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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

... In the general population, anal cancer is a rare disease. Few people knew about it before Farrah Fawcett made public her struggle with the illness. Among men who have sex with men (MSM), and especially HIV-positive MSM, the incidence of anal cancer is significantly more prevalent and increasing annually. 1 However, the majority of gay and bisexual men know little about the disease, have never been tested for it, nor know that
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how long hiv+??

can you help me estimating how long my partner has been living with HIV. He was been diognised hiv+, am negative together with my children 4 yrs, and 11 mth. the bad thing is that the cd4 is 8 and started taking med (but he still has energy and he...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...count has dropped to 8, we would assume he had been infected for a number of years, perhaps 7 to 10.As for learning more about HIV/AIDS, both you and your husband should avail yourselves of the wealth of information on this site, in its archives... Read more »

HIV/AIDS & Disability?

RE: Is a Person With an AIDS Diagnosis Automatically Disabled?This isn't a question but just offering a resource you may not be aware of.One of the unique challenges of HIV disease (and it's treatments) is that things may be fine today but hell...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...gays to serve in the military. You also beat us in hockey at this year's Olympics. Looks like you may be taking the lead on HIV-related episodic disability as well. BRAVO Canada!Dr. Bob Read more »

Un protected sex

i was wondering if there was a cream or a gel that is being tested to prevent HIV.. My Boyfriend do not like useing condoms, I am undectable have been for years. I havent missed any of my meds in a very long time, I have a cd4 count of 800 and i am...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...statistical risk for various types of sexual activities in the archives.Various types of microbicide creams and gels have been under clinical investigation for a number of years. Some of the results to date have not been very promising. New... Read more »

Is HIV- antibodies the best test to detect HIV+? (ELITE CONTROLLERS, 2010) (ELITE SUPPRESSORS, 2010)

I have a friend of mind who hasn't taken any medications for HIV since 2006 and has maintained 0 viral load and a maximum CD4 after he was decleared cured by a herbalist. He was very sick before then but he's been fine all this while going around...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...impossible for me to ascertain how much damage has been done to your immune system. Close clinical monitoring and routine laboratory assessments are strongly recommended for all HIVers. What are you waiting for? I urge you to establish care with... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

IOM Outlines Strategy for U.S. Global HIV/AIDS Program Assessment

... An Institutes of Medicine report outlines the organization's strategic approach to the evaluation of U.S. global HIV/AIDS programs -- an assessment mandated by the reauthorization of PEPFAR in 2008. According to the report, Read more »
amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

Conclusions and Recommendations: Universal Access for MSM to HIV Prevention, Treatment, Care and Support Programs

...treatment, care, and support programs in consultation with affected populations using proven assessment, response, and monitoring and evaluation tools such as: Rapid Assessment and Response Adaptation Guide on HIV and Men Who Have Sex with Men... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV and Cardiovascular Disease

...special measures to reduce it. How Do We Measure CVD Risk? The most familiar way to assess CVD risk is the Framingham Risk Assessment. A calculator is available on the Internet at http://hin.nhlbi.nih.gov/atpiii/calculator.asp . The... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...has tended to focus on MTF, and such studies have generated a wide range of HIV prevalence estimates, ranging from 11% to 78%. Assessments from across the United States have found varying HIV prevalence rates among MTF persons, from 14% in... Read more »
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4th Generation HIV Test

Posted by Trophy
...Several studies have validated the S/LS algorithm by analyzing individuals with known early infection as determined by clinical evaluation, recent seroconversion, high-risk behavior, and antigen and nucleic acid analyses. A limitation of the S/LS... Read more »

Manager, Health Programs (HIV/AIDS)

Posted by hresources
...all Americans. The NAACP considers health as a civil rights issue, and is committed to serving as a leader in addressing HIV/AIDS. Under direction from the Religious Affairs and Health Committees of the national Board of Directors, HIV/AIDS... Read more »

Looking for Women to Participate in HIV Research

Posted by rochs3, 2 Replies
...and has the approval of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) of Northwestern University. The study will involve an initial evaluation and a second, follow-up evaluation, 2 years later. Each evaluation will include: -an MRI of the brain... Read more »

Risk assessment, or, how screwed am I?

Posted by ratherconcerned, 1 Reply
...Hi, I'm a male who has sex with men, and I have an HIV-related concern. My last negative HIV test was on 4/7/08, which was 45 days after an unprotected encounter with another guy who Read more »