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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

... What is the link between STDs and HIV infection? How can STD treatment slow the spread of HIV infection? What are the implications for HIV prevention? Where can I get more information? References Testing and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can be an effective tool in preventing the spread of HIV , the virus that causes AIDS. An understanding of
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Hiv prevention (PEP) (TREATMENT AFTER EXPOSURE)

Dear Rob,I recently had sex with a man i do not know, without my knowledge he removed the condom. I went to the Er and was prescribed Viread and combavir, will this lower my chances of contracting Hiv?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and behavioral. During trials, all participants must receive state-of-the-art HIV risk-reduction counseling and other proven HIV prevention interventions. Even if these trials demonstrate that PrEP can reduce HIV transmission, it is equally... Read more »

HIV Prevention-Get Tested

Dr. Bob: Hello from Kansas. I've written before about some of the questions from your readers. I have to say the majority of people have legitimate questions/concerns. I wonder how many of your readers have been educated about sex vis a vie...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Lindsey,The questioners who write in with little or no scientific knowledge about STDs, STD prevention, HIV transmission, etc. are usually easy to spot and chances are they were either home schooled or a victim of abstinence-only sex education.... Read more »

Condoms alone are not enough (HIV PREVENTION SPECTRUM 2009)

We all can easily see that the current prevention strategies of HIV are ineffective since HIV infections are still happening. Do you think that your prevention efforts are really useful? If the only use of condoms should prevent HIV from spreading...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,I agree condoms alone are not enough to end the pandemic. See below.Dr. BobPrevention equals condoms. Period. Right? (HIV PREVENTION SPECTRUM 2009)May 5, 2009 Dr. B, HIV prevention isn't all that complicated. Just use condoms. End of story.... Read more »

How do medical advances affect HIV prevention efforts?

As an HIV Prevention Specialist, I am concerned about how recent medicaladvances such as Protease Inhibitors and talk about an AIDS vaccine willaffect people's decision-making process regarding risky sexual practices andinjection drug use. Please...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...study thusfar, looking at the effects of recent improvements in therapy, to that ofpeople practicing safer sex. Many in the HIV prevention field have concernsthat as treatments improve, people will become less fearful of HIV/AIDS, andbe less... Read more »
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RH Reality Check

A Pill to Prevent HIV? What the New iPrEx Results Mean for Women

...concern. Consider the following: 1. What do the iPrEx results mean for women? It's great to know that PrEP may be an effective HIV prevention tool that women could use on their own, without a partner's cooperation. Taken orally, the drug goes... Read more »
Global Campaign for Microbicides

Global Campaign for Microbicides Lauds Milestone in HIV Prevention Findings That Daily Use of Anti-Retroviral Protects Against HIV Infection

...placebo tablet. FTC/TDF is already being used to treat people living with HIV infection. "This has been a landmark year for HIV prevention research," said Yasmin Halima, director of the Global Campaign for Microbicides. "We now have proof of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Promising HIV Prevention Offers Some New Hope

...keep people from getting the virus. ... The HIV drug's success in a Phase III trial is one of several recent breakthroughs in HIV prevention. None of the approaches, which also include a vaginal gel and an AIDS vaccine, is perfect, but all are... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

After HIV Pill News, Now Comes the Tricky Part

... "[On Nov. 23], the National Institutes of Health announced a major advance in HIV prevention. The results of a study showed that a once-daily pill containing drugs used to treat HIV can also help prevent HIV infection, Read more »
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HIV Prevention among Hispanics in Pierson, Florida

Posted by HIV_Prevention1
...near by that would volunteer to come and talk to my students. I run the Youth Empowerment Progran in this area, which is an HIV/AIDS prevention program where I talk to teens about sex and HIV and how to prevent it and how to have better... Read more »

Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...not only undermined over two decades of HIV prevention methods that work but also, the presidents government policies on HIV/AIDS prevention are endangering lives! President Bush is not in touch with what works and what doesn't. He fails to... Read more »

Participants Needed for HIV Prevention Study

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...software. We're currently conducting an online research study for men who have sex with other men. Participants will evaluate an HIV prevention website or an alternative program. Please visit http://www.proiecthip.net for more information.... Read more »

Paid HIV Prevention Study--Participants Needed!

Posted by Anonymous
...software. We're currently conducting an online research study for men who have sex with other men. Participants will evaluate an HIV prevention website or an alternative program. Please visit http://www.projecthip.net for more information.... Read more »