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Role Of Anthropology In Hiv

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The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

What is the link between STDs and HIV infection? How can STD treatment slow the spread of HIV infection? What are the implications for HIV prevention? Where can I get more information? References Testing and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can be an effective tool in preventing the spread of HIV , the virus that causes AIDS. An understanding of the relationship between STDs and HIV infection can help in the...
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Role of HIV PCR (APTIMA HIV-1 RNA QUALITATIVE ASSAY FDA APPROVED FOR DIAGNOSTIC USE)

I am a family physician and first I wanted to commend your frank and frequently humorous answers to your readers questions. The appropriate use of humor when taking care of patients humanizes us as physicians. Continue your good work.I am the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Medical director of an urgent care facility in Vegas??? Now that must really be an entertaining position. I love Vegas and visit frequently. I'm always amazed at the often bizarre-appearing folks I see lumbering in and out of casinos on The... Read more »

Role of CD8 in HIV progression

Hi Dr. Hope you can help me understand something, in one of your recent posting 15th Feb 2009 you mentioned that - a normal reaction to HIV infection is an increase in CD8 count and percent and that the total lymphocyte count increase is likely a...
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
That study and others like it were conducted prior to the availability of current potent HIV medication regimens we have today and a better understanding of the functional role of CD8 cells on containing HIV infection.... Read more »

Bob is the role model

" In 1991, while performing a routine medical procedure on a patient with HIV infection, Dr. Frascino sustained a hollow-bore needle stick and laceration, resulting in his seroconversion to HIV positive". Dear Bob, It's been 13 years...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,1. How do I cope with everyday life? Love, laughter, music, coffee, and helping others less fortunate than I am.2. What can we do to live our life normally with a noose hanging around our necks? Try accessorizing the noose into a clever... Read more »

you are my Role Model!

Nelson,I just wanted to let you know that without people like you working incessantly to try to make a difference against hiv! My life would not be worth fighting for anymore! You make me want to fight as long as I can! Thank you!!! Thank You!!!...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
Wow Dylan..you really know how to make a guy feel good first thing in the morning. Words like yours really give me a lot of motivation to keep doing this volunteer work for thebody.com to help others that have been dealing with problems that I have... Read more »
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Caretaker and Lover Conflicting Roles?

Posted by Ronnie, 1 Reply
Hi everyone!

So, my partner and I are both positive. He has AIDS, I'm recently seroconverted (5-04).

He suffered from some OI's in December, but he's doing well now. But, somehow I have taken on the role of caretaker. I take it upon myself to worry... Read more »

Seeking Serodiscordant Role Models

Posted by AboutTimex, 3 Replies
Two guys here, mixed status, looking for a little advice. We've been together a few months and are navigating how to deal with our neg/pos match up. We'd like to hear from some similar couples about their experiences within a serodiscordant... Read more »

HIV Stops With Me Campaign Spokesmodels

Posted by HIVStopsWithMe
We are looking for HIV-positive role models in the community to join & promote our media campaign, HIV Stops With Me. We are in search of dynamic people who may work / volunteer at their local HIV/AIDS service organization, or participate in... Read more »

HIV Stops WIth Me Campaign Spokesmodels

Posted by HIVStopsWithMe
We are looking for HIV-positive role models in the community to join & promote our media campaign, HIV Stops With Me. We are in search of dynamic people who may work / volunteer at their local HIV/AIDS service organization, or participate in... Read more »