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The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...have HIV). It is not clear why HIV-positive women are more likely to be depressed, but there are many factors that may contribute to the high rate of depression among HIV-positive women. These include having a lower household income, using drugs and alcohol, having been sexually and physically abused, being the primary caregiver, and/or lack of social support. How Do I Know if I'm Depressed? Symptoms of depression include: Changes in...
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Hope in microbicides (MICROBICIDES, 2009)

What are your thoughts about microbicides? There are some promising products in clinical trials now. How long it will take to have something to use?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...range of other services. All women enrolled in microbicide trials, whether positive or negative, also need to receive sexual health services. The services provided at most trial sites (and that should be available at all sites) include:-... 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
...range of other services. All women enrolled in microbicide trials, whether positive or negative, also need to receive sexual health services. The services provided at most trial sites (and that should be available at all sites) include: -... Read more »

Microbicide trials

There are several microbicide trials ongoing. How long it will take in your opinion to have a valid alternative to condoms? There were results published in this days about the PRO 2000 candidate which shows a 30% efficacy in prevention.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...range of other services. All women enrolled in microbicide trials, whether positive or negative, also need to receive sexual health services. The services provided at most trial sites (and that should be available at all sites) include: -... Read more »

Un protected sex

i was wondering if there was a cream or a gel that is being tested to prevent HIV.. My Boyfriend do not like useing condoms, I am undectable have been for years. I havent missed any of my meds in a very long time, I have a cd4 count of 800 and i am...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...range of other services. All women enrolled in microbicide trials, whether positive or negative, also need to receive sexual health services. The services provided at most trial sites (and that should be available at all sites) include: -... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Trends in the Location of the HIV-Positive Population in Australia: Implications for Access to Health Care Services and Delivery

...further assist in tracking trends in geographic location, and how often and at what intervals people living with HIV utilize health care services." Back to other news for October 2010 Search the Newsroom archive Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

California Advocates, Lawmakers Raise Concern Over Governor's Cuts to HIV/AIDS, Health Care Services

...he has sought legal counsel on the matter (Egelko, 7/30). Other lawmakers said they will fight to restore some of the cuts to health care services (" L.A. Now ," Los Angeles Times , 7/28). Back to other news for July 2009 Search the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS Healthcare Foundation Sues California Department of Health Care Services Alleging Violation of Contract Process

... The AIDS Healthcare Foundation has filed a lawsuit against the California Department of Health Care Services , alleging that the department violated federal and state laws during the contract process for the provision of services to Medi-Cal Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.K. to Provide About $12 Billion to Improve Health Services in Developing Countries, Fight HIV/AIDS, Official Says

...Monday announced that the government will provide six billion British pounds, or $11.8 billion, over seven years to improve health services and systems in developing countries to fight HIV/AIDS, AFP/Google.com reports (AFP/Google.com, 6/2). ... Read more »
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I LOVE the UK National Health Service

Posted by younguk
...All my bloodwork is free as are all my appointments. I have access to a health advisor and a psycologist who specialises in HIV if I felt the need (some of these services vary from region to region which is odd given how small a place we are!) I... Read more »

Trying to find help so I can cope.

Posted by Atheena, 4 Replies
...kind in my area) so promising but since I make too much money I cannot join their program. The program is only available to low income people period. I cant even pay to get in the program because it is a funded program. Support groups? Are... Read more »

Kaiser making it difficult to get HIV drugs in OC

Posted by Drm, 1 Reply
... I was just diagnosed with HIV and based on my income, qualify for ADAP the funded plan to help low income people with their medications. This program will assist with my co-pays. Read more »

Scared, in desperate need of support.

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...was diagnosed in October of 2005. Since then I have attempted at keeping my life in order, but when you are living on a tight income, meds are difficult to get on. I havn't seen a doctor since then, and I don't know why I keep putting off getting... Read more »