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Key facts about HIV/AIDS - Note Last Item

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
Key facts about HIV/AIDS
Reuters NewMedia - August 10, 2006
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The world's largest international AIDS conference opens in Toronto, on Sunday, 25 years after the epidemic... Read more »

HIV Facts, Helplines & Health Advisers In The UK

Posted by Anonymous
For those of you undergoing the HIV Scare Crisis in the UK, I am posting the telephone numbers of the local helplines.

A telephone conversation with someone knoledgeable about the disease (such as the helpline operators) may come in very useful. It... Read more »

HIV FROM CONDOMS AFER FACT?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
What are the chances of catching hiv when:
You have sex with a male with the condom on, after he cums he pulls the condom off and you play around for around 10 minutes he puts his penis in you for a couple of seconds (about 2 inches)? Read more »

HIV fact or fiction?

Posted by Joshman
Hey everybody. Please educate yourselves and YouTube. House of numbers. Also research Peter duesberg, a world renowed virologist. Also YouTube. David Crowe, Gary Nullis, Perth group, there scientists based outta Australia. All of this info is based... Read more »

Facts. Window Period

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
How 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).

Soon after... Read more »
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True fact?- 6 months until detection of hiv /aids

Is it a true fact that it takes up to 6 months from unprotected sexual encounter to detect in testing if you have came across and been infected with hiv/aids? How long does it really take from sexual encounter for hiv/aids to enter your body system...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:No. That is incorrect. The answer is three months. It takes three months for the body to produce enough antibodies to be detected by an antibody test. At 90 days you can get a conclusive HIV test result. In health,Richard... Read more »

saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get HIV from an infected partners saliva on my anus?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Saliva is not considered to be an HIV transmission risk unless it contains visible blood. See below.Dr. BobDr. Bob, very worried. Saliva came in touch with open wound,Nov 14, 2007 Dr. Bob, An escort was licking my face, later i realised that i... Read more »

a patented cure for AIDS in 1997, that no one knows about, fact or fiction?

I was reading on the internet that there was a cure for AIDS and it was patented back in 1997. Is this true? Is is called the tetrasilver tetroxide molecular crystals. The patent number is 5676977 and you can look it up on google under U.S. patent....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,A patented cure for AIDS dating back to 1997???? Yep, that sounds (and is) ridiculous. Do you really think Magic Johnson would still be HIV positive if a cure really existed??? Dr. Pieronne in the "Choosing Your Meds" expert forum... Read more »

Response to Facts about HIV

HiI have been researching HIV/AIDS recently and the information I have found contradicts the medical consensus of this disease. What argument can you put forward in the face of overwhelming evidence of the non-existence of any scientific foundings...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
This is an outdated debate that we address here from time to time. I wish this were the last; but to answer yours, here goes.There are tens of thousands of peer-reviewed, published scientific articles that provide the evidence that HIV causes... Read more »
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amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

Basic Facts About HIV/AIDS

What is HIV? What is AIDS? How quickly do people infected with HIV develop AIDS? How many people are affected by HIV/AIDS? How is HIV transmitted? How is HIV not transmitted? How can I reduce my risk of becoming infected with HIV through... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Black Women's Group to Offer Facts About HIV/AIDS

On Saturday, "Sistahs Getting Real About HIV/AIDS," was being held at the San Francisco Public Library on Larkin Street. Hosted by the Oakland chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women, the event included free and confidential rapid HIV... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Fast Facts: HIV/AIDS in Canada

Every 3 hours , a person is infected with HIV in Canada. 1 Half of the 71,300 Canadians living with HIV are men who have sex with men. 2 Almost 1 in 4 people living with HIV in Canada are women. 2 Aboriginal people... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Journals Focus on HIV/AIDS Law, Epidemic in India; Fact Sheet on HIV/AIDS in India; Guide for Living With HIV; Essay on AIDS Statistics

"HIV/AIDS Policy & Law Review ," Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network : The April 2005 issue of the review includes the latest developments in courts worldwide, HIV/AIDS-related news in Canada, and international and legal network news ("HIV/AIDS... Read more »