HIV rates rise in at least two US hot spots

<b>(CNN) —</b> Milwaukee is seeing an unexpected spike in cases of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases, according to health officials.<p>There are high incidence rates in communities with larger vulnerable populations, including men who have sex with men, ethnic minorities, injection drug users and …

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Trump vetting HIV/AIDS expert to take over CDC

The Trump administration is vetting Robert Redfield, an HIV/AIDS expert at the University of Maryland Medical Center, to take over as the next …

U.S. Politics

Another Man Has Tested HIV Positive While Taking PrEP

Doctors believe the man was infected with a drug-resistant strain of HIV.

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Kenya<p>1,500,000<p>Number of people living with HIV (all ages in 2015)1<p>826,097<p>Number of adults living with HIV receiving ART in 20151<p>71,547<p>Number of …

Columbia University

EDIT’s Community Spotlight Podcast: Live Show – Episode 1 featuring Khafre Abif with Dr. Lauren Beach

Come watch the live taping of EDIT’s Community Spotlight Podcast!<p>EDIT‘s Community Spotlight Podcast will feature a series of conversations …

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

WATCH | 'ATM pharmacy' to cut queues for SA's HIV/Aids patients

The life of a woman who has been taking antiretroviral drugs since 1989 has dramatically changed as she no longer has to queue at her local congested …

Infectious Diseases

Progress Against HIV/AIDS Is Slowing Down. Young Women May Hold the Key.

VULINDLELA, South Africa—Public-health leaders in the fight against HIV/AIDS have come to an ominous realization: Progress in cutting new infections has slowed, in part because of a persistent cycle of transmission among young women in sub-Saharan Africa.<p>New HIV infections have been reduced around …

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Affordable Housing Need for Those with HIV

New York State is trying to end the AIDS epidemic here by 2020, which is really now just around the corner. The goal was set by Governor Cuomo in …


Sydney man faces court over HIV transmission

The case is the latest in a number of HIV-related charges around Australia.The post Sydney man faces court over HIV transmission appeared first on …

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AIDS-Associated Cancers

Kaposi’s sarcoma–associated herpesvirus (KSHV) is associated with what conditions besides Kaposi’s sarcoma?<p>In the management of cancer, HIV should be …


What You Should Know About Psoriasis and HIV

How does psoriasis relate to HIV?<p>The outlook for people with HIV has changed. In the past, HIV often progressed to AIDS, the result of damage done by …


Why women with HIV are persistently invisible – and how we can challenge it

The night before International Women’s Day, I volunteered behind the bar at “A Catwalk for Power, Resistance and Hope”, a fabulous fashion show for …

Culture (UK)

Zimbabwe:Teen Sex Fuels HIV/Aids Crisis

(Photo: Pixabay)HarareThe rates of adolescents' pregnancy and HIV/AIDS are on the rise in Zimbabwe as the youngsters fail to access sexual and …

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Neighborhood Crime and Sexual Transmission Risk Behavior among Black Men Living with HIV

Neighborhood Crime and Sexual Transmission Risk Behavior among Black Men Living with HIV<p>Abstract<p>Abstract:<p>Here, we examined the association of …


Addition of Questions on Parental Factors to the WHO (Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses) IMCI-HIV Algorithm Improves the Utility of the Algorithm for Diagnosis of HIV Infection in Children | Journal of Tropical Pediatrics

The WHO Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses-HIV (IMCI-HIV) algorithm and its regional adaptation have shown variable performance in …

Oxford University Press

What It's Like to Date When You're HIV Positive

It's not as bad as I thought.<p>The time I told a guy on Tinder that I was HIV positive he didn't believe me.<p>"That's not funny at all," he wrote. "You don't joke about HIV."<p>I was kind of expecting this kind of reaction. It can be difficult enough these days to be a gay man living in Indonesia. It's …

South-east Asia

Better ways to combat HIV than seeking a vaccine

A lot of progress has been made in HIV-prevention strategies as well as in understanding the virus. Since 2000, the global response to HIV has …

Public Health

Nonprofit Gives Local Organizations Helping Hand In Fight Against HIV, AIDS

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Twenty local organizations that do their best to fight HIV and AIDS are on the receiving end of $180,000 in grants to help …


UKZN student Nikki Shange thinks God can cure HIV | Sunday Tribune

DURBAN - Even though information about the scientifically proven treatment of the HIV/Aids is publicly available, however it’s seems like there are …

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While SA makes progress in curbing spread of HIV, Gauteng has highest number of new infections

Gauteng has the highest number of new HIV/AIDS infections of all nine provinces, according to research by the South African Institute of Race …

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Study: Hispanic Americans across ethnicities want HIV testing in Spanish

Hispanics who were homeless, under 19 or had US citizenship shared a preference for English, finds UB research<p>BUFFALO, N.Y. - Clinicians are advised …

New York University

#NikkiShange says 'Jesus can cure HIV' - Twitter goes berserk

A young woman known as Nikki Shange has sent Twitter into a complete meltdown with her HIV comments.

Infectious Diseases

HIV infections on the rise in Gauteng - Research

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Impact of Alcohol on HIV Disease Pathogenesis, Comorbities and Aging: Integrating Preclinical and Clinical Findings | Alcohol and Alcoholism

Alcohol’s multisystemic effects impact HIV disease pathogenesis and increase the risk for comorbidities in persons living with HIV (PLWH). The …

Oxford University Press

South Africa:Basic Education Hosts Training Workshop On New National Policy On HIV, STIs and TB in Durban, 4 Mar

[Govt of SA] The Department of Basic Education will on Wednesday 14 March 2018 take advocacy and training workshops on the new DBE National Policy on …

South Africa

Could a Lung Cancer Drug Point to a Cure for HIV?

In a case first reported in the Annals of Oncology, the lung cancer drug nivolumab proved effective in helping the body’s immune system attack a type …


Milwaukee Residents Battle HIV/Syphilis Outbreak In City

The city of Milwaukee is experiencing an HIV and Syphilis outbreak, the AIDS Research Center of Wisconsin confirmed.<p>WTKR reports that at least 125 …

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Rare Case of HIV Contraction on PrEP Reported in King County

There have been just four cases of PrEP failure noted in the medical literature out of the hundreds of thousands of people taking the drug by Katie …

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HEALTH TIP: The reality of HIV/AIDS

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is the virus that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). HIV/AIDS cause damage to your immune system. …

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Dr. Gina Brown on Highlights of Research on Women and HIV From CROI 2018

Courtesy of<p>As we prepare to observe National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD) on March 10, we wanted to share this video of …

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