Web Toolbar by Wibiya
Login | Sign Up AnonymousUser
twiter
New to Comunitee?


or Sign Up with Email

Health

>> HIV INFECTION Latest News

AUG 01, 2015 - Huffington Post

A Must Read - Share

In Some Ways, AIDS In America Has Gotten Worse

NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. health officials have updated their strategic plan for fighting AIDS, setting new goals for reducing infections and deaths. The new document "seizes on the rapid shifts in science as we've learned more about this disease," said President Barack Obama, in a statement. The plan unveiled Thursday updates one issued five years ago. Developments since then ...

Tags: In Some Ways, AIDS In America Has Gotten Worse,  Hiv Infection Latest News

JUL 29, 2015 - Huffington Post

A Must Read - Share

7 Numbers That Show The Fight Against Hepatitis Is Far From Over

July 28 is World Hepatitis Day, a sorely-needed awareness campaign for diseases that affect more than 400 million people alive today. In the U.S., more people die from hepatitis C than they do from HIV/AIDS. And despite being preventable with vaccine, hepatitis B causes an estimated 1 million deaths every year and is the leading cause of liver cancer worldwide. ...

Tags: 7 Numbers That Show The Fight Against Hepatitis Is Far From Over,  Hiv Infection Latest News

JUL 21, 2015 - Yahoo! News

A Must Read - Share

Studies show success in HIV drugs for prevention

The practice, known as pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, means that a healthy person who engages in sex with an HIV-positive partner takes anti-retroviral drugs daily as a preventive measure to ward off HIV. "Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is a game changer" in preventing the spread of HIV, said US researcher Chris Beyrer, co-chair of the International AIDS Society (IAS) science conference ...

Tags: Studies show success in HIV drugs for prevention,  Hiv Infection Latest News

JUL 21, 2015 - Huffington Post

A Must Read - Share

French Teen's HIV Infection Under Control For 12 Years, Even Without Drugs

An 18-year-old French teen born with the AIDS virus has had her infection under control and nearly undetectable despite stopping treatment 12 years ago — an unprecedented remission, doctors are reporting. The teen might have some form of natural resistance to HIV that hasn't yet been discovered. But her case revives hope that early, aggressive treatment can limit how strongly ...

Tags: French Teen's HIV Infection Under Control For 12 Years, Even Without Drugs,  Hiv Infection Latest News

JUL 20, 2015 - CNN

A Must Read - Share

Does a teen hold the key to curing HIV?

A teenager infected at birth with HIV has shown the ability to control levels of the infection in her body -- without being on antiretroviral treatment.

Tags: Does a teen hold the key to curing HIV?,  Hiv Infection Latest News