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Topical Gel And Hiv Prevention

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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
Ask the Experts

HIV is not so bad anymore (HIV PREVENTION SPECTRUM 2010)

I understand you must keep the prevention message high but do you think that the Fear HIV method is still functioning after 2 decades of the HIV epidemic? Don't you think it's the same as putting warning messages on cigarette packages which never...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...counterbalance to the folks who think HIV is nothing to worry about. It would be difficult (in fact, impossible) to craft an HIV prevention message that would be appropriate for both of these groups. No doubt HIV prevention is still very much... Read more »

Condoms alone are not enough (HIV PREVENTION SPECTRUM 2009)

We all can easily see that the current prevention strategies of HIV are ineffective since HIV infections are still happening. Do you think that your prevention efforts are really useful? If the only use of condoms should prevent HIV from spreading...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,I agree condoms alone are not enough to end the pandemic. See below.Dr. BobPrevention equals condoms. Period. Right? (HIV PREVENTION SPECTRUM 2009)May 5, 2009 Dr. B, HIV prevention isn't all that complicated. Just use condoms. End of story.... Read more »

Prevention equals condoms. Period. Right? (HIV PREVENTION SPECTRUM 2009)

Dr. B,HIV prevention isn't all that complicated. Just use condoms. End of story. Right?Zeb
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV-prevention tool we have to date. However, it is far from the only tool or intervention in the prevention armamentarium! Effective HIV prevention is far more complicated than you might imagine and condoms alone are not the "end of story"... Read more »

HIV prevention

I am new at forum. I am a 39 yr old female never been sexually active by choice. I am currently dating someone that is HIV positive and has been since 1990. He is in good health and has been undetectable for the last two years. He told me about...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I would suggest both you and your virally enhanced Mr. Right read through the information in the archives of this forum. We have entire chapters devoted to magnetic couples, HIV sexual transmission, HIV sexual prevention, safer sexual... Read more »
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Project Inform

Topical Gel Prevents HIV Infection in Monkeys

...These results, in addition to those from other similar studies at CROI, are offering renewed hope at finding a new approach to HIV prevention. This may lead to a long overdue prevention option for women, who represent more than half of all HIV... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Future Priorities for NIAID's HIV Prevention Research

...AIDS. As we begin to discuss the restructuring of NIAID's clinical trials networks , let us first focus on the Institute's HIV prevention research agenda. Developing new biomedical tools that can safely and effectively prevent HIV acquisition... Read more »
Global Campaign for Microbicides

Global Campaign for Microbicides Lauds Milestone in HIV Prevention Findings That Daily Use of Anti-Retroviral Protects Against HIV Infection

...placebo tablet. FTC/TDF is already being used to treat people living with HIV infection. "This has been a landmark year for HIV prevention research," said Yasmin Halima, director of the Global Campaign for Microbicides. "We now have proof of... Read more »
The Body PRO

Topical PrEP Comparison: Tenofovir Alone May Be as Effective as Tenofovir/FTC, Study Finds

...prophylaxis with gels containing antiretroviral drugs. Pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, is one of the most promising areas of HIV prevention and research. [There] are several trials that are now evaluating PrEP either taken orally or topically... Read more »
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HIV Prevention among Hispanics in Pierson, Florida

Posted by HIV_Prevention1
...near by that would volunteer to come and talk to my students. I run the Youth Empowerment Progran in this area, which is an HIV/AIDS prevention program where I talk to teens about sex and HIV and how to prevent it and how to have better... Read more »

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 Read more »

Participants Needed for HIV Prevention Study

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...software. We're currently conducting an online research study for men who have sex with other men. Participants will evaluate an HIV prevention website or an alternative program. Please visit http://www.proiecthip.net for more information.... Read more »

Paid HIV Prevention Study--Participants Needed!

Posted by Anonymous
...software. We're currently conducting an online research study for men who have sex with other men. Participants will evaluate an HIV prevention website or an alternative program. Please visit http://www.projecthip.net for more information.... Read more »