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Number Of New HIV, AIDS Cases Trending Up In Arizona

Number Of New HIV, AIDS Cases Trending Up In Arizona
- In the 1980s and 1990s, the scourge of HIV and AIDS cases was an epidemic in the country. But as awareness grew and treatment improved ...

Injection Drug Use Frequency Related to Markers of Immune Activation in HIV

Injection Drug Use Frequency Related to Markers of Immune Activation in HIV
- Efforts to reduce injection frequency can have positive health benefits with or without HIV infection, study suggests.

Zimbabwe: HIV, Aids Chokes Informal Sector

Zimbabwe: HIV, Aids Chokes Informal Sector
- A NATIONAL Aids Council (NAC) report has revealed that HIV and Aids is wreaking havoc in the country's informal sector, a development likely to ...

Triple combination cures most hepatitis C patients with prior DAA treatment failure

Triple combination cures most hepatitis C patients with prior DAA treatment failure
- Almost all people with genotype 1 hepatitis C who were previously unsuccessfully treated with a course of interferon-free direct-acting antiviral therapy ...

HIV market will see modest growth to $22.5 billion by 2025, report

HIV market will see modest growth to $22.5 billion by 2025, report
- The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) market across the nine major countries of the USA, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the UK, Japan, Brazil, and ...

UN expresses concern over HIV prevalence in Karachi

UN expresses concern over HIV prevalence in Karachi
- Pakistan should chip in with all resources available to contain HIV, a senior official of the Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS ...

Nana Worried Over HIV Rate Among Gays, Sex Workers

Nana Worried Over HIV Rate Among Gays, Sex Workers
- But that was not without concerns about the prevalence rate and dwindling levels of support for the fight against the spread of the HIV/AIDS virus in the ...

LGBT Asylum Seekers Abused in North African Enclave

LGBT Asylum Seekers Abused in North African Enclave
- Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) asylum seekers in Spain's North African enclave, Ceuta, are exposed to harassment and ...

Stop Punishing People Who 'Willfully Expose Others' to HIV or AIDS

Stop Punishing People Who 'Willfully Expose Others' to HIV or AIDS
- Smith revisits the AIDS epidemic that plagued the country back in the 1980s and the case of Ryan White, a boy from the Midwest who contracted HIV ...

China trials HIV testing kits in vending machines on university campuses

China trials HIV testing kits in vending machines on university campuses
- China has begun trialling selling affordable HIV testing kits in vending machines on university campuses. The kits are sold alongside fresh food and ...

How Africa can bear the burden of America's foreign aid cuts

How Africa can bear the burden of America's foreign aid cuts
- According to NPR, in 2014, the US spent $3.1 billion on HIV/AIDS — about a fifth of the foreign aid budget. The next two big health categories were ...





The HIV/AIDS Epidemic Is Still Alive and Well

The HIV/AIDS Epidemic Is Still Alive and Well
- While PrEP and antiretroviral care has changed the lives of HIV positive and HIV prone people in the West, the continent of Africa carries the burden of ...

Woman involved in HIV vaccine efforts named in Time's 100 most influential people in the world list

Woman involved in HIV vaccine efforts named in Time's 100 most influential people in the world list
- Her research has contributed immensely to the rapid decline in mother-to-child HIV transmission rates in South Africa, earning her South Africa's ...

Accelerating children's HIV/Aids treatment

Accelerating children's HIV/Aids treatment
- It aimed to initiate an additional 300,000 children living with HIV on lifesaving treatment in priority countries in Africa. ACT was a $200 million ...

First HIV-Positive gay Asylum-Seeker Detained Under Trump's Draconian Immigration Policies

First HIV-Positive gay Asylum-Seeker Detained Under Trump's Draconian Immigration Policies
- A gay, HIV-positive man has been sitting inside an ICE detention center for over a month, despite having filed for political asylum. 30-year-old Denis ...

Early ART highly acceptable and achieves excellent rates of viral suppression among young South ...

Early ART highly acceptable and achieves excellent rates of viral suppression among young South ...
- Early antiretroviral therapy (ART) is highly acceptable to the majority of young women with HIV in South Africa, according to research published in ...

UN expresses concern over HIV prevalence in Karachi

UN expresses concern over HIV prevalence in Karachi
- Pakistan should chip in with all resources available to contain HIV, a senior official of the Joint UN Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has said, ...

Rising Syphilis Cases Among Gay and Bisexual Men

Rising Syphilis Cases Among Gay and Bisexual Men
- Further data analysis suggests that on average, half of those diagnosed with syphilis are also infected with HIV. We cannot let this become the new ...

Vending Machines on University Campuses Sell HIV Self-testing Kits

Vending Machines on University Campuses Sell HIV Self-testing Kits
- As the HIV/AIDS epidemic begins to affect more young Chinese, the nation's health and education authorities are teaming up to install vending ...

India's first free condom store aims to reduce new cases of HIV/AIDS

India's first free condom store aims to reduce new cases of HIV/AIDS
- A global charity Wednesday launched a free condom store in India to try to reduce new cases of HIV/AIDS in a country with the world's third highest ...

Community Targeting of High Risk Minority Males Improves HIV Detection and Treatment

Community Targeting of High Risk Minority Males Improves HIV Detection and Treatment
- We wanted to identify promising strategies for providing access to HIV-testing for gay and bisexual male youth. We were especially interested in testing strategies to reach gay and bisexual male youth of color, as they bear a disproportionate burden of the HIV epidemic and are the least likely to be aware of their HIV status. We also wanted to explore approaches to successfully link these youth with HIV-negative test results to diverse HIV prevention services, including pre-exposure prophylaxis, when warranted.

Medicaid's Role for Individuals with HIV

Medicaid's Role for Individuals with HIV
- Over 90% of individuals with HIV survive more than three years after diagnosis, due to improved screening and more effective antiretroviral therapy.

Health system complexities holding back HIV progress

Health system complexities holding back HIV progress
- Care for people living in England with HIV is now highly effective and among the best in the world, and increasing numbers of people are living with ...

New law to end denial, loss of jobs to HIV/AIDS sufferers

New law to end denial, loss of jobs to HIV/AIDS sufferers
- Every protected person (HIV positive) will have the right to reside in the shared household, the right not to be excluded from the shared household or ...