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Primates And Hiv

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Primate Expert Jane Goodall, Researchers Urge U.S. Wildlife Agency to Reject HIV/AIDS Experiments on Monkeys

Primate specialist Jane Goodall and 18 other researchers in a letter to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have called on the agency to reject a proposal by the Yerkes National Primate Research Center to conduct HIV/AIDS research on an endangered... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Many Rural Africans Who Hunt, Butcher Primates for Bushmeat May Be Infected With HIV-Like Virus

Many rural Africans who hunt apes and monkeys and butcher the meat may be infected with a virus that is similar to HIV, according to a study published in the March 20 issue of the Lancet , the Baltimore Sun reports. Researchers from Johns... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Research Center Withdraws Proposal to Conduct HIV/AIDS Experiments on Monkeys

The Yerkes National Primate Research Center last month withdrew its proposal to conduct HIV/AIDS research on sooty mangabeys, an endangered monkey species that carries a form of HIV, the AP/ Washington Post reports (Stobbe, AP/ Washington Post ,... Read more »
Ask the Experts

El sida

Es cierto que el sida se produjo por un animal llamado primate?...
Jorge Santana Bagur, M.D.

Response from Jorge Santana Bagur, M.D.

Universidad de Puerto Rico
Si se refiere a los monos est en lo correcto. El virus infecta al mono y de ah muta eventualmente e infecta a los humanos, los cuales matan e ingieren al mono entrando en contacto con la sangre del mono.... Read more »

Risk of Getting HIV from HIV- Partner (SUPERINFECTION)

What is the risk of getting infected with HIV through anal intercourse (insertive) without using protection, while both partner are known to be HIV-? ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Once again a QTND (Question That Never Dies) and ATNC (Answer That Never Changes). See below. Your answer was waiting for you (multiple times over) in the archives.Dr. BobSerosorting vs SuperinfectionJul 23, 2006 Hi Rob, first of all i really... Read more »

Gay HIV+ partner has bareback sex with other HIV+ people

Hi, I'm in an open gay relationship with my HIV+ partner whereas i am HIV-. We always have protected anal sex (oral unprotected)My partner continues to have unprotected sex with other positive guys even though i have stressed that this is bad....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Regarding the risk of poz-on-poz barebacking, see below.As for a well "recegonised" resource on this topic, HELLO! You're reading it. Check out the archives! Finally, regarding the risk of STDs from oral sex, we have an entire... Read more »

Unprotected sex between 2 men with the same hiv strain (SUPER INFECTION, 2010) (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2010)

I'd like to know from a scientific point of view, what happens when 2 men with the exact same hiv strain have sex together.. Does it affect each - other's viral load? Or does the strain become more dangerous or something? I have read some...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You read that two poz dudes who bareback actually improve their immune functioning. WHAT? Where did you read such nonsense, the Journal of Irreproducible Results? Is it true? No, of course not! Silly boy!As for your question about two men with... Read more »
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noticia alentadora para enfermos HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Investigan una protena que podra ayudar a curar el Sida.

Cientficos surcoreanos analizan una protena que bloquea la progresin del virus de la inmunodeficiencia humana en los simios


Un equipo de cientficos surcoreanos anunci que estn cerca de averiguar... Read more »

HIV vaccine in the making

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Read this article below and someone explain a couple of things to me..i am a health care professional, and part of my job is HIV/AIDS education. during my trainin on HIV i was told and (i teach this as well to my students) that people can't get HIV... Read more »

"HIV" wiped out monkeys 2 million years ago..

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
More intertaining fables and "fairy" tales from the AIDS Cult scientists:

S.F. Examiner, p. 18A, 30 Aug. - Sept. 1, 2002

--Associated Press
AMSTERDAM, Netherlands--Dutch researchers theorize that an AIDS-like epidemic wiped out huge numbers of... Read more »

Scientists Identify Gene That Blocks HIV

Posted by Mssimone, 1 Reply
Is this a good thing?



Scientists Identify Gene That Blocks HIV

American and Canadian researchers have identified a human gene called TRIM22 that can block HIV infection by preventing certain forms of the virus from replicating, CBC News reported.

In... Read more »