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Individual Intervention To Reduce HIV Over 50

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Among African Americans

... CDC has initiated a wide range of activities to (1) better understand those factors that drive the HIV and AIDS epidemic among African Americans in the US, (2) expand HIV testing and access to medical care, (3) develop new interventions and scale up the availability of effective interventions, and (4) mobilize African American communities to combat the HIV crisis. Some examples of CDC activities: CDC works closely with state and local...
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how long hiv+??

can you help me estimating how long my partner has been living with HIV. He was been diognised hiv+, am negative together with my children 4 yrs, and 11 mth. the bad thing is that the cd4 is 8 and started taking med (but he still has energy and he...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...has dropped to 8, we would assume he had been infected for a number of years, perhaps 7 to 10.As for learning more about HIV/AIDS, both you and your husband should avail yourselves of the wealth of information on this site, in its archives and on... Read more »

Husband tested Poz

Dr Bob, Thanks very much for answering my question, atleast I have spoken to someone about it. I wanted to tell my friends but am afraid they might gossip and laugh at us. please keep on answering to our questions because there are millions of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...CAPRISA ignite a movement among HIV-negative individuals demanding the delivery of effective and affordable biomedical prevention interventions. Concerns about PrEP and Project Inform's view of those issues We understand that there will be... Read more »

Smokey The Bear (SMOKING and HIV, 2009)

Hey Doc.,I'm positive, a bit overweight (a bear, lol), and I smoke cigaretts. Do I really have to quit? Hell, I'm already HIV positive, aren't my Marlboros now a rather minor issue??? I'm doing OK on my HIV meds. My HIV doc hasn't mentioned my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...serious chronic illnesses, including cardiovascular disease and cancer. In the early years of the epidemic, many people with HIV/AIDS assumed there was little point in worrying about chronic progressive diseases, since they probably would not... Read more »

Exercise and HIV

Nelson, is there any documented research that shows that regular exercise keeps the onset of AIDS in check for longtime survivors of HIV who strictly adhere to their medication regiment. I am 55 y/o, have been positive for 17 years, and in the best...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

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

Program for Wellness Restoration
...information on each by goggling the paper title.We should have exercise programs around the United States and the world designed for people with HIV. Many do not have money or access to exercise facilities, and exercise adherence is extremely... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Interventions for Young People in Australia to Reduce HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections: A Systematic Review

...The current study comprises a review of intervention programs that aim to reduce the burden of HIV and other STIs among young people in Australia. After identifying articles from seven databases, the team reviewed intervention studies set in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Intervention for Providers Study: A Randomized Controlled Trial of a Clinician-Delivered HIV Risk-Reduction Intervention for HIV-Positive People

... "Clinician-delivered prevention interventions offer an opportunity to integrate risk-reduction counseling as a routine part of medical care," explain the study authors. A Read more »
The Body PRO

Successful Implementation of a Clinic-Based Prevention Intervention Program for HIV-Infected Persons CROI 2008. Accompanying me on this interview is Dr. Gerald Pierone, a clinician and researcher who is the director of the AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast in Fort Pierce, Florida. Lisa Hirschhorn, M.D.,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

An Individually Tailored Intervention for HIV Prevention: Baseline Data from the EXPLORE Study

...of a 10-session, individually delivered cognitive-behavioral intervention followed by quarterly maintenance sessions has on HIV incidence rates. The authors tested "both the salience of the factors targeted by the intervention as correlates of... Read more »
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The RNA test.

Posted by TrueOptimist, 1 Reply
I have took the I believe it is called an "RNA" test because no antibodies have been found in my body so this test will look for the virus itself in my blood.I just want to know is this very accurate? Read more »

4th Generation HIV Test

Posted by Trophy remember their contacts from the last 4 months rather than those contacts from one or more years ago. Identification and interventions in high incidence populations may assist in decreasing transmission, since high viral loads which occur... Read more »

hiv gene therapy

Posted by hopefulone, 2 Replies gene therapy has been getting a lot of play in the national and international press as of late....i would be interetested in Read more »

Asian Pacific AIDS Intervention in Los Angeles

Posted by Anonymous
...Angeles and Orance County is currently hiring for new postions. We have positions available for persons interested in doing HIV prevention work in the Asian and Pacific communities. If you know of someone or would like to suggest a candidate, ... Read more »