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Why Is It So Difficult To Create A Vaccine Against Hiv?

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What Is a Vaccine? How Does a Vaccine Work? What's Different About AIDS Vaccines? How Are AIDS Vaccines Tested? How Close Are We to an AIDS Vaccine? What About People Who Are Already Infected? What Else Is Being Studied? Next Steps What Is a Vaccine? The body's immune system normally reacts to anything it recognizes as foreign and tries to eliminate it. A vaccine is a substance that helps the immune system respond to a...
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how does HIV create? (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

if two or different guy's sperm get(both the guy r not havng AIDS,or other diseases) mixed does it originate HIV virus or something like that,like other virus???i mean does it create other virus or something dangerous????one of my friend is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Another QTND (question that never dies) with an ATNC (answer that never changes). See below. Dr. BobHIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010) May 17, 2010Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex... Read more »

does sodomy create HIV/AIDS?

I guess Im just pretty ignorant because of my super religious parents but, I always thought that unprotected anal sex would somehow 'create' HIV/AIDS. Is this just a wierd misconception? and if I had unprotected anal sex w my bf (and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Augggh! The super-religious-parents syndrome strikes again! Chances are you deduced this completely nonsensical cockamamie concept from your parents' sex-phobic hyper-religiosity. STD stands for sexually transmitted disease. By definition... Read more »

Samir Chachoua (HIV VACCINE)

dr. bob please watch this- do you know this guy???? (Submitted Jul 16, 2008)http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XXXXXXXXXXThis is some youtube posting of the lost cure for cancer and hiv. Please tell me what you think about it. Thank you.SebbyHi Dr....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Sebby,Many people send me links to "lost cures for HIV/cancer/AIDS." If I were to comment about them all, I wouldn't be able to answer so many other questions, like the closeted rightwing GOP congressman who gets off on barely... Read more »

Vaccine to Inhibit HIV

Hi Dr. Bob,I just read an article stating that Luc Montagnier, director of the World Foundation for AIDS Research and Prevention, estimates that it is only a matter of 4-5 years before a therapeutic vaccine is developed to be given to those who...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Well, none of us has an infallible crystal ball that can accurately predict the future, but historically predictions about either a therapeutic or preventative vaccine being just around the corner have proven to be overly optimistic, to say the... Read more »
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I created a blog for HIV negative spouses

Posted by poprock33, 2 Replies
I am a HIV negative woman with a positive spouse. We would like to have a baby using the sperm washing technique. I am having a difficult time finding a way to have this procedure done that is financially feasible for us. If you are in a similar... Read more »

Kaiser making it difficult to get HIV drugs in OC

Posted by Drm, 1 Reply

I was just diagnosed with HIV and based on my income, qualify for ADAP the funded plan to help low income people with their medications. This program will assist with my co-pays. The doctor at Kaiser suggested I enroll in the program. After... Read more »

Just how difficult it is to get HIV...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Go to this internet site and read about this love story (if that is what you want to call it) and find out how truly difficult it is to contract HIV. Yes you are playing with roulette each time you have unprotected sex with some stranger, but for... Read more »

searching for vaccine will it help people already?

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