News tagged with hiv test
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
(Medical Xpress)—DNA sequencing has provided evidence of HIV-1 transmission from an infected woman breastfeeding her niece in South Africa, drawing attention to infant feeding practices and the need for ...
HIV & AIDS Aug 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Malawi on Monday launched a week-long campaign to test 250,000 people for HIV in what health authorities called a crucial intervention in a country ravaged by AIDS.
HIV & AIDS Aug 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Among the 1.1 million Americans living with HIV, just one in four has the virus under control, U.S. health researchers say.
HIV & AIDS Jul 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The rate of new HIV infections among black men who have sex with men (MSM) in the United States, particularly younger men, is high and suggests the need for prevention programs specifically tailored to this population, according ...
HIV & AIDS Jul 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A clinical study in a remote region of southwest Uganda has demonstrated the feasibility of using a health campaign to rapidly test a community for HIV and simultaneously offer prevention and diagnosis for a variety of other ...
HIV & AIDS Jul 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An examination of the characteristics of persons born outside the United States diagnosed with HIV while living in the U.S. finds that, compared to U.S.-born persons with HIV, they are more likely to be Hispanic or Asian, ...
HIV & AIDS Jul 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Tens of thousands of Americans taking potent antiretroviral therapies, or ART, to keep their HIV disease in check may not have as much control over the viral infection as previous estimates have suggested, according to results ...
HIV & AIDS Jul 22, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Faced with the highest HIV-AIDS rates in the United States, community health activists in the nation's capital have come up with a novel way for people to save their own lives while killing time.
HIV & AIDS Jul 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Today, the Black AIDS Institute released its latest report, Back of the Line: The State of AIDS Among Black Gay Men in America. The landmark report highlights alarming data that show disproportionately high rates of HIV infections ...
HIV & AIDS Jul 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
In a new study by ICAP at Columbia's Mailman School of Public Health, researchers are assessing a novel approach to encourage newly diagnosed HIV positive people to seek care and adhere to HIV treatment. The unique study ...
HIV & AIDS Jul 17, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
South Africa is recalling 500,000 HIV test kits it ordered from a South Korean company despite a World Health Organisation (WHO) warning over inconclusive results, the health ministry said Tuesday.
HIV & AIDS Jul 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first over-the-counter HIV test, allowing Americans to check themselves for the virus that causes AIDS in the privacy of their homes.
HIV & AIDS Jul 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Beth Meyerson, co-chair of the Rural Center for AIDS/STD Prevention at Indiana University, said expanding HIV testing is critical.
HIV & AIDS Jun 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- More than 1 million people in the United States are living with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, but 20 percent of them don't know they're infected.
HIV & AIDS Jun 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0