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The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

... HIV-Positive Women and Gynecological Problems Certain gynecological (GYN) conditions are more common, more serious and/or more difficult to treat in HIV-positive women than HIV-negative women. If left untreated, some GYN infections
Ask the Experts

Microbicide trials

There are several microbicide trials ongoing. How long it will take in your opinion to have a valid alternative to condoms? There were results published in this days about the PRO 2000 candidate which shows a 30% efficacy in prevention.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...is proven to help protect HIV negative women (and men who have anal sex), the next question will be whether it also works for secondary preventionthat is, preventing an HIV positive microbicide user from transmitting the virus during sex. Some... Read more »

Hope in microbicides (MICROBICIDES, 2009)

What are your thoughts about microbicides? There are some promising products in clinical trials now. How long it will take to have something to use?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...is proven to help protect HIV negative women (and men who have anal sex), the next question will be whether it also works for secondary preventionthat is, preventing an HIV positive microbicide user from transmitting the virus during sex.Some... Read more »

Secondary prevention and fear of infecting others

Hi Rick, really get a lot from your site! Thanks for all the info. Have got a question and hope you may be able to resolve. I date a positive woman, have for nearly a year now. We practice safer sex - OUTERCOARSE - she isn't comfortable with...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...others to HIV. When we teach positive people about ways to prevent exposing others to the virus, the term for this is called "secondary prevention". In comparison, teaching prevention to people who are not infected, is known as "primary... Read more »

Bipolar

Do undiagnosed cases of bipolar disease tend to raise chances of becoming HIV+ due to risky sexual behavior that is often found in people who are manic-depressive?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...and impaired judgment.The treatment of psychiatric disorders like these is an important step toward more effective primary and secondary prevention of HIV infection and its complications. Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Prevention Education and HIV-Related Policies in Secondary Schools -- Selected Sites, United States, 2006

... Persons who engage in sexual risk behaviors are at increased risk for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. School health education can help reduce the prevalence of sexual risk behaviors among students. 1 In addition, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Which HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men in Care Are Engaging in Risky Sex and Acquiring Sexually Transmitted Infections: Findings From a Boston Community Health Center

...were each uniquely associated with transmission risk behavior. "These results underscore the need to develop more effective secondary prevention interventions for HIV-infected MSM, tailored to more recently diagnosed patients, particularly... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Letter From the Editor

...combination of the successful elements from primary prevention directed at HIV-negative people with the effective components of secondary prevention for treating HIV-positive individuals. Put another way, antiretroviral therapy can be applied in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Cluster Analysis of Drug Use and Sexual HIV Risks and Their Correlates in a Sample of African-American Crack Cocaine Smokers With HIV Infection

... In this cross-sectional study, the researchers sought to classify a sample of HIV-positive African-American crack cocaine smokers into homogenous HIV drug use and sexual risk groups using a two-step multivariate Read more »
Connect With Others

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 »

HIV Education and Prevention

Posted by GeorgeMaris
...Education and prevention are the best ways to fight against HIV/AIDS. The stigma and prejudices that are associated with living with HIV need to be broken down. http://hiveducation.spruz.com/ Read more »

TREATMENT ADVOCATE Chicago

Posted by Anonymous
...which highlight HIV-positive staff members working directly with HIV-positive clients. Assist with the coordination of the secondary prevention efforts by disseminating information to target population about secondary HIV prevention, HIV... Read more »

Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...U.S. President George Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work! Who is informing the president on HIV and AIDS? Failure of the American president to recognize Read more »