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HIV infects more young adults
Date: 2010-11-29 09:08:52
New cases of HIV are beginning to plateau in the U.S. However, experts are warning of a new disturbing trend. HIV testing has shown that the number of infections among younger adults is beginning to increase.... Full Story

HIV meds may prevent transmission of the disease
Date: 2010-11-24 08:51:37
High-risk populations may not have to wait for a positive HIV test to begin taking antiretroviral medications. A new study has found that these drugs may prevent HIV infections in the first place.... Full Story

Early HIV testing and treatment saves lives and money
Date: 2010-11-23 11:19:19
Experts say that frequent HIV testing for individuals in high-risk populations is one of the most important things they can do. Not only could this help slow the spread of the infection by identifying individuals who have the disease, it may also help carriers live healthier lives.... Full Story

Scientific findings advance HIV treatments
Date: 2010-11-22 10:37:06
A positive HIV test is not the death sentence that it once was. These days, advancements in testing and treatment have led to vastly improved survival time for individuals with the disease. Nearly every day, scientists report a new discovery that could help carriers of the virus live longer, healthier lives.... Full Story

City officials plan to quiz doctors on their knowledge of HIV testing
Date: 2010-11-19 09:10:25
Physicians are on the front line in the battle against HIV and AIDS. However, some experts have said that too few are familiar with the disease and that this causes them to miss many opportunities to offer HIV testing.... Full Story

Former surgeon general calls for more resources in the HIV/AIDS fight
Date: 2010-11-18 09:35:47
Improved treatments and better life expectancy may have led some public health officials to become complacent about the HIV/AIDS epidemic. However, former U.S. Surgeon General C. Everett Coop recently issued a statement calling for lawmakers to make more HIV testing and other resources available to help curb the spread of the disease.... Full Story

Healthcare providers miss many opportunities to offer HIV testing
Date: 2010-11-09 09:18:35
Despite an increase in HIV testing, a new study has found that the percentage of patients being screened for the disease is still far lower than the levels called for by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.... Full Story

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