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New Findings Treating Hiv

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS 2010 Studies, Releases: Treating HIV-Positive Patients With ARVs Drove Down Number of New HIV Infections, Study Finds

"Treating HIV patients with cocktails of AIDS drugs helps to stop them spreading the infection further and more than halved the number of new HIV diagnoses in a study in Canada, scientists said on Sunday," Reuters reports. The study, which was... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Study Finds Test-and-Treat Strategy Could Lead to More Drug Resistant HIV Cases

Read more about early HIV treatment strategies here. In the United States, Los Angeles County has the largest incident population of HIV-positive individuals and now ScienceDaily reports that a new study from the University of Southern ... Read more »
Miriam Hospital

Study Finds U.S. Prison System Falls Short in Treating Drug Addiction

Almost a quarter of a million individuals addicted to heroin are incarcerated in the United States each year. However, many prison systems across the country still do not offer medical treatment for heroin and opiate addiction, despite the... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Please answer: New findings, "OESTROGEN CREAM TO HELP REDUCE HIV INFECTION IN MEN"

Is this for real? My gf = +. And I would like to f**k her without a condom. What do you think? Please reply Dr. BOB. You know that this is a new topic, and needs to be discussed further. Topical Oestrogen Keratinises The Human Foreskin and May Help...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Is this for real? Well, the research is being done, but so far only in monkeys on a human foreskin that was removed during circumcision. It's way, way, way too early to assume it works in the real world. If additional carefully controlled... Read more »

Finding a new doc in new HMO

I have recently changed jobs in the Bay Area and discovered my new employer has a different HMO than my last employer. How do I go about finding out HIV doctors in the Aetna Network without calling each doctor and asking if they take HIV patients?...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
Call your current doctor and provide him with the AETNA network and ask him to provide a referral for you. Lynn... Read more »

Unprotected Sex (FINDINGS SUGGEST HIV CAN BE TRANSMITTED FROM MSM WITH UNDETECTABLE VIRAL LOAD 2008) (SUPERINFECTION)

Hi --I am an HIV+ man who seroconverted within the last year. I recently started dating another HIV+ man who has been positive for 22 years. I'm currently not on meds with a viral load under 400 and CD4 over 600. His viral load is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,This issue comes up frequently. (See below.) I have no new information to report. I would still advise against Brokeback Mountain barebacking no matter how hot your cowboy may be in the saddle.Dr. Bob??? (Findings Suggest HIV Can Be... Read more »

arv and contagion(FINDINGS SUGGEST HIV CAN BE TRANSMITTED FROM MSM WITH UNDETECTABLE VIRAL LOAD 2008)

friend on arv for 2 years says he is no longer contagious is this possible...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,No. If he's HIV positive, he's capable of transmitting the virus. He may be confused about the terminology of his laboratory tests. On antiretroviral drugs, it is possible (and desirable) to drive his HIV plasma viral load to... Read more »
Connect With Others

New findings on virus scam

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
The latest Time reports that the hiv virus may not be caused by hhv6 at all. Did anyone read this too.

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Resources for Finding a New Physician

Posted by Anonymous
Just moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma from Chicago. Had a great physician there and need one here. Any suggestions for websites that would help me find a good HIV doc? Read more »

New city, New job, New HIV status...too much.

Posted by Nathan, 3 Replies
Okay,
So... I am 4 days into knowing I am positive, 5 months in a new part of the country and obviously in a new job.
I have made a couple of friends, feeling things out in a new city, trying to plant roots and to start a new chapter...

Well... Didn't... Read more »

NEW TO HIV AND SCARED

Posted by Jessie, 2 Replies
I am 34 yrs old and was dx in feb or this year. I contracted HIV from my husband who did not know that he was +. I did not dind out that anything was wrong until after we were married this year...I had been very sick for 3 months-from oct-jaan of... Read more »