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How Did Hiv Move From Primates To Humans

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Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

... What Is HPV? How Is HPV Detected? Can HPV Infection Be Prevented? How Are HPV Infections Treated? The Bottom Line NOTE: In the U.S., counseling and referrals are available on a national human papillomavirus (HPV) hotline. Call toll-free at 877-HPV-5868 (877-478-5868). What Is HPV? There are over 100 viruses known as human papilloma virus (HPV). They are common. One study found HPV in 77% of HIV-positive women.
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Tribulus to boost hormons for hiv +

Hey Nelson, keep up the great work you do for us hivers man.... l am on travada and viremune once daily... l also take trib-650 tribulus terrestris extract 2 tabs... also omega3 fish oil tabs and echinacea tabs....please tell me if this is a good...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...I am not convinced about tribulus use to increase testosterone without a prescription. One study showed that it worked in primates, rabbits and rats : and another found that it did not work at all :... Read more »

HIV can even penetrate healthy genital tissues? This article says so..

Hi Dr Bob,Hope you are doing well. I found this article in the newspaper today. Chicago: Instead of infiltrating breaks in the skin, HIV appears to attack normal, healthy genital tissue, US researchers said in a study that offers new insight into...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,This is new and very preliminary information. Stay tuned to The Body. We'll keep you informed as this story evolves or dissolves!Dr. Bob Read more »

its for you ( Update on AIDS Vaccine Research and Advocacy 2009

good morning siri would like to draw your kind attention over this recent research for an effective vaccinelots of love one of your lovers kualalumpur
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and define their immune responses. In the parlance of scientists, these are known as "host genetic factors." The host is the human, and the genetic factors include the genetically determined complex of antigens (substances that provoke an immune... Read more »

we need ur opinion on this dr bob

hi dr bob good morningi would like to wish you ,steve and all other doctors at this site a happy and prosperous life.dr bob,recently i came across this article which says hiv can penetrate healthy genitals even if the integrity of the skin is not...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...US researchers said in a study that offers new insight into how the AIDS virus spreads. They said researchers had assumed the human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, sought out breaks in the skin, such as a herpes sore, in order to gain access to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

University of Central Florida Research Yields Link that Could Prevent HIV

...retrocyclin proteins found in primates appeared to prevent HIV infections in cell cultures. The same gene found in primates exists in humans but does not produce the protein. The team applied aminoglycosides, drugs used to treat bacterial... Read more »
The Body PRO

HIV/AIDS Vaccine Experts Discuss Hopes and Fears for the Future of Vaccine Development

...Shattock, of St. George's Hospital Medical School in London, said too many trials were being done in primates before moving on to humans, since many primate studies with good results ended up falling apart when they were done in humans; however,... Read more »
The Body

HIV (Apparently) Comes From Gorillas: What This Means for the HIV Community

...Darrow ! OK, OK, let's all calm down. Yes, scientists have apparently found that HIV can make the leap from gorillas into humans . But what does it mean for someone living with HIV -- or even for the human race in general? For now, at least, it... Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

IAPAC Challenges Physicians, Advocates to Volunteer for AIDS Vaccine Trial

...Physicians in AIDS Care's (IAPAC) Live-Attenuated VaccineSubcommittee is challenging physicians and advocates to be the first human subjects for avaccine trial in which volunteers will be injected with an attenuated or weakened strain ofHIV.... Read more »
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HIV vaccine in the making

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Read this article below and someone explain a couple of things to me..i am a health care professional, and part of my job is HIV/AIDS education. during my trainin on HIV i was told and (i teach this as well to my students) that people can't get... Read more »

Scientists Identify Gene That Blocks HIV

Posted by Mssimone, 1 Reply
...Is this a good thing? Scientists Identify Gene That Blocks HIV American and Canadian researchers have identified a human gene called TRIM22 that can block HIV infection by preventing certain forms of the virus from replicating, CBC News... Read more »


Posted by Bear60, 2 Replies
...people infected with HIV must be careful of diseases carried by animals. Apparently since monkeys, chimps etc are so close to human DNA, that they are the most dangerous animal to have as a pet. Animals to Avoid Unfortunately, some animals... Read more »

CD-4 lab work back

Posted by shannon, 5 Replies
Well, we were feeling all rosy over here, but this morning we got David's Cd-4 count and it is 242. That's much lower than we had sort of psyched ourselves up for and the folks at the clinic are going to hook him up with meds as soon as they can... Read more »