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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 »


I think the p.c. word is morbidity . I recently had an argument with one of the very few friends iv... Read more »


What's up with all these people who either deny HIV exists or believe the government create it? I... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

First HIV Drug Co-Op Cuts Costs

...patients -- it is on track to have 2,000 new members by the end of the year. The BodyPlus grew out of the efforts of a popular HIV/AIDS Web resource site,, to serve its audience. "The Body has 450,000 monthly visitors and 80,000 are... Read more »

HHS Confers With HIV/AIDS Community Representatives on National HIV/AIDS Strategy

...Community Meeting. Last Wednesday, as part of our ongoing effort to develop an agency-wide implementation plan for the National HIV/AIDS Strategy , the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) convened a listening session with... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Approves First Generic HIV/AIDS Drug in Capsule Form for United States Market

...Human Services today issued the first generic approval for the capsule dosage form of zidovudine (zye-DOE-vue-deen) to treat HIV/AIDS to be marketed in the United States. The tablet and oral solution dosage forms of zidovudine were previously... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Zimbabwe HIV/AIDS Organizations Call for Integration of TB Interventions Into Country's HIV/AIDS Programs

... The Zimbabwe government should integrate tuberculosis interventions into its HIV/AIDS programs, HIV/AIDS service organizations and other health advocates said at a recent forum hosted by the Southern Africa HIV/AIDS Read more »
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Key facts about HIV/AIDS - Note Last Item

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...drugs can help suppress the virus, and some single drugs can help slow its transmission, for instance, from mother to baby. The first HIV drug was launched in 1987 and there are now more than 20 of them. They attack the virus at various points in... Read more »

World AIDS Day 2006: raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

Posted by Anonymous
...World AIDS Day 2006: Raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness We urgently need to raise 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness to stop the epidemic spread of AIDS-related Myths, HIV-related Lies Read more »

Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...KaiserNet January 8, 2008 Some experts and doctors recently have voiced concerns that people who were diagnosed with HIV and Aids in the early years of the epidemic are experiencing "premature[e]" or "disproportionate numbers" of ailments... Read more »

Have I Gone from HIV to AIDS? HELP!!!!

Posted by CLT, 4 Replies
...a prescription for Atripla. Thank GOD I have good insurance and will be able to afford the drugs. Questions? Do I now have AIDS? Will things be instantly better once I start meds this weekend? Anyone out there on Atripla who has NEVER been on... Read more »