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Bananas And Aids Virus

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

How Bananas Could Help Prevent the Spread of HIV

A natural chemical in bananas could inhibit HIV infection and play a role in future drug applications, investigators report in a new preliminary study. Researchers knew that a banana-derived lectin, or protein, called BanLec, binds to certain... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Bananas Over BanLec

A study just published in the Journal of Biochemistry has generated a great deal of press coverage because it reports that a compound derived from bananas can inhibit HIV in a lab dish. The substance, a banana lectin known as BanLec, was first... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Advocates Speak Out After Kenyan Cabinet Member Discusses Viability of Isolating People Living With HIV/AIDS to Control Spread of Virus

IRIN/ PlusNews reports on the recent statements a Kenyan cabinet member about isolating people living with HIV/AIDS as a means of controlling the spread of the virus and reactions by local and international HIV/AIDS advocates. On January 28,... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HOMO CAFE - GOING BANANAS!!!!!! PLEAZE REPLY!

Dear Doctor Bob, thank you so much for your forum. It has helped a friend of mine who had been worried sick about HIV. Now his 'disease' of too much worrying has spread unto me.I moved, just a few days ago into an apartment right above a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Worried in B,No worries mate. Although "worried well syndrome" can indeed be contracted, not only through six degrees of separation, but even if those six degrees were in four different dimensions, HIV is an entirely different... Read more »

Can bananas prevent HIV?

I was reading an article about Bananas supposedly being able to prevent HIV infection better than the 2 most current HIV drugs. This article seems completely bogus, but I wanted to ask an expert opinion before completely disregarding it. I've...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,While I don't believe bananas work better than currently available antiretroviral drugs, the banana connection is not completely bogus. See archives link below.Dr. Bob<a... Read more »

Red circle/spot in Banana bought near hiv test centre

Dear Dr. Frascino,This afternoon, I bought some bananas near a hospital which is the HIV test centre of the city I live in. When I peeled off one of the bananas, I found a small red circle with about 2-3 mm in diametre in the pulp.The outside peel...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi, Michael.So you're worried that folks who test HIV positive "lose moral control" and inject blood into bananas? Dude, tell me you're kidding. Please tell me you're kidding. Because if you're not kidding, I'll... Read more »

banana and hiv

Doctor Bob what do you think about using squeeze banana as lubricant since scientist found something that can kill hiv in banana, in short rubbing banana on condom to reduce risk in case of breakage.tugurun...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,There has always been something appealing (pun intended) about a banana-flavored condom. However, using squished banana on a condom as a lubricant will not help prevent HIV. Research into Ban-Lec, the banana-derived protein that may help block... Read more »
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OZONE PROVEN TO KILL AIDS VIRUS

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I PURCHASED A MEDICAL OZONE DEVICE.VERY HIGH QUALITY DEVICE.IF USED PROPERLY IT IS COMMONLY REPORTED TO KNOCK OUT AIDS.THE CONCEPT AND DEVICE IS DEFAMED BY FDA AND AMA BECAUSE OF SPECIAL INTERESTS AND IGNORANCE IN THE HEALTH CARE INDUSTRY.THE... Read more »

AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
Very interesting read while he went through some hardships doing this it sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant.
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB122602394113... Read more »