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The Well Project

HIV Clinical Trials FAQ

...Informed Consent? Does it Cost Anything to Join a Clinical Trial? What Is a Placebo? Are All Clinical Trials Sponsored by the Government? What Is Expanded Access? Are There Other Ways to Receive Free Treatment for HIV? What Is a Clinical Trial? A clinical trial is a type of research study commonly designed to determine if a new drug or vaccine is safe and effective in humans. (Scientists first study the drug or vaccine...
Ask the Experts

Volunteering at a HIV Clinic

...thought of sending it again in the hope that you will address my query, please. I recently started volunteering as a student in a HIV clinic in my hometown in India. I am still educating myself about HIV, and this is an excellent forum to do so....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Student Volunteer,Your HIV-acquisition risk is completely nonexistent. You are correct: HIV is not transmitted via handshakes. Likewise it is not transmitted Read more »

HIV clinicly cured

Hi Dr they say hiv has been clinicly cured is this true ??if your viral load is undetectble and your cd count comes up over 500, does that mean, you are back to normal ???l have no heps and not started treatment but would like to know my future with...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
...Let's be clear, we cannot cure HIV, remove it from the body. A clinical 'cure' in this instance means fully and indefinitely controlling the virus with medications Read more »

Risk of exposure in hospitals, hiv clinics etc.

Dear Dr. Bob, I had not been tested for HIV in about 10 years, so I went and got tested at my local AIDS clinic last week (thought it would be a good idea from previous unprotected sex, and it was negative). However, later that day I started getting...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,The chance of your acquiring HIV from the activities you describe is the same as my chance of becoming President, and having a Dick like Cheney as Vice, i.e. Read more »

HIV/AIDS CLINIC-NURSE NEEDS ADVICE. Donation added!

I work at an HIV/AIDS Clinic in a urban setting. I usually am OK with working there and rarely have fears. 1. I used the restroom directly after our HIV patients (like as he walked out, I walked in) I sat on the toilet seat and DID NOT use a seat...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...go back to not even letting it bother me and do my job without worrying?" Definitely the latter! The only way you can catch HIV in that bathroom stall is by having unsafe sex with an HIVer!2. Nope!3. Absolutely no risk.I would suggest you spend... Read more »
Articles
HIV Medicine Association

This HIV Testing Day, HIV Clinics Face Funding Shortfall for Lifesaving Patient Care

...the time recommended by current federal HIV treatment guidelines for starting therapy. Another study , from the Part C-funded HIV clinic at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, found that patients treated at the later stages of HIV disease... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

STD Screening of HIV-Infected MSM in HIV Clinics

...being followed by providers caring for HIV-positive men who have sex with men. By abstracting medical records at eight large HIV clinics in six US cities, the authors estimated the number of men who underwent at least one test for syphilis,... Read more »
AIDS.gov

Future Directions -- HIV Clinical Trials -- Town Hall

... On Tuesday, October 26, more than 300 representatives from our current HIV clinical trial networks, the infectious diseases research community, and HIV advocacy groups attended the "Town Hall Meeting to Examine...NIAID Clinical Trials... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Arkansas: Washington and Benton Counties Discuss Funding for HIV Clinic

...meeting on Thursday, representatives of Benton and Washington counties tentatively agreed on how to fund the Washington County HIV Clinic. Some 37 percent of the clinic's patients reside in Benton County, though in previous years the proportion... Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV Clinical Care Coordinator NYC

Posted by Anonymous
...Job title: HIV Clinical Care Coordinator Job Site: Ryan Center Organization Brief overview: The Ryan Center is an independent not-for-profit community...forefront of community health care and is dedicated to making the most up-to-date... Read more »

HIV Sperm Washing Clinics in the US

Posted by RayWill, 1 Reply
...in the southeastern United States (i.e. Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, etc.) who offer sperm washing for HIV serodiscordant couples? Read more »

HIV/AIDS Clinical Director - Northern CA

Posted by Anonymous
...Open Door Community Health Centers in Arcata, CA is looking for a HIV/AIDS Clinical Director. Position responsible for guiding and monitoring all clincal aspects of the development, implementation, and Read more »

Support Groups??

Posted by ShannonLeigh
...Hi there! My name is Shannon and I am a Social Work intern for an HIV clinic. Right now we have a support group for men and I am interested in beginning a group for women. I'd love to hear your thoughts Read more »