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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

... Defining Transgender HIV Prevalence in the Transgender Population HIV Risk Among Transgenders Transgender Health and Hormone Therapy Sex Reassignment Surgery and HIV Optimizing Health Care Conclusion Selected Sources Transgender
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new way treatment cure for HIV

AUSTRALIAN scientists have revealed the most complete picture yet of the way HIV maintains its grip on the body, pointing to new ways to combat it. The Melbourne-based research has explained how the virus hides dormant versions of itself in a...
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
...Possibly. The key to HIV eradication will be the elimination of long-lived infected cells. If drugs or mechanisms can be developed to purge/destroy these Read more »

new hope of a cure for HIV

AUSTRALIAN scientists have revealed the most complete picture yet of the way HIV maintains its grip on the body, pointing to new ways to combat it. The Melbourne-based research has explained how the virus hides dormant versions of itself in a...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...me what is the immediate clinical relevance particularly regarding chances for increasing the odds for a practical cure for HIV infection in the decade ahead. KH Read more »

new cure for HIV ???

AUSTRALIAN scientists have revealed the most complete picture yet of the way HIV maintains its grip on the body, pointing to new ways to combat it. The Melbourne-based research has explained how the virus hides dormant versions of itself in a...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
Yeah, this is promising. But we get press releases like this one at least once a month now. The key is who gets funding for these studies and which approaches are actually shown to work once human trials start. A lot of promising approaches have... Read more »

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
...Hello,Your mother told you not to talk about it and your father said that HIV only happens in dirty places and to dirty people?!!?? It always amazes me that 25 years into this global pandemic and with over Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

KQED's "California Report" Examines HIV/AIDS Prevention Efforts on California-Mexico Border

...Crossing the Border: Mexico and California's Shared Health Challenges ," KQED's " The California Report " on Monday reported on HIV/AIDS outreach efforts to bridge the medical and cultural divides between Tijuana and San Diego. HIV/AIDS education... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Florida Newspaper Examines Impact of HIV/AIDS on Black Community

... Polk County, Fla., health officials have made educating the black community a top priority in addressing HIV/AIDS in the state, where blacks are disproportionately affected by the virus, the Lakeland Ledger reports. The Polk County Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: March Aims to Call Attention to the Impact of HIV/AIDS on the Black Community

...your family members, your friends, and your partners about HIV, said Dr. Kevin Fenton, director of CDCs National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention. CDC has sponsored National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day since 2001. ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Impact of HIV/AIDS on Minority Populations, MSM "Overlooked" by Presidential Candidates, Opinion Piece Says

... The impact of HIV/AIDS on U.S. minority populations and men who have sex with men has been "[o]verlooked" by the 2008 presidential candidates, Read more »
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looking to talk about living with hiv

Posted by rick36, 5 Replies
...i was just told io hiv poz on the 29th and looking to talk to other people that r poz Read more »

HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...HIV Infections ARE RISING! Many people still have the belief that HIV and AIDS only affects homosexuals! However, 75% of the world Read more »

Looking for gay people with AIDS for documentary

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Hello, I am looking for people who are gay and have HIV/AIDS who would like to be part of a documentary. I am entering a video contest with the theme of "tolerance." I want to hear your Read more »

Seeking insight into living w/ HIV; not HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hello. I'm not HIV+, but am a nursing student in Portland, OR who hopes to gain insight from anyone who would be open and/or comfortable about sharing Read more »