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Research Methods For Hiv/aids

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Researchers, HIV/AIDS Advocates Debate Use of Circumcision as HIV Prevention Method in Developing Countries

Researchers and HIV/AIDS advocates and experts on Tuesday at the XVI International AIDS Conference in Toronto debated whether male circumcision is a safe and effective method for preventing or reducing the spread of HIV in developing countries, the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Researchers at HIV/AIDS Vaccine Conference Discuss New Methods, Ongoing Trials

Researchers at the AIDS Vaccine 2008 conference in Cape Town, South Africa, last week examined how setbacks in developing a vaccine have "forced them to look for entirely new ways of creating a defense against the disease," AFP/Google.com reports.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Delayed Entry Into HIV Medical Care After HIV Diagnosis: Risk Factors and Research Methods

"Timely linkage to HIV medical care has the potential to improve individual health outcomes and prevent secondary HIV transmission," though recent research found study design affected estimates of delayed care entry, the authors noted. For example,... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Any American research on this Chinese method?

http://www.china.org.cn/english/features/aids/158986.htmChina has developed an herb extract they say is an "integrase-inhibitor" against HIV. Is there any U.S. research to refute or support this finding? It claims to be treatment without...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
I am not aware of laboratory or data in patients to support these claims. The good news is there are integrase inhibitors in development that appear to be very active in the laboratory as well as in patients. This should provide wonderful new... Read more »

Want to share this video on HIV and AIDS research (AIDS DENIALISTS, 2010)

I Doctor. I watched this video and wanted to pass it on to you so if you ever get the time to watch it, perhaps you can give your opinions on it. This research Virologist I believe is his expert field in the 1980-90's, suggested then that HIV...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Yes, it sounds crazy, because it is indeed crazy! The documentary is pseudo-science mumbo jumbo put out by AIDS denialists, including Peter Duesberg. (See below.) Don't be duped by these dimwits.Dr. BobAids Dissident (AIDS DENIALISM, 2010)... Read more »

Understanding risk levels (SAFER SEX GUIDELINES, SAFER SEX METHODS, 2011)

I understand that sex acts (and life in general) include levels of risk. I get that unprotected anal sex with a known HIV+ partner is very high risk (even higher for the receptive partner) and I get that kissing carries negligible risk, and I get...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The best we can offer is relative levels of risk associated with various sexual activities. Check out Table 1 in the CDC document about nPEP. It can be found at www.cdc.gov/mmwr/PDF/rr/rr5402.pdf. However, it's important to note there are... Read more »

Useful HIV testing method

Dr. Kull,Please tell me if there is any HIV testing method which can detect HIV virus even the netx day of infection.Thank you. ...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
There is no testing available that can detect HIV infection the day after exposure. The most reliable testing method available is the HIV antibody test. If you know that you have been exposed to HIV, more agressive treatment and screening methods... Read more »
Connect With Others

Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
U.S. President George Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work!
Who is informing the president on HIV and AIDS?

Failure of the American president to recognize the need to promote condoms has not only undermined over two decades of HIV prevention... Read more »

HIV Test Methods

Posted by ME2, 1 Reply
Had about all the symptoms except a fever. I have been tested for HIV four times: at 7 weeks, 14 weeks, 17 weeks, and 27 weeks and each time negative. My concern is the testing method. One test was a rapid test but the other three were Particle... Read more »

Condoms: Our most trusted method

Posted by bradford
Condoms: Our most trusted method to prevent HIV infection and AIDS!


These three words echo around the world AIDS CRISIS WORSENS!

40 million people infected worldwide
o37.2 million adults
o2.2 million children under 15

In 2004, 4.8 million people were... Read more »

CMIA method

Posted by bug, 1 Reply
Hello ,

I got a lab test for HIV after 6 weeks of exposure but the lab was not using the ELISA method but the CMIA method.
The test was HIV Ag(p24) / HIV Ab (type1 + type 2) CMIA method. The results were negative, I was told by the doctor in the lab... Read more »