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Hops Hiv Outpatient Study

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Increased Rates of Bone Fracture Among HIV-Infected Persons in the HIV Outpatient Study (HOPS) Compared With the U.S. General Population, 2000-2006

Low bone mineral density is common among HIV patients, but data on their risk of fractures are limited, the authors wrote. To assess the risk, they analyzed data from HOPS, an open prospective cohort study of HIV-positive adults at 10 U.S. HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Establishment, Retention and Loss to Follow-Up in Outpatient HIV Care

Though HIV-infected patients optimally benefit from indefinite, periodic outpatient care, the initial establishment of HIV care and subsequent care retention are problematic. The study authors examined establishment, retention, and loss to follow-up... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Unsafe Sex With Casual Partners and Quality of Life Among HIV-Infected Gay Men: Evidence From a Large Representative Sample of Outpatients Attending French Hospitals (ANRS-EN12-VESPA)

According to researchers in the current study, "the introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy has relaunched the debate on risky sexual behavior among HIV-infected gay men." They sought to examine the influences of lifestyle... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Aussie going hopping mad

ha doctor,i had a sex at a legal brothel in melbourne around two weeks back. We had sex twice both time protected. Since then i have had a temperature that has since gone away (lasted a day or two), and stomach aches and general aches and pains as...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Hopping Mad Aussie,Relax Max! Protected sex is indeed "protected." That's why we call it "protected." Clever, eh? This, of course, assumes the latex condoms were used properly and did not break. I agree with your doctor.... Read more »

Hip Hop Hong Kong

Yo Dr. Bob - What up from Hong Kong - 3 weeks ago I was alone and wanted someone to touch on my dong - It was wrong, but unfort I can't take it back - I cheated on my girlfriend and I know that's whack.I used to be happy - but this stopped...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Yo Hip Hop Hong Kong Rapper,I could answer back in rhyme,But that would take too much time.Besides, for those who don't know it,I am not much of a poet.1.No risk.2.Risk would still be negligible, at best.3.No risk.Relax Mr. Ryhme,HIV did not... Read more »

Low Bone Density - New Study shows no correlation to HIV

Based on what I'm reading in this study on no correlation between low bone density and HIV, I am excited. Should I be excited? There's a study for everything these days.http://www.poz.com/articles/Bone_Density_761_23224.shtml...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi and thanks for posting.There is a growing appreciation of how common bone problems are among populations of people living with HIV. I did an <a href="http://www.thebody.com/content/art55091.html" target=_new>interview with the... Read more »

case studies for healthy HIV+,no meds, 14+ yrs

Dr. Mark,Thank you for your response. My husband was wondering if you know of any case studies regarding healthy long term non-progressers? Is there any way to test the cytotoxic t-cell response? Also, are there any numbers regarding the amount of...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
You should feel good about it. There are some research labs that are tackling this question and there is now some data that are being published on the subject.MH... Read more »
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Long Term Non-Progressor Study

Posted by Bhammer40, 1 Reply
Hey Gang:
Well the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland called and they are going to fly me up for blood work mid November. Anyone else who has at least one year of being HIV positive that has kept their VL count below 3000 and whose... Read more »

New Research Study for NYC HIV+ Men

Posted by ProjectACE
Hi guys, I?m just here to spread the word about a new Research study in the NYC area. This study looks at HIV+ men?s use of drugs and medication.
Receive up to $430 for your time. No judgments, sex positive, completely confidential.

You can find out... Read more »

New Research Study for NYC HIV+ Men

Posted by ProjectACE
I'm just here to spread the word about a new Research study in the NYC area. This study looks at HIV+ mens use of drugs and medication.

This is a great way to help the community. Receive up to $430 for your time. We are LGBT researchers doing... Read more »

HIV + Men And Women 35 and older $50 paid study

Posted by HENNEHIVSTUDY
BALTIMORE!!

We are conducting a
RESEARCH STUDY
to understand motivations around
participating in clinical research trials.

Participants must be:
Women or Men who have sex with men 35 or older; and
HIV positive.



The study will take place in Baltimore on Read more »