels in blood. One study observed a 41% increase in ABC.1ABC is metabolized by alcohol dehydrogenase, therefore increa...

By Guy Pujol for AIDS Survival Project

Segmental BIA: Can We Measure Lipodystrophy?

This is not the first article we at ATI have ever written about bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA), and we suspect that it will not be the last. BIA's continue to prove their importance in the clinical assessment and care of people living with HI...

By Kelly Williams, R.D., L.D. and Guy Pujol for AIDS Survival Project

Bone Disease and HIV

In the world of HIV there's no question that proper diet and regular exercise are both crucial. Both are equally critical; neither is more important than the other. Nothing more adequately illustrates this point than the emerging risks of bone diseas...

By Kelly Williams, R.D., L.D. for AIDS Survival Project