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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...Rates of New HIV Infections, by Race/Ethnicity and Gender, 2006 Source: CDC. Subpopulation Estimates from the HIV Incidence Surveillance System -- United States, 2006. MMWR . 2008; 57(36):985-989. HIV and AIDS Diagnoses 4 and Deaths At some point in life, 1 in 36 Hispanic/Latino men will be diagnosed with HIV, as will 1 in 106 Hispanic/Latina women. In 2008, Hispanics/Latinos accounted for more than 19% of the...
Ask the Experts

My parents don't want to talk about HIV and AIDS

Dear Dr.Bobby, I am 15 years old and I have a great fear of diseases, mainly HIV/AIDS. One day when I was going to the doctor, I asked my parents a simple question, "What if I have AIDS?" After hearing my question, my mother told me not to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Bangladesh Center for Communication Programs developed a series of booklets, radio and television spots, and videos to help influence behavior through educational entertainment. Capacity buildingUSAID supports capacity-building activities via the... Read more »

DOES size matter??? CDC FACT SHEET -- EFFECT OF ANTIRETROVIRAL THERAPY ON THE RISK OF SEXUAL TRANSMISSION OF HIV AND SUPERINFECTION, 2009)

I'm a gay male form Vermont, 54, have been pos 22 years and finally, after all of the myriad meds, highs and lows and being brought back from the abyss in the mid 90's, have tested undetectable during the past year. It feels good. And beyond...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Garcia S, Rodriguez C. Effectiveness of highly active antiretroviral therapy in reducing heterosexual transmission of HIV. JAIDS 2005;40:96-101.Reynolds S, Makumbi F, Kayaagi J, et al. ART reduced the rate of sexual transmission of HIV... Read more »

Can a HIV- partner decrease chances with antivirals?

I am an HIV- partner in a discordant couple (mixed HIV status) relationship. We just recently found out that he was positive. We always practice safe sex, but I was wondering if I can decrease my chances of contracting HIV by taking anti-viral...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...in reducing HIV transmission. It is being conducted in collaboration with the San Francisco Department of Public Health, the AIDS Research Consortium of Atlanta, and Fenway Community Health in Boston. (Note: The efficacy of a once-daily PrEP... Read more »

HIV, Meth, Depression

I have been positive for 5 years and addicted to crystal meth (IDU) for slightly longer. I see statistic after statistic and HBO documentary after HBO documentary that offers little hope for addicts of this drug- with relapse rates of more than 90%...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
I don't know where you are located, but you should go to a reputable drug treatment program in your area. A good program should be able to help you with the crystal meth problem. You should not be discouraged by statistics. High relapse rates are... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Interaction of Sexual Identity With Sexual Behavior and Its Influence on HIV Risk Among Latino Men: Results of a Community Survey in Northern San Diego County, California

... To inform efforts to reduce Latinos' HIV risk, the authors of the current study examined the sexual behavior, sexual identities, and HIV risk factors of a community sample Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Among African Americans

...black women was nearly 15 times as high as that of white women and nearly 4 times that of Hispanic/Latina women. HIV and AIDS Diagnoses 3 and Deaths Although new HIV infections have remained fairly stable among blacks, from 2005-2008... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay... Read more »
Connect With Others

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Want To Influence A New HIV+ Mobile App?

Posted by ISIS_Inc, 2 Replies
...We want your opinions! If you're HIV+ and between 18 24 years old, meet with a small group of techies for about an hour to check out a new concept for an app that Read more »

Join us to take HIV Prevention to the next level!

Posted by Anonymous
...Study Description: NO/AIDS Task Force and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention invite you to help with a new program for men who have sex with Read more »

Join us to take HIV Prevention to the next level!

Posted by Anonymous
...Study Description: NO/AIDS Task Force and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention invite you to help with a new program for men who have sex with Read more »