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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Articles on HIV Prevention in U.S.; KNOW HIV/AIDS Launches "The Know is Spreading" Campaign; Fact Sheet on Number of HIV/AIDS Cases in Hurricane-Affected Areas

"Families Living With HIV ," AIDS Care : M.J. Rotheram-Borus and colleagues from the University of California-Los Angeles write that the HIV/AIDS epidemic's early focus on individuals has become "inadequate" and that family-based models of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

PLoS Medicine, Journal of Infectious Diseases Articles on HIV/AIDS, Global Health Issues; Uncommon HIV Subtypes in Minnesota; 2005 Gates Award for Global Health

PLoS Medicine : The May 31 issue of the journal includes several articles and studies on HIV/AIDS and other global health issues, including "HIV Epidemiology in Africa: Weak Variables and Tendentiousness Generate Wobbly Conclusions ," "The... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Science Publishes Series of Articles on HIV/AIDS Epidemics in Latin America, Caribbean

Science magazine correspondent Jon Cohen examines the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Latin America and the Caribbean in a special, freely-available series of articles. Links to the articles from the issue appear below. "Argentina: Up in Smoke: Epidemic... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Does this new article on HIV possible cure in future promising?

Hi Dr. Bob, just read this article on a new approach in Germany of killing HIV infection. What caught my attention is a part that says HIV goes to sleep in memory T-cells and becomes impossible to cure. Does that also mean that when one goes for an...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.Yep, you are indeed misreading the information. It is true that HIV can get into long-lived "resting" CD4 T-cells and remain quiescent for many years. This is a very small population of cells, comparatively speaking. New strategies are... Read more »

Previous article on Prostitutes with an HIV Positive client

Hey Doc, I read an article in POZ a few months ago concerning a trial where about 100 prostitutes had engaged in sex with their normal clients. 1 or more of these clients were HIV positive, the prostitutes were being tested & they remained...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
I am not sure which specific article you are talking about, however I have heard about this issue. This is not my area of expertise, but my very "basic" and "simple" understanding of the issue is the following: There is evidence... Read more »

Details Mag article - No Hetero HIV?

Dr. Bob:Have you read the article in the new DETAILS mag that says contracting HIV via hetero sex is virtually impossible?Has that been your experience through your practice/patients?Thanks....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,No. Was that article a work of fiction or just wishful thinking? -- because "Details" seems not to be aware of "Main Facts," such as the fact that heterosexual HIV transmission is the most common route of HIV infection... Read more »

CONFUSED ABOUT YOUR ARTICLE (DEFINITION HIV VS AIDS 2009)

In your answr to a patient , you said that the current definition of AIDS is not reversible to HIV. It is my understanding that even if you have been diagnosed with AIDS, once you get better CD4 more than 200 and no opportunistic infections the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello HIV Educator,"When did this definition change?" Actually the definition never changed. Apparently your understanding has been incorrect all along! Once someone has a diagnosis of AIDS, it is indeed absolutely irreversible, even if... Read more »
Connect With Others

Media Request--Article on HIV+ Couples

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am currently writing an article for the magazine HIV Plus that is exploring whether HIV+ couples have safer sex and their concerns, if any, about superinfection and drug resistance. If you are in a relationship with another HIV+ man, I'd be... Read more »

CNN Article - HIV & Unsafe sex

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
After reading the following article, I was wondering others opinion. In my view, people that are HIV+ and know they are HIV+ and continue to have unprotected sex with others, should be considered as attempted murderers. I mean they have a deadly... Read more »

Excellent article on HIV & aging, "New York" mag.

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 2 Replies

"Another Kind of AIDS Crisis"

A striking number of HIV patients are living longer but getting older fastershowing early signs of dementia and bone weakness usually seen in the elderly.

http://nymag.com/health/features/61740/
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An article about HIV stats in Africa

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi, allot of attention has been focused on AIDS in Africa. Since most people can not be there to see for themselves what is happening, I believe it is very important to read other peoples reports about what is happening their rather than relying... Read more »