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Barriers To An Implementation Plan For Hiv Prevention

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Barriers to Implementation of Isoniazid Preventive Therapy in HIV Clinics: A Qualitative Study

Though isoniazid preventive therapy (IPT) has been shown to reduce TB incidence among people with HIV, and is recommended in an HIV care program in Gauteng province, its implementation there is low, the study authors noted. Based on in-depth... Read more »
Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project

Number of Americans Living With HIV Exceeds 1 Million, Illustrating Failure of Federal Government to Implement Prevention Plan

Atlanta -- As federal officials announce today new estimates indicating that as many as 1.18 million Americans may be living with HIV -- an increase from the previous estimate of 850,000 to 950,000 -- AIDS advocates blamed the increase on chronic... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Motivators, Concerns, and Barriers to Adoption of Preexposure Prophylaxis for HIV Prevention Among Gay and Bisexual Men in HIV-Serodiscordant Male Relationships

The authors of the current study set out to identify factors that may facilitate or impede future adoption of preexposure prophylaxis (PrEP) to prevent HIV infection among gay and bisexual men in HIV-serodiscordant relationships. This qualitative... Read more »
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The Blood-Brain Barrier and HIV

Three questions?#1 Exactly what is the "blood brain barrier"?#2 I guess the blood cells in some way must pass the "blood brain barrier". If that is true how can it then be that very small chemical structures in many medicines not...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. The Blood-Brain Barrier is natures way of protecting the most important organ of the body, the brain. This barrier protects the brain against various chemicals, toxins, and infectious agents that can be found in the... Read more »

In a pinch, can waterproof nylon be an effective barrier againts HIV?

Hello Doctor,I got together with a pretty slutty girl a few weeks ago. She wanted to have sex and I said I couldn't because I didn't have a condom. So she said it was ok just to fool around.Things got pretty heavy - she had all her...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Soaked to the Bone,First off, wouldn't "soaked to the Boner" be more accurate?Regarding your XXL nylon rain pants, besides from being a poor fashion statement, I would not relay on them to be protective against HIV. They really are... Read more »

HIV meds and the blood brain barrier

Hello Doctors, given the recent finding at UCLA showing that HIV attacks the brain regardless of most meds, http://www.newsroom.ucla.edu/page.asp?RelNum=6524 , is there a treatment that is more likely to cross the blood brain barrier and possible...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hi Larry, please see this recent <a href="http://thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/Meds/Current/Q169545.html" target=_new>post</a> regarding the UCLA study. The bottom line is that this was a small pilot trial in a heterogeneous group of... Read more »

Another worried well (*knock on wood) (BUSH HIV PREVENTION PLAN 2007)

I added the knock on wood because I believe in not giving the fates a chance to indulge their love of irony.About 4 years ago, I received my last HIV test. It always scared me. It still does. Shortly before taking it, I had unprotected receptive...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Schrodinger's Cat with a Taste for Cock,Thanks for taking the time to write in. Your twenty-something story is all too common these days: "Knocking on wood," hoping that the fates won't intervene, instead of merely... Read more »
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Scientists Discover 'Natural Barrier' to HIV

Posted by MOCHA
Scientists Discover 'Natural Barrier' to HIV
05-Mar-2007

(HealthDay News) -- Researchers have discovered that cells in the mucosal lining of human genitalia produce a protein that "eats up" invading HIV -- possibly keeping the spread of the AIDS... Read more »

Join us to take HIV Prevention to the next level!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Study Description:

NO/AIDS Task Force and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention invite you to help with a new program for men who have sex with men (MSM) and 18 years and older called SouthPOL+.

The purpose of this study is to pilot the CDC... Read more »

Join us to take HIV Prevention to the next level!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Study Description:

NO/AIDS Task Force and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention invite you to help with a new program for men who have sex with men (MSM) and 18 years and older called SouthPOL+.

The purpose of this study is to pilot the CDC... Read more »

Should I plan for retirement?

Posted by livesinadream, 4 Replies
OK so I'm 25 and have been poz for about 2 years. On meds and healthy, working full time. I'm wondering if I should plan for retirement. You know start a 401K and a roth IRA. I guess my question is what if I don't live to the retirement age of... Read more »