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Contraceptive Technology

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The Well Project

Questions and Answers: Microbicides Against HIV

...microbicides might be developed that could prevent a wide range of STDs, including HIV. What if a Woman Wants to Get Pregnant? Some of the microbicides being studied would allow a woman to get pregnant. These are called non-contraceptive microbicides. They would offer women the option of getting pregnant while still protecting themselves from infection -- an alternative that is not available with condom use. Contraceptive microbicides...
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woohoo with a caveat (PRO-LIFE = HEALTH CARE REFORM, 2010)

my risk was only minor (unprotected oral) but obviously as in many others it caused a panic.and it has taught me so many valuable lessons.i come from a conservative religious christian background, and i have still maintained my faith after all this....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...coverage through the military, jobs in industry or New Deal programs. In short, great health care is often less about breakthrough technologies than it is about access. And for all the disagreements about President Obama's health care proposal,... Read more »

Confidential responses over the Internet ("When the Cellphone Teaches Sex Education ")

Dr. Bob,You have no idea what a lifeline you are to those of us with questions! We can ask you things we can't discuss with our own doctors (too embarassing, plus he would probably tell my husband!) I see you have also become a resource for kids in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...ads and fliers at North Carolinians ages 14 to 19, is among the latest efforts by health educators to reach teenagers through technology sex ed on their turf. Sex education in the classroom, say many epidemiologists and public health experts, is... Read more »

Abstinence-Only Sed Education

Hey Dr. Bob,Apparently Dubya is still pouring money into Abstinence-only sex education. Does this work or is "The Decider" wrong about this just as he's been so wrong about everything else?Thanks for keeping it real Dr. Bob
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...sounds like a Jon Stewart Daily Show parody!) These programs are also prohibited from discussing contraception or STD prevention technologies, such as condoms, except in reference to their failure rates!!!!There are also "abstinence-plus"... Read more »

future treatment nano technology

l read on projectinform that company tibotec is delovoping a drug called nano technology that is a drug which will be injected into people with hiv and its made up to suspend the hiv and for months, dr moyle can you please give me your opinion, and...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
...Delivery systems based on nanotechnology are in their infancy at present and there are no clear horizons as to when or fi they will be safe and effective. I think Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Utah: India Firm and University Form Partnership

..."molecular condom" designed for internal application by women; it would release an antiviral drug upon contact with semen. The technology was created by Patrick Kiser, an assistant professor of bioengineering at the university, and Kavita... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australians Have "Hit-and-Miss" Approach to Sex

...oral contraceptives miss taking a pill at least once a month, according to an online survey from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University. "Few respondents understood the 'nitty gritty' details of the contraceptives they used, such as... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Drug Level Testing

...the "nuke" drugs. As noted above, blood levels of the nukes aren't as important as the levels inside HIV-infected cells. The technology for measuring these levels is not very good yet. There isn't just one target blood level for each drug. ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Etravirine (Intelence)

...care provider knows about ALL drugs and supplements you are taking. Etravirine does not appear to affect blood levels of oral contraceptives , antacids or methadone . Etravirine has not been studied with buprenorphine . The herb St. John's... Read more »
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Karla

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I warned you in my last post that if you persisted in being polite, intelligent and rational I would fall in love with you. Like all AIDS apologists you completely ignored my caution and posted yet another charming and well reasoned posting. Well,... Read more »

Proof

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
A user in the other section said she sat on a needle and got HIV, its very possible and it has happened before, my question is has anyone ever heard of this happening ? and do they know anyone tht this has happened to ? or say sat on a needle and... Read more »

have you seen this movie?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If you havent i reccomend "monster house" it is so advanced with how impressive technology is today. its a family movie. Im glad i saw it, whomever put that together is highly creative. Read more »