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Why Is A Cure For HIV So Hard To Find

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comment on : It's hard to believe your statistics!! (HIV STATISTICS)

If the probability of being infected in a single exposure is p = 1/1000, the probability of being infected in n exposures is given by the binomial: P(n) = 1 - (1-p)^n in our case, if n where 1000, the probability of being infected in 1000 exposures...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your English is quite understandable. It's statistics that tend to confuse folks! I absolutely agree statistics apply to large numbers of people.Dr. Bob Read more »

It's hard to believe your statistics!! (HIV STATISTICS)

Hey Dr. Bob, I first read your site about 3 years ago when I was a sophmore in college and worried... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

"Hard to Argue" HIV/AIDS Treatment Impossible in Developing World With Success of Program in Haiti, Opinion Piece Says

... Partners in Health and its workers in Haiti "have already made it hard to argue that [AIDS] control is impossible," and "thanks to this growing effort ... the rich nations of the world now face a Read more »
U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

HIV/AIDS in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

... Introduction Hearing Impairment The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Stereotyping Communication Between the Hearing and Hearing Impaired HIV Among the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Post-Election Violence in Kenya Particularly Hard on HIV Patients

... Many of the Kenyans displaced by December's post-election violence are HIV patients, and for them the tumult was especially hard. For many patients, antiretroviral (ARV) treatment was interrupted, and the conditions they found themselves in... Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

Brother-to-Brother Receives Funds to Raise Awareness About HIV Vaccine Research in Hard-to-Reach Populations

...competitive selection process, Brother-to-Brother was chosen as one of only 20 groups nationwide to receive funding to educate hard-to-reach populations about HIV vaccine research. "There's a lot of misunderstanding about HIV vaccine research... Read more »
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Cure for HIV not discussed

Posted by new2this2010, 5 Replies
...Everything is being discussed except a cure. There is something wrong with the fact that no one is even concerned about a cure for HIV in these groups and The Body Experts seems to suggest how to live with it but do NOT discuss anything hopeful... Read more »

My wonderful brother

Posted by Dgrace
...passed away in OCT, 2010. He died of Macrophage Activation Syndrome (look it up so you know the symptoms of it because it is hard to diagnose and the anti-virals are the suspected cause of it) and was diagnosed with HIV in July of 2010. He... Read more »

having a hard time

Posted by bobill, 18 Replies
...guess, i mean i got wasted for the first thre to four months and now i dont want to do anything. i am just having a really hard time dealing with the fact that i am poz. i am really emotional and teter on the verge of depression. i guess i... Read more »

waiting is so hard

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...noticed it slipping a lot during sex although I think the tip of my penis has always been protected. At least I think--it's hard to tell when you're having sex in the dark. Well, anyway, after our last sexual escapade I starting having groin... Read more »