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The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...gonorrhea through oralsex. Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Even though oral sex is a lower-risk activity, people have reportedlybecome infected with HIV in this way. A number of studies have tried todetermine the exact level of risk of oral sex, but it can be difficult to getaccurate information from study participants. Since oral sex is not the onlysexual activity for most people, it is also difficult to single out oral sex asthe...
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Volunteering at a HIV Clinic

Hii Dr BobHow was your trip to NYC, and your general health? I understand that you have tons of queries in your mailbox so perhaps you might have overlooked my query. So I thought of sending it again in the hope that you will address my query,...
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 by rubbing Read more »

HIV "cure" volunteers required

Lalezari, medical director at Quest Clinical Research and assistant clinical professor of medicine at the University of California-San Francisco, and his team are exploring a less invasive approach. Rather than undergo a costly and painful bone...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...a lot of stimulus in recent months, particularly after the release of additional information from the "Berlin patient" whose HIV seems to be "cured" following bone marrow transplantation.The Quest research hopes to extend these prior... Read more »

Understanding risk levels (SAFER SEX GUIDELINES, SAFER SEX METHODS, 2011)

I understand that sex acts (and life in general) include levels of risk. I get that unprotected anal sex with a known HIV+ partner is very high risk (even higher for the receptive partner) and I get that kissing carries negligible risk, and I get...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...fluids, there is no risk. HIV needs to get into the body for infection to occur.Safer sex guidelines are ways to reduce the risk of spreading HIV during sexual activity.Unsafe ActivitiesUnsafe sex has a high risk of spreading HIV. The greatest... Read more »

When working as a volunteer health care worker, is it possible I contracted the HIV virus?

Two summers ago I volunteered in a developing country. I work mostly in a clinic for men and women living with HIV and AIDS. I often had to change incontinent residents and their soiled bedsheets. I would also have to lift them up while another...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...with HIV, please accept my heartfelt thanks for your altruistic and magnanimous volunteer work!Regarding your HIV-acquisition risk, it's extremely remote at best. For peace of mind, it's fine to get HIV tested; however, I'm quite confident the... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

China Daily Examines HIV Testing Strategies Among High-Risk Groups

...Daily on Wednesday examined how health authorities in some Chinese provinces are making HIV tests mandatory for various high-risk groups as HIV continues to spread to the general public. Policymakers in the Hunan province in central China... Read more »
The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

...don't have sex, many senior women aresexually active and some are injection-drug users. Older women can actually beat greater risk for HIV infection then younger women with the same behaviorsbecause they have thinner vaginal walls and other... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Safer Injection Guidelines That Can Reduce Health Risks Including Getting Infected With HIV or Hep

...bleach is in contact with what's being cleaned for at least 2 minutes. This is different from the usual guidelines for killing HIV. The Hepatitis viruses are hardier than HIV, and therefore more difficult to destroy. It has not been proven that... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Peace Corps Volunteers to Begin Work on HIV/AIDS Projects in Ethiopia

...will not be affected by a bill ( HR 2003 ) that would require the Ethiopian government to improve its human rights record or risk losing U.S. assistance (AP/Minneapolis Star Tribune , 10/4). The House last week by voice vote passed the bill, and... Read more »
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HIV Volunteers

Posted by 4901br, 1 Reply
...I'm currently recruiting individuals for a study involving people with HIV to find out about their attitudes toward work. If you are HIV positive and have stopped working at any time since being diagnosed, Read more »

NEW HIV DRAMA DOCUMETARY SEEKING VOLUNTEERS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...ramifications that immediately follow. Who in his circle of friends does he tell? Where did he get it? Has he put anyone else at risk and if so when and how should he tell them and what are the long term implications on Jerichos life? The film... Read more »

DRAMA / DOCUMENTARY ON HIV LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS

Posted by Anonymous
...ramifications that immediately follow. Who in his circle of friends does he tell? Where did he get it? Has he put anyone else at risk and if so when and how should he tell them and what are the long term implications on Jerichos life? The film... Read more »

FEATURE FILM ABOUT HIV - LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS

Posted by Anonymous
...ramifications that immediately follow. Who in his circle of friends does he tell? Where did he get it? Has he put anyone else at risk and if so when and how should he tell them and what are the long term implications on Jerichos life? The film... Read more »