More than 500 scientists, clinicians and public health specialists met at the National Institutes of Health to discuss the latest research on drug abuse and the evolving epidemic of HIV/AIDS.
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Researchers visualize an "entry claw," a unique structure formed between the human immunodeficiency virus that causes AIDS and the cell it infects.
As World AIDS Orphans Day nears, 63 U.S. Mayors from New York City to Hawaii have already proclaimed WAOD this year in their cities, in support of more humanitarian and health support for all orphans and vulnerable children.
AIDS Healthcare Foundation lauded the Government of Thailand for its vow to continue with plans to issue compulsory licenses for the manufacturing and importing of generic versions of lifesaving drugs, including AIDS drugs, despite the fact that the office of United States Trade Representative.
Governor Martin O'Malley signed into law The Maryland HIV Reporting Act in response to The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Modernization Act of 2006 that requires states to report HIV cases by name in order to receive federal Ryan White funding.
While commercial sex is the major reason behind the prevalence AIDS in most parts of India, sixty percent of the estimated 5.2 million HIV-infected adults in India are living in rural areas.
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A survey of 260 HIV-positive older adults found that of those having sex, most were male, took Viagra and were in a relationship.
FDA Advisory Committee Recommends Accelerated Approval of Pfizer's Maraviroc for Treatment-Experienced Patients Infected with CCR5-tropic HIV-1.
Governor Martin O'Malley signed into law The Maryland HIV Reporting Act HB 1270/SB 987. The legislation was in response to The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Modernization Act of 2006 that requires states to report HIV cases by name in order to receive federal Ryan White funding.
Researchers have found that infection with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, is also associated with increased risk of myocardial infarction or heart attack.
For people living with HIV infection, the longer the delay between infection and diagnosis means missed opportunities for treatment and care that can prevent illness and death.
Examination for and consultations on HIV/AIDS must be part of medical monitoring culture in Armenia, Director of the Republican Center for HIV/AIDS Prevention Samvel Grigoryan stated at a CIS conference on improvement of access to testing and consultation systems.
Cases of reported HIV infection jumped among males in 2006 in Minnesota.
The Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness and NorthWest AHEC will sponsor a free workshop entitled Not in My Family - AIDS in the African American Community.
Of 5,319 gay men tested for HIV or other STDs at the Center in 2005, 18 percent reported they had used crystal meth at least once and 9% had used the drug in the previous 12 months.
AIDS Healthcare Foundation lauded the California Assembly Health Committee for its unanimous vote (12/0) in favor of Assembly Bill 682, California's Routine HIV Screening Bill.
Hawaii Department of Health will be conducting public hearings statewide using videoconferencing to announce proposed rules that will help to facilitate HIV rapid testing by non-profit organizations.
HHS Secretary Mike Leavitt has announced more than 1.1 billion in funding to help states and territories provide care, medications and services for low-income individuals living with HIV/AIDS.
US healthcare provider files superior court action to compel State to comply with landmark 2002 AIDS care billIntended to extend Med-Cal coverage to HIV positive, non-disabled Californians.
HIV could be defeated by Rabies. Scientists have used a drastically weakened rabies virus to ferry HIV-related proteins into animals, in essence, vaccinating them against an AIDS-like disease.
Over 150 AIDS advocates gathered at the State Capitol wearing "Super Hero" t-shirts in an effort to encourage legislators to be "super heroes" by passing the Governor's plan to expand access to quality, affordable healthcare to all Illinoisans during the group's Seventh Annual Illinois HIV/AIDS Lobby Day.
HIV CARE offers a single point of entry to services in Maricopa and Pinal counties.
HIV/AIDS CARE is a new toll-free 24-hour resource line administered by Maricopa County for HIV/AIDS patients and their families, which will connect them directly to the organization that can best meet their needs.