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HIV group updates treatment guidelines
Date: 2010-07-28 19:58:16
In light of recent findings that suggest that damage from HIV infections accumulates over time, new treatment guidelines from the International AIDS Society-USA recommend that all individuals who receive a positive HIV test immediately begin antiretroviral therapy (ART). ... Full Story

New plan calls for reduction to HIV numbers
Date: 2010-07-27 21:09:16
In an effort to reduce the rates of HIV and AIDS, the White House recently announced a new strategy for dealing with the problem, which involves more funding for STD testing. ... Full Story

CDC gives grants to improve HIV testing
Date: 2010-07-26 20:23:53
In an effort to make effective HIV testing more available to local public health departments, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently administered a round of grants to help cities and towns pay for a new testing service.... Full Story

New HIV test approved by the FDA
Date: 2010-07-22 19:26:23
In an effort to reduce the number of individuals who are unaware that they are infected with HIV, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved the use of a new HIV testing method that is capable of detecting infections days earlier than previous tests.... Full Story

HIV therapies should be started earlier, study reports
Date: 2010-07-19 20:31:42
Individuals who have recently received a positive HIV test should talk with their doctor about beginning antiretroviral therapy (ART) at an earlier stage of infection than currently recommended by the International Aids Society, according to a new report printed in the Journal of the American Medical Association. ... Full Story

Providing HIV testing to all adults may help slow but not eliminate infections
Date: 2010-07-13 22:02:51
While many experts advocate HIV testing as a means for slowing the epidemic spread of the infection, a recently release report suggests that universal testing may not be enough to eradicate the disease from Washington, D.C. neighborhoods.... Full Story

State health departments encourage HIV testing
Date: 2010-07-12 21:05:57
In an effort to make HIV testing available to a greater number of individuals and help slow the spread of the infection, many public health departments are now offering screenings to local residents at no charge.... Full Story

Health officials urge more HIV testing
Date: 2010-07-07 22:16:19
Many experts say that HIV testing is the most effective way to stop the spread of the incurable infection. In an effort to make testing more available, public health departments across the country offer the procedure free of charge.... Full Story

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