HIV & AIDS

Privacy concerns keep men from HIV testing, treatment

Privacy concerns linked to both health facilities and providers are major barriers to increasing the number of men who are tested and treated for HIV in Cote d'Ivoire, suggests new Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs ...

HIV & AIDS

Fury at HIV data leak in conservative Singapore

Rico has lived with HIV for almost a decade, confiding in only a small number of people in socially conservative Singapore, fearful of the reaction. Last month, he got a phone call saying information about his condition had ...

HIV & AIDS

Relationship counseling encourages couples HIV testing

It's long been known that couples HIV testing and counseling is an effective way to mutually disclose HIV status and link to health care—unfortunately, couples don't use it even though it's widely available.

HIV & AIDS

More people worldwide now know their HIV status

(HealthDay)—Three-quarters of patients living with HIV worldwide know their infection status, according to Knowledge Is Power, a new report released Nov. 22 by UNAIDS.

HIV & AIDS

HIV/AIDS research yields dividends across medical fields

Since the first cases of AIDS were reported in the United States 37 years ago, the National Institutes of Health has invested more than $69 billion in the understanding, treatment and prevention of HIV/AIDS. Beyond the development ...

HIV & AIDS

Study examines how age and ethnicity impact HIV testing

Many barriers prevent people from getting tested for HIV, including lack of knowledge, competing priorities during medical visits, and stigma associated with the test on the part of both the patient and provider.

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