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Too few people are aware of their HIV status Officials: Too many people unaware they are HIV-infected
Date: 2009-06-29 14:06:19
In the wake of National HIV Testing Day, officials at the Center for Disease Control and the National Institutes of Health urged people to get tested, pointing to recent studies that show too many people are unaware they are infected with the virus.... Full Story

Chemo comined with current drugs may be effective against HIV New combined therapy may offer hope against HIV-AIDS
Date: 2009-06-25 19:49:32
A radical new therapy proposed by a team of Canadian and American researchers may provide a new way to fight HIV-AIDS. Through a combination of targeted chemotherapy and current antiretroviral treatments, it may be possible to destroy the virus wherever it is in the body, both circulating in the blood and hiding in immune system cells.... Full Story

An aggressive testing strategy may produce huge benefits NIH outlines a universal, voluntary HIV testing and treatment program
Date: 2009-06-22 19:01:53
Researchers at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) have set out a research agenda to try and determine whether or not a universal, voluntary program of annual STD testing with immediate treatment for anyone who tests positive for HIV, commonly called "test and treat", could actually extinguish the HIV pandemic.... Full Story

Conference discussed HIV in rural Colorado Colorado conference seeks to raise HIV awareness
Date: 2009-06-18 20:59:27
Rural Solutions, a health advocacy group in Colorado, has released a report about HIV prevention in conjunction with a conference to raise awareness about HIV in rural America, according to the Sterling Journal-Advocate.... Full Story

New contraceptive may offer HIV protection. New contraceptive device is designed to prevent sexual transmission of HIV
Date: 2009-06-17 16:07:36
A new contraceptive device may also offer protection from sexual transmission of HIV, according to researchers from Weill Cornell Medical College. The results were published in the journal AIDS.... Full Story

HIV is prevalent in African-American community, especially in women Manager: More STD tests for African-American community
Date: 2009-06-05 20:29:59
While the prevalence of people infected with HIV remains high, it appears to be an increasingly growing problem within the African-American community.... Full Story

HIV infection in DC worse than some African countries Group unveils new HIV awareness campaign amidst DC's crushing epidemic
Date: 2009-06-03 21:23:49
Using an incident that has become synonymous with government indifference to catastrophe, the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), unveiled a print ad campaign with the slogan "AIDS is DC's Katrina," today.... Full Story

Rate of new HIV infection rising among Wisconsin women Wisconsin HIV numbers stable, but numbers of infected women grow
Date: 2009-06-02 18:53:46
While the number of new HIV cases in Wisconsin has stayed fairly stable over the last 10 years, the percentage of new infections that are women has continued to grow.... Full Story

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