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Primary And Secondary Prevention Of Hiv

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Ask the Experts

Bipolar

Do undiagnosed cases of bipolar disease tend to raise chances of becoming HIV+ due to risky sexual behavior that is often found in people who are manic-depressive?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...impulsivity and impaired judgment.The treatment of psychiatric disorders like these is an important step toward more effective primary and secondary prevention of HIV infection and its complications. Read more »

Microbicide trials

There are several microbicide trials ongoing. How long it will take in your opinion to have a valid... Read more »

Microbicide delay for greater vaccine test pool? (MICROBICIDES, 2009)

I recently heard a Policy Director of an ASO say that introduction of microbocides to the public... Read more »
Articles
The Center for AIDS

Male Circumcision: The New HIV/AIDS Vaccine?

...Health Organization has endorsed the procedure. Today, multiple challenges and opportunities related to male circumcision remain that need to be addressed before widespread implementation of the practice becomes the norm. Sawires et al. 4 have... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mental Health in HIV Seronegative and Seropositive IDUs in South Florida

... "Injecting drugs are a primary vector for HIV transmission," and approximately one-third of HIV-infected people in the United States have a history of injection Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

UNICEF Launches $500,000 Program in Zimbabwe to Train Teachers to Provide HIV Education

... UNICEF on Monday launched a weeklong, $500,000 program in Zimbabwe aimed at training 1,500 primary and secondary teachers on how to provide HIV prevention education, UN News Service reports. About 500,000 children will participate Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Cambodia Health Officials Expand HIV/AIDS Prevention Education to Primary Schools

... The Cambodian Ministry of Health has begun training primary education teachers in 12 provinces on HIV/AIDS prevention education, the Phnom Penh Post reports. Health officials said that Read more »
Connect With Others

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

HIV Prevention among Hispanics in Pierson, Florida

Posted by HIV_Prevention1
...near by that would volunteer to come and talk to my students. I run the Youth Empowerment Progran in this area, which is an HIV/AIDS prevention program where I talk to teens about sex and HIV and how to prevent it and how to have better... Read more »

TREATMENT ADVOCATE Chicago

Posted by Anonymous
...which highlight HIV-positive staff members working directly with HIV-positive clients. Assist with the coordination of the secondary prevention efforts by disseminating information to target population about secondary HIV prevention, HIV... Read more »

hic

Posted by Anonymous
...after exposure) may show lymphopenia and thrombocytopenia, but atypical lymphocytes are infrequent. The CD4 count usually remains normal. The HIV-1 antibody tests (ELISA and Western blot test), the only tests officially used to diagnose... Read more »