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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

...contact. In addition, if an HIV-infected individual is also infected with another STD, that person is more likely to transmit HIV through sexual contact than other HIV-infected persons (Wasserheit, 1992). There is substantial biological evidence demonstrating that the presence of other STDs increases the likelihood of both transmitting and acquiring HIV. Increased susceptibility. STDs appear to increase susceptibility to HIV infection...
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please help settle a bet Dr. Bob (ORIGIN OF AIDS,2009) (CONSPIRACY THEORIES, 2009)

Hello Dr. Bob,Hope you are doing well and I am a huge fan of the forum. my buddy and I are involved in an ongoing bet on whether the government is using HIV to perpetuate a biological warfare program. Dr., I already know that scientists use labs to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...plasma samples stored as far back as 1959 from a dude who lived in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. We have also found evidence of HIV in a teenager from St. Louis who died in 1969 and also in a Norwegian sailor who died in 1976. So that's... Read more »

Is aids a experiement gone wrong ? (STEAMING HOT MONKEY FUSION SEX)

Do you think it might be possible that aids cotracted from monkeys or apes from a man made experiment of men in africa, being used to have sex, with a druged ape or monkey in attemp to some how prove we came from apes or monkeys.then this man left...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...theorists since the devastating new disease was first recognized in the early 80s. Theories abound, including:A secret governmental biological warfare program from the Cold War gone terribly wrong.A secret plot to exterminate gays and drug... Read more »

Wondering (DISCLOSING HIV STATUS, 2010)

Hello Dr. Frascino,I have a friend who is HIV+. He tells me since he has become positive, he always uses protection. The other night we were talking and I asked him about his sex life since becoming positive. He told me he still gets some. But when...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...police officer, and a positively charged Michigan man was charged under that state's anti-terrorism statute with possession of a "biological weapon" following an altercation with a neighbor! So HIV is now linked to bioterrorism in the eyes of... Read more »

Will I test positive while on meds.?

Thank you Dr. Bob for all the excellent informtion you provide for the many people who access this site. You are an renowned expert in the field of HIV and I so value your candid responses. I have a couple of questions, please:1. I was diagnosed...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and today we know it is complete lunacy. Koch's postulates have been fulfilled many times over. We now have solid scientific evidence of how HIV infects human cells, damages the immune system and results in AIDS. The life-sustaining effects of... Read more »
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The Center for AIDS

Treatment During Primary HIV Infection as a Method of Altering the Epidemic Spread of HIV?

...T., Wang N., Carr A., et al. Genetic characterization of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 in blood and genital secretions: evidence for viral compartmentalization and selection during sexual transmission. J Virol . 1996;70(5):3098-3107. ... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Confronting the Evidence in Evidence-Based Prevention: Current Scientific and Political Challenges

...is then used to inform decisions about which interventions to implement, fund, and scale up. In partnership with the Caucus for Evidence-Based Prevention -- an alliance of more than 50 non-governmental HIV/AIDS organizations -- SFAF hosted... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Statement of Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness and Information Day

...African Americans with HIV are not receiving proper counseling and care, placing them at risk for becoming extremely sick and for spreading the virus further. But HIV testing alone is not enough to win the battle against HIV/AIDS in the African... Read more »
Office of National AIDS Policy

National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the United States: Executive Summary

...example, to nearly eliminate HIV transmission to newborns), the development of vaccines and microbicides, and the expansion of evidence-based mental health and substance abuse prevention and treatment programs. It is essential that all Americans... Read more »
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time line

Posted by Anonymous
...care," which emphasizes home- and community-based services by relying on an extensive network of volunteers. 1983 Evidence of a retrovirus In January, Dr. Francoise Barre Sinoussi, a researcher at virologist Luc Montagnier's lab at the... Read more »

The Failure of Viral Load Tests

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...are caught up in "exotic notions" about Africans. Instead, AIDS prevention efforts will be more successful if they focus on "biological and socio-economic factors" that can be addressed relatively easily and cheaply, she argues persuasively in... Read more »

New Baby

Posted by jayinpdx, 2 Replies
...My sister just had a new baby. Unfortunatly I am not allowed to hold him because she is afraid that he will get HIV from me. I have told her time and again that that is not the way it works. That you cant get this simply from touching or kissing Read more »

AN OPEN LETTER TO MY FELLOW MAN

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...released without charges. He paid the attorney who got him out of jail $20,000. Im told by the district attorney that no hard evidence of a connection between him and Michael Greer was ever found; although, I have never been allowed access to the... Read more »