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Home HIV Test as Prevention Strategy?
It's been thirty years since AIDS began teaching a hard lesson about the importance of safe sex. And yet, some people haven't learned. So what – if anything – can protect them from HIV?
Can Nurses Replace Doctors for HIV Care?
Can nurses do the job of a doctor? When it comes to providing HIV care in areas where doctors are in short supply, transferring some duties to nurses might mean major benefits.
Where Does HIV/AIDS Live?
We know that the spread of HIV/AIDS is not bound by borders. But it has hit some parts of the country harder than others – a startling fact when seen on a map.
Drug-Resistant HIV Threatens Africa
HIV won't go down without a fight. Even as calls for the “end of AIDS” become stronger and more optimistic, scientists have found that HIV drug resistance is rising in Africa.
Learn to Battle HIV
A key to slowing down the spread of HIV is to track the rate of transmission among various subgroups of sexually active individuals. Recent news about one group is sobering.
HPV Testing for HIV-positive Women
Women who are HIV-positive have a high risk of developing cervical cancer. For this reason, these women are advised to go through frequent screenings - which often reveal nothing.
How Risky is Teen Sex?
You might hope that teens have learned something over the past decade. Turns out that when it comes to safe sex, not much has changed – teens are still putting themselves at risk for HIV.
What Sets Immigrants with HIV Apart?
Among the tens of thousands of people who are diagnosed with HIV in America every year, many have been born outside the country. How do they differ from HIV patients born in America?
HIV Drugs Help Fewer Americans
More Americans than ever before are benefiting from lifesaving HIV treatment. But anti-HIV drugs might not be helping as many people as previously believed.
New HIV Advice: Start Treatment Sooner
If you've just been diagnosed with HIV, would you want to wait to start treatment until the virus begins to affect your body? That's been the standard procedure for years.