Results of a new study show HIV rates have declined in the US. According to the report, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), from 2002 to 2011 there was a 30 percent decline in diagnosis of HIV nationwide. Despite the decrease in diagnosis, challenges still remain.
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There has been hysteria surrounding fears of being hit with HIV due to the incurable nature of this infection at this time. In view of this realization more aggressive efforts at prevention of HIV have been adhered to by many people. In the meantime research is continuing with hopes of finding a way to completely eradicate HIV.
According to a United Nations’ and Kaiser Family Foundation annual report the number of deaths from AIDS has dropped dramatically thankS to increased access to treatment.
In a recent article published in the online open access science journal PLoS Medicine, researchers report their findings that giving people a choice between discovering their HIV status at
Researchers discussing HIV treatment at the 20th annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in Atlanta presented more findings showing HIV that causes AIDS can be suppres
In a first finding, researchers describe how a 26 month old infant is now functionally cured of HIV thanks to rapid administration of antiretroviral therapy (ART) that was given within 30 hours of
According to a new study, more than half of young people in the United States who are infected with HIV are unaware of it.
On July 3, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the approval of an over-the-counter test kit for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).The kit will allow anyone concerned about the possibi