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Roles Religion Can Play In The Fight Against HIV

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

...trials are underway studying if treatment of the genital herpes helps prevent HIV transmission to partners. What are the implications for HIV prevention? Strong STD prevention, testing, and treatment can play a vital role in comprehensive programs to prevent sexual transmission of HIV. Furthermore, STD trends can offer important insights into where the HIV epidemic may grow, making STD surveillance data helpful in forecasting where...
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Hello Dr. Rob,This is my first visit to your forum. I have read only a handful of your posts and have gotten a lot of valuable information from them. The one question that I have is regarding your political views. You are in a place to give so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...devastating disease. As President, I will work closely with non-profit, government, and private sector stakeholders to continue the fight against HIV/AIDS. By focusing efforts on reducing drug costs through greater market competition, promoting... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Fight Remains High Priority for United States?

Hi Dr.Take a look to this statement and tell us what do you think about it, is it true? I think that we are lossing the battle against VIH/AIDS, but then I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...lives in jeopardy. How does one judge a policy that sustains lives by providing treatment to some, but then promotes increased HIV-infection rates (and ultimately increased HIV/AIDS deaths) by insisting on policies that sabotage prevention? Under... Read more »

Fighting HIV with HIV?

Hello Sexy,Is this true? the lazy bums:WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An AIDS virus genetically engineered to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...consequently involved only five patients. It involved a gene therapy procedure called "antisense," which involves genetically altering HIV to make it unharmful ("nonpathogenic"). CD4 cells were removed from the five test subjects. Those cells... Read more »

Does lubrication and duration of intercourse play a role in the transmission of the disease?

Thank you for reading this note. I had unprotected sex with a stranger 3 months ago. i am going to get tested for HIV and std's this week. What is worrying is that in the last two months i a have had two colds with a cough that lasted approximately...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
You are correct to get tested. The less trauma, the less likely you are to get infected. Getting tested is the only way to know, though and ejaculation is not necessary. The data from heterosexual intercourse is that the probability is .0011 per... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: Assistant Pastor Urges Leaders, Congregations to Play a Bigger Role in Fight Against HIV/AIDS want to do something, too," Davenport told attendees. Davenport called on area churches to become more involved in the fight against HIV/AIDS. She expressed concern over the stigma the disease has in the black community, particularly in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

China: Experts Say NGOs Play Indisputable Role in Fighting Spread of HIV/AIDS, which encourages protected sex among MSM and hands out free condoms in nightclubs and bathrooms. "They were embroiled in a fight while giving away free condoms in a local pub," said "Gaga," a man who organizes its work and wished to remain... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Religious Leaders Vow to Fight HIV/AIDS Stigma, Discrimination

... A two-day gathering in The Hague, Netherlands, of religious leaders to discuss the role people of faith can play in the fight against HIV/AIDS concluded Tuesday with a pledge to prevent discrimination against those living with the disease, the ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zimbabwean Men Urged to Play Role in Fight Against AIDS

...The National Association for Men of Zimbabwe on Tuesday called on men in the country to play a role in the fight against the HIV/AIDS epidemic. The role of men is to provide communities with the necessary information and techniques to respond Read more »
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Fighting HIV with cancer drugs

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Fighting HIV with cancer drugs

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Worried about HIV from fist fight and braces

Posted by worriedboy4321
...this is something to worry about.I mean i am in singapore ,i dont think these people do injection drugs,they just smoke and fight and drink all the time.i know because i have friends that are in the same gang with those people,and he never said... Read more »

How to fight HIV - Public Health Reform

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
... Many won't like this but I think reform is needed in this fight with this menace called HIV. To the POSITIVE folks please... Read more »