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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...estrogen to enlarge the breasts, lose body and facial hair, transfer fat from the gut to the hips, and soften the skin. Hormone therapy can have the added benefit of connecting transgender people with medical care, including treatment for HIV and other chronic illnesses and education about HIV prevention. The table summarizes the types of hormones and hormone-altering drugs and procedures used for feminization and masculinization, along...
Ask the Experts

info needed on Baarizis

What do you know about the herbal supplement Baarizis and its impact on HIV/AIDS treatment?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the facts that chiropractic has no effect on CD4 cell counts (or any other aspect of immune function) and is not a recommended treatment for HIV. I'm not slinging mud; I'm slinging common sense. I can assure you I am very interested in finding... Read more »

Immune boosters and supplements

Hi RobCan my husband use immune boosters or supplements whilst on ARVs (Combivar, Nevirapine and Cotri)
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the facts that chiropractic has no effect on CD4 cell counts (or any other aspect of immune function) and is not a recommended treatment for HIV. I'm not slinging mud; I'm slinging common sense. I can assure you I am very interested in finding... Read more »

Ayurveda (AYURVEDA, 2011)

I just wanted to let you know that Ayurveda does help boost the immune system and therefore would be an advantage in fighting HIV. In fact, people here in the U.S. are being healed by Ayurveda from many diseases, they just aren't calling attention ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the facts that chiropractic has no effect on CD4 cell counts (or any other aspect of immune function) and is not a recommended treatment for HIV. I'm not slinging mud; I'm slinging common sense. I can assure you I am very interested in finding... Read more »

Vit C and Hiv

Pls can you tell me how much vitamin C can an HIV+ person can use to have positive impact on immunity system,bcos i understand that it may be harmful if a positive person take less than necessary,and may be useful when higher doses is employed.Also...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...The trace element selenium -- also known to play a role in proper immune function -- has received considerable attention as a treatment for HIV/AIDS and a variety of other diseases. Some in vitro research indicates that HIV requires selenium in... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Local HIV Services Get $2.2 Million Boost

...Americans and Latinos. Dr. Hilda Birchmeier, project director at the foundation, said the outreach should serve about 1,000 clients in the coming five years. The program will advise persons with or at risk of HIV infection about treatment and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...not an airborne or food-borne virus, and it does not live long outside the body. Although contact with blood and other body substances can occur in households, transmission of HIV is rare in this setting. A small number of transmission cases... Read more »
Body Positive

Treatment Education for HIV-Positive Clients

...their staff available to drug and alcohol facilities to train substance abuse counselors and case managers on the basics of HIV treatment. Additional services for the HIV-positive client contemplating combination therapy are in place at several... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Santa Barbara County Report Examines Impact of Area Needle Exchange Program

...other blood-borne illnesses through injection drug use and also "helps get contaminated needles off the street, and assists clients with accessing HIV testing, substance abuse counseling, and other needed services," according to a county Public... 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 »

new hope for possibility of HIV treatment

Posted by lalamma, 3 Replies
This new treatment proposes to successfully control the virus in those infected, destroying a constant region of the virus and thus inactivating it's activity. The treatment may also prevent infection in high risk groups. This has been all over... Read more »

President/CEO

Posted by Robert1
...will lead a well-respected, innovative organization with a reputation for outstanding quality care and genuine commitment to clients. Working closely with and reporting to the Board of Directors, he/she will lead a strategic planning process to... Read more »

One In 20?

Posted by Bear60, 3 Replies
I heard on NPR that Washington DC is considering testing EVERY resident for HIV. They suspect the rate may be as high as 1 in 20. Did anyone else hear this? Read more »