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How To Prevent Aids

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rumored Use of AIDS Drugs as Preventive Aids Overblown

Follow-up surveys reveal that few healthy gay and bisexual men are taking AIDS drugs to prevent HIV infection, according to reports by CDC and San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH) officials at the 16th International AIDS Conference.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

From Treatment to Prevention: The Interplay Between HIV/AIDS Treatment Availability and HIV/AIDS Prevention Programming in Khayelitsha, South Africa

The authors undertook the current study to describe the role that public access to antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) has played in the development and efficacy of HIV/AIDS prevention programs in Khayelitsha, a poor township in South Africa's Western Cape.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Mexico: Preventing AIDS, Which May Be Rising Among Boomers, Requires a Little Re-Education

New HIV/AIDS cases among people age 50 and older are increasing in New Mexico, according to state Department of Health data. Among 165 new cases in New Mexico in 2007, 21 percent were in people ages 50-plus, the only group besides those ages 20-29... Read more »
Ask the Experts

prevent aids

dear sir im very eager to have sex,so i want to approach prostitutes,my fear is that i would have HIV POSITIVE if i have sex with any prostitute,sir i want to have sex with prostitutes at the same time i shouldn't get affected by HIV so please...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Septrin (also called Septra or Bactrim) is an antibiotic. It is used in folks with AIDS (CD4 less than 200) to help prevent the opportunistic infections Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) and toxoplasmosis. It does not have any effect on HIV... Read more »

Aids prevention treatment in pregnant womanfollowing rape

What would be the alternative treatment prevention open to a pregnant womanwho has been victimized by rape and exposedto AIDS infection. What drug(s) would provide the list side effect risk tothe unborn child?...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
I'm not exactly sure what you mean by "alternative." There is growinginterest in post-exposure prophylaxis for sexual exposures, based on theapparent success of giving antiretroviral therapy to health-care workersafter needle stick... Read more »

AIDS Prevention at the state level

What public or community efforts have been taken at state level in Florida to reduce or eliminate the problem?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. In the United States, issues like HIV/STD prevention are handled both at the federal level, and the state level as well. Each state handles prevention efforts differently. To find out what is being done at the... Read more »

Prevention equals condoms. Period. Right? (HIV PREVENTION SPECTRUM 2009)

Dr. B,HIV prevention isn't all that complicated. Just use condoms. End of story. Right?Zeb ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Zeb,Well, I agree condoms may be the most effective HIV-prevention tool we have to date. However, it is far from the only tool or intervention in the prevention armamentarium! Effective HIV prevention is far more complicated than you might... Read more »
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OPHA - Outreach and Prevention of HIV/AIDS

Posted by OPHA
Outreach and Prevention of HIV/AIDS, Inc., (OPHA), is a non profit agency that serves Black, White, Hispanic, and any other race of gay men of all ages who are infected or affected by HIV/AIDS. The agency serves the community through culturally and... Read more »

OPHA - Outreach and Prevention of HIV/AIDS

Posted by OPHA
Outreach and Prevention of HIV/AIDS, Inc., (OPHA), is a non profit agency that serves Black, White, Hispanic, and any other race of gay men of all ages who are infected or affected by HIV/AIDS. The agency serves the community through culturally and... Read more »

U.S. Bullying Interferes With HIV/AIDS Prevention

Posted by bradford
U.S. Bullying Interferes With HIV /AIDS Prevention

The United States government would have the world believe it has been a major contributor in the fight against AIDS but many are unaware of the harmful tactics and funding shortfalls.

Throughout the... Read more »

U.S. policies continually undermining AIDS prevent

Posted by bradford
U.S. policies continually undermining AIDS prevention efforts!


I am appauled by the U.S. government and it's policies which have continually been undermining the efforts to control and prevent the further spread of HIV and AIDS.

First, funding cuts... Read more »