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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

VOA News Publishes Several HIV/AIDS-Related Articles

VOA News on Tuesday published several articles about HIV/AIDS in Africa. Summaries appear below. "African Countries Seek Common Approach Against HIV/AIDS ": Leaders of several African countries are proposing a common African approach to fighting... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Wilmington Daily News Publishes Series of Articles, Multimedia Features on HIV/AIDS in Delaware

The Wilmington Daily News this week featured a special report on HIV/AIDS in Delaware. The series included the following stories and multimedia features: Articles "Fewer Resources Spent on AIDS Prevention " (Ungar, Wilmington Daily News ,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Raleigh News & Observer in Series of Articles Examines Challenges of Fighting HIV/AIDS in North Carolina

The Raleigh News & Observer on Sunday in a series of articles examined the challenges of fighting HIV/AIDS in North Carolina. Summaries of the articles appears below. "AIDS Creeps Back ": The number of new HIV cases in North Carolina --... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Saw the article about you in yesterday's newspaper

Hey Dr. BobI was reading the San Jose Mercury News coverage of the HIV/AIDS epidemic's 25th anniversary and there you were!!! "The HIV-Positive Robin Hood" indeed!!!!I'll reprint the article below for those who may not have seen...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Yes, that was me. I kind of like the Robin Hood moniker. Now where are all my Merry Men in those spandex tights?I'm sure the medical writer at the San Jose Mercury News would be thrilled to hear you are pleased with her work.Stay well.Dr.... Read more »

Does this new article on HIV possible cure in future promising?

Hi Dr. Bob, just read this article on a new approach in Germany of killing HIV infection. What caught my attention is a part that says HIV goes to sleep in memory T-cells and becomes impossible to cure. Does that also mean that when one goes for an...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.Yep, you are indeed misreading the information. It is true that HIV can get into long-lived "resting" CD4 T-cells and remain quiescent for many years. This is a very small population of cells, comparatively speaking. New strategies are... Read more »

hi! What do you think of this article, Dr. Bob?

http://news.yahoo.com/s/yblog_thelookout/20110603/us_yblog_thelookout/first-man-functionally-cured-of-hiv#mwpphu-containerFirst Man 'functionally cured" of HIV. (Title of article).Is this promising? And how would you know if you (or...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.Yes, the article is accurate. Check out my three-part blog "The Search for a Cure Heats Up," which can be easily accessed on The Body's blog page. We've been closely monitoring Timothy Ray Brown's story for a number of... Read more »

CONFUSED ABOUT YOUR ARTICLE (DEFINITION HIV VS AIDS 2009)

In your answr to a patient , you said that the current definition of AIDS is not reversible to HIV. It is my understanding that even if you have been diagnosed with AIDS, once you get better CD4 more than 200 and no opportunistic infections the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello HIV Educator,"When did this definition change?" Actually the definition never changed. Apparently your understanding has been incorrect all along! Once someone has a diagnosis of AIDS, it is indeed absolutely irreversible, even if... Read more »
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ABC News article

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Second Opinion
ABCNews.com
February 16, 2000

The Drawbacks of Anti-HIV Drugs
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Taking a Closer Look at 'Cocktail' Therapies

Commentary
By Nicholas Regush

It is taking on the appearance of a mass slaughter. A drug
induced-nightmare
of... Read more »

Interview for news article

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I work for "Voices Unabridged", a magazine on women and human rights. You can see it at www.voices-unabridged.com

I would like to profile a woman living with HIV in New York city. You can remain anonymous and not have your name cited in the article... Read more »

2001 articles, Men and HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
The Body, 2001: Men, epidemiology fact sheet:

Over 70% of Hiv infections occur through sex between men and women. Yet in most regions of the world 2/3 or more with Hiv are men. 53% of all people with hiv are men.
5% to 10% occur through sex... Read more »

Interesting Article

Posted by Anonymous
An interesting article from my hometown paper:

AIDS vaccine developed by 2007 is possible, scientists say

Friday, July 14, 2000

By Michael Woods, Post-Gazette National Bureau







DURBAN, South Africa -- Scientists expressed new optimism yesterday that an... Read more »