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2008 Hiv Infections In America

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Infection Among Young Black Men Who Have Sex With Men -- Jackson, Mississippi, 2006-2008

In the United States, black men who have sex with men (MSM) account for a disproportionate number of new cases of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). 1 From 2001 to 2006, the number of HIV/AIDS cases... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Increase in Newly Diagnosed HIV Infections Among Young Black Men Who Have Sex With Men -- Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, 1999-2008

During 2001-2006, new human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) diagnoses among black men aged 13-24 years who have sex with men (MSM) in 33 states increased by 93%. 1 The Wisconsin Division of Public Health (WDPH) recently reported to CDC a 144%... Read more »
amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

MSM and HIV/AIDS in 2008: Global and Regional Review of 2008 UNGASS Country Progress Reports

In the 2001 Declaration of Commitment, adopted unanimously at the UN General Assembly Special Session on HIV/AIDS (UNGASS), member states agreed by 2003 to "establish national prevention targets ... to reduce HIV incidence for those identifiable... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Really concerned about reinfection (SUPERINFECTION, DUAL INFECTION, 2008)

Dr. BobI have been HIV poz for a year now. My concern is for the last 2 months I have have unprotected sex with 2 people 1 twice and the other 2 times. They were both HIV poz my worry is we didn't use condoms and they caused me to bleed. One is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You had unprotected sex with "2 people 1 twice and the other 2 times"???? Wouldn't that be having sex with 2 people both twice??? No matter, on with your question!HIV reinfection (dual infection) can occur. However, exactly how... Read more »

GARDASIL FOR PEOPLE WITH HPV (GARDASIL VACCINE) (HPV VACCINE FOR THOSE ALREADY INFECTED WITH HPV, 2008)

Hello Dr. Francisco, Im a 24yr old male who recently found out has HPV, as a consequence my girlfriend also has it, but anyway my in my desperation to find information about it I found this site, question is: would it hurt just to try GARDASIL, you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Actually, my name if Frascino, not Francisco. So you can call me Dr. Bob.Regarding HPV, there are many different variants. But only a very few are associated with the subsequent development of cancer. The million dollar question remains... Read more »

how many people die from HIV in 2008 (HIV/AIDS SURVIVAL)

Hi Bob,l am recently infected with hiv and and live in Australia, 36 years old and my hiv specialist told me hardly no one dies of hiv-aids anymore in Australia, he said maybe 10% of pepole with HIV die in 2008 in auz,but people infected in 2008...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey there Aussie Dude (or Dudette?),How many people die from HIV in 2008? Well, if you are asking how many HIV/AIDS-related deaths will occur worldwide (or in the Land Down Under) in 2008, we obviously don't know yet, because it's only... Read more »

Can you give yourself HIV (MASTURBATION 2008) (QTND: CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV OR STD BY MASTURBATION, 2008)

Hi, Can you give yourself HIV by masterbating, like if a little bit of you sperm or seaman or something mange to get up your arse.thanks...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,If a "seaman" manages to get up your arse and he's not wearing a condom, there would be an HIV risk. However, if you get your own "semen" up your butt, there is no HIV risk. The "can you give yourself HIV by... Read more »
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UNAIDS Delegates:Africa/Europe/Latin America/N.Ame

Posted by Anonymous
AFRICA, LATIN AMERICA/CARIBBEAN, EUROPE & NORTH AMERICA

PLEASE DISTRIBUTE WIDELY AND FORGIVE DUPLICATION

DEADLINE: 14 APRIL 2006

Background

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has vacancies on the NGO Delegation of its Programme... Read more »

HIV/AIDS in Black America: The Uphill Battle

Posted by bartleby
"Black Americans account for only 14 percent of the U.S. population, yet they account for 52 percent of all new HIV infections each year. It's official: Regardless of race, we cannot afford to be in denial and believe that HIV is a white, gay... Read more »

XMRV test in Latin America - Information Request

Posted by Sherezade, 1 Reply
Dear friends,

I've been reading the forum for some time now and I need to ask you if you guys know about commercial testing of XMRV in Latin America. I found only two cases in the forum with positive XMRV tests: Themushroom and Roma2010 but they... Read more »

VHA DIRECTIVE 2008-003

Posted by DKERL
Department of Veterans Affairs VHA DIRECTIVE 2008-003
Veterans Health Administration
January 22, 2008

TREATMENT OF ANTIRETROVIRAL-INDUCED FACIAL
LIPOATROPHY IN HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS
(HIV)-INFECTED PATIENTS

on page 2 of this directive the following... Read more »