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Interesting Information About AIDS

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Singapore Authorities Deny Permit for AIDS Benefit Concert, Say Featuring Gay Couple in Show Not in "Public Interest"

Singapore's Media Development Authority has turned down a permit for an AIDS benefit concert scheduled for April 3 and organized by the Christian group Safehaven , saying that the show would not be in the "public interest" because the main... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

World Leaders Must Inspire Continued Interest in Global HIV Response

"HIV prevention, the mainstay of the response to the HIV epidemic, is in danger of falling off the global agenda," Nobel Peace Prize laureates Desmond Tutu and Mohamed El Baradei, both members of the UNAIDS High Level Commission on HIV Prevention,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Case Headed to Minnesota Supreme Court Draws National Interest

The case of an HIV-infected man in Minnesota who was convicted then cleared of a felony for having unprotected sex, is drawing attention from legal and medical experts nationwide. Prosecutors charged the defendant under Minnesota state statute... Read more »
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interested in where information is generated

Dr. Holonday,The information that you give readers about 6 month testing period, is that information that comes from your PERSONAL experience with HIV infected individuals or is that from CDC and other sources?I am just interested in seeing if your...
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
I am trying to be consistent with national opinion and guidelines. The CDC website has several pages on testing and does recommend testing out to 6 months. In my personal experience and from trials I have been involved in, all people seroconverted... Read more »

Some interesting Info and a question for the good doc

Hi Doctor Bob,I had had a low risk encounter (stripper's groin came in contact with my with my face, concerned for any possible open wounds i may have on/in my nose,followed by cunnilingus for 10 seconds)with someone of unknown status on July...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I find it quite amazing that your doctor told you that the CDC (and virtually all HIV/AIDS experts) are "misinformed!" And that apparently he doesn't believe the information in "textbooks." I have to wonder where he... Read more »

An interesting poser for the doctor!

Dear Dr Young,Firstly, I would just like to thank you for the quality time you give to people in need on this site.Without it, many would have no hope and also would be so much less knowledgable upon HIV, so thank you so much!You are a very kind and...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your question.I think the answer to your question is a qualified yes. We have many medications for HIV, some old, some new. Properly administered with difficult to attain but possible levels of adherence, I believe that HIV disease can... Read more »

Very interesting findings in Asia!

Hello Doc,I was over in China last week for buisness and at the hotel they had condoms but also they had some form of condom that a man puts on his penis and then it will dissolve in 1-2 minutes offering protection against all STD's including...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Condoms that dissolve in 1-2 minutes??? YIKES! Now there's an idea so profoundly idiotic Dubya could have thought it up! No, my friend, the dissolving condoms will not protect against STDs/HIV.As for HIV/AIDS awareness around the world, yes,... Read more »
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Interesting Information

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
anyone who cares to scroll back to a post that reads *I love New York* you will find a interesting post about the window for testing please remember NY State has the largest amount of HIV infected people and of course the worlds best Hospitals and... Read more »

Information that might interest you

Posted by Anonymous
I got this off of a web site. I'll post the address in the next post.

Question: Does having unprotected, non ejaculatory vaginal sex with someone who is HIV positive mean that you are absolutely going to become infected?


No. The chances of... Read more »

Interesting Facts

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am posting this for people to read for information NOT to pass judgement. This is fresh off the presses from HIVInsite. It is very interesting how low the numbers actually are relative to the entire population and other diseases of people w. HIV... Read more »

Some interesting questions and answers.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Ive gathered this information from

Here there are some interesting questions and answers given.

Three or six months? A follow-up question on the window period.
Answered ny Nicolas Sheon, HIV InSite Prevention Editor
I had... Read more »