Can You Get Hiv From A Community Pool

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The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...If I enroll in a study, I won't be allowed to leave it if I don't like it." The reality: You are always in control. You can quit any study you participate in at any time for any reason. In some African-American and Latino communities, people know about the Tuskegee Syphilis Study, which was conducted before the government established strong ethical guidelines for the conduct of clinical trials. The US government now has strict rules and...
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HIV prevention testing product 'AWARE ORAL'

Hi Doctor,I am from Hong Kong and I made I think 2 donations previously to your foundation. Now I have a question. There is an advertisement in some peroidicals there is such a product called 'AWARE ORAL'. It claims that it can be used for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...(See below).Thanks for your donations to The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation. They are warmly appreciated.Be well. Dr. BobHIV Antibody Tests (HIV inSITE)ELISAGenerally referred to as ELISA (enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay) or,... Read more »

Microbicide delay for greater vaccine test pool? (MICROBICIDES, 2009)

I recently heard a Policy Director of an ASO say that introduction of microbocides to the public will be delayed because the use of microbicides would mean fewer trial patients for a vaccine. Is this really true?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...needs of HIV positive women and men. In 2002, the Global Campaign for Microbicides (GCM) began working with the International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS (ICW) to identify and help voice positive women's concerns around microbicides,... Read more »

only one way to treat?

Can you let us know what you think of this article? Please dont say you are waiting for further study into this approach and that this has not been approved by the FDA. What do you think of the science involved with this approach in treating HIV and...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...:"V-1 Immunitor (or V-AIM or Immureboost) is a pink pill containing antigens taken from the pooled blood of HIV positive people. A clinic in Thailand began distributing V-1 in 2001. Demand soared when the... Read more »

Why!! The Denial Of Current AIDS organizations Federal Funded

Dr.Robert J. Frascino, MD I hope you Post this so it can seen and truth exposed about current HIV Organizations and Denial about Prevention.(I've cut down as much as possible to get to the point)For days now into July 2008 I have been waring with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation, age-appropriate sex education in our schools; and funding for science-based HIV-prevention programs targeting at-risk communities. Turn your rage into action. Get the appropriate people elected and "change" will come. The CDC is a... Read more »

UNITAID Executive Board Approves Breakthrough Plan to Make AIDS Treatment More Widely Available at Lower Cost

...UNITAID has become the first international body to translate this idea into reality. "Today is a good day for people living with HIV/AIDS in developing countries," said Nelson Otwoma, the HIV/AIDScommunity representative on UNITAID's Executive... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Botswana's HIV Prevalence Reducing Country's Blood Donor Pool, Red Cross Official Says

...donate blood because it ensures regular health screening, encourages maintenance of healthy lifestyles, earns recognition in the community and has minimal risks. According to Mbere, improved donor screening and testing has reduced the rate of... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

... How Do You Get Infected With HIV? How Can You Protect Yourself and Others? What If I've Been Exposed? The Bottom Line How Do You Get Infected Read more »

Dueling Videos: Oprah in 1987 and AIDS Activism in 2010

...are fascinating bookends around that ignorant time and our lives today. First is the Oprah piece showing her return to the community (her site also has a follow-up with the town's angriest man , Jerry Waters, who is older but not much wiser). ... Read more »
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Posted by ScotCharles, 4 Replies
...As many of you know I have the initial stages of HIV Associated Dementia. My partner of 30 years has COPD and congestive heart disease. Our financial planner has suggested that Read more »


Posted by unite4life
...Jason Crum for his Annual Poz CRUISE on a seven-day RETREAT to the Eastern Caribbean for the HIV positive Straight & Gay Community, their friends and family from across the United States Guest Speakers Dr. Phill Wilson Of The... Read more »

Looking for women;s stories

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply I thought it would be very beneficial for our community if we were to tell the stories of real women effected by AIDS/HIV. If you would be willing to share your story (knowing that it would be read aloud one time to a small audience)... Read more »

Thinking about moving to Portland, OR.

Posted by chuck512, 5 Replies in the inner city not the suburbs. I rely on mass transit. Bar life isn't important to me but a strong and thriving gay community outside the bars is. I like outdoor activities. So, with that out of the way, does anyone here know what... Read more »
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