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Cambodia is on track to become one of the few countries in the world to successfully reverse its HIV epidemic and may eliminate new infections by 2020, the World Health Organization said Friday.
HIV & AIDS May 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In Kenya, women face a cervical cancer mortality rate that is approximately 10 times as high as in the United States. A study by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill suggests that training women ...
Cancer May 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Giving inmates drug substitution treatment, needles and condoms are key ways to help curb addiction and HIV infection in European jails, experts say, calling on authorities to change their approach to prison health care.
HIV & AIDS Mar 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New research appearing online today in Clinical Chemistry, the journal of AACC, shows that a handheld mobile device can check patients' HIV status with just a finger prick, and synchronize the results in real time with e ...
HIV & AIDS Jan 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A new study on Monday showed increased HIV infection rates among pregnant women living in areas with high migrant labour in South Africa, the country with one of the world's highest caseloads.
HIV & AIDS Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
HIV/AIDS: Studies shed light on benefits of enhancing links to primary care and services in jail settings and beyond
(Medical Xpress)—More than nine million people are admitted into U.S. jails every year, disrupting access to health care for the tens of thousands who are HIV positive.
HIV & AIDS Nov 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
HIV-positive people in Guinea Bissau have been without access to treatment since the Global Fund to fight AIDS suspended funding over an April military coup, the west African nation's AIDS boss said Wednesday.
HIV & AIDS Nov 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Less than half of community-based substance abuse treatment programs in the United States currently make HIV testing available on-site or through referral. A new study led by researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College shows ...
HIV & AIDS Sep 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- The global prevalence of tuberculosis, hepatitis C virus infection, and HIV is high among homeless people, although significant heterogeneity is seen in prevalence estimates, according to a ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new economic analysis, conducted by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and featured in the current issue of Springer's journal AIDS and Behavior, showed that the DC Female Condom program, a public-private partne ...
HIV & AIDS Mar 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Female sex workers in low- and middle-income countries are nearly 14 times more likely to be infected by HIV compared to the rest of country's population, according to an analysis by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg ...
HIV & AIDS Mar 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The first findings from a nationally representative HIV survey were presented today at the 19th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2012) in Seattle, WA. The Swaziland HIV Incidence Measurement Survey ...
HIV & AIDS Mar 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In this week's PLoS Medicine, Augustine Choko of the Malawi-Liverpool Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme, Malawi and colleagues assess the uptake and accuracy of home-based supervised oral HIV self-testing in Mal ...
HIV & AIDS Oct 04, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
If the South African government followed a recent recommendation by the World Health Organization to start antiretroviral therapy (ART) for HIV-infected residents earlier in the progress of the disease, the policy shift would ...
HIV & AIDS Jul 25, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Young black men who have sex with men (MSM) get infected with HIV nearly five times more often than MSM from other races, even though they don't have more unprotected sex.
HIV & AIDS May 02, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
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