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AIDS Vaccines

...vaccines in people living with HIV (HIV+ people). While thesevaccines will not cure AIDS, they may help HIV+ people fight the virus. Theyare called therapeutic vaccines. AIDS vaccines are tested first in adults and, perhaps, teenagers. However,an effective vaccine could someday be given to infants born to HIV+ women tohelp protect the infants from getting HIV through breast milk. This would bemost useful in developing countries where feeding...
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How do I say "wooo-hooo" in Greek???

Well, it's actually the same, so WOOOO-HOOOOOOOO !!! This 29-year-old girl from Greece just tested negative 4 months post exposure !!!I have never bothered you with a question Dr.Bob, my risk was an episode of condom failure and I found all the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...especially knowing that theres is a big drug industry behind the scene... Thank you!Response from Dr. FrascinoHi,The nonexistence of HIV/AIDS??? WOWZA. Hang on, I need to call my buddy Magic Johnson to tell him he's really not HIV infected. But... Read more »

please help settle a bet Dr. Bob (ORIGIN OF AIDS,2009) (CONSPIRACY THEORIES, 2009)

Hello Dr. Bob,Hope you are doing well and I am a huge fan of the forum. my buddy and I are involved in an ongoing bet on whether the government is using HIV to perpetuate a biological warfare program. Dr., I already know that scientists use labs to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...stored as far back as 1959 from a dude who lived in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. We have also found evidence of HIV in a teenager from St. Louis who died in 1969 and also in a Norwegian sailor who died in 1976. So that's the scoop. Scary... Read more »

aids (ORIGIN OF HIV/AIDS)

did aids come from having sex with monkeys?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Unfortunately, it's likely we may never know all the exact details about when, where and how HIV initially came into being. Our best evidence to date suggests HIV mutated from SIV (Simian Immunodeficiency Virus). SIV has been Read more »

Question of all questions Aids (ORIGIN OF HIV/AIDS 2008)

I have a clinic where we work with people to help them stay healthy, addressing dietary issues, rehabilitation, etc... Our team consists of 10 alternative healthcare practitioners and have helped some hiv clients in the past. Often, I wonder if...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...stored as far back as 1959 from a dude who lived in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. We have also found evidence of HIV in a teenager from St. Louis who died in 1969 and also in a Norwegian sailor who died in 1976. So that's the scoop. Scary... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Psychosocial Challenges and Protective Influences for Socio-Emotional Coping of HIV-Positive Adolescents in South Africa: A Qualitative Investigation

...in order to inform South Africa's mental health promotion and HIV prevention programming for this population. At a large HIV/AIDS clinic, in-depth qualitative interviews were conducted with 25 HIV-positive adolescents and 15 caregivers of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Three-Fourths of HIV-Positive Youth Are Women

...course, "groundBREAKER," for unemployed young adults ages 18-25 who then work as HIV/STD and pregnancy prevention mentors for teenagers. "Out of school, unemployed young people are extremely vulnerable to the transmission of [STDs] and HIV/AIDS,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Stabilizing in South Africa as New Cases Drop Among Youth: Study

... The site of the world's worst AIDS epidemic, South Africa, appears to be making inroads in containing the disease. HIV infections among children and teenagers in South Africa are stabilizing, according to a study released this week by the Human Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

More Youth in East Africa Seeking HIV Tests

...As East Africa AIDS experts encourage more young people to seek voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) for HIV, a new study conducted by the Population Council in Uganda and Kenya says that they have a key ally -- the youth themselves. Read more »
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Stephen Fry: HIV and Me (Part 1)

Posted by Sprite1, 2 Replies
...suffers from bipolar and made a very personal documentary about it; now, as a gay man who watched many of his friends die when HIV/AIDS first came to light in the eighties, pre-meds, he's made this programme "HIV and Me" to see how Britain and... Read more »

Growing?

Posted by Survivor
...million people worldwide are now infected (47% are women). There are 14,000 new infections worldwide each day, 6,000 of them teenagers, UNAIDS data reported in 2005. By 2010, officials project that an additional 45 million people will have become... Read more »

Durban, South AFrica

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...am going for my test tomorrow Wednesday morning (CAT). I don't know how many of you actively follow the debates surrounding HIV and AIDS in South Africa - the ignorance is astounding, especially at local government levels. What I'm hoping is to... Read more »

Risk of Catching HIV in Single Sex Act Low

Posted by Anon_E_Moose, 1 Reply
...Hopkins University at the Eighth Annual Retrovirus Conference in Chicago, which concluded Thursday. Among the findings: -Infected teen-agers are three times more likely than people over 40 to spread HIV to others during each sexual encounter.... Read more »