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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello John,Whoa! Hang on there a moment, Johnny-Boy! Let's set the record straight and place blame only where it truly belongs, OK?First off, the studies about male circumcision are still ongoing, as I have mentioned many times in this forum.... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Before considering cutting off the business end of your meat thermometer, let's discuss this "to circ or not to circ" question!Here's what we know so far. Epidemiological studies suggest rates of HIV infection are lower in... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,A study was presented at the International AIDS Society Conference in Rio de Janeiro two days ago that suggested male circumcision might reduce the risk of female-to-male HIV transmission by 65%. I have written about the preliminary results of... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,I'm not sure I understand your reference to foreskin, HIV risk and HIV/AIDS having a higher prevalence in the gay/bisexual population. Are you assuming gay and bisexual men don't have foreskins? I can assure you many do.What we've... Read more »
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Posted by spidermanhttp://news.independent.co.uk/uk/health_medical/article1217831.ece
Male circumcision 'lowers risk of HIV infection by 60%'
By Jeremy Laurance, Health Editor
Published: 09 August 2006
It used to be called the unkindest cut. But now the head of the one of... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesHow Do I Know If I Have HIV?
The only way to know for sure if you have HIV is to get an HIV test.
If you are at risk of HIV, you should have an HIV test every six months. You should also reduce your risk (see the section on Prevention).
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI am posting this for people to read for information NOT to pass judgement. This is fresh off the presses from HIVInsite. It is very interesting how low the numbers actually are relative to the entire population and other diseases of people w. HIV... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 6 RepliesIn fact I'm not trying to scare anyone, and I don't want to make a kid's game out of the Bulletin Board. I'm just trying to make everyone realize that 99,9% of people doesn't cover all individuals, when talking about tests... I'm sure that 999 of... Read more »
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