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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Youth

...which focuses on young people aged 13-29 who are living with HIV Street Smart is an HIV/AIDS and STD prevention program for runaway and homeless youth PROMISE (Peers Reaching Out and Modeling Intervention Strategies for HIV/AIDS Risk Reduction in their Community) is a community-level HIV prevention intervention that relies on role-model stories and peers from the community. Adult Identity Mentoring project, which encourages students to...
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HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...on her menstrual period, is there a possibility of contracting HIV just because she is on her period? even if both dont have HIV/AIDS?Response from Dr. FrascinoHello,Once again a QTND (question that never dies) arises! And of course the ATNC... Read more »

My parents don't want to talk about HIV and AIDS

Dear Dr.Bobby, I am 15 years old and I have a great fear of diseases, mainly HIV/AIDS. One day when I was going to the doctor, I asked my parents a simple question, "What if I have AIDS?" After hearing my question, my mother told me not to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...contraceptive security strategy to improve government management of future contraceptive needs Promotion of behavior change and risk reduction among high-risk populationsTo stem the spread of HIV among adolescents, who constitute 25% of the... Read more »

Can a HIV- partner decrease chances with antivirals?

I am an HIV- partner in a discordant couple (mixed HIV status) relationship. We just recently found out that he was positive. We always practice safe sex, but I was wondering if I can decrease my chances of contracting HIV by taking anti-viral...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...prevalence is high among injection drug users (IDUs): an estimated 42% of IDUs are already infected. As a result of the extensive risk reduction counseling and other prevention services provided, HIV incidence among IDUs participating in research... Read more »

Dr. Bob, I need some help (SWISS AIDS COMMISSION REPORT) (MAGNETIC COUPLE RISK, 2008)

Dr. Bob, I've been reading your forum for years but never asked a question. This time I need your advice. My name is Alex and been HIV+ for 6 years. My viral load is undetectable and CD4 1,050. I am starting a very promising relationship with an...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
..."concluded that it (unprotected anal sex) is not an extremely risky behavior." I do agree with some of your reasoning regarding risk reduction. For instance, there is considerable scientific evidence to support the conclusion that for magnetic... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Reducing the Risk of HIV Transmission Among Adolescents in Zambia: Psychosocial and Behavioral Behavioral Correlates of Viewing a Risk-Reduction Media Campaign

...(STIs). The Helping Each Other Act Responsibly Together (HEART) campaign targets people ages 13-19 with information on STIs and HIV/AIDS transmission and prevention. It promotes abstinence, a return to abstinence, or consistent condom use as... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Male Circumcision Reduces Men's HIV Infection Risk by 65%, Data Re-Evaluation Says

...control group -- to determine if circumcision reduced HIV infection. All participants in both studies received counseling on HIV risk reduction and were advised to use condoms. According to researchers, male circumcision eliminates the cells most... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Risky Practices in Zambia Weakening Fight Against HIV/AIDS

...Zambia researchers at a Lusaka conference presented findings on sexual and marriage practices in Mansa District in the era of HIV/AIDS. The practice of dry sex, the use of herbs to reduce vaginal lubrication, persists despite its risk of causing... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Women

...injection drug use but that their infections were not diagnosed). 1 Today, women account for more than one quarter of all new HIV/AIDS diagnoses. Women of color are especially affected by HIV infection and AIDS. In 2004 (the most recent year... Read more »
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UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE - HIV/AIDS RESEARCH STUDY

Posted by sak51
...Social and Political Sciences Department at the University of Cambridge, is currently conducting a research study focusing on HIV/AIDS stigma. He is looking for individuals interested in sharing their stories about living with HIV/AIDS.... Read more »

Free video: "Top Ten Myths About HIV/AIDS"

Posted by AIDSvideos
...http://www.AIDSvideos.org/, whose mission is to prevent the spread of HIV and to assist those affected by making all the world's HIV/AIDS educational videos in all the world's languages available online for free. One of our first three videos is... Read more »

Program Manager, Mental Health

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer and encourages women, people of color, people with disabilities including HIV/AIDS and persons over 40 to apply.$48,500-$60,600 AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA) is a private, nonprofit,... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Blogging/Blogs

Posted by DaveyBoy, 2 Replies
...Blog is online (web based) journal or small blurbs people can read or comment. My HIV/AIDS blog is on http://hiv-aids.blog-city.com Other POZ blogz on http://www.HIVforum.com/blogs/ Read more »